Bookbinding Workshops:

Occasional workshops on all aspects of craft bookbinding are held at the Courtyard Studio Bindery on Irvine’s historic harbourside area.  To obtain news on the latest Workshops please subscribe to our Newsletter:

 

Bindery Hire:

In addition to attending Workshops, bookbinding students can also hire the bindery to work on their own projects or obtain assistance with more specialised work.  Two levels of hire are available:  Standard Bindery Hire comes with basic technical assistance and is only suitable for students with existing experience and are largely able to work on their own projects.   Supported Bindery Hire includes full technical assistance and practical support.  This level of hire is more suitable for beginners or for students who require specialised tuition on advanced techniques.


Standard Bindery Hire:

£20 per day or £90 for a 5-day block booking.

Bindery Hire with support and technical assistance:

£50 per day or £225 for a 5-day block booking.


  • Block bookings needn’t be on consecutive days and can include weekends.
  • Hire rate includes use of all equipment, handtools and most materials except for leather, certain papers and all marbled or decorated papers.
  • Each day runs from 10:00 to 5:30.
  • Monthly or longer rates are also available on a discounted basis.

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