28th - 29th NOV 2020

Create your own Mini Medieval Book with Shelagh McCarthy, for families

Sunday 29th, 2pm

Shelagh is a printmaker, bookbinder and freelance creative-educator.

Medieval books were treasured, luxury objects that required time and great skill to produce.

In this family workshop (kids age 7+) you will make your own version of a medieval-style book and fill it with the most valuable treasures of all - your own ideas!

This workshop is for families, looking for an adult bookbinding workshop? Find out more here!

Ticket no longer available - hopefully you can join us next year!

For this hands-on creative workshop you will need to have the following tools and materials:

  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Coloured pens/pencils
  • Sticky tape
  • Elastic bands
  • String
  • Coloured tissue paper
  • Craft card
  • Paper
  • Collage materials


The above book’s pages are made from 6 sheets of A4 printer paper. The cover is made from a breakfast cereal box that's been decorated with collage and felt tips. The pages are bound with elastic bands.

Suitable for families (kids age 7+).

Workshop lasts 1 hour and is over zoom.

Tickets are limited.