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.

Upcoming events are published below and you can also join my mailing list or follow me on social media for updates.

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May 2020

Calligraphy Workshop – Foundational Hand

May 2 @ 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 (Intermediate)

May 9 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
From Loft to Loved, 4 North End
Sedgefield, TS21 3BS
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£35

Suitable for those who have attended the copperplate for beginners class, the intermediate class will allow you to develop your skills further, exploring different nibs, inks and papers and looking at layout and flourishing. Please bring your materials from the beginners session with you. Additional resources and refreshments will be provided. Cost: £35 Bookings can be made in the shop, online or via PayPal to info@creative-calligraphy.co.uk. Payment is required in full at the time of booking to reserve your place.…

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Copperplate Calligraphy Day

May 12 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
The Shipley Art Gallery, Prince Consort Road
Gateshead, NE8 4JB United Kingdom
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£15

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. Part of the Adult Learning Programme at The Shipley Art Gallery.

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June 2020

Copperplate Calligraphy (Beginners)

June 6 @ 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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*SOLD OUT* Calligraphy Workshop – Foundational Hand

June 13 @ 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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Calligraphy Workshop and Afternoon Tea

June 20 @ 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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Italic Calligraphy Workshop

June 23 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Linnels Farm Hexham, Northumberland NE46 1TS United Kingdom + Google Map
£60

Italic is a traditional style of calligraphy, written with a broad-edged pen, which can be very expressive and decorative. Join Angela Reed, from Creative Calligraphy, as she guides you through the process of using a broad-edged pen to form an Italic alphabet. All materials are provided and are yours to keep, so you can continue your calligraphy journey at home. Coffee and cakes included.

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July 2020

*SOLD OUT* Copperplate Calligraphy (Beginners)

July 11 @ 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)

July 11 @ 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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Gothic Calligraphy Workshop

July 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Boldon & Cleadon Community Library, Boker Lane
East Boldon, NE36 0RY United Kingdom
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£25

Come and learn gothic script in this relaxed and informal introductory workshop. Suitable for beginners and those who have tried calligraphy before and would like to expand their repertoire. All materials will be provided and are yours to take home so you can continue your practice afterwards. The cost is £25 per person, payable in full upon booking. Payment can be made via PayPal to info@creative-calligraphy.co.uk or bank transfer. Call 07956 148 937 for details.

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