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The Holborn Issue Four is now out and available to buy. If you’d like you can also buy some of our other lovely Holborn goods, including a subscription to our rather lovely magazine at our store.                       [shopify product=”″  image_size=”grande” style=”centered” background_color=”#d7d4d4″]

We have to say that this Issue is one of our most exciting yet and it was a pleasure to make. We’ve extended the length and increased the quality of the paper stock. We met numerous inspiring characters along the way and learnt a lot more about both cognac and knife making- activities we won’t be actively combining.  We can’t wait to share it with you.

Issue Four features:
(among other things…)


The Cognac Comeback – Alex Godfrey explores the history of that very French of spirits.

A New York Pub Stroll–  The Holborn’s most English chap heads across the pond to have a few drinks.

12239145_1009188765798360_8503666577183290849_oTrevor’s Tale  – We meet 78 yr old Yorkshire Knife-maker Trevor Ablett

Tinder is the Night – We send Library Editor Ben into the world of online dating.


The Scent of Floris’- We learn about becoming a nose, scent language  and 240years of the Floris scent.

You Got Any Pie on Ya?- Nik Speller  ‘investigates’ that ever so London grub- Pie & Mash.

Hackney Downs Studios – We head east to Hackney to meet a studio full of artisans.

Mast Brothers: Chocolate Makers – We meet up with Brooklyn based brothers Rick and Michael to talk Chocolate.

North Sea Clothing – Wardrobe Editor Gordon meets Neil Starr to find out about clothing inspired by the submariners of the North Sea.

The DVDshelf – Film maker and Photographer Chris Floyd reveals his five favourite films.