COURSES RESUME AT THE BARN IN JULY

NUMBERS ARE RESTRICTED TO FOUR PEOPLE PER COURSE

TO ENQUIRE ABOUT AVAILABILITY AND TO BOOK A COURSE PLEASE EMAIL:

WENDY LADGEN wl@bookbinding.co.uk

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

We must be informed of any cancellations at least two working weeks prior to the commencement of the course. If we are not informed in this time, a £50.00 administration charge will be levied up to 48 hours before the commencement of the course. After this time no refunds will be given. Whilst every effort is made to avoid cancellation or postponement of courses, Shepherds Bookbinders Ltd reserve the right to cancel or postpone a course, and will endeavour to give 5 working days' notice before the start date. In these circumstances a full refund will be made, but we cannot be held responsible for any consequential loss.

 
 
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JUNE 2021
Tuesday 1st to
Wednesday 2nd June
C&G Level 3 Diploma      

Rebacking a Cloth Book

One of the most useful skills to learn if you are trying to make a living from bookbinding, this two-day course will teach you to repair and reback cloth hardback bindings.  

CANCELLED

Taught by Lester Capon.

£240inc VAT
Thursday 24th to
Sunday 27th June
C&G Level 3 Diploma

Laced on Binding

This course will teach you how to sew handsewn silk headbands, lace boards onto the sewing tapes/cords of a book, and cover a book in full leather by drawing it on. Students should have at least completed the equivelant of Level 2 Bookbinding Unit.

CANCELLED

Taught by Courtney Gregwah & Janet Rowe

 £540 inc VAT
JULY 2021
Saturday 3rd to
Sunday 4th July
C&G Level 3 Diploma    

Leather Entry Slipcase

This two-day assignment is part of the Storage and Enclosures module for Level 3 bookbinding. You will learn how to make a slipcase with a chamfered, rounded, leather entry. If taking the City& Guilds course the slipcase would be made to hold your laced on leather binding.  

Taught by Paolo Taddeo.

£240inc VAT
Monday 12th  to
Friday 16th July

C&G Level I (Unit 118)  Award  

Pamphlet and Multi-section bindings 

For complete beginnersí, this is the first unit in the Level 1 C&G Award in Bookbinding, where you will gain a core knowledge of the basic skills and make single and multi-section bindings in quarter, half and full cloth. 

Taught by Mylyn McColl

£540 inc VAT
Friday 30th July to
Sunday 1st August (Part I).
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Friday 6th to
Sunday 8th August (Part II).
C&G Level 3 Diploma

Quarter-Vellum binding over boards with paper covered sides

An optional assignment in the Level 3 curriculum, where you will learn to make a laced-on hard binding with French groove, which will be covered with quarter vellum and decorative paper sides.  

Taught by Kathy Abbott.

£720inc VAT
SEPTEMBER 2021
Monday 6th to
Friday 10th September
C&G Level 2 (Unit 221)
Certificate

Non Adhesive Bindings

This course is the second unit in the Level 2 C&G Certificate in Bookbinding. You will learn how to make a range of non-adhesive bindings, including a Coptic binding.  For those with some bookbinding experience.

Taught by Lori Sauer

£540 inc VAT
Tuesday 14th to
Thursday 16th September
C&G Level 3 Diploma   

Rebacking a Leather Book

Following on from cloth rebacking, this course will teach you the skills involved in sympathetically rebacking a leather book. These two courses combine as a mandatory assignment for the C&G Level 3 Diploma in Bookinding.  

Taught by Lester Capon.

£360 inc VAT
Monday 20th to
Friday 24th September
C&G Level I (Unit 119)  Award

Photograph Album & Slipcase

This course is the second unit necessary for the Level 1 C&G Certificate in Bookbinding, where you will learn how to make two different types of photograph album, one with folded guards, and one with stiff boards, and a lined cloth slipcase.

Taught by Mylyn McColl

 £540 inc VAT
OCTOBER 2021
Monday 4th to
Friday 8th October

 

C&G Level I (Unit 118)  Award

 

Pamphlet and Multi-section bindings 

For complete beginnersí, this is the first unit in the Level 1 C&G Award in Bookbinding, where you will gain a core knowledge of the basic skills and make single and multi-section bindings in quarter, half and full cloth. 

Taught by Mylyn McColl

£540 inc VAT
Friday 15th to
Sunday 17th October

 

C&G Level 2 (Unit 201/202)  Award

 

Design and Sampling 

This course is for those who would like to achieve a certificate in Level 2 Bookbinding and who have no arts experience. You will put together a portfolio of samples relating to bookbinding, its materials and learn about colour and design. 

Taught by Anita Andrews

£360 inc VAT
Friday 22nd to
Sunday 24th October
C&G Level 3 Diploma 

Quarter Leather Drop Back Box

The last piece in the Storage and Enclosures module for the Level 3 Diploma, here you will learn how to make a quarter leather drop back box with a rounded spine.  

Taught by Paolo Taddeo.

£432 inc VAT
NOVEMBER 2021
Thursday 4th November C&G Level 3 Diploma 

Edge Decoration

Edges are another surface for the binder's creativity to shine but they are often overlooked. They act as an important protection barrier as well as being a key design element of a fine nbinding. In this workshop, Kate will show you how to achieve the perfect glass smooth finish to your edges and work through a variety of decorative finishes. From basic sprinkling and sponging though graphite, marbling, paste, guffereing and gold leaf.  

Taught by Kate Holland.

£120 inc VAT
Monday 8th to
Friday 12th November
C&G Level 2 (Unit 220)Certificate

Half Leather Case Binding

This course is the first unit in the Level 2 C&G Level 2 Certificate in Bookbinding. You will learn how to make a casebound leather books in quarter and half leather, and how to pare and sharpen knives. Some bookbinding experience is necessary.

Taught by Lori Sauer.

£540 inc VAT
Monday 22nd to
Friday 26th November
C&G Level I (Unit 119)  Award

Photograph Album & Slipcase

This course is the second unit necessary for the Level 1 C&G Certificate in Bookbinding, where you will learn how to make two different types of photograph album, one with folded guards, and one with stiff boards, and a lined cloth slipcase.

Taught by Mylyn McColl

 £540 inc VAT
DECEMBER 2021
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