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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.

Calligraphy Resources at the University of Sunderland

By Angela Reed | June 9, 2023

Calligraphy enthusiasts in the north east are so fortunate to have the archive of the International Research Centre for Calligraphy (IRCC) on their doorstep. It was brought to the University…

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Calligraphy and the Coronation

By Angela Reed | May 2, 2023

King Charles III looks set to combine tradition within modernity when he is crowned alongside Camilla, the Queen Consort, on Saturday, May 6, 2023. As President of the Heritage Crafts…

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Museum launch for Inspired by Lindisfarne

By Angela Reed | April 21, 2023

Inspired by Lindisfarne is on the move again! The calligraphic tribute to the Lindisfarne Gospels has gone on display at South Shields Museum and Art Gallery. It’s the final stop-off…

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Lily Daniels and Angela Reed

Calligraphy exhibition moves into historic church

By Angela Reed | March 6, 2023

The Inspired by Lindisfarne exhibition is on the move. After a successful five-week run at The Customs House in South Shields, the artwork created by my weekly calligraphy groups is…

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Inspired by Lindisfarne launch at The Customs House

Calligraphers launch Inspired by Lindisfarne exhibition

By Angela Reed | January 23, 2023

What do you take as gospel? That was the prompt for the amateur calligraphers in my weekly groups, who are exhibiting their work for the first time at The Customs…

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Creative Calligraphy Review of the Year 2022

By Angela Reed | December 13, 2022

Well, this year has certainly been less dramatic than the last one. With Covid-19 restrictions still in place for most of 2021, my last review of the year featured remote…

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