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Letterpress Printing Workshop

Thursday, February 6, 2020
Nunnery Gallery, 181 Bow Road, London E3 2SJ

Join Jessica Jane Charleston for an in-depth print workshop using the flat bed Adana press. Participants will make their own 5-stitch pamphlet book, learning to print the cover by hand-setting original letterpress type. 

Adana presses were manufactured in Twickenham from 1922 and 1999 and frequently used in smaller commercial presses.

Jessica Jane Charleston runs Make Mud Press, an independent letterpress publishers in east London.

Booking is essential for this event as space is limited. Beginners welcome. 

This event is part of the Lightboxes & Lettering event programme, which celebrates the fascinating and important history of east London's print industry, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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Adults £20
Concession rate (available to students, over 65s, under 18s and Bow Arts artists) £15
*Maximum 15 participants 


Access Information

Nunnery Gallery has step-free access throughout from street level, including to the accessible toilet, and is service animal friendly. This venue does not have a hearing loop system.

Accessible parking is not available on-site but blue badge parking can be found 500m away on Fairfield Road.

If you have any questions regarding accessibility at this venue or event, would like to make us aware of any access requirements that you have in advance of visiting, or would like this information in an alternate format including Easy Read, please email or call 020 8980 7774 (Ext. 3)

Travel Information

Opening hours: Tue-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat & Sun 10am-5pm
Address: Nunnery Gallery, 181 Bow Road, London, E3 2SJ
Nearest station(s): Bow Road (District and Hammersmith and City lines) is a 6-minute walk away, and Bow Church (DLR) is a 3-minute walk away.
Bus: 205, 25, 425, A8, D8, 108, 276, 488 and 8 all service the surrounding area.

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Jessica Jane Charleston