The Journal for Weavers Spinners and Dyers

Advertising Rates

The Journal is a well-established quarterly magazine published in February, May, August and November. A digital edition, published at the same time as the print edition, is also available.

All rates given are for one ad in a single issue of the Journal (it will appear in both print and digital editions).

PRINT DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENTS (Payment by booking date)

All advertisements should be supplied as print-ready PDFs with all fonts embedded. Instructions for making suitable files from Acrobat Distiller / Adobe InDesign / QuarkXPress / Microsoft Word / Microsoft Publisher available from

To ensure quality reproduction, images should ideally have a minimum resolution of 300 dpi for photos and 1270 dpi for line-work in the PDF (i.e. at their finished sizes). N.B. Images produced for the web are not suitable for print and image files saved as JPEGs are not recommended. This should not be confused with a display ad on the Journal’s web site (see below) for which a JPEG is required.

Colour files should be supplied as CMYK. RGB and spot colours will be converted to CMYK but there may be some colour shift.

Web/email addresses in PDFs will appear as clickable hyperlinks in the digital edition of the Journal if the link(s) work in the PDF file, providing:

Layout/Designs and typesetting charges can be discussed as required.

Costs Width/Height Mono/Colour

Full Page 170 x 270 mm £440.00

Half Page 170 x 130 mm £220.00

Quarter Page 82 x 130 mm £120.00

Eighth Page 82 x 63 mm £60.00

Adding hyperlink(s) to advert in digital edition – £4 per issue


Standard classified: 40p per word. Minimum charge £8.00.

Boxed classified: 50p per word. Minimum charge £10.00.

Semi display classified: may include own artwork: £6.00 per column cm, column 42mm wide; layout/design charges for semi display advertisements can be discussed as required.

See sample classifieds below.


Available on request, at no extra cost, to advertisers placing printed advertisements in the Journal, for the currency of the relevant issue(s) containing the print advert: Copy: jpg format; resolution 96 or 72dpi; 500 pixels square (please note size for new web site); website address to link to. N.B. This should not be confused with a display ad in the digital Journal (see above) for which a PDF is required.

WEB-ONLY ADVERTISEMENTS (Payment with order)

If you have missed the deadline for an ad in the printed Journal, you may have an ad appear on our web site, as above, for the same cost as an eighth page or a Boxed classified ad.



Copy Date



1 January 2018

23 February 2018


1 April 2018

25 May 2018


1 July 2018

24 August 2018


1 October 2018

30 November 2018


Invoices are most simply paid directly to the Journal’s bank account. Cheques should be made payable to The Journal for Weavers, Spinners and Dyers. Payments may also be made with a credit card payment via the Journal website at and


A discount of 50% is given on both display and classified ads placed by the Association and affiliated Guilds.

A discount of 10% is given on both display and classified ads booked and prepaid for four consecutive issues

Advertising enquiries should be addressed to Pete Leonard email: