Calligraphy Day Workshop

This full-day workshop is designed to enhance your calligraphy knowledge and elevate your writing.

Whether you're a beginner looking to learn the fundamentals or have some calligraphy experience and are seeking to refine your techniques, this course offers a unique opportunity to explore the art of beautiful writing.

Throughout the day, you will focus on:

  • The art of producing strong letters in cohesive designs with a focus on headings, layout, and spacing.

  • Explore techniques to add impact to your writing using coloured gouache paints and black Chinese stick ink.

  • Working with both metal-edged nibs and quills, experiencing the distinct characteristics and nuances of each tool.

  • Learn simple embellishments and illumination techniques to add a touch of elegance and sophistication to your calligraphy.

In this small group workshop, individual support will be readily available throughout the experience. Alison will be there to provide personalised guidance, answering your questions, and offering valuable feedback tailored to your specific needs.

By the end of this day course, you will have not only expanded your calligraphy knowledge but also honed your skill set, allowing you to create visually captivating pieces of writing.

Adult £62

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How to get there


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On the day

The workshop is 5 and a half hours long and will include an hour break for lunch. Please wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty.

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 3 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 3 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

You'll be hosted by

Alison B

Alison is a self-taught calligrapher who has been mastering this art from an early age and received some great guidance from inspiring tutors on her journey

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