Six-week letterpress course

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COURSE

Six-week letterpress course

  22 January – 4 March 2020   

   5.30 – 8pm   

  Course fee: £170

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Please note, there is a £1 booking fee added to each booking.

 

Letterpress course

Design and print workshop using the Bodleian's hand-operated presses in the Old Bodleian Library. This course will enable you to set and print a short text of your own choice.

Age 18 and over. All materials are provided, no experience necessary.

Classes take place on Wednesdays 5.30-8pm on the following dates for 2020: 22 Jan, 29 Jan, 5 Feb, 12 Feb, 26 Feb, 4 March 2020.

 Location

Schola Musicae, Old Bodleian Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

The class will meet in the printing workshop, Schola Musicae, Bodleian Library. The room is accessible via a ground-floor entrance. Please report to the Bodleian Library Great Gate, accessed from Catte Street, upon arrival.

 Wheelchair access

The Schola Musicae is wheelchair accessible.

 Admission

£170

 Tutor

Richard Lawrence

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