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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Introduction to Calligraphy Course

September 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - November 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm


This course is part of The Cultural Spring programme, funded by Arts Council England, to improve access to and increase participation in the arts in Sunderland and South Tyneside. The weekly sessions, from Wednesday, September 20, to Wednesday, November 15, from 6pm to 8pm, (excluding October 25), will help people get to grips with a simple calligraphy script, from learning the basic strokes to building the alphabet. All materials will be provided. There is a suggested voluntary contribution of £2 per week.


September 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
November 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm