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  Open For Business


We reopened Hot Bed Press at the end of July. 

It has been lovely to see members coming back in and getting printing again.

We will only be opening Monday to Thursday for the time-being until we can get fully up to speed. However we have just announced that we were successful in a funding bid towards new staffing and have started to advertise for 3 new posts stating in January, (An Exhibitions, Events & Marketing Officer, An Education Officer and a Technician). These new staff will add to our team and also enable us to be open more days, firstly opening on Fridays again and as soon as we can to start opening on some Saturdays.

We are really grateful to Arts Council England for their support  and recognition of the great work we do and the wonderful workshop/organisation we have.


We are not taking new members currently as we have to catch up with existing members and have not yet got the staffing capacity back to being able to support new members fully. However, we are keeping a list of enquiries for new members and will be in touch with all on the list to start new members as soon as we can.

As for weekend and evening courses, we are currently trying to catch up on previous courses postponed during lockdown/s and are in touch with all those previously booked on courses who now have credit with us to rearrange courses. We hope to  be ready to start planning and advertising new courses as soon as we can; we now expect this to be January/February.


All the best & stay safe

Sean Rorke – Artistic Director

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