Friday, March 5, 2010

A Message from P.R.E.S.S.

I will let this epic bout of excitement speak for itself:

Hello all!
We are proud to announce our April event. Details are included below, but please keep an eye on our blog , follow us on twitter or join us on facebook for updates. It would be a huge help if you could pass this on to your mailing lists too or mention us on your blogs and tweets.
P.R.E.S.S. Event
10th April 2010 at:
Arts Centre Washington,
Biddick Lane,
Fatfield, District 7
Washington, Tyne & Wear
NE38 8AB
From 10 a.m. - late.

A celebration of small press publishing, showcasing books, poetry, zines , comic books, artists books and prints.

Workshops and talks:
Deirdre Thompson (TBA)
Bookmaking with Theresa Easton
Mobile drawing requests with Derrick Welsh

Readings from:
Val McLane, Asit Maitra - Biscuit publishing
Steve Urwin, James Oates - Red Squirrel Press
Jackie Litherland, Cynthia Fuller and Ellen Phethean - Flambard Press

Special guests:
We are words + pictures
Joining us from London, with a library of small press gems and some wonderful artists!

Zine trail:
Follow the pages to build up your own zine.

Drink and Draw session:
Relax with a drink and have a doodle!

Stalls include: Zed said – Publishers of children's books. Biscuit publishing – Contemporary poetry and short fiction. Jasprint – Digital printing specialists. Wild wolf publishing – Publishers of dark fiction. Baba productions - Choral music and children’s books. Red Squirrel Press – Publishers of novels and poetry. Flambard Press – Publishers of poetry and fiction.
Artists Books – A selection of artists books. Paperjam comics – Local small press comic books.
TGT – Rare and vintage small press comics from the UK.

Stalls open from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Workshops and talks from 10.30a.m. - 4.30 p.m Drink and Draw from 5.00 p.m. Onwards.

If you are driving follow signs for District 7 and Fatfield. If you are travelling by public transport catch the M1 or M3 bus from Heworth Interchange or The Galleries, Washington. If you are on the coast to coast bike route you pass by us on the way, so pop in.
Thanks to:
Sunderland City Council and Arts Centre Washington

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