Inside the door, There was a wall of framed engravings, a browser containg the newly editioned prints from Freshly Picked and a folder of the engravings for Philip Pullman's A Outrance. This was followed by a group of sketchbooks to show how projects develop from the first pencil sketches to the final ink drawings:
The central table had wood engravings for sale in browsers:
Also on the central table was a disply of many of many of my engraved bookplates and some of the books that they have featured in:
At the far end, I was demonstrating engraving and carrying on with one of my current projects:
Moving through into the press room, there was another wall of framed engravings behind the smaller 1865 Albion Handpress:
The recently tidied shelves had small displays, including some of the engravings that I have made for wine labels:
"Red", the larger 1902 Albion was in use to demonstrate printing from engraved blocks:
I was able to get on with some work, enjoy the company of new and old friends and have a relaxing but surprisingly tiring weekend.
It all happens again next weekend and you will be most welcome to visit.
I made another short "Walk through" movie and, this year, added commentary as I walked around. Here it is: