Classic Heidelberg printing at Sarsen Press

The Original Heidelburg letterpress machine that we ran in the 1980’s  was a Platten which used raised metal lettering to make the print from. The pages would be laid out by hand from thousands of tiny metal lettering pieces. We used this system alongside our...

Thames Ramble

Tony Hill reviews “Sweet Thames Run Softly” by Robert Gibbings  One of the advantages of charity and bookshops being closed is that I am having to choose books from my shelves to read, so I’ve just finished “Sweet Thames Run Softly”...

Oliver Gray – travelling with style!

On moving to Winchester in 1976, I soon started putting on gigs in local venues, for which I needed posters. Several people recommended Sarsen Press, who catered for the printing needs of organisations in the Winchester area. I immediately felt at home with the...