Oxford Fine Press Book Fair


The Oxford Fine Press Book Fair is a two-day fair held in the Kassam Stadium Conference and Events Center in Oxford, details of which can be found at thekassamstadium.com.

The fair occupies the Exhibition Area on the ground floor and the Quadrangle Suite on the first floor. Typically, there are about 90 exhibitors, including presses, specialist book dealers, trade suppliers, and related organizations. Additionally, a series of lectures run concurrently with the fair.

The Fair Manager, on behalf of the organizers, the Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association (PBFA), is Henry Gott.


Highlights from 2018

  • — Alexandra Franklin and Richard Lawrence on the Bodleian Libary’s Sonnets printing project
  • — Peter Lawrence on “William Morris and Wood Engraving: The Earthly Compromise”
  • — Ferdinand Ulrich on “Hermann Zapf, Jack Stauffacher, and the birth of a type”