IMPORTANT: In accordance to recommendations set by health officials due to the COVID-19 outbreak, our meetings are cancelled until further notice. We will post more information as it becomes available. Take care and be well.

The CBBAG Ottawa Valley Chapter meets on the second Wednesday of each month (September through June) from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Our meetings take place at the Sandy Hill Community Centre250 Somerset Street East in Ottawa in the downstairs craft room.

The meetings are open to both members and the general public and involve presentations on a wide variety of topics and a sharing of ideas and projects.

Meetings and Programme for the 2019-2020 season

The programme is yet to be confirmed. Check later for updates.

11 Sep 2019 Summer Activities / Challenges – Ideas, Topics and Choices
Minutes for September
Matchbox due
09 Oct 2019 Hands-on activity: blind tooling with Spike Minogue. Swap launch
Minutes for October
Project launch
13 Nov 2019 Presentation: Historic Bookbinding in Montefiascone with Paul Champion-Demers
Minutes for November
11 Dec 2019 Presentation: Bookbinding at the National Archives of Malta with Bronwen Glover
Minutes for December
Last day to confirm participation
08 Jan 2020 Presentation: Lettering Through Time or how our alphabet got to where it is today with Rick Draffin
Minutes for January
12 Feb 2020 Hands-on activity: Folding Paper Fun Night,
with Spike Minogue
Minutes for February
11 Mar 2020 Hands-on activity: Endbands Sheet exchange
08 Apr 2020 Presentation: William Morris and the Kelmscott Press. Moira Duncan will discuss William Morris’s interest in illuminated manuscripts and medieval print culture through an examination of Morris’s Kelmscott Press and the Kelmscott Chaucer.
13 May 2020 Special Show and Tell: SWAP exchange Project presentations
10 Jun 2020  AGM


Past meetings