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Creative Calligraphy

Creative Calligraphy offers a bespoke handwriting service for all occasions.

Based just outside Newcastle upon Tyne in the north east of England, calligrapher Angela Reed puts pen to paper for a wide range of commissions, most notably for weddings and 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.

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School goes Calli-creative with Manuscript

By Angela Reed | October 16, 2014

This week’s blog is a guest post from Manuscript Pen Company about our school workshop partnership. We are very happy to support the work of Creative Calligraphy! A school calligraphy workshop will take place later this month, involving children from Ridgeway Primary Academy in South Shields. They will be introduced to the beautiful art of calligraphy using…

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Manuscript signs up to help budding calligraphers

By Angela Reed | October 9, 2014

I’ve been using Manuscript pens for as long as I’ve been doing calligraphy, so I’m delighted to welcome them on board a new Creative Calligraphy project. I’m running my first school calligraphy workshop later this month, working with children from Ridgeway Primary Academy in South Shields. I first got in touch with Manuscript via Twitter,…

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By Angela Reed | October 2, 2014

NEXT time you’re rattling along on the Metro in South Tyneside, look up from your book or your phone when you stop at Bede – it’ll be worth it! The platforms at the station, tucked away in the middle of an industrial estate in Jarrow, have been given a burst of colour with the introduction of 10…

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Practice makes perfect

By Angela Reed | September 25, 2014

ANY class that starts with the words ‘wine glasses’ is always going to be a winner with me. Worryingly, the wine glasses I was drawing as part of my introduction to the Gothicized Italic – or Pointed Gothic – script were rather large! I’ve joined a calligraphy course led by Susan Moor, chairman of the…

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Wedding Calligraphy

By Angela Reed | September 18, 2014

This is a guest blog I did for wedding blog Tyne the Knot last month when the theme was “all in the details”.   The time has come to send out the wedding invitations and let everyone know the plans for your big day. You may have already sent out Save the Date cards, but more often…

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Green light for Metro art

By Angela Reed | September 11, 2014

I haven’t wanted to say anything about this until now, in case I jinxed it, but my calligraphy is going to form part of a fantastic new art installation at Bede Metro station in Jarrow! I was asked by artist Mark Gibson to get involved after a chance meeting in the reception of Bede’s World,…

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