Year of Print

Printing and the Mind of the Midlands

Birmingham is Britain’s most historically important center of printing outside London.

Join Professor of Typography at Birmingham City University, Caroline Archer, as she considers the history of Birmingham’s printing industry and the production of its products. From the arrival of its first printer in the early eighteenth century to the advent of computer technology in the mid-twentieth century, this fascinating talk explores the breadth of printing in the Midlands.

Ticket prices:

£5 Members

£7 non members

Free for UOB and BCU staff and students on production of their University cards