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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We are still here! We are not going anywhere, but we can’t yet re-open for members to use the wonderful workshop or to run weekend or evening courses.

We are now looking at possible re-opening dates after Easter and will be closely following Government announcements.

Following announcements on easing of lockdown we will be finishing the current 2020 Complete Printmaker and Complete Book Arts courses fulfilling our commitment to run the last 4 sessions of the courses between 8th & 29th March.

Unfortunately the planned year-long Complete courses due to start in an already postponed start date of 1st March, will now be reviewed for new start dates as soon as we know more.) We will fit in year-long courses in 2021. We just can’t plan for definite dates just yet. It is likely to be from 19th April or in May, but we have to finish last year’s courses first!

We are planning as best we can to restart all courses when we can in 2021, but cannot safely and confidently set these courses until there’s a clearer picture of the easing of restrictions and lower risks from covid 19.

With all your help and support we will keep going and be back in full operation as soon as we can.

We hope to see you all soon. Look out for bulletins, updates and social media posts.


All the best & stay safe

Sean Rorke – Artistic Director

    Latest News

  • January7th

    Lockdown #3

    Posted in: News

    Here we go again. Hot Bed Press will remain shut until the end of February. We are currently assuming we will be able to reopen around 22nd February but await government announcements. Brace yourself… it may end up being clear to reopen in March. We will not be beaten We will return We will come […]

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  • November26th

    We hopefully (fingers and toes crossed) have something very exciting happening next month… Hot Bed Press member Kamila Kasprowicz will be showing work in ‘Interspaces’. Kamila will be joined by artists Aleksander Ostrowski, Wojciech Osuchowski, Justyna Stefariczyk and Ryszard Pielesz who are all based in Poland. We are really excited to invite international artists to […]

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  • November2nd

    With the announcement on Sunday 1st November that England is to be put into national lockdown from Thursday 5th November until Wednesday 2nd December, Hot Bed Press will close it’s doors to members once again for a month.   We are really sorry for any inconvenience. It had been so good to have members coming […]

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  • June24th

    We will be re-opening to members from Wednesday 1st July!   Unfortunately we cannot take on any new members at this time. Use of the workshop will be on a strictly limited basis and with slightly different opening hours. We will be opening between 10.00am and 4.00pm, Monday to Friday. Each day after 4.00pm there […]

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  • June18th

    We are pleased to announce the launch of the new 20:20 website! Visit

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