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Pen to Printer 2009

The annual Pen to Printer seminars bring together distinguished speakers and delegates from many lettering and associated disciplines to discuss in a convivial atmosphere issues of importance in today's rapidly-changing world of communications.

The Ninth Annual International Ditchling Seminar will run from Friday 29th May to Sunday 31st May 2009.

 

 

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PROGRAMME

Friday 29 May

EVENING EJF, The Barn, Park Farm, Hundred Acre Lane, Wivelsfield Green RH15 7RU Check here for directions

6.30 Reception and Exhibition

7.00 John Sherman

Developing the Global Gill Archive: Connections between the University of Notre Dame & Ditchling

Lottie Hoare

Edward Johnston’s influence on Philip Hagreen: Putting the Intention of the Craftsman into Words

 

Followed by fish and chip supper at The Greyhound, Keymer.

 

Saturday 30 May

morning The Barn, Park Farm

10.30 Coffee

10.45 Welcome to Ditchling: introduction by Chairman of the Seminar Stan Knight

11.00 Tom Perkins, Michael Harvey, Susan Hufton, Patricia Gidney, Jon Gibbs

Approaches to Commissioned Work

 

12.30 Lunch break

 

afternoon Ditchling Village Hall

2.30 Mike Ashworth

The Corporate Identity of London's Transport

 

3.15 Interval

3.30 Dr Rowan Watson

The Past and Future of Edward Johnston: A view from a Museum of Art and Design

 

 

4.45 Conclusion

 

5.00 Local visit :

 

Evening Ditchling Village Hall

Dinner provided by Huong (included in delegate fee) with music from David Black, classical guitarist

 

Sunday 31 May

morning Ditchling Village Hall

10.30 Jeremy Tankard

Design for type (working with interruptions)

 

12.00 Chairman of the Trustees of the Edward Johnston Foundation

 

12.30 Lunch break

 

AFTERNOON Ditchling Village Hall

 

2.00 Group photograph

 

2.30 Stan Knight

Letter & Image

3.45 Conclusion

 

 

Delegate fee: 135 or 145 including the cost of Friday evening supper

 

 

Click here for online provisional booking

 

Gallery 2008

 

Take a virtual tour of Ditchling Village Hall

 

How to get to Ditchling

 

Accommodation

 

For further information please e-mail us


 

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