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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The Cultural Spring – Traditional Calligraphy

January 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - February 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm


Learn the beautiful art of writing with a broad-edged pen to create a traditional calligraphy script. You will be guided through the basics of writing with a calligraphy pen to drawing up guidelines for practice and creating letter forms from the Foundational Hand alphabet. All materials will be provided.

The five-week course is run by The Cultural Spring and there is a voluntary subscription of £3 per week.

Sessions will take place between 10am and noon every Wednesday.

To book a place, e-mail or call (0191) 427 8197.


January 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am
February 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm


The Cultural Spring
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St Hilda’s Pit Head
Henry Robson Way
South Shields, NE33 1RB
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