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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.

£75
Cumbria - Next course on 5th December 2018
Click through the top left-hand link to our own website to see remaining 2018 Quirky courses and by using the 'keep me posted' icon you will receive the new 2019 course list when it is released in early November. Many of our early courses get booked up for Christmas presents. Learn the art of 24-carat gold leaf Gilding and make a special card or gift over the day During this day you will work with...
£65
London - Next course on 25th November 2018
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 19th November 2018
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...
£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...
£65
London - Next course on 25th November 2018
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 25th November 2018
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...
£50
Greater London
During the Babooche brush calligraphy workshop you will learn the fundamentals of modern calligraphy and how to use a brush and ink to hand write beautiful calligraphy and shapes. At a Babooche modern calligraphy workshop you will start off by learning and practising some basic strokes to get a feel of how to use your brush and ink before moving into the lower case alphabet and then capitals. We will then practise a phrase or...
£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...
£17.5
Online & Cambridgeshire
Half day calligraphy workshops at my home near Ely, Cambs, suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced, flexible dates, approximately fortnightly, no commitment beyond each workshop. Small groups of 3-6. Individual tuition with plenty of demonstration. Well-known professional calligrapher, fellow of the Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society and the Society of Scribes & Illuminators. You can learn a script of your choice, experiment with scripts and work towards finished calligraphic compositions. Also offered is...
£55
Hampshire - Next course on 9th February 2019
Come and learn how to use a nib and ink to achieve modern calligraphy lettering that is so popular today. You'll be guided step by step with basic letterforms and then be able to adapt them to your own style choices. With practice you'll be able to use your skills on cards, invitations, envelopes, wall art and many other projects. Beginners and Intermediates are welcome.