BABE: Bristol Artist’s Book Event at Arnolfini, 30th – 31st March 2019

All welcome to this free event over the weekend of 30-31 March.

BABE (Bristol Artists Book Event) is back! The seventh biennial festival featuring the work of bookmakers and small presses from around the world. Presented by Arnolfini, with Sarah Bodman (Centre for Fine Print Research, University of the West of England) and Tom Sowden (Bath School of Art and Design, Bath Spa University). Since 2007, BABE has established a great reputation as a relaxed and friendly event to meet and talk to book artists about their work and buy works of art.

With more than 80 makers taking part, and prices starting from just a few pounds, there will be something for everyone. Expect performances, interventions, talks and workshops across the weekend too. Featuring artists from all over the UK, Ireland, Norway, Sweden and South Korea.

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For the full line-up of exhibitors, talks, tours, etc. visit