Learn calligraphy


If you would like to give calligraphy a go yourself, come along to a workshop, or get a group of friends together at a time and venue to suit you!

We are also happy to offer workshops for community groups and schools.  Check out our gallery page to see what we do at a workshop.

Simply get in touch to discuss your requirements, or see which events we've got coming up below.
 

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March 2019

The Cultural Spring – Copperplate Calligraphy

March 6 @ 10:00 am - April 3 @ 12:00 pm
St Hilda’s Pit Head, Henry Robson Way
South Shields, NE33 1RB
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£15

Copperplate is a traditional calligraphy script that forms the basis for more modern calligraphy styles. Join us for a workshop in which you will learn how to control a pointed nib before using it to form beautiful letters and words with a dip pen and ink. 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 are held between 10am and noon every Wednesday. To…

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Calligraphy for Improvers

March 8 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Delight & Wisdom, 17 Market Place
Corbridge, NE45 5AW
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£40

For those who have attended previous calligraphy workshops at Delight and Wisdom, this is the perfect chance to catch up, set some time aside for dedicated practice and explore the art of beautiful writing further. We will be experimenting with different pens, nibs, papers and inks, as well as looking at layout and any other topics you might wish to explore. Feel free to bring along your materials and any projects you're working on. Places are limited and a £15…

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International Women’s Day Inspired Calligraphy

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Gateshead Central Library, Prince Consort Road
Gateshead, NE8 4LN United Kingdom
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£18

Celebrate inspirational women in this workshop with Creative Calligraphy! Learn the beautiful art of writing with a broad-edged pen to create a traditional calligraphy alphabet. You will finish the workshop writing your favourite quote from an inspirational woman of your choice. #IWD2019. This workshop is suitable for beginners and those with some experience wanting more practice.

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Traditional Calligraphy

March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Boldon & Cleadon Community Library, Boker Lane
East Boldon, NE36 0RY United Kingdom
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£25

Discover the art of beautiful writing in this calligraphy workshop, where we will be looking at creating foundational hand lettering using a broad-edged pen, with close guidance and demonstrations throughout. The cost of the session is £25 per person, payable in full upon booking. This can be done via PayPal to info@creative-calligraphy.co.uk. Please include your name and the date of the workshop. All materials, including a starter kit to take home, and refreshments will be provided. This session is being…

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Copperplate for Beginners *SOLD OUT*

March 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Re-Create Today, 35 Park View
Whitley Bay, NE26 2TP
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£25

Copperplate is a traditional calligraphy script that forms the basis for more modern calligraphy styles. Join us for a workshop in which you will learn how to control a pointed nib before using it to form beautiful letters and words with a dip pen and ink.  All materials will be provided and the ticket price also includes refreshments. Places are limited and a £10 non-refundable deposit is required upon booking, either in person at Re-Create Today or via PayPal to…

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April 2019

Calligraphy & Afternoon Tea

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Spa Hotel Saltburn, Saltburn Bank
Saltburn, TS12 1HH
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£36.95

Learn the art of beautiful writing in this calligraphy workshop, followed by afternoon tea. Calligrapher Angela Reed, from Creative Calligraphy, will guide you through the basics of copperplate – a traditional calligraphy script that forms the basis for more modern calligraphy styles. You will be shown how to control a pointed nib before using it to create a beautiful alphabet with a dip pen and ink. All materials will be provided and are yours to keep afterwards. The cost is…

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Copperplate for Beginners *SOLD OUT*

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
From Loft to Loved, 4 North End
Sedgefield, TS21 3BS
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£35

Copperplate is a traditional calligraphy script that forms the basis for more modern calligraphy styles. Join us for a workshop in which you will learn how to control a pointed nib before using it to form beautiful letters and words with a dip pen and ink.  All materials will be provided and the ticket price also includes refreshments. Places are limited and a £10 non-refundable deposit is required upon booking, either in person at From Loft to Loved or via…

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Traditional Calligraphy

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Re-Create Today, 35 Park View
Whitley Bay, NE26 2TP
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£25

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 cost of the workshop is £25. All materials will be provided and the ticket price also includes refreshments.  Places are limited and a £10 non-refundable deposit is required upon booking,…

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May 2019

Calligraphy and Afternoon Tea

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
The Spa Hotel Saltburn, Saltburn Bank
Saltburn, TS12 1HH
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£36.95

Learn the art of beautiful writing in this calligraphy workshop, followed by afternoon tea. Calligrapher Angela Reed, from Creative Calligraphy, will guide you through the basics of copperplate – a traditional calligraphy script that forms the basis for more modern calligraphy styles. You will be shown how to control a pointed nib before using it to create a beautiful alphabet with a dip pen and ink. All materials will be provided and are yours to keep afterwards. The cost is…

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June 2019

Italic Calligraphy

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Re-Create Today, 35 Park View
Whitley Bay, NE26 2TP
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£25

Learn the beautiful art of writing with a broad-edged pen to create a traditional calligraphy alphabet. This workshop will introduce you to italic script, from getting started with a calligraphy pen to drawing up guidelines for practice and forming letters, building up to words and sentences. All materials will be provided and the ticket price also includes refreshments. Places are limited and a £10 non-refundable deposit is required upon booking, either in person at Re-Create Today or via PayPal to…

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