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Pen to Printer 2008

The annual Pen to Printer seminars bring together distinguished speakers and delegates from many lettering and associated disciplines to discuss in a convivial atmosphere issues of importance in today's rapidly-changing world of communications.

The Eighth Annual International Ditchling Seminar will run from Friday 30th May to Sunday 1st June 2008.

 

 

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PROGRAMME

Friday 30 May

EVENING The Old Meeting House

6.30 Reception

7.00 Tom Perkins

Reflections on twentieth-century lettercarving

Followed by fish and chip supper at The White Horse.

 

Saturday 31 May

morning Ditchling Village Hall

10.30 Coffee

10.45 Welcome to Ditchling: introduction by Chairman of the Seminar Stan Knight

11.00 John Shaw

Percy Delf Smith

 

12.30 Lunch break

 

afternoon Ditchling Village Hall

2.30 Melvin Jefferson

Conservation of books and manuscripts in the Cambridge colleges

 

3.15 Interval

3.30 Timothy Noad

Herald Painter and Scrivener

 

4.45 Conclusion

 

5.00 Local visit : The Edward Johnston Foundation's new premises at The Barn, Hundred Acre Lane, Wivelsfield Green (3 miles north of Ditchling)

 

Evening Ditchling Village Hall

Dinner provided by Food, Glorious Food - see Menu (included in delegate fee) with music from the Albach Duo (Rebecca Baulch and David Black)

 

Sunday 1 June

morning Ditchling Village Hall

10.30 Georgianna Greenwood

Calligraphy and Content: Patrolling the Borders of Kitsch

 

 

12.00 Philip Moore Chairman of the Trustees of the Edward Johnston Foundation

 

12.30 Lunch break

 

2.00 Group photograph

 

2.30 Dave Farey

Between the Sheets

 

3.45 Conclusion

 

Demonstrations over the weekend by John Nash and Dave Farey

 

Delegate fee: 135 or 145 including the cost of Friday evening supper

 

 

 

 

Gallery 2007

 

Take a virtual tour of Ditchling Village Hall

 

How to get to Ditchling

 

Accommodation

 

For further information please e-mail us


 

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