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Creative Calligraphy

Creative Calligraphy offers a bespoke service for all occasions.

Based in South Shields, on the north east coast of England, calligrapher Angela Reed puts pen to paper for a wide range of commissions, most notably for weddings and special events.

She also runs regular calligraphy classes and workshops to share her love of lettering.

As a former journalist, Angela loves to write about her work via her blog.

125-year-old note inspires letter-writing project

By Angela Reed | March 23, 2022

A note scribbled by an orphaned boy in church almost 125 years ago has inspired a letter writing project in Sunderland. Dear Friend has been launched by Seventeen Nineteen at…

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Lindisfarne Gospels 2022: Tickets Now On Sale

By Angela Reed | March 17, 2022

Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums (TWAM) has announced further details of the highly anticipated return of the Lindisfarne Gospels to the north east this year. Tickets are now on…

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Review of the Year – 2021

By Angela Reed | December 27, 2021

It’s been a bit of a year to review, to say the least! We started 2021 in lockdown and it seems rules and restrictions will be with us for a…

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A year of calligrabuddy correspondence

By Angela Reed | December 13, 2021

Over the last year, I’ve had the pleasure of being paired up with Joanne Taylor as part of The European Pointed Pen Collective (EPPC) ‘calligrabuddy’ scheme. We’ve exchanged envelopes on…

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Lindisfarne Gospels 2022: Highlights

By Angela Reed | December 8, 2021

Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums (TWAM) has unveiled its first programme of events celebrating the return of the Lindisfarne Gospels to the region in 2022. The Lindisfarne Gospels will be…

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Three more years for The Cultural Spring

By Angela Reed | December 3, 2021

The Cultural Spring has been granted £1m to extend its award-winning work by three more years. As an artist that has benefited greatly from the project, having been involved since…

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