Alternative Press Fair

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Alternative Press will be holding a small press fair at NO DARK PLACES music and DIY festival on 1st June 2013.
Artists will be exhibiting and selling their self-published comix, zines, art books, and prints.
Alternative Press Fair from 11am – 5pm.
Music from 12pm – 4am.

Full workshop programme to be announced soon



London Center for Book Arts (LCBA) hold their first exhibition


HERE is a Facebook invite for Art & Leisure and Art & Leisure
Opening Reception
Tursday, 23 May
6 – 9pm

London Centre for Book Arts
Unit 18 Ground Floor
Britannia Works
Dace Road
London E3 2NQ

A great opportunity to visit the new LCBA which holds workshops and has open studios for letterpress and book arts.

Fresh Prints Exhibition

Mayfield UALImage: London Trilogy I: Mayfield House by Evelin Kasikov. Photograph: UAL

From letterpress to 3D printing, magazine publishing to surface design – a new exhibition celebrates the printed medium in all its many forms.

Fresh Prints, runs from 22 April to 7 June at the UAL Showroom gallery, 272 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EY (9am to 7pm). Images and Article about the show HERE and HERE.

Pick me up 2013

d99b48d0-c35e-4e05-94c6-d269deedd17dIm sure you all know what Pick Me Up is…

18 – 28 April 2013
Daily 10.00-18.00 (Last admission 17.15)
Until 22.00 Thursdays (Last admission 21.15)
Embankment Galleries
£8, concessions £6, Festival Pass £15

“The UK’s original contemporary graphic arts festival returns in April for an 11-day celebration of graphic art, design and illustration. In addition to showcasing and selling original artworks and limited-edition prints from the industry’s elite and emerging talent, each day the festival will be running an exciting and eclectic mix of quirky family workshops, lively evening events and creative forums.”
The great Alan Kitching is letterpress printing on Friday, visit his workshop.