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Justin Howes Memorial Lecture, 9 June – Zoom meeting

Pria Ravichandran will be delivering the annual Justin Howes Memorial Lecture at the St Bride Library at 7 pm (BST). The subject is ‘Western foundry founts in the Kannada and Telugu scripts’. Full details are available fromhttps://www.sbf.org.uk/whats-o...

Matthew Carter CBE

Many members will be delighted to learn that Matthew Carter was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2020 Birthday Honours for services to typography and design.

St Bride Library 125th Anniversary – Update

We are pleased to inform members that the St Bride Library's fundraising has surpassed its target and delivered £57,525 which will go towards both the continuing care and development of its collections and also its learning activities.

St Bride Library 125th Anniversary



The St Bride Library is celebrating its 125th anniversary and is using crowdfunding to raise funds to help protect its collections. It has already managed to raise over £10,000, but they need to raise £50,000! Go here for details: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/... 

Inside St Bride Lecture, 7 p.m. on Tuesday 27 October


Library Manager Bob Richardson will be sharing some of the lesser known items in the St Bride collections and the stories behind them. The lecture starts at 7pm and tickets are £5. You can find out more information here:

https://www.sbf.org.uk/whats-o...

It would be lovely to see you at the talk if you are free. Please do spread the word to other members who may also be interested. It should be a really good one!

Thank you, Becky Chilcott, for bringing this to our attention.

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