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Bookface our annual artists' bookfair at the Rising Sun Arts Centre, organised by volunteer Neile Wright.

This is a showcase for artists' hand made bookmakers, small press and anyone interested in the art of bookmaking.

The next Bookface Chapter 14 will be earlier in the year than usual, on Saturday 13 May, 11am - 4pm

If you are interested in taking part, please email The Rising Sun Arts Centre info@risingsun-artscentre.co.uk

Coming up

Sat 14 Sep, 11:00am to 4:00pm


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