Volume is a celebration of independent publishing, with print, illustration, zines, art and books on show.
As well as stalls, there will be a number of art commissions to see, including artists Haworth + Hayhoe’s Library Project, a miniature interactive library installation.
Drummond will be delivering the keynote speech at the opening night on 5 December, presenting his new work – an over view of his career entitled BOOKS: 12 Years, 25 Paintings, 100 Questions, & The 17.
Morag Myerscough will be accompanying Drummond alongside ‘punk rock design performance’ group The Highliners.
Throughout the weekend, the event will host a number of workshops and panel talks, including discussions on digital technology and how it will enhance publishing and writing, copyright, libraries of the future and the publishing economy.
Visitors to the workshops will be invited to try their hands at roller printing, making an entire zine in one day, letterpressing and Reduction Lino Printing.
The print fair takes place on Friday and Saturday, featuring work from independent publishers, printworks, artists and organisations, including Werkplaats Typograhpie, Strange Attractor, Dent-De-Leone, Exitstencil and Imprint Press.
On Saturday, highlights include a Roller Printing workshop led by Stephen Fowler and Illustrator, designer, cartoonist and lecturer Dan Berry imparting his wisdom on how emerging designers and artists can promote and distribute what they do.
Volume runs from 5 – 7 December at the Library of Birmingham, Centenary Square, Birmingham B1