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Calligraphy courses

Calligraphy courses, classes and workshops taught all across the UK. Learn calligraphy techniques with experienced tutors and make your greeting cards and invitations extra special. Would you like to learn calligraphy - the art of beautiful writing? Courses are offered for both experienced and beginner calligraphers. Join a calligraphy course, workshop or group and be inspired by expert tuition of this ancient art form. Every civilisation that uses the written word to convey meaning and communication has developed styles of calligraphy... imbuing the written text with extra layers of meaning, value and importance.

£60
Cumbria - Next course on 6th February 2019
Join the talented local calligrapher, Claire Gould, for a relaxed beginner's modern calligraphy workshop where you will learn everything to get you started with beautiful handwritten lettering styles. So you love all the gorgeous hand lettering on Instagram and Pinterest, but you have never held a calligraphy pen before. Maybe you had a calligraphy set for Christmas, or you made a New Year’s resolution to learn a new hobby. We’ll start with assembling a pen...
£60
Cumbria - Next course on 6th February 2019
Let’s explore the magic of fabulously creative brush lettering pens! There’s something very accessible about brush pen calligraphy and brush lettering – part of the fun is colour blending – your tutor, Claire, will show you how to paint simple words in sunset colours! You’ll have a selection of brush lettering pens to use on the day – bring a friend and you can swap your pens during the class for more variation in your...
£50
Hertfordshire
After two very popular Beginner's Modern Calligraphy courses earlier this year, we are delighted to be able to provide this Brush Lettering course at CLP, on Saturday 1st December from 10am - 12.30 pm Led by Suzie Dicker, founder of luxury stationery brand A L'aise, this workshop will guide you to hold your brush, making your first stroke through to writing beautiful tags and cards that you can really personalise for special friends and relations....
£95
London - Next course on 2nd February 2019
In honour of the Lunar New Year, Peng Su is visiting London for a celebration of the unique traditional art form of Chinese brush painting. All levels will be welcome as you're lead through this meditative and expressive process through demonstrations and individual support matching your level and interests. The day ends with traditional Chinese tea and the painting of a celebratory paper scroll to take away. In order to welcome newcomers or artists in...
£100
Cumbria - Next course on 6th February 2019
This is a combined option of the two separate workshops we have running on 6th February. Come and play with us for the day and enjoy a discounted rate. Start the day with learning how to write with a traditional dip pen, using lightness and pressure to create beautiful thin and thick strokes. Claire will teach the basics of a modern calligraphy alphabet and show you how to vary the flow of your lettering to...
£65
London
Come join a special 2 hours workshop that will help you create fabulous Calligraphy Christmas cards in your own style! The workshop will start with an introduction to the supplies you will use during the MagInk Letters trip. Then the calligraphy exercises will begin with basic strokes and letter forms. You’ll practice the alphabet to get used to writing the letters. During the workshop there will be plenty of time for 1 to 1 tuition...
£40
Gloucestershire - Next course on 18th February 2019
During the session, key modern calligraphy basics will be covered; how to use the essential tools, mark making drills to practice applying pressure to your new pen, and alphabet practices before moving on to whole words. Emma from Emerald Paper Design will be giving demonstrations each step of the way, as well as being on hand for individual guidance. All participants will get a goodie bag to take away it will contain: 1 nib, 1...
£65
London
The elegant Copperplate never goes out of fashion! It's like the Little Black Dress! Always stunning. Join us for a Copperplate Calligraphy Class and fine letters that can guide you to create your distinctive lettering, full of character and charm that you can use in your everyday artistic work or your occasional writing! You will learn Copperplate basic principles and rules that make it so beautiful and delicate, you will find out techniques to create...
£65
London - Next course on 9th February 2019
Is the big day coming? Are you looking for some beautiful place cards , envelopes or thank you notes to give to your guests? Well, you are at the right place! Join our 2 hours workshop to learn how to make your own place cards, thank you cards and envelopes using calligraphy and flourishing. We’ll start with introducing you to the supplies we are going to use during our Wedding Calligraphy workshop. Then we can...
£38.5
Essex
Join calligrapher & lettering artist Julie Chaney for a full-day calligraphy class in the riverside village of Mistley. Immerse yourself in the art of beautiful writing - for pleasure, relaxation or study. After a short introduction to a variety of calligraphic styles, we will begin with the basics of forming elegant letters using pencil, dip pen and ink.  There will be demonstrations of lettering and an array of tools and techniques used will also be...