The NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders is presenting a 2.5 day bookbinding conference which will take place in Sydney from 25 – 27 October 2019, coinciding with the 40th Anniversary of the NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders.
The conference will explore contemporary and traditional bookbinding structures and design as well as restoration techniques. In the weeks before and after the conference there will be workshops available taught by key presenters from the conference.
3 day conference pass – $310 (earlybird pricing before 1st April 2019 at members prices $280).
3 day conference pass for NSW Guild Members – $280.
Conference tickets include:
- Friday night conference launch, light snacks and book arts promenade
- Saturday conference session 9am-5.30pm including morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and trades fair
- Sunday conference session 9am-5.30pm including morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and trades fair
Conference Dinner Saturday 7pm (details, cost and tickets TBA).
The workshops will include a variety of techniques including conservation bindings, medieval bindings, leather paring, a chemise and a slipcase and will be held in Canberra and Sydney. Workshops can be booked through Andersen’s Bindery.
Program subject to change. Speakers may be substituted and topics changed based on circumstances beyond our control.