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Pen to Printer 2012

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 Twelfth Annual International Ditchling Seminar will run from Friday 25th May to Sunday 27th May 2012.

 

 

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ROGRAMME

Friday 25 May

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 Gary Breeze

Making Artefacts

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

 

Saturday 26 May

morning Ditchling Village Hall

 

10.30 Coffee

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

11.00 Catherine Dixon

Letters from Brazil: a story of a vibrant vernacular and creative connections

 

12.30 Lunch break

 

afternoon Ditchling Village Hall

2.30 Yomar Augusto

Relationship between calligraphy – type & art – design projects

 

3.15 Interval

3.30 Tim O'Neill

The Scribe in Ireland - aspects of a long tradition

 

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 27 May

morning Ditchling Village Hall

10.30 Michael Harvey

A Life in Letters

 

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 Richard Kindersley

The Command Memorial, evolving an appropriate letter form

3.45 Conclusion

 

Throughout the weekend demonstrations of brush lettering by John Nash

 

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

 

 

 

Gallery 2012

 

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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