London Centre for Book Arts (LCBA) is the UK’s only open-access resource and education centre dedicated to book arts. Located in Fish Island, near Hackney Wick in east London.

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  1. Artist-Run Spaces: Nonprofit Collective Organisations in the 1960s and 1970s is now available from the LCBA Shop. We’ve also restocked one of our favourites, Booktrek by Clive Phillpot. Artist-Run Spaces: Nonprofit Collective Organisations in the 1960s and 1970s is now available from the LCBA Shop. We’ve also restocked one of our favourites, Booktrek by Clive Phillpot.
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    Artist-Run Spaces: Nonprofit Collective Organisations in the 1960s and 1970s is now available from the LCBA Shop. We’ve also restocked one of our favourites, Booktrek by Clive Phillpot.

  2. Restocked in the LCBA shop: Bookbinding Tool Kit from the London Centre for Book Arts The perfect kit for beginner bookbinders and craft makers. All tools are carefully selected and sourced in the UK. Kit contains: Awl for making holes 6” bone folder for paper folding Clip-point shoe knife for cutting paper Brush for paste and glue 5 bookbinding needles and 6 metres of linen thread for sewing Restocked in the LCBA shop: Bookbinding Tool Kit from the London Centre for Book Arts The perfect kit for beginner bookbinders and craft makers. All tools are carefully selected and sourced in the UK. Kit contains: Awl for making holes 6” bone folder for paper folding Clip-point shoe knife for cutting paper Brush for paste and glue 5 bookbinding needles and 6 metres of linen thread for sewing
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    Restocked in the LCBA shop: Bookbinding Tool Kit from the London Centre for Book Arts

    The perfect kit for beginner bookbinders and craft makers. All tools are carefully selected and sourced in the UK.

    Kit contains:
    Awl for making holes
    6” bone folder for paper folding
    Clip-point shoe knife for cutting paper
    Brush for paste and glue
    5 bookbinding needles and 6 metres of linen thread for sewing

  3. Zine Masters of the Univers, featuring Ari Marcopoulos, Raymond Pettibon, Dash Snow, and Mark Gonzales; now available from the LCBA shop. Zine Masters of the Univers, featuring Ari Marcopoulos, Raymond Pettibon, Dash Snow, and Mark Gonzales; now available from the LCBA shop.
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    Zine Masters of the Univers, featuring Ari Marcopoulos, Raymond Pettibon, Dash Snow, and Mark Gonzales; now available from the LCBA shop.

  4. Thanks to everyone for such an amazing Hackney WickED weekend! Thanks especially to our volunteers, studio members, Friends of LCBA and to Luminous Books for making it all possible.

  5. Sister Corita Kent, Stop the Bombing, 1967. Sister Corita Kent, Stop the Bombing, 1967.
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    Sister Corita Kent, Stop the Bombing, 1967.

  6. Issue 3 of Works that Work, ‘The Impact of Design’, available at the LCBA shop or online at londonbookarts.bigcartel.com Issue 3 of Works that Work, ‘The Impact of Design’, available at the LCBA shop or online at londonbookarts.bigcartel.com
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    Issue 3 of Works that Work, ‘The Impact of Design’, available at the LCBA shop or online at londonbookarts.bigcartel.com

  7. This Saturday and Sunday from 12–6pm, LCBA will be taking part in the Artists’ Open Studio at Britannia Works as part of Hackney WickED Art Festival. We’ll have books and artworks by friends and members of LCBA along with a pop-up bookshop by LUMINOUS BOOKS. Hope to see you at the studio!London Centre for Book Arts Britannia Works 56 Dace Road London E3 2NQmap This Saturday and Sunday from 12–6pm, LCBA will be taking part in the Artists’ Open Studio at Britannia Works as part of Hackney WickED Art Festival. We’ll have books and artworks by friends and members of LCBA along with a pop-up bookshop by LUMINOUS BOOKS. Hope to see you at the studio!London Centre for Book Arts Britannia Works 56 Dace Road London E3 2NQmap
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    This Saturday and Sunday from 12–6pm, LCBA will be taking part in the Artists’ Open Studio at Britannia Works as part of Hackney WickED Art Festival. We’ll have books and artworks by friends and members of LCBA along with a pop-up bookshop by LUMINOUS BOOKS. Hope to see you at the studio!

    London Centre for Book Arts
    Britannia Works
    56 Dace Road
    London E3 2NQ
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  8. This Sunday, join us at the LCBA studio to learn how to prepare artwork and to print your own foilblock printed cards, invitations and book covers.
Introduction to FoilblockingSunday 27 July, 1 – 3pm This Sunday, join us at the LCBA studio to learn how to prepare artwork and to print your own foilblock printed cards, invitations and book covers.
Introduction to FoilblockingSunday 27 July, 1 – 3pm
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    This Sunday, join us at the LCBA studio to learn how to prepare artwork and to print your own foilblock printed cards, invitations and book covers.

    Introduction to Foilblocking
    Sunday 27 July, 1 – 3pm

  9. Bookworks Summer Sale
Always excellent Bookworks is having a Summer Sale. Visit them today and tomorrow at their office for discounted books, posters, limited edition prints and free gifts.
Friday, 25 July12 Noon – 8pmand Saturday, 26 July 12 noon – 6pm.Book Works 19 Holywell Row London, EC2A 4JB Bookworks Summer Sale
Always excellent Bookworks is having a Summer Sale. Visit them today and tomorrow at their office for discounted books, posters, limited edition prints and free gifts.
Friday, 25 July12 Noon – 8pmand Saturday, 26 July 12 noon – 6pm.Book Works 19 Holywell Row London, EC2A 4JB
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    Bookworks Summer Sale

    Always excellent Bookworks is having a Summer Sale. Visit them today and tomorrow at their office for discounted books, posters, limited edition prints and free gifts.

    Friday, 25 July
    12 Noon – 8pm
    and Saturday, 26 July
    12 noon – 6pm.

    Book Works
    19 Holywell Row
    London, EC2A 4JB

  10. We’re thrilled to have Luminous Books join us at the LCBA studio during Hackney WickED on Sat 2 & Sun 3 of August.
LCBA will be participating in the Artists’ Open Studios at Britannia Works as part of the Hackney WickED Art Festival. We will be running demonstrations, and there will be books and artworks for sale by friends and studio members, along with a pop-up shop by Luminous Books. We’re thrilled to have Luminous Books join us at the LCBA studio during Hackney WickED on Sat 2 & Sun 3 of August.
LCBA will be participating in the Artists’ Open Studios at Britannia Works as part of the Hackney WickED Art Festival. We will be running demonstrations, and there will be books and artworks for sale by friends and studio members, along with a pop-up shop by Luminous Books.
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    We’re thrilled to have Luminous Books join us at the LCBA studio during Hackney WickED on Sat 2 & Sun 3 of August.

    LCBA will be participating in the Artists’ Open Studios at Britannia Works as part of the Hackney WickED Art Festival. We will be running demonstrations, and there will be books and artworks for sale by friends and studio members, along with a pop-up shop by Luminous Books.