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Valentine Letterpress Taster


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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Sunday 6th February
10.00am - 1.00pm
Tutor  Theo Miller

Spend half a day exploring letterpress using Wood, Iron Hand Presses and Proofing presses. Participants are welcome to book a place together as a couple for a romantic day of letterpress printing! Working solo or together you will learn the basics of letterpress and come away with some printed mementos of the day.

Course Structure

  • An introduction into the letterpress area and location of the wood type

  • Health and safety in Letterpress

  • Demonstrate how to print from type on the presses being used on the course.

  • Print and Design your own letterpress print.

  • Demonstrate how to clean both type and the press

  • Cleaning and tidying and close of course

About the Tutor

Theo Miller is a visual artist and printmaker, born in Leicester. He gained a first class degree in Fine Art from De Montfort University in 2014. Miller is currently living and working in Leicester as an Artist and also as a Technician for De Montfort University.

Printmaking, for Miller is an axis, a locus. He describes the beauty of printmaking to be that the final image is always affected by, and integral to the process itself. Miller is currently focusing on letterpress, after being granted the Print Futures Award 2017.


Early Bird: This course is eligible for a 5% early bird discount when booked online by 22nd November 2021. Don't delay, book today!

Online: You can book online here by credit / debit card or Paypal.

Telephone: You can pay by card over the phone during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm). Call us on 0116 251 4174.

In person: Call in to Leicester Print Workshop during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm) to book and pay by card, cash or cheque.

Pre-course information: We will send you details of how to find us and what to bring with you when we process your booking. 


Full-Print Members of Leicester Print Workshop are entitled to a 10% discount on our inhouse courses. Interested in joining LPW as a member? Click here for more information.