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“A knowledgeable and friendly lady who loves to share her love of printing, books etc”
10 Sep 2017
“Beautiful Book Shop”
A working letterpress printshop with vintage presses. Try printing on our 180-year-old iron handpress. Experience how books used to be made - and sometimes still are! The shop area features cards, prints, chapbooks and handmade books by variety of...more
Visited here as this had tickled myt husbands fancy when we were looking for places of interest. The lady here is wonderful she took the time to show us her printing presses and explain the basics of hand printing. Her stock though small is excellent...More
Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sheila J
Marnie334, Owner at Running the Goat Books & Broadsides, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018
Thanks for your lovely review! It's always such fun to welcome visitors to the printshop. I'm delighted that you were able to find some treasures to take away with you.
This lovely little establishment features antique printing machinery alongside modern and imaginative new books!! We were so excited to discover this inviting shop just moments off the main Hwy and also pleased to meet the gracious proprietor and host at her work! Needless to say,...More
We loved this beautiful print shop of independent books, cards, art prints and 3 vintage presses that still work. The owner's friendly cat greeted us and took centre stage as we looked through the wonderfully printed chapbooks and other artworks.
Date of experience: August 2017
Marnie334, Owner at Running the Goat Books & Broadsides, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017
Thanks so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure to welcome you to the print shop.
It's across the road (more a lane) from the art gallery. Quite small front display area with prints and original books from their in house printery, as well as books from bigger printers. A warm greeting from the owner and a friendly grey cat. Worth...More
Date of experience: May 2017
Marnie334, Owner at Running the Goat Books & Broadsides, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017
Thanks for your kind words. It was lovely to welcome you to the printshop!