Welcome to the Bracken Press PRINT-workshop website

Individual courses for print-makers, in intaglio (etching, drypoint, aquatint)

& block printing & wood engraving  (lino-prints, surface printing) & letterpress

Established 1974.


Please email for factsheets

(or download and print from the list below), they can also be sent via email

BP Etching.pdf

BP Printmaking Terms.pdf

BP Lino printing.pdf

BP woodengraving.pdf

Cost of tools lino.pdf

Printmaking societies.pdf

Printmaking definitions.pdf

Damp Box Fabrication for printmakers.

A booking form to reserve your place.

Booking form BP.pdf

Things to bring:-

1. Most important the design you wish to print (A4 size) sketch books, drawings etc

2. Protective clothing (printmaking can be messy)

Alternatively there are several aprons are available to use.

3. Protective gloves,

ink can be absorbed via your skin

4. A packed lunch *

( Alternatively there are 2 public houses, a shop & a cafe in the village 5 minutes walk away)

Car Parking:

unlimited parking is available with no restrictions on the public road outside

Library of books on printmaking



The excellent YEW TREE CAFE  which is located  in the village on the High Street,

3 minutes walk from Bracken Press print-workshop.

Hours of opening:-

Tuesday - Saturday from 10am until 4pm

Sunday from 12pm until 2pm.

Booking is advisable as they can get rather busy.

telephone 01723 367989

Their steak and kidney pie + is worth a mention.

If you are traveling any distance and require accommodation

for a list of local hotels, B & B see below..



Wrea Head Hotel

Barmoor Lane, Scalby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO13 0PB 


(Distance from Bracken Press Print-workshop,

1 mile by road, or a pleasant walk past the cricket pitch)

Town Centre:- 

(Distance from Bracken Press Print-workshop, 3.5 miles)

The Royal Hotel 

St. Nicholas Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire

YO11 2HE 

Link below.



Premier Inn , Scarborough

Falconer Road,


YO11 2EN,


What’s on in Scarborough.




Plan your visit/


The Coast/


Eating Out etc.



Stephen  Joseph Theatre




Before you arrive for your course