Hot Bed Press
Hot Bed Press Printmakers' Studio | The Casket Works, Cow Lane, Salford. M5 4NB | Tel: 0161 743 3111 | Email:

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Hot Bed Press

Printmakers’ Studio

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.

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    Latest News

  • September8th


    We’re super excited to be exhibiting this year’s Buy Art Fair where this year we are also going to be running print demonstrations again in a large project space which we will transform into a fully working print studio over the four days of the exhibition. We will be stand number 118 so come find […]

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  • August5th


    The sun is out and Hot Bed Press is hot with activity. We have taken over the workshop for 2 full on weeks of courses. This week Intro to Print and Letterpressed Books are busy finishing off their week. It’s been an exhilarating and exhausting week for those on the course, but the energy and […]

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  • July19th


    We are really excited to announce that bookings are now open for The Complete Printmaker, Complete Book Artist and Complete Letterpress Printer 2017! Thanks to everyone for your patience in getting this together and we’re pleased to be taking bookings for next year’s year long workshops. We will also be running a second Complete Letterpress […]

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  • July7th

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    HB collective (aka Last year’s Complete Book Artists from HBP) will be exhibiting a selection of their beautiful work at this weekend’s Liverpool Arstist Book Fair ‘January 2015 a group of creative people met for the first time at hot bed press. they had all signed up for a yearlong night class called the complete […]

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  • July6th


    Hot Bed Press member and tutor David Armes was artist-in-residence at Huddersfield Art Gallery during June 2016. The residency was part of the gallery’s collaborative ROTOR series with the University of Huddersfield’s School of Art, Design and Architecture, with Leeds-based East Street Arts as a third partner. The work David produced was part of the […]

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