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

Introduction to Letterpress; Wood Type & Business cards           (weekend)

Weekend Course
Starting: 2022-11-19 10:30:00
Ending: 2022-11-20 16:30:00
From: 2022-11-19 10:30:00 to 2022-11-20 16:30:00


Tutor: David Armes

About the course:

Spend a weekend exploring the realm of letterpress printing, using traditional techniques to produce a small set of business cards in two colours. You will learn to set both metal and wood type, lock up a forme, and print using our table-top Adana presses, proofing presses, and traditional iron hand presses. The course is suitable for beginners and will give you the basic skills necessary to continue printing solo.

Cost: £140.00 / £120.00 members

Maximum of 6.00 people

If you would like to make a provisional booking for this course, please fill in your details below. Your place is not secure until payment has been made. Please contact the workshop on 0161 743 3111 during our office hours (Mon-Fri 10am – 5pm) to pay via Credit/Debit Card over the phone or arrange to make a bank transfer.