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Bookbinding workshop with Edel Hopkin

Have you always wanted to make your own books?

Edel HopkinCambridge-based bookbinder Edel Hopkin is running a special workshop during the Cambridge Original Printmakers Biennale exhibition.

You will learn how to make your own hand-sewn and hand-bound notebook, using traditional materials, including beautiful locally hand-marbled papers, and techniques.


If you are lucky enough to get a place on this workshop you will go home with your own gorgeous book and the confidence and instructions to repeat the process at home – without the need for specialist equipment.

The workshop is suitable for all levels of experience including those completely new to bookbinding, and all necessary materials are provided. Pre-prepared kits will be available if you wish to put your new knowledge into practice immediately.

Date for diary - Thursday, 27 September 1.00pm – 4.00pm (including refreshment break).                           

Cost of the workshop - £53.00