Wednesday, 29 May 2013

Baskerville Society - Forthcoming events

The Typographic Hub, in conjunction with the Baskerville Society, organises events and other activities throughout the year. 

Discover what is happening in 2013.

22 June 2013
Visit to Winterbourne House & Garden: printing workshop and lettering sculptures
Winterbourne is an Edwardian house set in extensive botanical gardens in Edgbaston, Birmingham. The garden is notable for its many hand carved letterforms and sculptures in wood and stone. The visit will also include a letterpress printing demonstration.
Members £5:  Non Members £10
Maximum numbers: 10

11 August 2013
Visit to Wolverley and Sion House
The village of Wolverley in Worcester is the birthplace of John Baskerville. This excursion takes in an exclusive visit to the possible home of Baskerville at Sion Hill, tour of the village, which features many buildings from Baskerville’s time, and lunch at the Queens Head public house.
Members £5:  Non Members £10
Maximum numbers: 8

11 October 2013
Walking tour of Baskerville’s Birmingham
Birmingham tour guide Ben Waddington leads this 90-minute walk around the city, visiting locations and artifacts associated with Baskerville’s life and work, including a visit to the catacombs in the historic Jewellery Quarter where his remains are buried.
Members £5:  Non Members £10
Maximum numbers: 20

15 December 2013
Visit to Two Towers Brewery
The home of Baskerville Bitter, the Two Towers Brewery will host a guided tour of its premises, explaining the brewing process, giving the history of the company and providing samples of their famous ales.
Members £10:  Non Members £15
Maximum numbers: 15

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