Hot off the press! Our Print Academy Training Course is back for 2020! Want to learn more about Screen printing? Or are you thinking about starting up and don’t know where to start? This is the perfect course for you!

These popular events held in the Roper Print Academy at SPW  headquarters based in the Midlands book up very quickly.

The day is perfect balance between practical and get your hands dirty printing, with the theory side from the Screen print experience training manual, which you get to keep at the end of the course.
The course runs from 10am -3 pm and is limited to 6-8 people in a class as we like to keep the class personal and friendly.

Over the day you will go over the basics of screen printing such as terminology, introduction to art, films and out, setting up a Printshop and screen room, Job prep and printing on a press, breaking down a job, curing and the general business of screen printing.

Dave Roper the MD of SPW says “I really enjoy meeting the people on the course they come from all walks of life and they get to learn a new skill!”

SPW also offer a one to one training day were we can train printers one to one on an area they may need help with , like screen making , multi-colour printing or just a update on the latest print methods and use of machinery and ink.

Find the dates for this years Academy and book on the course here.


For more information on our training course, contact us on 01562 829009 or alternatively you can send us an email on

Join us in attending FESPA – the Global Print Expo 2019 this May, 14th – 17th.

The exhibition is held in Munich, Germany.

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You are all welcome to our Open House which we are holding Thursday 11th – Friday 12th April.

On the Thursday we will be open from 10am until the later time of 7pm. Then Friday 10am – 4pm.

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After the success of last year’s winter open house we have decided to extend it from one to two days, Thursday 30th November – Friday 1st December.

We will be on hand from 9am to 7pm on Thursday and 9am to 5pm on the Friday to answer any questions and solve any problems.

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After the success of our first Open House in December we have decided to hold another in April, Friday 28th to be precise.  If you didn’t to come to the Printwear and Promotion show, now is your chance to meet us in person and take a look at the equipment and consumables we provide.

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Don’t miss out on one of the best print shows in Europe, FESPA 2017.

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Looking to get into Screen Printing?

If you’re just starting up or need some technical advice, come and visit us at P&P Live from Sunday 26th February to Tuesday 28th February. We will have a number of experts on hand to talk to you about all things screen print including advances in digital printing. As always you’ll find us at stand P30.

There will also be a few new faces with us this year, so come along and say hi.

The next session of 2017 will be held on Friday 10th March, everyone is welcome. Read more