Welcome to the Bracken Press PRINT-workshop website

Intaglio (etching, drypoint, aquatint)

& block printing & wood engraving

(lino-prints, surface printing) & letterpress

Established 1974.


''Bracken Press'

is the 'private press' imprint name for the printmaker Michael Atkin.

Scalby Fair date 2024

To add something a little different to the Fair, the doors to the printmaking workshop will be open to the public.

Demonstrations of the printmaking process and a chance to print some memorabilia on the day using an 1869 Albion platen press.

Exhibition during Scalby Fair

June  2024

The  5th  Exhibition by Scalby Artists

will be hosted at the premises of Bracken Press

Scalby Fair Day Saturday  June

Daily between the hours of 10.00a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

4 Scalby Artists have come together to stage an extra element to the Scalby Fair Week which occours yearly in the village.

The 4 artists taking part being

Judith Ellis

Jessica Cathcart

Speth Milnes

Michael Atkin

More information here

Printing equipment for sale

  Columbian printing presse for sale


December  2nd & 3rd


10.00a.m.  - 5.00 p.m.