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Creative Calligraphy

Creative Calligraphy offers a bespoke service for all occasions.

Based in South Shields, on the north east coast of England, calligrapher Angela Reed puts pen to paper for a wide range of commissions, most notably for weddings and special events.

She also runs regular calligraphy classes and workshops to share her love of lettering.

As a former journalist, Angela loves to write about her work via her blog.

Celebrating 10 years in business!

By Angela Reed | May 20, 2024

How do you begin to sum up 10 years in business? There are the cliches of it being a rollercoaster, learning curve, etc, which of course it is when you’re…

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Ten highlights from 10 years in business

By Angela Reed | May 20, 2024

Creative Calligraphy is celebrating 10 years in business in 2024. Here are 10 highlights – one for each year – from the last decade. 2014 – I was invited by…

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Scran! exhibition at South Shields Museum and Art Gallery.

Pottery and calligraphy combine for Scran! project

By Angela Reed | April 29, 2024

A recent project combined two of my favourite things – food and calligraphy! Diane Nicholson, from Muddy Fingers Pottery and I met while taking part in the Create North: Thrive…

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Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society recognition for weekly groups

By Angela Reed | March 25, 2024

I’m delighted to say my two weekly groups are now affiliated to the Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society (CLAS). I have been a member of CLAS for some time and…

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Calligraphy and creative wellbeing workshop

Funding boost for calligraphy and creative wellbeing workshops

By Angela Reed | March 25, 2024

Calligraphy and creative wellbeing sessions will form part of my 10th birthday celebrations thanks to funding from Arts Council England. I’m delighted to say I’ve been successful in applying for…

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Representatives of South Tyneside Cultural Partnership

Funding boost for South Tyneside Cultural Partnership

By Angela Reed | March 25, 2024

It’s an exciting time for culture and the arts in South Tyneside. After years of watching Newcastle, North Tyneside and Sunderland benefit from all sorts of investment, it finally feels…

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