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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Northumbrian Scribes: A Love of Letters

By Angela Reed | September 11, 2014

I was honoured to receive an invitation from The Society of Northumbrian Scribes to the opening of their exhibition, A Love of Letters, at Bede’s World in Jarrow. More than…

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