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Pen to Printer 2014

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 Fourteenth Annual International Ditchling Seminar will run from Friday 4th April to Sunday 6th April 2014.

 

 

EJF

 

 


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ROGRAMME

Friday 4 April

EVENING EJF, The Barn and The Carving Studio, Park Farm, Hundred Acre Lane, Wivelsfield Green RH17 7RU
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from 5.30 Display of recent acquisitions from the EJF archive and demonstration of carved lettering by Chris Elsey

6.30 Reception

7.00 Paul Shaw

George Salter, Phil Grushkin and Calligraphic Book Jackets from 1930 to 1980.


Followed by supper at The White Horse, Ditchling

 

Saturday 5 April

MORNING Ditchling Village Hall

10.30 Coffee

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

11.00 Andrew Johnston

Go West Young Man

 

12.30 Lunch break

 

AFTERNOON Ditchling Village Hall

2.30 Sam Roberts

Ghostsigns: Painted Signs, Fading on Walls

 

3.15 Interval

 

3.30 Will Hill

From snuffbox to surfboard:
the typographic ligature


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 with Pip Hall.

 

Sunday 6 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

 

2.30 Colin McHenry

Giving the boys and girls a book of tips on getting that first job in Design

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

Click here for online provisional booking

 

Gallery 2014

 

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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