Celebrating 70 Years of the NHS

The 5th of July is the 70th anniversary of the creation of the National Health Service here in the UK, which fundamentally altered the public’s relationship to healthcare. In 1948 Aneurin “Nye” Bevan, the Health Secretary in Clement Attlee’s newly elected Labour government, pushed forward the ambitious plan to provide free healthcare to all; financed […]

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December letterpress Workshops

Firstly a big thank you to everyone who came to visit us at this year’s Holborn, Cockpit Arts Christmas Open Studios last weekend; we had a great turnout and it’s always nice to chat to the public about printing and the launch of our new product range. Following on from that, we are pleased to […]

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International Coffee Day

If there are three things that I like in particular it’s: printing, coffee and tinkering, and this slightly mad experiment combines all three! I think the idea came from somewhere between testing out some new inks I’d recently acquired from Hawthorn Printmaker Supplies, experimental home-made ice cream recipes and a pub chat about memories of […]

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