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Pen to Printer 2013

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 Thirteenth Annual International Ditchling Seminar ran from Friday 26th April to Sunday 28th April 2013.

 

 

EJF

 

 


P
ROGRAMME

Friday 26 April

EVENING EJF, The Barn and The Carving 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 Simon Olding

Finding the line: how calligraphy collections shape the Crafts Study Centre
 

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

 

Saturday 27 April

morning Ditchling Village Hall

 

10.30 Coffee

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

11.00 Tom Perkins

'Don’t you get bored with doing that?’: reflections on the lettering crafts
 

12.30 Lunch break

 

afternoon Ditchling Village Hall

2.30 Edward Wates

Influences and the search for authenticity

 

3.15 Interval

3.30 Geoff Green

The history of Book Design from Gutenberg to the present day, in 39 minutes

 

4.45 Conclusion

 

5.00 Local visit :

 

Evening Ditchling Village Hall

Buffet supper provided by Cashew Catering with music from John Neilson and Gary Breeze.

 

Sunday 28 April

morning Ditchling Village Hall

10.30 Demonstrations
Leading craftsmen display their work and demonstrate calligraphy, gilding and lettering

 

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 Daniel Rhatigan
Monotype and its heritage

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 2013

 

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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