Letterpress and Block Type

2 Day
Wednesday 19 & Thursday 20 July
10am – 4pm

£190 including materials

Letterpress and Block Type

2 day Summer School with David Borrington MA RCA and Anne Marike Pit

This two-day course will introduce you to traditional wood and lead type letterpress printing. Day one will teach you the basics of composition, typesetting and locking up in forme techniques. This will be followed by a day of exploring and experimenting with a variety of presses. With our assistance you will be able to print your own postcard/card or poster. This course is suitable for those wanting to explore the basics of letterpress printing.

Maximum 6 places.

Wednesday 19 & Thursday 20 July, 10 am – 4 pm.

Cost: £190 per person, including all materials.


A deposit of £50 per day is required to confirm the booking, with the exception of Certificate Course which requires £300 deposit (cash, bank transfer or cheque only).
Cheques should be made payable to ‘Curwen Print Study Centre’. The balance is due on the first day of the course or start of each term.

Certificate fees are paid in 6 instalments across the 3 terms.

If for any reason you are unable to attend, we will refund monies paid minus a £10.00 admin fee, as long as you cancel your place more than 10 working days before the course start date. Cancellations received less than 10 working days before a course starts will require the full course fee to be paid. (In respect of Certificate courses 20 working days notice is required.)

Curwen Print Study Centre reserves the right to cancel courses – a full refund will be made in these circumstances.