The annual Lancaster Printer’s Fair and Wayzgoose will be held Friday and Saturday September 17-18 at The Ken Kulakowsky Center for Letterpress and Book Arts on the Campus on Orange of the Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, 117 Parkside Avenue, Lancaster, PA.
The event will feature demonstrations, activities for both letterpress printers and the public, and vendors selling printing equipment, type, supplies, and letterpress printed items. Presses, a Ludlow, and a Linotype which will be available to users once the center is open for classes and studio use will be operating.
Vendors selling items and supplies of interest to letterpress printers include:
Heritage Press Museum of Lancaster PA
John Barret’s Letterpress Things of Chicope MA
Boxcar Press, Syracuse, NY
Excelsior Press of Frenchtown NJ
P22 Type Foundry of Rochester NY
Letterpress printers displaying and selling items they print include:
Freshly Pressed Prints of Lancaster PA
Gingerly Press of Pittsburgh PA
Memory Press of Plainsboro NJ
Base Press of Philadelphia PA
Leland Manufactory of Baltimore MD
Bowerbox Press of Monkton MD
Sea Heart City Press of Philadelphia PA
Typothecary Letterpress of Lancaster PA
Rexmake of Harrisburg PA
The Itinerant Printer of Buffalo NY
In addition to the Heritage Press Museum of Lancaster, several printer organizations, including the Conestoga Press of Ephrata PA and the American Printing History Association Chesapeake Chapter will have booths.
The Wayzgoose and Letterpress sale and tours will be at The Ken Kulakowsky Center on Friday September 17 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The sale will continue, and the Printer’s Fair will be held, at The Ken Kulakowsky Center on Saturday September 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Center is at the corner of Clark Street and Parkside Avenue. Use 51 Parkside Avenue, Lancaster PA as a GPS address. Full directions are available on the web at www.lancasterprintersfair.org. Admission is free both days. There is ample free parking nearby.
This two day event benefits The Heritage Press Museum & The Center for Letterpress and Book Arts.