Events in the Department of Arts and Cultural Industries

Find out about the latest events in the Department of Arts and Cultural Industries.

  • Undergraduate Open Day - Bristol Campuses and Gloucester Campus


    Visit us at an Open Day at our Frenchay Campus, Glenside Campus, Gloucester Campus and Bristol Zoo to get a real insight into student life at UWE Bristol.

  • A Boxed Set Of Printed Books Contained In A presentation Pop-Up (Wehmais) box

    19/06/2017 - 23/06/2017

    This is a book binding course led by tutor Guy Begbie concentrating on variations of pamphlet and concertina book structures in both hardback and softback bindings.

  • A Set of two Bound Books with a Slip Case Container

    26/06/2017 - 28/06/2017

    A book binding masterclass led by tutor Guy Begbie on the secret Belgian binding with hardback cover boards, paper engineered page content and the drum leaf binding with hardback cover boards.

  • Making Friends With The Adana Press

    26/06/2017 - 27/06/2017

    Have your own Adana, but not sure how to get the best out of it? Interested in this table-top press but never worked on one or worked out how one works? Then this is the course for you!

  • Making Words: Found Poetry and Artists' Books

    12/07/2017 - 13/07/2017

    The Centre for Fine Print Research at UWE is delighted to announce a new class for our 2017 Summer Book Arts Institute. A two-day found poetry and book class with poet/artist Jeremy Dixon of Hazard Press.

  • Photogravure: An Early Photographic Printing Process With A Modern Twist

    17/07/2017 - 21/07/2017

    Photographic printing processes from the mid and late 19 century offer a wide variety of printed surface, colour and texture that differ markedly from the clean, sometimes almost sterile appearance of modern digital images. This course offers a real hands-on approach in the choice of paper, chemistry and coating, and provides every opportunity for the printmaker to produce individual and beautifully aesthetic work.

  • Wood Engraving: An Introduction


    An introduction to the art of wood engraving with Ben Goodman.

  • Platinum Printing Masterclass

    24/07/2017 - 28/07/2017

    Platinum or Palladium printing is the aristocracy of the early photographic processes. Subtle quality, total permanence and ease of working place the platinum-palladium print at the summit of alternative photographic printing. This masterclass offers demonstrations and hands-on opportunity to explore this classic printing technique. No prior experience is necessary.

  • Artistamps - three day workshop

    08/08/2017 - 10/08/2017

    Create an array of stamps during this workshop by learning how to carve rubber stamps from erasers and a number of DIY perforation techniques.

  • Boxes, Wraps and Portfolios Masterclass

    09/08/2017 - 11/08/2017

    This three-day masterclass led by Jeff Rathermel will provide both beginners and experienced artists with the basics to create a variety of containers for books, prints, photographs and other three-dimensional objects.

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