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  • Date and time: Sunday 9 June 2024, 1.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Location: In-person only
    Borthwick Institute for Archives, Campus West, University of York (Map)
  • Admission: Free admission, booking required

Event details

Explore the skills and techniques of bookbinding with archive conservator Catherine Firth and book and paper conservator Emma Lloyd-Jones. This practical session uses basic bookbinding techniques to create a simple binding to hold notes, ideas, memories and keepsakes.

All materials and tools are provided. No experience is necessary but practical hand skills are required.

Suitable for ages 16+.

About the speakers

Catherine Firth has been working in archive conservation in York for over 15 years. She is particularly interested in both historic binding structures and the conservation of parchment.

Emma Lloyd-Jones is a freelance book and paper conservator with 35 years’ experience working for libraries and archives across the UK.


Venue details

  • Wheelchair accessible