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Calligraphy & brush Lettering courses

Calligraphy and brush lettering courses, classes and workshops across the UK. Learn the art of creating beautiful handwriting using Italics, Copperplate, Roman, or San Vito... Educate yourself in these ancient elegant calligraphic scripts and develop a skill you will enjoy for always.

£35
Online & Cambridgeshire
One day calligraphy workshops near Ely, Cambridgeshire, taught by a leading professional calligrapher, ANY scripts can be learned including the currently very popular 'modern' pointed pen calligraphy. suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced, flexible dates, approximately fortnightly, no commitment beyond each workshop. Intensive tuition for longer periods eg 5 days or more, available on request. Small groups of 3-6. Individual tuition with plenty of demonstration. Long-standing Fellow of the Calligraphy & Lettering Arts...
£60
Cumbria - Next course on 6th June 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 June 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...
£100
Cumbria - Next course on 6th June 2019
This is a combined option of the two separate workshops we have running on 6th June and 6th August. 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...
£150
Cumbria - Next course on 1st October 2019
Join talented illuminator, Sarah Lace, for a two day workshop to learn the historic craft of illuminated lettering. This workshop offers the opportunity to learn something of the history and origins about these art forms as we examine a range of styles from 6th century Celtic through to the modern day; showing their development through time. Sarah will help with the design of your piece including simple techniques of constructing Celtic knotwork and spirals, decoration...
£170
Cumbria - Next course on 23rd May 2019
Gaynor Goffe is one of the UK's foremost calligraphers and teachers in the country; she has produced many Calligraphy books, and is able to turn her hand to any style of lettering including her own beautiful typeface (Hamada) as well as the currently popular modern scripts. She is teaching in Greystoke, Cumbria on Thu 23 & Fri 24th May 2019. Her last course here was attended by both beginners and experience calligraphers alike, each working...
£17.5
Online & Cambridgeshire
Half day calligraphy workshops at my home near Ely, Cambs, all script including 'modern' pointed pen calligraphy, 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...
£25
Essex
Ever wanted to try your hand at Calligraphy? Why not come along to our small and friendly Saturday morning class where you'll be shown how to form beautiful letters using traditional dip pen and ink. We'll also try out some quills and bamboo pens with different inks and paints. So many lovely styles of lettering to learn and you don't need to have neat handwriting! Aimed at Beginners but Improvers can benefit too. Children are...
£35
North Yorkshire
We're delighted to announce that Chris Newson will be running two workshops for Settle Community and Business Hub at the Settle Quaker Meeting House in the centre of Settle. She'll be running one in the morning from 10am to 12.30 noon and one in the afternoon from 1.30 to 4pm, to give you a hands-on introduction and improvers sessions for the wonderful world of Chinese brush painting. In each of these 2.5 hr workshops you...
£35
West Sussex
Our popular brush workshop will take you through using the latest 'must have' calligraphy tool -  the brush pen. You will be creating letter-forms, designing layouts and mixing colours on acetate sheets. Before you know it, you will be creating your very own brush lettering artwork to impress your friends! Whether you are an expert calligrapher, or just starting out, come and join us on the Brush workshop to expand your lettering knowledge. To help...