Join us at the LCBA studio for a one-day Introduction to Letterpress Printing on Sunday 9 September. A perfect workshop for people with no prior experience to learn how to prepare work (using our growing collection of wood & metal type and image blocks) and print on a press from start to finish. Hope to see you!
Join the community! We’ve got a special offer on Studio Passes until midnight next Friday. Studio Passes are a flexible way for artists, illustrators, designers, publishers, writers, makers & hobbyists to work independently on your own projects using the unique facilities at the London Centre for Book Arts.
Due to popular demand, we just added another session of Introduction to Risograph Printing on Sunday 29 July. Learn the ins and out of the Riso machine so that you can work independently on your own projects upon completion of the workshop.
We’ll be back at the Barbican in July as part of Make! Summer Workshops. Artist Saskia Pomeroy has designed a patterned paper inspired by the Barbican’s iconic conservatory specially for the workshop. Learn how to make books by hand with Simon Goode, artist and co-author of Making Books: a guide to creating hand-crafted books by the London Centre for Book Arts. Find out more here & here.
Don’t miss a special opportunity to take part in one of our popular workshops in South Kensington at the Royal Society of Sculptors on 21 June. A fun evening in a unique setting learning the craft of bookbinding with experts from LCBA.
Learn something new this Summer at the London Centre for Book Arts. Receive 15% off of all of our workshops when you make a booking between today and Friday 8 June. Just enter the code summerlearning when checking out (cannot be used with other discounts). See you at the studio!
Join us at the London Centre for Book Arts on Friday 1st June for the second session of Library Study Group. This month’s discussion focuses on ‘Archiving’. The study group is organised by studio members Esther McManus and Sam Whetton, and free & open to all interested in print, publishing and books.
Join us for a unique workshop in South Kensington at the Royal Society of Sculptors in the evening of Thursday 21 June. Based in the historic home and studio of sculptor Cecil Thomas, the Society is the oldest and largest organisation dedicated to sculpture in the UK. Explore the rich archive of the Society and craft your very own hand-made book with experts from LCBA. There will be copies of Making Books specially priced for the evening.
Excited to introduce our new tote with artwork by Sophy Hollington! The totes are made from heavy weight 100% cotton canvas with a side and bottom gusset. All proceeds from tote bag sales go towards our mission and development at the London Centre for Book Arts. Pick one up in person or online.
Our new reference library in part funded by our successful Kickstarter campaign last year. It’s an ongoing project – growing and cataloguing the collection – and we hope to eventually make it accessible to the public. At the moment the collection of artist books, and reference books on printing, bookbinding, graphic design, etc. are accessible to members, Studio Pass holders, and workshop participants. Thanks to everyone who supported our campaign!