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Print in Action Festival 2022 Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd October
Pop-up Print Shop Submissions are open!
Hands On Submissions are open!
Market Stalls Exploring printmakers and suppliers
Peter Ursem Fabulous Fables Taster Session
Bristol Print Collective Collaborative Demonstration
Truth Wall Print your own Action with Kiss and Bite LetterPress
Letterpress with Nick Hand
The Importance of Collectives with Bristol Print Collective
Talk with Mary Gillett about traditional etching
Masterclass with Simon Ripley on Linocut Monotyping
Talk with Peter Ursem about landscape in linocut
Talk with Anita Reynolds about printmaking, walking and working in the landscape
The Printery
Ikigai Printing - Alma Yard
Journey’ an exhibition at Theatre Royal Plymouth

Day 1 Line Up – Saturday 22nd Oct

Pop up print shop

Browse art work from printmakers across the South West and beyond, with the opportunity to buy art you fall in love with.

Market Stalls

Exploring printmakers and suppliers

Bristol Print Collective

On a Roll

Stamp and Go

Come and help Bristol Print Collective carve a large-scale linocut on Saturday that will be based around their adventures in Plymouth and their research into marine biology and conservation. Alongside the large scale block you can also drop by their project space to create your own wonderful relief prints using their pre-carved lino cuts. Suitable for all ages and abilities… just drop in, roll up, and print! – Family friendly

Collaborative demo

Hands On – An exhibition showcasing selected South West Print Makers

Take in the wide variety of art, showcasing selected South West Printmakers, at the Hands On Exhibition

Handprinting Spirit Animals with Theo Carter Weber

Make spirit animals from our handprints, and create detail with paint pens, give our animals names and list their qualities and what they may be wanting to communicate to you. Family friendly

Fabulous Fables with Peter Ursem

Truth Wall/Print Your Action with Alan Qualtrough

Produce and install your own letterpress-printed posters to be displayed in the courtyard of Ocean Studios

Colossal and Borrowed Parts Brewery

Join Colossal and Borrowed Parts Brewery for perfect social enterprise collaboration, pop-up screenprinting and beers!

Techno-Heritage Printmaking with Matt Holmes

Mezzotint Masterclass with Sarah Gillespie 

Sarah Gillespie will be in the print room at Arts University Plymouth, printing mezzotints and answering your questions about the preparation of plates, engraving, papers, inks, timings, pressure, tool care and more

Yoga and Print

Letter Press Collective Demo with Nick Hand 

Hear from Nick Hand, one half of the Letterpress Collective. Nick’s collaborative printing practice often explores journeys across the UK and in Europe. Using his mobile press as a tool to engage and share knowledge through communities.

Print your patch workshop with Ismay Berncastle

Minski and The Original Fruitcakes Fashion Show

Minski, an handmade and upcycled fashion brand is joining forces with The Original Fruitcakes as part of Print in Action Festival, bringing together a creative fashion show with a selection of bold screen printed garments.

The Dream that Came True – a talk with Mary Gillett

A talk that documents the evolution of my printmaking practice and the importance of its integral relationship to the dynamic and ethos of my teaching practice.

Why collectives are so important- a talk with Bristol Print Collective 

Bristol Print Collective deliver printmaking workshops in pop-up venues in galleries, festivals and community spaces. Their aim is to keep the traditions of printmaking alive by offering accessible and engaging workshops for all members of society.

Food with Hedgerow Hound

The award-winning family business, Hedgerow Hound will offer a range of delicious vegan food to add to the enjoyment of the day.