Learn calligraphy

If you would like to give calligraphy a go yourself, come along to a workshop, or get a group of friends together at a time and venue to suit you!

We are also happy to offer workshops for community groups and schools.  Check out our gallery page to see what we do at a workshop.

Simply get in touch to discuss your requirements, or see which events we've got coming up below.

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September 2017

Introduction to Calligraphy Course

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - November 15 @ 8:00 pm

This course is part of The Cultural Spring programme, funded by Arts Council England, to improve access to and increase participation in the arts in Sunderland and South Tyneside. The weekly sessions, from Wednesday, September 20, to Wednesday, November 15, from 6pm to 8pm, (excluding October 25), will help people get to grips with a simple calligraphy script, from learning the basic strokes to building the alphabet. All materials will be provided. There is a suggested voluntary contribution of £2…

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November 2017

Introduction to Calligraphy

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Customs House, Mill Dam
South Shields, NE33 1ES
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I'm delighted to be returning to The Customs House after leading a sold-out workshop in May 2017 as part of its gallery learning programme. For those interested in returning, we’ll be tackling a different calligraphy script. The cost includes a starter kit for you to take home.

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Introduction to Copperplate

November 17 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Delight & Wisdom, 17 Market Place
Corbridge, NE45 5AW
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Discover the art of beautiful writing in this introductory workshop with Angela Reed, from Creative Calligraphy. Angela will guide you through the principles of pointed pen calligraphy, using a dip pen and ink to create a traditional copperplate script - the basis for many modern calligraphy styles. Refreshments will be available and all materials, including a set of worksheets, will be provided for you to take home afterwards.

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Christmas Calligraphy Workshop

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Gateshead Central Library, Prince Consort Road
Gateshead, NE8 4LN United Kingdom
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Christmas is all about gifts, cards and tags to write and a touch of calligraphy could be the ultimate extra detail! Angela Reed, from Creative Calligraphy, will lead this festive workshop, taking you through a basic calligraphy script for those all-important greetings and showing you how to create simple seasonal designs using a broad-edged pen.

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Christmas Calligraphy Workshop

November 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Middleton Lodge Richmond, DL10 6NJ + Google Map

This will be Middleton Lodge's first calligraphy workshop and it will take place in the Old Forge Barn. The evening course will guide guests through the art of calligraphy, learning everything they need to know to start their very own unique design. Starting with the basics, each guest will receive a starter kit, ensuring they are equipped to practice their new skills at home.

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