Welcome to Book Camp

An annual summertime intensive, comprising consecutive workshops in bookbinding and related fields.
Enrolment is flexible on an individual basis: come for just one class; return for another; stay for all...
Book Camp’s founders are bookbinding and book conservation professionals who have established this educational venture as a response to the need for continuing professional development in an age when formal learning opportunities are becoming scarce.

By gathering over eight days our classes are intended to benefit those wishing to expand their bookbinding skills and techniques with participants enjoying a unique experience of learning and exchanging ideas, immersed in the craft.

We will share meals (included in the registration fee) and enjoy informal presentations in the evenings, followed by time around the camp fire. There will be a celebratory BBQ on the final evening.

"The ideal sketchbook"
3-4 June 2023
Clasp-making for beginners
5-6 June 2023
"The presentation album"
7-8 June 2023
Introduction to paper repair
9-10 June 2023

The Book Camp founders

Michael Burke
Dieter Räder
Philippa Räder
Dominic Riley

Camping & other options

Participants are invited to pitch their tents for free in the grounds near the studio to bring a unique summer camp feel to the event.
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Book Camp
Ynyswen, Nantgaredig,
Carmarthen, SA32 7PG
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