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Workshop on papermaking and bookbinding

From: Denise Troughton <denise.troughton<-at->
Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Conservation By Design Limited (CXD), is proud to be supporting a
workshop on the principles of handmade papermaking and paper covered
book binding. From 14-18 September, 2009, Jacques Brejoux and
Christopher Clarkson, two of the industry's leading scholars and
craftsmen, will host a five day residential workshop at the 16th
Century Moulin Du Verger Paper Mill in Puymoyen, located in the
Charente (Cognac) region of France.

Jacques Brejoux is renowned internationally as a Master Craftsman in
hand made paper making and is the current custodian of Moulin du
Verger, which has been producing paper since 1539.  Christopher
Clarkson is a renowned book conservator and historian, and a leading
authority on the conservation of medieval manuscripts.

Conservators and book binding professionals will be able to benefit
from this rare interchange of shared knowledge and experience; to
develop a joint understanding of the requirements of western style
papers in the conservation and rebinding of books and archival

The number of participants is limited to eight, the attendees are in
effect benefiting from a five-day masterclass, the workshop will be
conducted in English. Workshop fee for 5 day workshop  1005.25  Euro
per person.

Traditional gite accommodation / full board 5 nights/ transport
to/from mill  370.00 Euro per person (sharing twin room) or 490.00
Euro per person (single occupancy)

To take part in this wonderful opportunity contact Denise Troughton
on +44 1234 831 201 or see


to down load an application form.

For more details on Moulin Du Verger, see


Denise Troughton
Conservation By Design Limited
+44 1234 846 360

                  Conservation DistList Instance 23:2
                  Distributed: Thursday, May 28, 2009
                        Message Id: cdl-23-2-019
Received on Tuesday, 26 May, 2009

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