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Letterpress Printing Workshop

Date: 
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Address: 
The Nunnery, 181 Bow Road, London E3 2SJ
Time: 
6:30pm-8:30pm

Join Russell Frost – founder of east London-based Hooksmith Press – for a drop-in printing workshop, using iconic printed symbols from Russell's collection. Handle beautiful wooden type and try your skills at setting by hand a word or two. Smell the ink and pull a proof, then take home your handmade typographic masterpiece.

This event is a free drop-in event. 

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.

The Nunnery Café is open for all Nunnery Gallery evening events, serving food, drinks and AllPress Coffee.

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 nunnery@bowarts.com 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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Artists: 
Russell Frost