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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January 2018

The Cultural Spring Calligraphy Course

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - March 21 @ 8:00 pm
The CustomSpace, The Captain's Row
South Shields, NE33 5AS
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I'm returning to The CustomSpace in South Shields to run an eight-week calligraphy course on behalf of The Cultural Spring, a project funded by Arts Council England to improve access to the arts in South Tyneside and Sunderland. All materials will be provided. There is a voluntary subscription of £2 per week.

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March 2018

Calligraphy Workshop

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
From Loft to Loved, 4 North End
Sedgefield, TS21 3BS
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Join us in the cosy surroundings of From Loft to Loved for an introduction to the art of beautiful writing. This session will guide you through the basics of using a calligraphy pen to form a simple alphabet. All materials will be provided and are yours to take home. There will also be a hot drink and cake. Tickets are £30 per person and a £10 non-refundable deposit is required. This payment can be made in person at From Loft…

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April 2018

Calligraphy for beginners

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Art Room Sunderland, 23 Vine Place
Sunderland, SR1 3NA United Kingdom
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Calligraphy is often defined as the 'art of beautiful writing'. In this workshop, you will be shown how to use a calligraphy pen to form a simple calligraphy alphabet, with materials and worksheets provided so you can continue to practice at home. Refreshments and cake are provided too.

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Traditional Calligraphy Workshop

April 27 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Delight & Wisdom, 17 Market Place
Corbridge, NE45 5AW
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Following the success of our copperplate calligraphy workshops at Delight & Wisdom, we'll be swapping our pointed nibs for broad-edge pens and exploring a simple foundational hand alphabet.  

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May 2018

Uncial Calligraphy Workshop

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Newcastle Castle, The Black Gate, Castle Garth
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 1RQ United Kingdom
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This engaging and expressive workshop in the Black Gate at Newcastle Castle will be taking inspiration from the medieval period of the Castle's history and delving into some uncial script used by the scribes at the time. The ticket price includes materials and refreshments. The second floor of the Black Gate, where this event takes place, is accessible via a lift, and has disabled toilet facilities.

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