15 September 2018 (10:00-17:00)
16 September 2018 (10:00-17:00)
Converted 19th Century cottage and wagon-shed next to the 18th Century house containing a working traditional letterpress facility that uses hand-set metal and wood type in the way that printing was done from the 1450s to 1900 (and to some extent later). Also contains a collection of small presses and specialist items used by printers.
Demonstrations of typesetting, typecasting and printing. Opportunities for visitors including children to print a personalised keepsake