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Booktown: For the Love of Letterpress

Booktown: For the Love of Letterpress

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When:

  • Sat 17 Oct ’15, 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sun 18 Oct ’15, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Where:

St Teresa's Catholic Primary School, 63 Bell St, Featherston

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Traditional letterpress survives today in the hands of hobbyist and limited edition fine printers. Cobblestones Museum Printing Works in Greytown has been demonstrating the craft of hand typesetting and printing for five years.
Group visits particularly from schools, and full day workshops are a feature of the Printing Works. Visitors to Featherston Booktown will be able to print a souvenir on a table top press and 90 minute workshops by the Printer at Cobblestones, Tony King will enable visitors to experience the process from typesetting to printing.

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