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Course: Bookbinding
Tutor: Angela Sutton
Start Date: 12th March 2018
Start Time: Lunch
End Date: 16th March 2018
End Time: Lunch
Res Fee (from): £639.00
Non Res Fee: £428.00 What's included?

This course is for those who have reached an intermediate standard of bookbinding and are looking to expand their knowledge, including those who have taken the beginners' course and would like to progress further. The course will take place in a studio that is well equipped for general bookbinding and students may work on their own projects. The optional special subject for this course will be bibles and large books.

Please note there is an additional charge of £10 towards the cost of general materials payable to the tutor during the course. 

Tutor Information

Angela Sutton

Angela Sutton

Angela Sutton first learnt bookbinding in evening classes with Ian Ross at the former Oxford Polytechnic, and then went to the Camberwell School of Art and Crafts to study archive preservation and repair. She works as a freelance bookbinder specialising in restoration and preservation, and is an established teacher validated by the Society of Bookbinders. She taught the weekly recreational course at the Malvern Hills College (the local adult education institution) for many years, and now runs local workshops as well as giving tuition in her own bindery and teaching regularly at Dillington. Her textbook ‘Bookbinding in Pictures’ , a book (or CD) of bookbinding instructions for beginners, sells widely in many countries. Angela is Chairman of the Birmingham and Central region of the Society of Bookbinders.

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