Wynkyn de Worde Society

Wynkyn de Worde News

Peter White

We are very sad to report the death of Peter White, someone it was always a pleasure to bump into at Wynkyn de Worde events. He will be sorely missed. If any member would like to go to the funeral, please contact the Hon. Sec. for details.

Stationers’ Company Archive Evening, Stationers’ Hall, 15 April, 5.30–9.30 p.m.

Members of the Wynkyn de Worde Society may be interested in a forthcoming Archive Evening at Stationers’ Hall. The theme is News and Newspapers. The keynote speaker will be Christopher McKane, former Deputy Managing Editor of The Times, who will be speaking about The Times and distributing facsimile copies of the first issue of The Daily Universal Register, the predecessor of The Times. There will also be an exhibition of material from the Company’s archive and items also from The Times on display.

Freda Sack, 1951–2019

Sadly, Freda Sack, the British type designer, died in February. You can download Catherine Dixon's obituary here.


Pride, Passion & Printing

Justin Hobson has drawn my attention to this new book about Lund Humphries and a talk by the author, Charles Lubelski, at Bradford Industrial Museum. Full details are available here.

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