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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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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£25

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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£40

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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£30

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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The Cultural Spring – Intermediate Course

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - June 13 @ 8:00 pm
Trinity House South Tyneside, 134 Laygate
South Shields, NE33 4JD
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£15

Calligraphy is the art of beautiful writing and you will explore and learn new skills with Angela Reed of Creative Calligraphy. You will learn simple calligraphy styles and techniques, from simple strokes to getting to grips with pen angles and proportions. This course is designed for people who have attended previous workshops. There is a voluntary donation of £3 per session, which are held weekly from 6pm to 8pm each Wednesday (excluding May 30).

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Calligraphy Workshop

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Creative Place, 57 Station Road
Seaham, SR7 0AQ
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£12

Join Creative Calligraphy at The Creative Station to explore the art of beautiful writing in this calligraphy taster session. Try your hand at a variety of scripts with a range of pens and inks and find out if lettering is a skill you'd like to develop further. All materials provided.

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Pointed Pen Calligraphy Workshop

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
From Loft to Loved, 4 North End
Sedgefield, TS21 3BS
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£35

Join us for an introduction into the art of writing with a pointed nib to create beautiful calligraphy. Calligrapher Angela Reed will guide you through a series of basic strokes before showing you how to put them together to form a Copperplate alphabet. It will also give you a grounding to explore more contemporary calligraphy styles. All materials will be provided, including worksheets and a calligraphy kit consisting of a dip pen, ink and selection of nibs and paper for…

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Calligraphy Workshop

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Customs House, Mill Dam
South Shields, NE33 1ES
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£25

I'm returning to one of my favourite venues for another introduction to calligraphy - 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.

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Calligraphy Workshop

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Creative Place, 57 Station Road
Seaham, SR7 0AQ
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£12

Join Creative Calligraphy at The Creative Station to explore the art of beautiful writing in this calligraphy taster session. Try your hand at a variety of scripts with a range of pens and inks and find out if lettering is a skill you'd like to develop further. All materials provided.

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June 2018

Calligraphy Workshop

June 16 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
From Loft to Loved, 4 North End
Sedgefield, TS21 3BS
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£30

Join us for an introduction to the art of beautiful writing. Calligrapher Angela Reed will help you get to grips with using a broad-edged pen before guiding you through a foundational hand alphabet. All materials will be provided, including worksheets, a calligraphy pen and paper for you to take home. A £10 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your space, which can be done via PayPal to info@creative-calligraphy.co.uk. Please state your name and the name and date of the workshop.…

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The Cultural Spring – Beginners Course

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - July 18 @ 8:00 pm
Trinity House South Tyneside, 134 Laygate
South Shields, NE33 4JD
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£15

Calligraphy is the art of beautiful writing and you will explore and learn new skills with Angela Reed of Creative Calligraphy. You will learn simple calligraphy styles and techniques, from simple strokes to getting to grips with pen angles and proportions. There is a voluntary donation of £3 per session.

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