book repair

Book Arts In Edinburgh – What’s On – November 2022

Morning meetings on the first and third Wednesday of the month will continue online, pop in from 10:30 and bind some artists’ books or fold some ‘zines along with us while catching up on book goings on – 2nd and 16th of November.

We will hold the virtual meetings at the regular meetup time – just email or DM us on instagram with your Skype username and we will add you to the group.


Please join us in person! at the library for our evening meeting on the second and fourth Wednesdays – 9th and 23th of November, 17:30 to 19:30.

Art & Design Library, Central, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh.

For our in person meetings you can work on any projects you bring, but if you are new to book making and want to bind along with others Novembers theme is “book repair”. Bring a falling to pieces book and we will look at glue removal, hinge repair and have the new cover versus old cover debate!

Also on –

A Gathering of Leaves  

4 November 2022 until 25 February 2023  

Monday to Saturday, 10am until 5pm.

Main Library Exhibition Gallery (ground floor)

A showcase of the prizewinning and selected bindings from the Designer Bookbinders International Bookbinding Competition 2022 will be traveling to Edinburgh this Autumn. Responding to the theme of plants and gardens to help celebrate the 400th anniversary of the opening of the Oxford Botanic Garden, a selection of bindings chosen from 150 entries will be featured in the exhibition.

The Radical Book Fair 2022

Nov 10th – 13th at the Assembly Roxy in Edinburgh.

The 2022 theme is Our Fight. “The fair will be made up of book stalls, activist stalls, events, workshops and more, ranging from topics such as mutual aid and policing to grief and making art as resistance. There will also be plenty of joy-giving performances and word-smithery.”

Book Week Scotland

Book Week Scotland is an annual celebration of books and reading that takes place across the country. Book Week Scotland 2022 will take place 14–20 November.

Coin Opperated Press Zines

Various zine workshops are being held across Scotland please see their site for details.