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Fabulous Fonts: a celebration of lettering

May 21

A room filled with old type

A special event featuring:

  • Lynne Baggett of Louisiana State University talking about gravestone lettering styles
  • Mark Noad of the Lettering Arts Trust talking about contemporary wood blocks and lettering artists
  • David Osbaldestin from Birmingham City University sharing his love of typography
  • Caroline Archer-Parr√© hosts a visit the Winterbourne Typographic Library
  • Henrietta Lockhart leads a handling session in the Winterbourne collection
  • A tour of the historic printing presses in action in the Winterbourne Press.


The ticket price (£75) covers a sandwich packed lunch and self serve drinks throughout the day.

More information and the booking link can be found here.


Centre for Printing History & Culture


Winterbourne House, University of Birmingham
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