Welcome to the Bracken Press PRINT-workshop website

Intaglio (etching, drypoint, aquatint)

& block printing & wood engraving  

(lino-prints, surface printing) & letterpress

Established 1974.


Published Spring 2017

'An Alphabet of Scarborough'

Limited edition artist's book of just 26 copies, 1/4 leather hardbound + solandar box.

Exhibition during Scalby Fair

June  17th   2023

The  fifth Exhibition by Scalby Artists

will be hosted at the premises of Bracken Press

Scalby Fair Day Saturday  June  17th 2023

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

Scalby Fair date 2022 Date 18th June  

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.

''Bracken Press'

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

Printing equipment for sale

Columbian printing presse for sale


JUNE   3rd, 4th,   10th & 11th

December  2nd & 3rd


10.00a.m.  - 5.00 p.m.