Location London Centre for Book Arts
Instructor Simon Goode
Date Sunday 15 September 2024
Time 10am–4pm

Join us for practical, hands-on workshops led by experts at the London Centre for Book Arts.

Learn how to produce your own DIY publications from start to finish. Suitable for complete beginners. Participants will be guided through setting up digital layouts to print files for both perfect-bound books and pamphlets, and we will discuss what to consider when selecting materials for each project. There will be time set aside to discuss individual projects with the group.

Workshop participants will be introduced to the following machines:
Risograph duplicator
Perfect binder
Coil and wire binders
Electric stapler.

All materials and tools provided


London Centre for Book Arts is a recognised artist-run, open-access studio with a focus on books and publications. Since 2012, LCBA has been at the forefront of teaching and promoting the heritage craft of bookbinding in the UK. Based on our popular workshops, Making Books: a guide to creating hand-crafted books by the London Centre for Book Arts was published in 2017 and has since been published in seven different languages.

Workshop participants receive 10% discount on purchases made in-person from the LCBA Shop on the day of the workshop.

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to make a workshop, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can re-list your place. We are a very small organisation and proceeds from each ticket goes towards crucial overheads. Cancellations made after 21 days before the start date of the workshop are not refundable or transferable.


If a workshop you wish to join is fully booked, please email us to be put on the waitlist in the event of any cancellations

We run bespoke workshops & experiences for individuals and groups  – for more information please email


LCBA is wheelchair accessible and barrier free.
There are accessible, gender neutral toilets.
Public transport options to LCBA can be seen under Find Us, but the routes from stations to LCBA has uneven pavements that are narrow. There are two disabled parking spaces just across the road from the entrance to LCBA. For more information on access please email