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(Formerly The Farthing Press & Bindery)


An intensive week of learning which gave me a good grounding in the basic techniques - great for anyone looking to apply these skills to their own projects whether they are interested in craft/artists books, restoration or traditional bookbinding. Lisa - Cheltenham

An excellent course that fully lived up to and exceeded what was promised. Of all the short, technical courses that I have attended throughout my career, this is by far the best, in terms of organisation, presentation and effectiveness. A wonderful relaxed atmosphere and easy learning environment. Many, many thanks. Gerald - Fredericton, Canada.

The course met and exceeded its objectives. Lovely setting, great welcome, wonderful meals. Peaceful, relaxed and comfortable. I now feel I have the confidence to tackle tasks on my own. Brenda - Nairobi, Kenya

The week far exceeded my expectations: I have learnt a whole range of new skills in a friendly, supportive environment with expert guidance. Hazel - Suffolk

I came to the course a total beginner, effectively without practical skills (except for cooking and sewing). By the end of the week I had made six books, re-bound an 18th century pamphlet in boards and repaired a large 19th century book which was in pieces. I enjoyed every minute of the week in this beautiful place, with Alan and Grace’s friendly and homely hospitality.’ Anne-Marie - Norfolk