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Book Binding

With Judith Ellis

Saturday 25 May, 3.00pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

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Tickets: £15.00

Try your hand at bookbinding in this practical session led by writer and professional bookbinder Judith Ellis. Whether you’re a zine maker, poet or dabble in creative nonfiction, anyone can learn how to turn their work into a simple but beautiful binding.


After giving up many years of full time employment, Judith Ellis rather unexpectedly found herself training as a bookbinder. This has led her on a journey into repairing books, making new books and the associated art of designer bindings, and teaching. She has exhibited with the Designer Bookbinders at the Flow Gallery in London, and has received awards in annual Designer Bookbinders competitions.

Important information

Venue: National Centre for Writing , Dragon Hall

Age guidance: 18+

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes


Tickets: £15.00

Essential Companions: Any audience member requiring an essential carer/companion can get one free ticket. Relevant discounts or concessions still apply to the paid ticket.

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25 May

03:00 pm


City of Literature is a Norfolk & Norwich Festival and National Centre for Writing presentation, programmed by the National Centre for Writing.


Masthead image: Book binding © Jonas Jacobsson

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