20th edition

Sunday 27 October 2019
11 AM - 5 PM


Oberstrasse 96
51149 Cologne (Porz-Westhoven)

Food & Beverage

At the counter in the main Exhibition Hall
you can buy sandwiches and drinks.
For more elaborate dishes we recommend Gastwerk im Engelshof
at the other side of the courtyard



Workshop Bookbinding
for adults and children (over 6 years old)

by Thekla Ahrens
Start: 12.00 and (later starting times times to be announced on the spot)
The workshop takes ca. 60 minutes and costs: € 10,00 p.p.
Inscription: or tel.: +31(0)6 37 53 1918,
or in advance on the spot

Workshop Making a paper carrier bag
for adults and children older than 10 years

by Thomas Schmitz
Starts at 2 PM
Takes ca. 45 minutes
Costs: € 5,00 p.p.
Inscription: In advance on the spot

Workshop paperdipping

by Akira Matsumoto
Just sit down and join in!


Inden witten Hasewint (Corrie de Groot)
Fish-leather; all sorts and all colours

De Boekenmarkt – Boektotaal
Italian decorated papers:
Normally 2,25 Euro per sheet
During the Cologne Fair: 5 sheets for 10 Euro

Kalligrafiewerkplaats Ludo Versteijlen
Demonstrations of calligraphy
Template for drawing lines for various lettersizes. Easy and fast.
Handmade calligraphy pens (8 to 12 mms)

Papermill « De Schoolmeester »
Zaansch Bord
Nr. 80 62 x 72 cm normally € 5,50 per sheetl
special offer in Cologne: 10 sheets for € 50,-

Kashmir Heritage
Demonstrations blockprinting
special offer (blockprinting mat + 2 dabbingsponges, for € 12,40 (normally € 14,-)

l'Atelier Folio
New assortment of papers: unicoloured, silkscreen handprinted, and for restauration of 19th Century cardboard manufacture.
Special offer during the fair: 3 sheets in different colours for € 25,- instead of € 30,-

Buchbinderei Wiebke Stenzel
Special offer: The purchase of the Multibookpress during the fair: at a 10% discount.

See also the comprehensive list of participants elsewhere on this website

You will find everything here
on one single day and on one single location

Starting 2020 the organization of the Bookbinders' Fair in Cologne
will be taken over by Buchbinderei Thomas Schmitz in Cologne