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Make a Book with Katy and Kath

Join artists and printmakers, Katy Drake and Katherine van Uytrecht to produce your own A6 pamphlet with hand-printed covers.

  • 17th February 2024 - 17th February 2024
  • 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

In this workshop, you will:

  • Learn how to create a small handstitched booklet using a pamphlet stitch.
  • Be inspired by the David Parr House patterns and print multiple decorative book covers, either soft or hard, using monoprint or lino print techniques. These covers can be used for your newly made pamphlet and a book from home that you can bring along to the workshop (please ensure the book is A5 or smaller).
  • Monoprint your covers, use lino blocks or both. You will have the option to cut your own small lino block for tiling on the cover or use some pre-cut blocks prepared by Katy and Kath.
  • Enjoy refreshments, tea, coffee and biscuits throughout the day. Please bring a packed lunch
  • Walk through David Parr House (optional).
  • Go home with illustrated instructions would be included for the pamphlet.

Day Schedule:

10.00 am  – 10.30 am – Welcome and introduction to workshop
10.30 am – 11.00 am – Working out the size of your cover – Examples and planning
11.00 am – 11.30 am – Print Demo (mono and lino)
11.30 am – 14.30 pm – Printing covers
14.30 pm – 15.00 pm – How to fold your cover and make a pamphlet.
15.00 pm – 16.00 pm – Make pamphlets and complete notebooks.


  • Blue badge parking
  • Disabled Accessibility
  • wheelchair access
  • WI-FI

Accessibility Facilities

  • Blue Badge Parking
  • Staff available to assist
  • Wheel chair accessible

Did you know?

Not many pubs can claim to have served a man a pint just after he’d discovered the secret of life itself, but The Eagle can! It was in this city centre pub that scientists Francis Crick and James Watson announced their discovery of DNA in the 1953.