Hand Bookbinding Workshop in Historic Sugartown’s Bindery


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Historic Sugartown's Book Bindery
260 Spring Road
Malvern, Pennsylvania 19355
Region: Philadelphia & The Countryside
Hours of operation: 9:00AM to 3:00PM
Admission fee: $75 per adult

Hand Bookbinding Workshop in Historic Sugartown’s Bindery November 14th, 9AM – 3PM (Malvern, PA) With new health precautions in place, Historic Sugartown is excited to continue offering in-person workshops. Our workshops are limited to 4 participants and 1 instructor to maintain social distancing. All participants and instructors will be required to wear masks as well. New health precaution information will be accessible on Historic Sugartown’s webpage. Try your hand at traditional bookbinding in Historic Sugartown’s Book Bindery! Colonial Williamsburg-trained instructor, Ramon Townsend of ColonialBindery.com, will lead the class through the entire binding process. Surrounded by a world-class collection of 19th century bookbinding tools, participants will create a book using traditional methods employed through the mid-19th century. Along with their book, participants will also be provided step-by-step written instructions they can take home. Feedback from past participants has been extremely positive. A past workshop participant wrote, “I attended the book binding class yesterday. It was excellent; Ramon Townsend did a wonderful job and the space was inspiring.” Workshop Admission: $75/ Participant, all supplies included. Ages 14 & Up. The workshop will take place from 9AM – 3PM. Pre-registration is required and space is limited to 4 participants. Visit HistoricSugartown.org or call 610-640-2667 to register! Historic Sugartown, Inc., is a private, nonprofit organization committed to protecting the 19th-century village of Sugartown. Located at the corner of Sugartown, Boot and Spring Roads in Malvern, Historic Sugartown protects nine historic structures and 9.2 acres that once made up the 19th-century village. Highlights include the c. 1880 General Store, the Carriage Museum, c. 1805 William Garrett House, and Book Bindery. The organization offers annual programs for the community’s enjoyment including Sugartown at Sundown Lantern Tours and A Sugartown Christmas. Historic Sugartown’s Book Bindery, which showcases one of the nation’s richest collections of bookbinding tools and equipment, offers bookbinding and paper marbling workshops throughout the year. Limited guided tours of the village continue through November. For more information, visit HistoricSugartown.org, or like us on FaceBook.