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, and Newcastle Arts Centre in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.

Weekly classes are also held 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.

Calligraphy Short Course

The Art Room Sunderland The Collective, 106 High Street West, Sunderland, United Kingdom

Put pen to paper in the run-up to Christmas and learn 'the art of beautiful writing' with calligrapher Angela Reed. Over four weeks, you will be guided through the basics of writing with a broad-edged nib to create an uncial script alphabet - perfect for those cards, gift tags and place settings. You will also…


*SOLD OUT* Calligraphy for Christmas

Newcastle Arts Centre 67 Westgate Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, United Kingdom

Join Angela Reed from Creative Calligraphy for a festive-filled calligraphy session. In this friendly and informal workshop, you will be shown how to create an uncial script alphabet – perfect for a traditional Christmas – and how it can be used to add some sparkle to your seasonal stationery! All abilities welcome. All materials provided.…


Ink and Drink at WWT Washington

WWT Washington Pattinson, Washington, United Kingdom

Did you know Quentin Blake draws with a scratchy pen dipped in a pot of Indian ink? As part of the Drawn to Water: Quentin Blake at WWT programme of activities at WWT Washington, join calligraphy Angela Reed, from Creative Calligraphy, for a warming mulled wine as you enjoy a three-hour festive calligraphy workshop, where…


Copperplate Calligraphy

Newcastle Arts Centre 67 Westgate Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, United Kingdom

Copperplate is an elegant calligraphy style, written with a dip pen and ink.  In this relaxed and informal session, calligrapher Angela Reed, from Creative Calligraphy, will introduce you to the art of writing with a pointed nib, before taking you through the basic strokes and moving on to letter and word formation. Spend the evening…