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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.

Representatives of South Tyneside Cultural Partnership

Funding boost for South Tyneside Cultural Partnership

By Angela Reed | March 25, 2024

It’s an exciting time for culture and the arts in South Tyneside. After years of watching Newcastle, North Tyneside and Sunderland benefit from all sorts of investment, it finally feels…

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Ezra at his desk

Volunteer scribes to inhabit Monk Cell at Jarrow Hall

By Angela Reed | March 12, 2024

A Monk Cell is being re-created at Jarrow Hall in South Tyneside – with a focus on calligraphy. It will be housed in one of the reconstructed buildings in the…

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calligraphy pens in a jar

Creative Calligraphy Review of the Year: 2023

By Angela Reed | December 15, 2023

I’m packing my calligraphy pens away after another busy year, full of ideas for 2024! But it’s always nice to look back before you move forward, particularly as a small…

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chinese calligraphy

An Introduction to Chinese Calligraphy

By Angela Reed | October 23, 2023

My weekly classes have both been together for a number of years and they pretty much decide what we cover each term. So, when someone expressed an interest in Chinese…

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recipe cards with calligraphy

Calligraphy collaborations with fellow creatives

By Angela Reed | October 20, 2023

I’ve lent my calligraphy skills to special projects with two fellow artists recently. The first was for paper artist Yvette Ja, with whom I’ve collaborated before as part of the…

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Penned and Printed at Palace Green Library

By Angela Reed | October 13, 2023

Durham University has delved into its vast archives to showcase a collection of rare and early printed books and historic documents. Penned and Printed, at Palace Green Library in Durham,…

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