Hot Bed Press is one of the largest open-access print workshops in the UK, with facilities for screenprint, etching, relief printing, letterpress, book arts and many more print processes and techniques.
We welcome new members and offer an extensive programme of courses for beginners to more advanced printmakers including day, weekend, evening and even year-long courses, run by our talented in-house tutors as well as special guest tutors who are experts in their field.
We also represent members at external exhibitions and events including Manchester Art Fair, The Hepworth Print Fair and regional and national shows.
We also run the 20:20 print exchange which annually involves up to 700 artists exchanging prints across the world.
- Public Membership
- Open Studio
- Taster Sessions (Half Day - Full Day)
- Short Courses (Half Day - Full Day)
- Weekend Courses
- Weekly Courses (Over up to 12 Weeks)
- Long Courses (for more than 12 Weeks)
- Artist Demonstration/Talk
- Summer School for Adults
- Adult (18+)
- Young People (12 - 18)
- Older People (65+)
- Families with Children
There’s no place better to understand and appreciate printmaking then print workshops and studios. Many artists work in communal printmaking workshops, and in our upcoming locations section, you will find some of the most credible print workshops in the UK.
Many of our featured locations run workshops and courses for the public, and some have an exhibition programme.
We encourage you to visit them, and to experience and enjoy printmaking – watch this space to find out more!