Events and News



Regular Guild meetings are held at 7:30pm at the Hughes Community Centre, Wisdom Street, Hughes on the second Thursday of every alternate month: February, April, June, August, October, December.

The following are meeting outlines for 2018:

February 8, 2018

BIND CHALLENGE 2018 announced.

Activities – Wordless but expressive…

Calligraphic Marks – Lyndell Dobbs and Carol Perron team up, demonstrating calligraphic marks. Both have attended calligraphy workshops with tutors Massimo Polello and Olive Bull, who have an interest in the form of the book as a container for calligraphy.

Wordless books – Wendy Taylor is demonstrating her process of making a wordless book. Inspired by Italian designer Bruno Munari.

 Blank space

April , 2018

Activity – Share and learn aka Show and Tell

At the February meeting Wendy gave us all a cover and pages to take home to make our own individual wordless book as a homage to Bruno Munari and his Libri illeggibili. These will be on show when we next meet on 12 April.

June, 2018



August, 2018

AGM: please make sure your membership is current and come along and discuss the achievements of your Guild and what’s in store in the year ahead.



Guild 18 – please bring along your books for the exhibition.

October, 2018



December 14, 2018

Bind Challenge 2018

Bind Challenge, all will be revealed.

Who will receive the gift for participating in the 2018 challenge ? Enjoy light refreshments while members speak about the design, materials, binding style and the making of their entry in the ‘pop up’ exhibition.


Check out our dedicated Workshops page.


GUILD 18 exhibition of members work Mezzanine Gallery, Civic Library, London Circuit, Canberra City. Thursday 13 September 2018 to Saturday 6 October 2018 during normal library hours.







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