The Whittington Press Open Day 2019

This year’s fiftieth Whittington Summer Show lands on Saturday 7th September and promises to be our biggest yet – the Press will be opening its doors at 1pm to any and all as well as hosting around 30 other ‘bookmakers’ and printers from around the world.

We will have demonstrations throughout the day - Peter Allen will be illustrating the pochoir stencilling technique (in anticipation of a book we are publishing with him next year), Neil Winter will be operating the Monotype machines, Double Dagger 3 should be ready to take away and pages from Miriam Macgregor’s new book, Chimney’s, will be on show.

Our open day coincides with the Whittington Village Summer Show, now in its 50th year, where highlights include the Human Fruit Machine, the Gloucestershire Constabulary band and the annual duck race. This year will also feature Whittington welly trail, a fun run and a display featuring historic photos of Whittington.


New publication:


by Hannah Cousins


Written and illustrated by Hannah Cousins, Coastline chronicles a two-week trip down California's iconic Pacific Coast Highway taken in Autumn 2016.

Publication date: March 2019.



Letterpress Short Course dates announced!

With an introduction to the printing methods we use on a daily basis you’ll be able to create your own posters and cards. Click the image to find out more.



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“So; for my purposes a ‘workshop’ is a place in which small-scale, sometimes specialist, manufacture or service to manufacture is carried out; often with a shop-like availability of product or service by direct personal transaction.”

Norman Potter, Models & Constructs, Hyphen Press, 1990.