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Book Binding at Abingworth - 3 night residential

Book Binding at Abingworth - 3 night residential

Course Provider: HF Holidays

Contact Name: Reservations team

Telephone: 0345 470 7558

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Abingworth Hall
Storrington Road
West Sussex
RH20 3EF

Course Length: 3 nights

Price: £385

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Full board 3 night residential craft holiday in the South Downs. Discounted rates available for early bookings!

An introduction to the basics of hand book binding, this course is suitable for beginners. Using traditional techniques that have barely changed in centuries, we will discover how paper is prepared, then hand-sewn into a single-section pamphlet and a multi-section book. Learn how to prepare a book for covering using traditional methods, but with modern materials, and how to get the best out of your chosen materials.

Friday 21st April to Monday 24th April 2017.

Holiday Highlights:
Prepare your own book using traditional techniques
Our professional craft leader will guide and encourage
Share inspiration and exchange ideas
Gain knowledge to continue book binding at home

Nestled at the foot of the South Downs, Abingworth Hall is ideally located for a short break or a longer holiday. A peaceful ambiance and excellent facilities make it a relaxing place to stay.

HF Holidays have been offering activity breaks since 1913, with stunning destinations across the UK, Europe and Worldwide. Our Art & Craft breaks will allow you to flex that creative muscle and get inspired. Suited to a range of abilities, we have a perfect creative break for you.

Click through to our website for secure online booking or to explore our full range of holidays.

If you would like to book this course with a CraftCourse gift voucher, please contact our Reservations team on the telephone number above.

Images courtesy of Doug Mitchell, the course leader.

What's included in the price?

Prices are per person and include:
• Full board en-suite accommodation
• Full programme of craft with an experienced leader
• Materials and equipment where possible

Standard single room: no supplement
Premium single room: £15 per night
Premium twin/double room from £10 per person per night
Non-member associate fee: £10 per person

Early bookers can make savings - please visit our website for more details.

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The bookbinding course was very very enjoyable. Doug the Tutor was very knowledgeable and able to pass on his knowledge in a manner to suit the needs of each of us (varying ability) and ensure we created work to be proud of. I hope there will be follow on courses in this addictive craft . Thank you Doug for a great course.


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