Victorian Bookbinders Guild

For all interested in the Art, Craft and Practice of Bookbinding                                             

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  • Australian National Bookbinders Conference 2019

    STOP PRESS UPDATE

    Bind19 - Early bird pricing

    Buy tickets before 1st April 2019 and get NSW Guild Members pricing! The NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders is presenting a 2.5 day bookbinding conference which will take place in Sydney from 25 – 27 October 2019, coinciding with the 40th Anniversary of the NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders.

    The conference will explore contemporary and traditional bookbinding structures and design as well as restoration techniques. In the weeks before and after the conference there will be  workshops available taught by key presenters from the conference. We would like to engage your members/customers to see if they would like to attend. Sydney weather is great in October, so it is a wonderful time to visit.  Can you please pass on this information and encourage anyone interested to sign up to our mailing list on our website. 
    Bind19.com.au 

    The NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders is presenting a 2.5 day bookbinding conference which will take place in Sydney from 25 – 27 October 2019, coinciding with the 40th Anniversary of the NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders.

    The conference will explore contemporary and traditional bookbinding structures and design as well as restoration techniques. In the weeks before and after the conference there will be  workshops available taught by key presenters from the conference.

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  • The Bread and Cheese Club Tuesday 26th at 7pm
    The Bread and Cheese Club was an arts and literary society based in Melbourne. 1938 - 1988. Its objective was to foster " Mateship, Art and Letters". The club published over forty books and a magazine. Principal member J.K. Moir donated his extensive collection to the State Library of Victoria.

    Presented by David Harris, a past member.

  • The August 2018 Guild gathering was an interactive presentation on book structure critique, facilitated by Julian Renard.  Julian has been professionally involved with books most of his life, and has particular interests in rare books and fine bindings. 

  • I will again host an open bindery Thursday evenings  through March.

  • Galleries of pictures, some with captions, some with attached articles, some just to browse.

    From the archives

  • Have you received your newsletter either by regular mail  or by email?

    We have received a number of payments for membership by direct deposit with no reference. It may mean you have been moved to the in arrears list for the newsletter.

    Or it may mean we haven't registered properly your new membership. Th new online system has some difficulties of use and communication.  Send the treasurer an email if you think you may be in this category.

    Or it may mean no funds have ben received for membership renewal. I am sure the treasurer will be delighted to receive your emails and funds. Many thanks.

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Meetings & Events

Tue Mar 26 @19:00 - 09:00PM
Monthly Meeting March Bread and Cheese Club
Tue Apr 16 @19:00 - 09:00PM
Monthly Meeting April Note special date
Sat May 04 @10:00 - 06:00PM
Clunes Book Town 14th -16th
Tue May 28 @19:00 - 09:00PM
Monthly Meeting May Topic to be confirmed.
Tue Jun 25 @19:00 - 09:00PM
Monthly Meeting June Topic to be confirmed.
Sat Jun 29 @09:00 - 05:00PM
Workshop Conservation Boxes
Fri Jul 05 @09:00 - 09:00PM
Rare Book Week and Book Fair 04-15th
Tue Jul 23 @19:00 - 09:00PM
Monthly Meeting July Buy Swap and sell, AGM
Sat Jul 27 @09:00 - 05:00PM
Workshop Thesis Binding
Sat Aug 10 @09:00 - 05:00PM
Workshop Nag Hammadi
Tue Aug 27 @19:00 - 09:00PM
Monthly Meeting August Carmelite Library Joint Meeting
Tue Sep 24 @19:00 - 09:00PM
Monthly Meeting Sept To Be decided
Sat Oct 12 @09:00 - 04:00PM
Workshop Britannica section
Tue Oct 22 @19:00 - 09:00PM
Monthly Meeting October topic to be confirmed
Fri Oct 25 @12:00 -
Bind 19 Bookbinding Conference Sydney 25-27
Sat Nov 02 @09:00 - 04:00PM
Workshop to be confirmed
Tue Nov 26 @19:00 - 09:00PM
Monthly Meeting November. Binding Challenge and Breakup

Victorian Bookbinders Guild Inc.  Incorporated 1981     Registration No A2896  ABN: 97 853 169 281     PO Box 355, Seddon West, Victoria 3011