We are very sad to announce that Nancy Winters, past Chair and longstanding Fellow of the Society, passed away peacefully on 31 December in Folkestone, Kent. We now have details of Nancy’s funeral : Wednesday 24th January at 12.30 SS Peter & Paul Church, Chingford, London E4 (Chingford Parish Church) and afterwards at The… [Read More]
“LIFE OF A LETTER” EXHIBITION The time of year has come again when the SSI presents a display in the Library of the London College of Communication, where our Society’s book collection and archives are kept. This year’s exhibition theme is the “Life of a Letter” showing that good lettering design is traditionally ‘born’ from… [Read More]
On 23/24 June 2017, Lincoln Cathedral was host to the Heritage Skills Festival, an event designed by the City of London Livery Companies to raise awareness outside the capital of the work that they do. Around 27 Companies, plus some local organisations representing their crafts, were represented at the Festival. The nave, chapter house, cloister… [Read More]
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Here is some information about a number of courses that Gerald Mynott, a Fellow of the SSI, will be running next year at Villiers Park in Cambridge. Contact details and prices on the flyer. Final Adult Education Brochure 2017 Dec16
Craftspeople invited to apply for awards and bursaries recognising traditional skills The Heritage Crafts Association is calling for applications for a suite of awards and bursaries recognising people working in traditional skills. Craftspeople can be nominated for Heritage Crafts Maker of the Year, Marsh Trainer of the Year, and Marsh Volunteer of the Year. Nominations… [Read More]