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Intro to Letterpress Workshop April 2024

Price $95 AUD + BF Get tickets

Event description

Discover how to create prints using movable type and vintage presses.


Date & Time: Saturday 22nd April 2024, 9:30am to 1:00pm (3.5 hours)

Location: Bright Press, located in the Village section within Whiteman Park. Enter from Beechboro Rd (via Hepburn Ave) or Drumpellier Dr (formerly Lord St).

Join this fun workshop and learn about the history of letterpress printing, explore manual typesetting with movable type and print your own small quote or one-liner. 

Please bring an apron or old shirt you are willing to get ink and dirt on for this printing workshop.

NB: This workshop requires a minimum of 2 participants to commence.

Flat lay of Adana tabletop press forme ink and paper
Pulling a press on an Adana 8x5 press
Flat lay of some freshly printed prints, a locked-up chase, composing stick on the work bench
Metal type in job case. Image by Emma Dolzadeli

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Where is Bright Press?

Bright Press is located within the Village section of Whiteman Park.  You can enter from the Drumpellier Dr/ Lord St and Beechboro Road entrances.  If you are using Google Maps to find us, please type in "Bright Press" as it has been pinned.  The Bright Press building doesn't actually have a street name or number.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

We recommend driving to join us at Bright Press, as there is no public transportation into Whiteman Park. There is plenty of parking around the Village section of the park.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please do not hesitate to email us at

What's the refund policy?

We would love for you to join us for the workshop.  But we understand sometimes unexpected circumstances occur, and you are unable to attend the event.  Refunds are available up to 1 day before the event. 

What's the liabilities & responsibilities situation?

Bright Press accepts no liability for illness, injury, loss or damage to persons or personal belongings during the course of the event.  Bright Press can accept no responsibility for losses or additional expenses due to delay or changes in the services to be provided.

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Refund policy

Refunds are available up to 1 day prior to the event