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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Pointed Pen Calligraphy Workshop

May 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Join us for an introduction into the art of writing with a pointed nib to create beautiful calligraphy. Calligrapher Angela Reed will guide you through a series of basic strokes before showing you how to put them together to form a Copperplate alphabet. It will also give you a grounding to explore more contemporary calligraphy styles. All materials will be provided, including worksheets and a calligraphy kit consisting of a dip pen, ink and selection of nibs and paper for you to take home. A £10 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your space, which can be done via PayPal to Please state your name and the name and date of the workshop. Deposits can also be made in person at the venue.


May 13, 2018
11:00 am - 2:00 pm


From Loft to Loved
11 The Square
Sedgefield, TS21 3BS
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07833 226676