Not quite as synonymous with  the seasonal juggernaut Christmas, paper and card can be put to a lot of uses at Halloween. Think of all the wonderful decoartions and costume accessories you can make from them. It’s a brilliantly creative …

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Have a look at artist Steve Messam’s latest installation commissioned by Lakes Culture in the Lake District National Park in the UK.  Messam has created a temporary, recyclable bridge made out of 20,000 sheets of red paper. Eyecatching or what? …

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With shopping bags taking up a serious amount of column inches in the national papers, we’ve been thinking about them a lot here at Priory Press. We believe in sustainable printing and if your shop uses branded carrier bags, have …

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Will Your Business Charge Customers 5p For Plastic Bags? If so, have you considered replacing your company carrier bags with paper bags? Not only are you contributing to the welfare of our planet but it’s also an opportunity to show …

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Priory Press has undertaken some giant jobs in the past, but try to imagine for a second the scale of printing these giants en-masse. For your reading pleasure: THE TOP 10 LONGEST NOVELS OF ALL TIME! Also have any of …

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This article will blow your mind. http://www.livescience.com/34566-weirdest-3d-printed-objects.html

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Who invented the printing press? You’d be surprised at how often this question comes up in a pub quiz. The answer was Johanes Gutenberg. The first printing press was developed in the 15th Century in around 1440 in Germany. He …

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The common apple tree is a member of the rose family. It is native to western Asia and it spread to Europe in ancient times by traders. It was introduced to the Americas in the 18th Century. Priory Press has …

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Everybody knows that paper is made from trees, bees make honey and ants make sugar (hang on…) but have you ever thought about the actual process that goes into making it? There’s an almost alchemic process to making paper as …

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Priory Press is definitely entralled with the ‘tech’ that comes out almost weekly and we do wonder if the need to have a printed hard copy of our labours will one day become a thing of the past. But as …

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