september, 2021

26sep12:00 pm4:00 pmBookbinding demonstration12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Grimsthorpe Castle - Vanbrugh Hall, Grimsthorpe Park, Bourne, PE10 0LZ.

Event Details

Visit the Castle today between 12pm and 4pm to see our book binder, Caroline Bain, undertaking conservation work on our library collection.

Watch Caroline as she works live on the repair of 2 volumes from the collection. Visitors will be able to see the work and chat with Caroline as they walk through the Castle. Please do come along to ask questions about the repairs and learn more about this traditional heritage craft.

Caroline formally trained in the traditional heritage craft of fine bookbinding, and is a specialist in Medieval to early 20th Century hand bookbinding techniques, restoration, gold finishing using real gold leaf, and paper conservation. She has a wonderful fully equipped bindery and is passionate about being able to continue the traditional craft of hand bookbinding to help future generations enjoy their treasured books and documents.

Usual charges apply. The Bookbinding demonstration is included in your visit to the Castle.




(Sunday) 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Grimsthorpe Castle - Vanbrugh Hall

Grimsthorpe Park, Bourne, PE10 0LZ.

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