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Print in Action

Venue: The Corn Hall

In collaboration with designermakers21, ‘Print in Action’ is a mini print festival in the heart of Diss. Featuring the work of 10 regional printmakers, the exhibition features a free day of demonstrations and taster sessions for the public, in an event which is unique to Diss. 

Print in Action Day   Saturday 27 July   11am – 4pm

Free printmaking demonstrations at the Corn Hall and designermakers21, with some taster sessions running for £3 to cover material costs

In the Corn Hall Foyer

Cupiss Letterpress  Demonstrations   11am to 1.45pm and 2.30pm till 4pm. Charge £ 2 a go.

An opportunity to ‘have a go’ at selecting your very own lettering and print using their press.

In the Lower Gallery

Ni Gooding – Screenprint Demonstrations   11am to 2.30pm. FREE

An opportunity to pull a colour through a small screen ( 8” x 6” ) onto a partially completed screen-print prepared by Ni.


In the Upper Gallery

Celia Hart  – Handprinting Lino Blocks with a Burnisher  Demonstrtaions   11am to 1pm them 1.45 to 4pm. FREE

An opportunity to watch Celia ink up her small intricate lino blocks with water based inks and hand print them using a burnisher.



Annette's  Studio

Jacqui Petrie & Heather Davidson – Monotypes & Collagraphs  DEMONSTRATIONS  11 am to 4pm – half hour break for lunch.

An opportunity to watch Jacqui and Heather at work using  a large format etching press.

Examples of Annette’s work, relief print linocut, vinyl and prints, fine art prints and hand printed textiles for interiors will be on display.


Exhibition Space Upstairs at DM21

DEMONSTRATIONS AND ‘HAVE A GO’ – 11 am to 4pm – half hour break for lunch.

Zelda Eady – Lino Cuts   A small charge of £3.00 to cover materials

Zelda curates the Espacio Print Fair in London and is a part-time tutor at Curwen Press. She will be offering have a go sessions trying out linocut. She will have the use of a mobile press and the public can create their own linocut print to take away


Liz Taunt – Drypoint   A small charge of £3.00 to cover materials

Liz is Bungay based and participates in the Norwich Print Fair. She will offer drypoint using a special drypoint papercard technique and have access to a mobile printing press.  You can create a linear, tonal drypoint print to take away.


Di Griffiths – Wood Engraving

Di will be demonstrating wood engraving and will have displays of her work and be available for questions. She also makes etchings, linocuts, collagraphs, and uses letterpress and is a bookbinder. Her work is in the Bircham Gallery in Holt.

She is a member of Gainsborough House printmaking workshops and runs workshops in Bergh Apton.


In The Old White Forge – Screen Printing Demonstrtaions  11 am to 4pm – half hour break for lunch.

Marco Rayment – Screen Printing

Marco will be demonstrating screenprint through the courtyard in The Old White Forge. People can watch or take part in a free have a go session. Marco was a screenprint tutor at London College of Print and is now a trustee of designermakers21 and runs screenprinting sessions with local schools and community groups.

designermakers21 – crafts centre, gallery and workshops in Diss, Norfolk