We are really excited to be running our year-long course in Book Arts in 2017. Run over 2 terms of 15 weeks this course is aimed at artists looking to explore and develop ideas through the form of the artists’ book. The course is not accredited, but students will ‘graduate’ with a Hot Bed Press […]Read more
Wed 1st February to Wed 20th December
Please note that the daytime sessions of The Complete Letterpress Printer are now full. We still have places on the Wednesday Evening Sessions which run from… Read more
Cost: £1,200.00 / £1,200.00 members
Hot Bed Press
Hot Bed Press is a specialist centre for creative printmaking providing access to professional facilities. We offer support and expertise to everyone with an interest in printmaking and book arts. Membership is open to all.
We have spacious well equipped facilities for screenprinting, etching, relief printing, letterpress, book arts and much more besides. There are Technicians and Studio Volunteers on hand to help and advise during all open access.
An extensive education programme offers a diverse range of courses across weekends, and evenings plus our year-long Complete Printmaker, Book Artist and Letterpress courses give a fuller experience over a year and come with materials, membership and an additional 4 hours access a week.
We champion printmaking through exchanges, exhibitions, events and outreach activities. We also support artists with placements, volunteer schemes, residencies, scholarships and research fellowships.
We have a range of membership options staring at £6.25 a month. Members can use the facilities for just £3.00 an hour. We are open 5 days a week, 10am – 5pm, plus Thursday evening until 9pm and the last Saturday of every month, 10am – 5pm.
LAST SATURDAY MONTHLY PRINTING Sat 17th Dec 10AM – 5PM * LAST PRINTING DAY FOR THE YEAR Thurs 22nd Dec – 10AM – 5PM (NO EVENING SESSION) * ~ CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS ~ * REOPEN FOR NEW YEAR Weds 4th Jan 2017Read more
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Print Like Paul Peter Piech Workshop Hot Bed Press / People’s History Museum Wed 18 January, Wed 25 January, Wed 1 February, Wed 8 February Artist Oliver Flude will take you through the art of relief printing combining text and image to create striking imagery similar in approach to the working of Paul Peter Piech. […]Read more
We are proud to be launching this year’s 20:20 Print Exchange at Hot Bed Press. This year we had 39 workshops take part with over 500 artists submitting their editions of 25 prints! You can view the complete collection here on our flickr site and decide which ones you like the best! https://www.flickr.com/photos/hot_bed_press/collections/72157674618482111/ Just copy […]Read more
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We are really pleased to announce that we will be running our year-long course in Letterpress Printing from February 2017. Our new course is due to run on Wednesday Evenings from 6pm – 9pm and we will be running our Thursday morning Complete Letterpress Printer as usual from 10am – 1pm. So you have a […]Read more