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.

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*SOLD OUT* Creative Calligraphy at the Spring WRITE Festival

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Calligraphy comes from the Greek words for beauty and writing and covers a wide range of disciplines. In this introductory session, calligrapher Angela Reed will guide you through the tools and techniques required to form a basic alphabet. All materials will be provided, including a starter kit to take home. The workshop is suitable for beginners.

Booking required via South Tyneside Libraries Eventbrite. £5 per person. Recommended age 16+. 

The workshop is part of the South Tyneside Libraries Spring WRITE Festival. Spring into writing, poetry, murder mystery and much more in this fabulous week long festival, which will give you a flavour of what’s to come at WRITE Festival 2024, which takes place throughout September.


April 23
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Hebburn Library
Glen Street
Hebburn, NE31 1LA United Kingdom
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0191 483 2088