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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Calligraphy Short Course – Italic

September 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Italic is a traditional style of calligraphy, written with a broad-edged pen, which can be very expressive and decorative.

Join Angela Reed, from Creative Calligraphy, for six weeks at The Art Room Sunderland, as she guides you through the process of using a broad-edged pen to form an Italic alphabet.

You will explore upper and lower case letter forms, variations and flourishing and try different tools and materials.

The course dates are as follows: Tuesday, September 17 and 24, October 1, 8, 15 and 22, from 1pm to 3pm.

Refreshments will be provided.


September 17
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


The Art Room Sunderland
The Collective, 106 High Street West
Sunderland, SR1 1TX United Kingdom
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