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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Dear Hot Bed Press Members

We will be re-opening to members from Wednesday 1st July!

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 will be a full clean down and sterilisation of the whole workshop ready for the next day.

Numbers will be limited to 12 members per day until further notice whilst we slowly get back to normal. This will be split to 4 people per area; screenprint, relief print/letterpress and etching.

You may only book one session per week to enable us to accommodate as many members as we can; sorry, no block booking.

We will only be taking bookings by phone on Wednesday and Thursday mornings between 10.00am and 1.00pm, and only for booking spaces the following week. We will not be taking bookings by e-mail.

We need to take it one week at a time and assess bookings and usage to be as safe and manageable as possible. Please bear with us. We are on very limited staffing. Only myself and one other member of staff, (Kate or Lois), will be in each day. There will be no volunteers for the time-being.

I am sorry but we will not be opening on a Thursday evening until further notice. This is to enable us to thoroughly clean the workshop, and to avoid busy end of sessions and cross-over hot spots; too many people coming or leaving around the same time. We will review the situation regularly with the aim to resume Thursday evening opening as soon as we can.

We will constantly review the booking and numbers allowed in and will hope to increase availability as long as we feel it is safe for you as members and for staff working here.


Stay safe! We will see you all soon

Sean and the Team at Hot Bed Press

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