Big Steam Print

By Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

All rewards


Updates + online mention

16 Funders

Enjoy regular project updates and a citation on the Art Happens website.


Personalised postcards

80 Funders

Eight postcards printed with your name, featuring Big Steam Print designs by Anthony Burrill, Angie Lewin, Jonny Hannah and others. Plus updates and an online citation.


Big Steam Print tote bag

76 Funders

A lovely blue Big Steam Print tote bag designed by Lucky Budgie Letterpress) especially for the campaign. Plus project updates and an online citation.


Tote bag + private view

6 Funders

Big Steam Print tote bag (see £25 reward), plus an invitation (with a +1) to the private view of the Big Steam Print exhibition at Phoenix Brighton on 5 August. Project updates and an online citation.


Anthony Burrill poster + talk

22 Funders

Limited edition 18 left

A signed letterpress poster (51mm x 770mm) by graphic artist Anthony Burrill, inspired by Ditchling Museum founders Hilary and Joanna Bourne. Choose from green, orange or grey (we will email to ask your choice).


Plus two tickets to Burrill’s talk How to Use Words Properly at Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton (24 May, 7pm). In his talk, he will explore how he uses words in his work and avoids clichés.



Framed Big Steam Print poster, freshly printed by our steamroller + tote bag

17 Funders

An A3 framed print of Lucky Budgie Letterpress’s Big Steam Print design, which has been designed especially for the campaign, freshly printed by our 12.5-tonne steamroller, plus a lovely blue tote bag (see £25 reward).


Thomas Mayo print, Ditchling print tour + wine

2 Funders

Limited edition 48 left

Beautiful numbered and signed limited-edition (1/50) ART print by printmaker Thomas Mayo. 420 x 297 mm (A3), 300gsm Naturalis Vanilla Smooth, five-colour letterpress print made with laser-cut wood type. 


Plus a tour of the museum’s letterpress archives by our director or curator, and cream tea with award-winning Ditchling sparkling wine (both with +1). Look out for updates about Mayo’s print process – coming soon.


Create your own Big Steam Print

8 Funders

Limited edition only 2 left

Ride the steamroller over your own print! Select letters that have been specially laser-cut to write a word of your choice and also choose a symbol which will be laser-cut just for you. This reward is available on 23-24 April at London Transport Museum’s Acton depot open weekend, 22 May at the Level, Brighton, and 18 June at Ditchling Fair. Plus an invitation to the private view at Phoenix Brighton on 5 August (with a +1), updates and a citation.


Create a bespoke Big Steam Print (a workshop for you or a team)

0 Funders

Limited edition only 5 left

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to design and steamroll your own bespoke Big Steam Print! This reward is available to individuals or groups, and would be perfect for a team-building exercise. Prints can be linocut in a workshop or designs can be laser-cut, eg an exact copy of your design. Workshops suitable for 15 people max.

This reward is available on 23-24 April at London Transport Museum’s Acton depot open weekend, 22 May at the Level, Brighton, and 18 June at Ditchling Fair.