Designer Bookbinders – Competition 2013

by Laurence Worms - Ash Rare Books

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Designer Bookbinders at St. BrideA jolly, if slightly chaotic, evening at the St. Bride Foundation saw the annual prizes and awards handed out by our friend Glyn Farrow, St. Bride Chief Executive – crocked and on crutches but still astonishingly cheerful after his recent motorbike accident.  The exhibition (open to the public until the 24th January) was downstairs, the jollification and award-giving upstairs, so there were waves of people happily wandering about the warren that is St. Bride all more or less conscious of probably being in the right place at the wrong time.

Good (at least for those of us in London) to have the event back in town after six years away at the Rylands in Manchester – and there was a suitably large and appreciative turnout.  Good also to see some old friends and eventually there were enough people in the same place at the same time for Stephen Conway, President…

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