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Christmas calligraphy workshop in Manchester


Duration: 1pm - 3pm

Price: £55

Book with: Claire
at By Moon & Tide Calligraphy

Ziferblat Edge Street
23 Edge Street
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M4 1HW

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About the Course

Come and join me for a friendly and relaxed Christmas modern calligraphy workshop - and I promise you'll have something very sparkly and special to take home at the end of the day!

More than a simple calligraphy lesson, you'll learn how to make magic with a pot of ink and a dippy pen.

You'll learn swirls and letters, alphabets and joining up - and by the end of the session you'll have your very own sparkly, handwritten personalised bauble to take home and hang on your tree!

You get to keep your calligraphy pen and nib, pot of ink and full set of worksheets based on my 'Introduction to Modern Calligraphy' exercise book.

There'll be calligraphy demonstrations for you to watch and follow, and I'll help you learn with tips and tricks along the way.

At the end of your modern calligraphy workshop you'll have an opportunity to buy colourful inks, alternative nibs and fancy penholders to make your future calligraphy adventures even more exciting!

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Reviews for previous calligraphy workshops:

"A great workshop to start you off on your calligraphy journey! I really enjoyed it and Claire was so lovely and is an amazing calligrapher! Would highly recommend!!" - Leanne, June 2019

"Spent a lovely couple of hours discovering modern calligraphy skills with Claire in a welcoming and comfortable environment. Would recommend to anyone wanting to try their hand at a uniquely personal art form." - Ara, April 2018

"This is a great workshop. Claire is very organised and friendly, explaining how to do the calligraphy and making it all sound very easy! She was there if we needed a helping hand but ready to let us work independently, which made me feel I was actually getting somewhere! Definitely a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon. My only suggestion would be to have an organised break half way through as all the concentration required is quite tiring, and it would be a good opportunity to chat to other people." - February 2018

"Returned to the workshop for the second time, such a lovely afternoon always nice to learn something new and practice on old skills. Claire is wonderful and so patient - thank you :) x" - Kate, November 2017

"A super super experience, with a fab and patient teacher. I booked this as a gift for a friend and myself, which we thoroughly enjoyed. The personalised letter, the beautifully presented personalised calligraphy kit, right down to the presentation of the table, and the teaching, I wish it was a weekly workshop for me to escape to!! Thank you again Claire. x" - Zehra, October 2017

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Photographer discounts

* * Very special rates are available for professional photographers: if you’d like to come along and learn calligraphy, taking beautiful photos that I can use to advertise future workshops, get in touch! * *

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Important - terms

Terms & Conditions - please read. By purchasing this listing you agree to the following T&Cs:
- In the very, very unlikely event that a workshop has to be cancelled, every booking will be transferred to a future workshop of your choice (subject to availability). Unfortunately no refunds can be given once a booking has been made.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Calligraphy pens, paper, inks, practice sheets and examples will be provided – there’s no need to bring anything with you.

At the end of the calligraphy workshop you’ll take home your pen and nib set, paper and guideline - and your very own personalised, handwritten calligraphy bauble!

I’ll also bring along a selection of inks and nibs for you to buy on the day if you’ve fallen in love with calligraphy and want to practice more at home!



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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


  • Accessible by public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends

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