Workshops and Events

Bespoke Classes

Don’t see a class you like below, or looking to book a fun event with friends?
Book your own class in Anachronalia’s Leeds workshop for 1-6 attendees!
Prices start at £30 for 1 hr of 121 tuition, bespoke classes will vary depending on what you are looking to learn and materials. Email for further details and available dates.

2024 Classes and Events (Updated regularly)

Drop-In Sessions in The Anachronalia Bindery. Informal self-led access to the bindery. Pre-booking only. £10. Select Wednesdays between 13:00 and 19:00 March-Dec. Last June date is 12th June. Drop ins will be on hiatus from 13th Jun-9th July while I focus on International Medieval Congress prep, after which they will resume.

1 Ticket Left. Sunday 9th Jun 13:00-16:00: 16th-Century Style Sketchbook/Vatican Limp Binding – Fabrication York, 19 Coney St, York YO1 9QL. £30 a ticket, Max 6 participants. For beginners and intermediate crafters.

POSTPONED Sunday 16th Jun 10:00-17:30: Working With Fabric – Making Cloth Covered Books – Fabrication Studios, Hereford House, 6 Edward St, Leeds LS2 7NT. £70 a ticket, max 8 participants. Suitable for beginners but some craft experience useful.

Wednesday 3rd Jul 10.30-19.00 & Thursday 4th Jul 10.30-18.00: International Medieval Congress Medieval Craft Fair Trading, with a selection of historically-inspired books and stationery, including one-off creations. On Thursday I will also be demonstrating Medieval Binding Techniques and handling models.

1 Ticket Left. Saturday 20th Jul 13:00-16:30: Make your own vintage style notebook – Fabrication York, 19 Coney St, York YO1 9QL. £40 a ticket, Max 6 participants. For beginners and intermediate. A vintage twist on the modern case binding.

4 Tickets Left. Sunday 21st Jul: Bind your own hardback notebook – Bronte Upholstery, 33-35 Mill Hey, Haworth, BD22 8NQ . Make your own multi-section case-bound notebook. Suitable for beginners.

Saturday 2nd Nov 10:30-16:30: Make Your Own A6 Notebook Workshop – Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LG. Make your own palm-sized case-bound notebook. Suitable for beginners, lunch and refreshments included.