The 2017 Olympia Book Fair is now closed.

We are excited to announce that in 2018 the Fair is relocating
to Battersea Evolution, 24-26 May 2018.

LIVE! Exhibitors

LIVE! exhibitors represent the very best of international book design, printing, fine binding, and other book-related arts and services. Each exhibitor has a booth at the Fair, and some will be hosting presentations and workshops for visitors. For information about planned events please see our Demonstrations and Activities.

St. Bride Library

One of the world's foremost research libraries for the history of printing, typography, and graphic design, with a collection of historic printing presses and other equipment used for teaching and workshops.




The Old Stile Press

Frances and Nicolas McDowall of The Old Stile Press work with artists to produce fine books printed by hand. They look back to the great presses of the past with respect and for inspiration, but aim to carry their standards and their creative spirit forward into this new century.


Creative Computing

Creative Computing is based in Abingdon, near Oxford, and has been in business since 1993. It offers a variety of computer services, including database and website development. Its Bookseller cataloguing database system is used by almost a hundred and forty businesses, including many of the leading antiquarian booksellers in the UK, as well as a number in the USA, Belgium and Germany.



Otter Book Binding

Otter Bookbinding was established in 1993 by Marysa de Veer, and has a main workshop in Midhurst, West Sussex and a collection/delivery point in Woking Surrey, UK. The Bindery is committed to keeping the tradition of craft bookbinding alive while also taking advantage of modern approaches to design, layout and print. They are a small, family business which enables them to offer a high level of personal service and attention.




RF Shipping & Logistics

R F Shipping offer their usual comprehensive service for sending books nationally and worldwide, auction clearance, shipment forwarding and specialised packing. Additionally offering a wrapping service for Fair purchases.




The Book Collector

The Quarterly journal for book collectors world-wide. Set up by bibliophile Ian Fleming 65 years ago.




Shepherd’s Bookbinders Ltd

Bookbinding, Conservation, and Sale of Bookbinding Materials.