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forum of the month                                   DD II AARRYY

    Packing for Letterpress                          25th April............ Dorset Branch
                                                     Branch AGM
    Getting the right packing when printing
letterpress is one of the important factors that     9th May............... Surrey & Sussex Branch
                                                     Print & Craft Day, Merstham Village Hall
  will determine the quality of your printing.
                                                     11th May............. Maidenhead Branch
   Please let us have your thoughts on this,         Richard Owen, Cookham
            based on your experience.
                                                     27th May............. South Wales Branch
Repairing Wood Letter                                Bookbinding Workshop with Ron at Stow
When the face of the wood letter is showing          Parish centre, Newport
signs of wear and tear, it is possible to perform a
repair. Place the wood type in a shallow amount      31st May............. Essex Br. Roadshow
of water face down for around one hour. Then         Museum of Power, Langford. CM9 6QA
heat the back of a table spoon over a flame or hot
surface and then smooth it gently against the face   1st June............... Maidenhead Branch
of the type. This can be repeated a few times until  Paul Hatcher, Woodley
the surface is almost like new. I have done this
recently and can assure everyone it does work.       21st June............. Essex Br. Roadshow
                                                     The Waiting Room, Colchester
                                Jean Watson (3712)
                                                     1st July................ Maidenhead Branch
                                                     Barry Gilbert, Reading. Sunday BBQ

                                                     5th July................ Essex Branch Meeting
                                                     Chris & Jenny Brinson, The Haven Press,
                                                     Holland-on-Sea

                                                     12th July.............. Maidenhead Branch
                                                     Barry Gilbert, Reading Sunday BBQ

                                                     July 2015............. South Wales Branch
                                                     Summer recess

                                                             attention

                                                                 new members

                                                         If you are new to the Society and want to find out
                                                         about your local Branch, or if you want to start up

                                                             a new Branch in your area, please contact:

                                                          Bob Edwards Tel: 01252 615439 or
                                                             email: vicepresident@bpsnet.org.uk

                                                     Grow a Branch
                                                      in YOUR area!

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