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Posts Tagged ‘Heritage’

Nottingham Industrial Museum

Industrial Heritage at Nottingham Industrial Museum

The Smallprint Co. has been working recently with Nottingham Industrial Museum in a small way, in offering advice and support on their Albion and Cropper presses, which is a real treat! We knew nothing of the museum when we first visited, which is housed in the stable blocks of Wollaton Hall. The place is filled with…

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Derby Book Festival

We’re very proud to announce that we’re partnering the Derby Book Festival this year with a programme of events related to all things bookish! The festival, which is a little over a week long, runs throughout mid-June from June 9th – June 17th and happily coincides with the arrival of Paul Cummins’ Poppies: Weeping Window…

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Derby Makers Project

At the end of last year we welcomed Daniel Dytrych to the studio for a photographic interview that is featured in his latest project, the Derby Makers Project. Dan’s stunning work captures people and places in a naturally captivating way without feeling that you’re the subject. The Derby Makers Project documents the craftspeople in and around Derby. You…

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The Bodleian Library and Shakespeare

Letterpress Composition

Earlier this year the Bodleian Libraries’ Centre for the Study of the Book announced its ‘Sonnets 2016’ project to commemorate the 400th year since the death of Shakespeare. Printers across the world were invited to take part by reproducing one of Shakespeare’s 154 Sonnets. Those who responded early got their pick first, with most of…

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First Anniversary gifts

Shakespeare's Sonnet LXVI

Calling all newly weds! You may be wondering what the perfect gift is to give your beloved for your first anniversary. Traditionally it is a paper gift, and cotton in America. Look no further… The Smallprint Co. will hand print the perfect paper gift for happy couples and all you have to do is supply the text.…

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Gift Vouchers for the Creative Type

Are you looking for the ideal gift? Our gift vouchers are perfect for the creative person! They can be redeemed against commissions, workshops, or Smallprint’s cards and paper goods including prints… What’s not to like?! To order please fill in the form below and someone will be in touch.

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Smallprint’s Open Day

To celebrate our new space and welcome friends old and new, join us for an Open Day Saturday 29th October 2016 at Friary Street, DE1 1JF RSVPs are recommended and free tickets can be found over on our Eventbrite page at http://bit.ly/TSCOD —————————– The Smallprint Company has moved premises from a small incubation unit hosted by the University of Derby…

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Railways: The Making of a Nation

A little while ago, over on our old blog site, we mentioned that the BBC had popped by to film the presses in action. We were expecting the documentary, Railways: The Making of a Nation to be aired around Christmas-time, but as it happens, it was shown on BBC1 last week. It’s a fascinating look at the…

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