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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.

Angela Reed

First six months in business

By Angela Reed | November 20, 2014

A FORMER boss once told me it takes six months to settle into a new job. Well, today marks my half-anniversary of being a businesswoman, sole trader, mumpreneur – whatever you want to call it! It’s been a steep learning curve and I’ve being taken out of my comfort zone on more than one occasion,…

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St Cuthbert's Gospel

Palace Green Library: Bound to Last

By Angela Reed | November 13, 2014

IN search of inspiration for my calligraphy class project, I headed to Palace Green Library in Durham to see Bound to Last: Book Binding from the Middle Ages to the Modern Day. It was my first visit to the library, part of Durham University, and I doubt it will be the last. I might even…

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Calligraphy at NCBF Gala Day

By Angela Reed | November 6, 2014

I’VE been an avid reader since I was little and I still adore children’s books. Stories like The Tiger Who Came to Tea and The Very Hungry Caterpillar still hold their appeal for me. Fortunately, my children have followed suit and we love hitting the library in search of new books – or to borrow…

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Enjoying calligraphy in the classroom

By Angela Reed | October 23, 2014

“Calligraphy – it’s weird, but good.” That was the verdict of one girl during the first calligraphy workshop I’ve held at a school. I spent a day in the classroom at Ridgeway Primary Academy in South Shields. I was asked by the deputy headteacher to come in and work with the children after writing some…

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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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