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Pen to Printer 2011

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 Eleventh Annual International Ditchling Seminar will run from Friday 3rd June to Sunday 5th June 2011.

 

 

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PROVISIONAL P
ROGRAMME

Friday 3 June

EVENING EJF, The Barn and the Stone Carving and Lettering Studio, Park Farm, Hundred Acre Lane, Wivelsfield Green RH17 7RU Click here for directions

 

from 5.30 Display of recent acquisitions from the EJF archive and demonstration of carved lettering by Chris Elsey

6.30 Reception

7.00 John Nash

The William Sharpington Workshop (Exhibition and demonstration)

Followed by fish and chip supper at The White Horse, Ditchling

 

Saturday 4 June

morning Ditchling Village Hall

 

10.30 Coffee

10.45 Welcome to Ditchling: introduction by Chairman of the Seminar Philip Moore

11.00 Richard Kindersley

David Jones: Paintings of Letters

 

12.30 Lunch break

 

afternoon Ditchling Village Hall

2.30 John Lawrence

From Long John Silver to Mr Pooter

 

3.15 Interval

3.30

Dr George Thomson

Gravemarker lettering- an international perspective

 

4.45 Conclusion

 

5.00 Local visit :

 

Evening Ditchling Village Hall

Buffet supper provided by Cashew Catering with music from William and Elizabeth Baulch, classical guitar duo.

 

Sunday 5 June

morning Ditchling Village Hall

10.30 Brian Keeble

Eric Gill; a Re-Assessment

 

12.00 Chairman of the Trustees of the Edward Johnston Foundation

 

12.30 Lunch break

 

AFTERNOON Ditchling Village Hall

 

2.00 Group photograph

 

2.30 John Neilson

Can’t he print straight?’ – The lettercarving of Ralph Beyer

 

3.45 Conclusion

 

 

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

 

 

Gallery 2011

 

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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