Calligraphy workshops in the North East

If you would like to give the art of beautiful writing a go yourself, Creative Calligraphy founder Angela Reed teaches calligraphy throughout the north east of England.

Regular venues include Re-Create Today in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, From Loft to Loved in Sedgefield, County Durham, Elvet & Bailey in Durham City and Newcastle Arts Centre in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Weekly classes are also held on Thursday and Friday mornings at Mortimer Community Centre in South Shields. If you would like to add your name to the waiting list for a place, please get in touch.

Angela is also happy to offer private workshops for individuals and groups, as well as community organisations and schools.

Check out the gallery page to see what you can expect at a workshop.

Upcoming events are published below and you can also join the mailing list or follow Creative Calligraphy on social media for updates.

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Adult Creative Workshops at The Shipley

October 11, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


The Shipley Art Gallery’s adult creative workshops are back! These all-day workshops will introduce you to creative skills and art forms led by professional artists, where you will work with one artist in the morning and another artist in the afternoon. In this workshop you will explore different methods of calligraphy including Foundational Hand with Angela Reed and Chinese Calligraphy with Jayamini de Silva. Please bring lunch with you. Drinks will be provided.


October 11, 2022
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


The Shipley Art Gallery
Prince Consort Road
Gateshead, NE8 4JB United Kingdom
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0191 477 1495
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