Christmas Calligraphy Workshop at Prior Shop

Learn the beautiful and mesmerising art of calligraphy with Hunter Gatherings at Cabot Circus' Prior Shop.

Whether you crave being able to add magic to your Christmas cards, write present tags for under the tree, add a personal touch to your wrapping paper or create festive place name cards for around your table this year - learning calligraphy will help you add a flair to your Christmas crafting this festive season!

What to expect:

  • Learn how to practise the art of calligraphy
  • Be guided through the core elements to create beautiful lettering
  • Receive step-by-step demonstrations from your host
  • Have time to practise your technique and ask any questions
  • Tasty festive drinks and snacks
  • Receive a kit to take home with you including the calligraphy pen, ink pot, guide sheets and paper, as well as some festive tags and place names for you to use this Christmas!

This beginner-friendly workshop is the perfect way to spend some time with family and friends, learning the basic techniques of dip pen calligraphy.

Age restrictions: 14+

Adult £40

How to get there


  • Refreshments available
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible

COVID-19 guidelines

  • Hand sanitiser will be available and all items you'll keep will be new.

On the day

  • Please arrive on time for the workshop to start.
  • There's plenty of parking in and around Cabot Circus and Bristol city centre.
  • You'll be using black ink. Your host will have optional aprons to wear, but you may want to wear something you don't mind getting messy!

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 7 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 7 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

Fran Baxter-Hunter

Fran is passionate about all things wedding and crafts in all shapes and sizes. She's a lover of a chunky knit jumper and bold statement earrings.

Find Fran in the studio with a half-drunk cup of tea, piles of paper, watercolours and double-sided tape around her. If you don't catch her there, Fran's probably making the most of the cosy coffee shops and lush countryside around Bristol and Bath.

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