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QWERTY Festival

July 20 @ 10:00 am

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Visitors will hear lectures, see demonstrations, type on a vintage Royal manual typewriter, and have a chance to try out and purchasetypewriters. This special event will showcase our exhibit of more than forty typewriters plus rare office machines ranging from the first Mimeographto the Gestetner, Ditto, and more. Over 300 people attended last year’s QWERTY Festival and we are delighted to bring it back for a second year. On hand will be Tom Furrier of Cambridge Typewriter Company of Arlington lecturing on typewriter maintenance and selling vintage typewriters. And Alexandra Woolner of Attack Bear Press in Easthampton with her cool Poetry Vending Machine that’s chock full of poems written by poets from around the world. Visitors can type up a poem for insertion on the spot. Admission to the QWERTY Festival is free! If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to info@museumofprinting.com. The QWERTY Festival is supported in part by grants from the Andover, Boxford, Georgetown, Groveland, Haverhill, Merrimac, Topsfield, and West Newbury Cultural Councils,local agencies which are supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a stateagency. The Museum of Printing is at 15 Thornton Avenue in Haverhill, Massachusetts (Exit 49 off I-495).

This event first appeared on EssexCountyCreates.org

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Date:
July 20
Time:
10:00 am