Cleeve Press


Spring 2016 copy

 A traditional hand composing room and printing office with proofing presses, treadle platen presses & an 1863 cast iron Albion flat bed press.

Nicholas Birchall has extensive experience in one to one Tuition in Art, Graphic Design, Photography and Letterpress.

C l e e v e   P r e s s   W e b   s i t e

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The Next

Cleeve Press Letterpress Experience Day

Saturday 28th April 2018

University of Leicester Botanic Garden



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 An interesting Debate

“Deep Impression – Kiss Impression”

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Cleeve Press is a member of the Oxford Guild of Printers

Oxford  Guild  of  Printers

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Leicestershire “Selected Artist” see web site

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A few samples of  Cleeve Press Letterpress printing

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Explore our Images Gallery of Graphic Work

Image Gallery

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Hand-Crafted Letterpress

Lino cut in three colours on rice paper, mounted on hand folded cards.

These and other handcrafted examples are for sale at

Treadle operated clam shell platen press in working order.  Platen size 15 x 24 cm.

E.A. Braddick Ltd. Printers & Electrical Engineers.Gough Square London


1863 cast iron Albion flat bed press

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About nickgraphic

I am a visual creative working through interwoven disciplines and themes in Graphic Design, Illustration and Photography to create a visual dialogue. I am interested in letterpress typography and printing. I am a member of The Oxford Guild of Printers. I have my own letterpress printing office with a treadle operated clam shell platen press and a range of type faces . I teach Art & Design, with a travelling "Letterpress Experience" where people can experiment with typography and print there own designs.
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