Bookbinding Course for Beginners by Shepherds Bookbinders - crafts in London
bookbinding classes in London
Bookbinding Course for Beginners by Shepherds Bookbinders - crafts in London
bookbinding classes in London

Bookbinding Course for Beginners

by Shepherds Bookbinders

Learn the art of bookbinding in this 6-week intensive course at Shepherds in central London.

Bookbinding Class

Six session course

Beginners welcome

Victoria Sw1V

Classes

Six session course

Evening

Join this Shepherds class and learn all the basic principles of bookbinding. This course offers a wonderful opportunity for you to add a unique and creative skill to your repertoire of hobbies!

In this class

This informative and intensive 6-week course is a hugely popular way for amateur bookbinders and book enthusiasts to learn the fundamental techniques of bookbinding.

The course covers both single-section and multi-section binding and provides a full and detailed explanation of how to use key materials and hand tools.

Or students who wish to further their studies in bookbinding, this course counts towards the City & Guilds Level I Bookbinding Course (Unit 118).

Now you can

  • Start practicing bookbinding at home
  • Create our own wonderfully personal books as gifts for friends and family
  • Teach others your new skills
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Did you know?

Bookbinding incorporates a variety of different methods including case binding, punch and bind, thermally activated binding, and stitched and sewn binding. However, it generally considered that hand binding remains the finest form of bookbinding.
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Class location

30 Gillingham Street
Shepherd's Bookbinders
London

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Bookbinding Course for Beginners by Shepherds Bookbinders - crafts in London

About your host, Shepherds Bookbinders

Shepherds is one of the oldest bookbinding companies in England, specialising in fine binding, restoration and the conservation of books and manuscripts.

Just a few minutes’ walk from Victoria station, shepherds at Rochester Road has been home to hand bookbinding for over twenty five years.

The bindery employs craftsman with a broad range of traditional and modern skills: paper conservation, hand-sewn pages, gilt edges, fine leather covers and gold finishings.

Workshops are open to the public and feature a variety of topics from box making to paper cutting.

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Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Bookbinding Course for Beginners
by Shepherds Bookbinders