Calligraphy workshops in the North East


If you would like to give the art of beautiful writing a go yourself, Creative Calligraphy runs regular calligraphy workshops throughout the north east of England.

Regular venues include Re-Create Today in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside and From Loft to Loved in Sedgefield, County Durham.

Courses are also offered in South Shields via The Cultural Spring and weekly classes at Mortimer Community Centre and Ocean Road Community Centre. If you would like to add your name to the waiting list for a place, please get in touch.

Creative Calligraphy 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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October 2020

*SOLD OUT* Calligraphy and Afternoon Tea

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Spa Hotel Saltburn, Saltburn Bank
Saltburn, TS12 1HH
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£38.95

Enjoy a calligraphy workshop followed by afternoon tea in the beautiful Spa Hotel Saltburn, overlooking the North Sea. The workshop will take place from 10am to 1pm and guests will then enjoy Traditional Afternoon Tea in the conservatory. The ticket price includes materials to use and take home. Spaces are limited. Call 01287 622544 (opt 1) to book.

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*SOLD OUT* Calligraphy and Afternoon Tea

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Spa Hotel Saltburn, Saltburn Bank
Saltburn, TS12 1HH
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£38.95

Enjoy a calligraphy workshop followed by afternoon tea in the beautiful Spa Hotel Saltburn, overlooking the North Sea. The workshop will take place from 10am to 1pm and guests will then enjoy Traditional Afternoon Tea in the conservatory. The ticket price includes materials to use and take home. Spaces are limited. Call 01287 622544 (opt 1) to book.

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Copperplate Calligraphy (Beginners)

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Linnels Farm Hexham, Northumberland NE46 1TS United Kingdom + Google Map
£125

The word ‘calligraphy’ comes from the Greek words kallos (beauty) and graphe (writing) and we’re inviting you to learn one of the most beautiful scripts of them all with calligrapher Angela Reed, from Creative Calligraphy. Copperplate is an elegant calligraphy style, written with a dip pen and ink. In this relaxed and informal session, Angela will introduce you to the art of writing with a pointed nib and guide you through the basic strokes before moving on to letter and…

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*SOLD OUT* Copperplate Calligraphy (Beginners)

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Re-Create Today, 35 Park View
Whitley Bay, NE26 2TP
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£30

Copperplate is a traditional style of calligraphy that forms the basis for more modern and expressive variations of the artform. Join Angela Reed, from Creative Calligraphy, as she guides you through the basics of writing with a pointed nib, before moving on to the Copperplate alphabet. All materials are provided and are yours to keep, so you can continue your calligraphy journey at home. Refreshments are also provided. Cost: £30 Bookings can be made in the shop or via PayPal…

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November 2020

Foundational Hand

November 8 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
From Loft to Loved, 4 North End
Sedgefield, TS21 3BS
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£30

Foundational is a traditional style of calligraphy, written with a broad-edged pen, which has been used since the early 20th century. Join Angela Reed, from Creative Calligraphy, as she guides you through the process of using a broad-edged pen to form the Foundational alphabet. All materials are provided and are yours to keep, so you continue your calligraphy journey at home. Refreshments are also provided. Cost: £30 Bookings can be made in the shop, online or via PayPal to info@creative-calligraphy.co.uk.…

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*SOLD OUT* Foundational Hand

November 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Re-Create Today, 35 Park View
Whitley Bay, NE26 2TP
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£25

Foundational is a traditional style of calligraphy, written with a broad-edged pen, which has been used since the early 20th century. Join Angela Reed, from Creative Calligraphy, as she guides you through the process of using a broad-edged pen to form the Foundational alphabet. All materials are provided and are yours to keep, so you continue your calligraphy journey at home. Refreshments are also provided. Cost: £25 Bookings can be made in the shop or via PayPal to info@creative-calligraphy.co.uk. Payment…

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Copperplate Calligraphy (Beginners)

November 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
From Loft to Loved, 4 North End
Sedgefield, TS21 3BS
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£35

Copperplate is a traditional style of calligraphy that forms the basis for more modern and expressive variations of the artform. Join Angela Reed, from Creative Calligraphy, as she guides you through the basics of writing with a pointed nib, before moving on to the Copperplate alphabet. All materials are provided and are yours to keep, so you can continue your calligraphy journey at home. Refreshments are also provided. Cost: £35 Bookings can be made in the shop, online or via…

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Copperplate Calligraphy (Beginners)

November 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
From Loft to Loved, 4 North End
Sedgefield, TS21 3BS
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£35

Copperplate is a traditional style of calligraphy that forms the basis for more modern and expressive variations of the artform. Join Angela Reed, from Creative Calligraphy, as she guides you through the basics of writing with a pointed nib, before moving on to the Copperplate alphabet. All materials are provided and are yours to keep, so you can continue your calligraphy journey at home. Refreshments are also provided. Cost: £35 Bookings can be made in the shop, online or via…

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