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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Wetland Words Calligraphy Workshop

March 6 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Nature has inspired writers for centuries. Join calligrapher Angela Reed, from Creative Calligraphy, at WWT Washington to pen words associated with the wetland surroundings.

You will be guided through the basics of writing with a broad-edged nib before tackling the Foundational Hand alphabet. The session with close with the completion of a collaborative quote inspired by our wetlands.

All materials will be provided and the session is suitable for beginners as well as those who have tried calligraphy before.

(The cost covers the art workshop only – general admission much be purchased if you’d like to explore the wetlands before or after the event.)


March 6
11:00 am - 2:00 pm


WWT Washington
Washington, NE38 8LE United Kingdom
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