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Antiquarian book repair day

Duration: 1 day

Price: £100

Run by: Stephen Glendenning
at Boundbooks

The Welsh Mill
Park Hill Drive
BA11 2LE

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About the Course

Learn how to repair antiquarian books and rebind old books in leather or cloth. This is an opportunity for you to acquire the skills to transform your bookshelves and learn a few conservation techniques so you can take care of your most treasured books.

Victorian cloth back books or 18th century leather bound books are the usual projects people bring along but you are welcome to bring any book in any condition! Just email me a photo of the book you'd like to work on.

The range of projects I have worked on with previous students is diverse so please have a look at the portfolio on my website, it will give you a good idea of the the range of possibilities.

My studio is at the Welshmill Hub Building on Park Hill Drive Frome. Just a 10 minute walk by the river into town.

If you chose to visit Frome on the 1st Sunday of the month you will be in for a treat at lunchtime as there is a great market with plenty of street food stalls.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

A small charge for materials might be asked for on the day if you need leather and specialist papers (£10 approx).

I teach every week; Monday to Friday, Sundays are available if you can't attend on a week day.

I teach individuals at my workshop but I am happy to teach groups if you represent an organisation that would like to host a day of bookbinding.

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Child friendly
  • Romantic
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly

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