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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.
THIS week I was proud to support a charity event for three very special little boys. Technically, I was a sponsor, having created a seating plan for the Hat-trick! dinner free-of-charge. But all I did was offer to help a former newsroom colleague, who did a tremendous job of pulling the whole thing together single-handedly. I also had a…Read More
I love finding calligraphy in unusual places. Since setting up Creative Calligraphy, I’ve definitely found myself taking more notice of writing styles on anything and everything, from billboards to tattoos! Fortunately, the museums and other visitor attractions of the north east have provided a wealth of calligraphy examples to delight and inspire me. During a visit to…Read More
What have the Romans ever given us? It’s an oft-quoted line from Monty Python’s Life of Brian that provokes quite a list of benefits, from medicine and education to wine and public baths. They also gave us the Latin alphabet – and western calligraphy is instantly recognisable by the use of Latin script. The Latin…Read More
Another fascinating example of medieval calligraphy has gone on display in South Tyneside. Bede’s World in Jarrow is currently home to the only surviving full-scale replica of the Codex Amiatinus – and now South Shields Museum & Art Gallery is playing host to the oldest of the four surviving copies of the Boldon Book. Both manuscripts are in…Read More
Bede’s World in Jarrow is currently exhibiting the only existing copy of the Codex Amiatinus. When I first laid eyes on the full-scale replica of Bede’s Great Bible, it was still packed in boxes on a pallet in the museum’s reception, fresh from its flight from Italy. To see it on display, in all its…Read More
Starting a new business is like having another child. So, just like I did with my son James, four, and daughter Sophie, two, I’ve been taking my new ‘baby’ along to some groups to meet other ‘parents’. Having written about The Inspire Network during my time as a journalist, one of the first people I…Read More