New Opening Times – October 2015
Open for visitors : Thursdays & 1st Sunday of the month 11.00 – 16.00
Tours at: 11.15, 13.00 and 14.45
Boat Trips (Thursdays only) at: 11.30, 12.30, 13.30, 14.30 & 15.30
Come along to try setting and printing with our wooden type. Larger point sizes than the hot metal and perfect for posters; plus a lovely quality all of its own. New dates coming soon.
Our education team offer a range of exciting workshops for schools covering Key Stages 1. 2. 3 and 4, outreach activities and school assemblies. A standard 2.30 hour visit includes mill tour, papermaking and
a third activity selected from
this list: weaving, braille, history, science, recycling, letterpress and art. And much, much more.
We offer a short half day letterpress course for people who want to try their hand at letterpress printing. It is a practical course limited to 3 people using Adana 8x5s.
The programme may be of interest to those who have recently acquired an Adana printing machine or are considering buying a used press.
When: 4th October, 1st November and 6th December
Time: 11.00 to 14.30
Post-course: Participants can use the letterpress facility by prior arrangement and for a donation.
"Rags make paper, paper makes money, money makes banks, banks make loans, loans make beggars, beggars make rags. - Anon. English 19th C. "