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 (Six Weeks)

May 7 @ 1:00 pm - June 18 @ 3:00 pm


Discover ‘the art of beautiful writing’ with Angela Reed, from Creative Calligraphy.

In this six-week Introduction to Foundational Hand Calligraphy, Angela will guide you through the basics of writing with a broad-edge nib before showing you how to form letters and gradually build up to words and sentences.

You will also get the chance to experiment with different tools and materials.

The course is suitable for beginners and those who have tried calligraphy before, but want to learn a different script.

All materials will be provided, including a calligraphy starter kit to take home. Refreshments will also be available.

The course dates/times are Tuesday, May 7, 14 and 21 and June 4, 11 and 18, all 1pm to 3pm.


May 7 @ 1:00 pm
June 18 @ 3:00 pm


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