Forthcoming Talks & Events

At our store in Gillingham Street, we enjoy hosting a range of informal lectures, seminars and exhinitons from many people in the paper and bookbinding industry. These are free to attend (unless otherwise stated) and we keep the shop open late, in case you need to do any shopping whilst you are here.


Below is a list of the forthcoming talks & events at Shepherds London. Keep checking back, or on our Twitter and Facebook for more updates 




Simon Fowler - Live Printmaking Demonstration!

Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th February, 10am-6pm  


Come and see our Columbian Press in action, via the talented hands of renowned Artist Printmaker Simon Fowler. Simon will be producing a run of prints on The Columbian, utilising a variety of our favourite papers and materials. 

 Have questions about the printing process? No problem!Simon will be on hand to answer any queries you have about printing in various means (screen, lino, etching).





Designer Bookbinders Competition Winners Collection:

28th January - 19th February

(28th January, we are open until 8:30pm


Shepherds have the pleasure of exhibiting a collection of books from The Designer Bookbinders 2015 Competition, including both the set text and open entry winners. This exhibition will run from 28th January until 19th February 2016, with the Private View (which is free to attend and open to all) taking place on 28th January, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

Refreshments will be provided at the Private View, and we will also be offering 15% off Paper & Materials, from 6:30pm until 8:30pm

This is a fantastic array of books to be on display (including Shepherds' own Luke Hornus, who won multiple awards for his entry of George Orwell's "1984") so will be a great opportunity to see them up close and get some inspiration. 

 See our Facebook Events Page for instant updates, and feel free to invite your friends too.