Group VisitsWorkshops

Visit our workshop and share in the atmosphere of an old fashioned workshop that is still in operation. Visits are available in French, English or German and include:

a brief historic overview of letterpress,
an explanation of our machines,
the opportunity to compose a short text by hand using our lead characters,
printing of the text on a manual press,
each person will leave with their own copy.

Have you always wanted to create your own project in letterpress? Join us at Le Cadratin and discover the pleasure of working in the old fashioned way, by hand, one letter after the other. Workshops are available in French or English and include :

 Introduction to letterpress
Hand composition
Press preparation
Cleaning and distribution of type
Press operation

 Contact us to discuss your personal project.

We have a superb range of fonts in both metal and wood as well as a large range of ornaments. 


Wednesday-Saturday 10.00-16.00.


Minimum duration 2 hours

Dependant on your project


on request