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Letterpress with Francesca Kay

Letterpress with Francesca Kay

Poet and letterpress printer Francesca Kay provides a hands-on introduction to letterpress printing. With a flatbed proofing press and lots of wonderful old wooden letters, Francesca shows how to set type and print in a process essentially unchanged since William Caxton’s time.
Suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience.

Sat 16th March
2-5pm

£30 – materials and equipment will be provided

Pottery with Martin Craddock

 

Pottery with Martin Craddock

 

Concentrating on the making process this practical course introduces the fundamental techniques used in hand-built ceramics. Martin Craddock, our trained potter and tutor will guide you through coiling, slabbing and press-moulded dish making. There will also be plenty of opportunities to throw on the wheel. Participants will be able to work on their own personal projects under the guidance of Martin making items for your home, garden etc.

Suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience.
Includes firing and access to specialist equipment.

 

FRIDAYS 2-5pm
10th January – 3rd April (13 weeks)
This course is fully booked – there will be a Summer School over 5 days later in 2020. Please contact the office if you are interested in this or would like to put your name on the waiting list.