All Bound Up Medley of Medieval


A long weekend focused on historic binding techniques!

Join us for 3 days of workshops which focus on the traditional hand book binding techniques. The first day will introduce you to binding with substitute of Limp Vellum to discover this authentic early style binding. On the second day you'll delve into wooden and coptic style binding techniques before fininshing the weekend learning some long stitch styled bindings. Over the course of the weekend you'll produce several books which you will then be able to take away with you as your own mini library of styles.  

Full weekend cost: £200.00 Tickets

Individual All Bound Up Medley of Medieval days are £75
Friday 27th September: All Bound Up: Limp Vellum
Saturday 28th September: All Bound Up Wooden Covers and Coptic Bindings
Sunday 29th September: All Bound Up: Longstitch

Participants should wear comfortable clothes, and closed toe shoes. Suitable for ages 16 +

Tutor: Mags Bradley

Mags initally trained at Lincoln College of Art and went on to work within the conservation department of the National Archives. She created The Bindery 15 years ago and is kept busy with restoration and conservation of all styles and ages of books and book box’s. Her work ranges from repairing totally broken down volumes to those that just need a little TLC and a new back or label.