'Gorgeously Swirly Calligraphy' with Claire ~ a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden and Barns



10.00am-12.50pm OR 1.00pm to 3.50pm £56 inc fresh coffee/ biscuits Material Charges : n/a   Create beautiful lettering using 'Gorgeously Swirly Calligraphy' - with Claire here in the lovely 'Swallow Barn' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns Join Claire for this friendly and relaxed Calligraphy workshop and learn how to write using this wonderful style of modern Calligraphy to create your own gorgeous cards, gift tags and more! This workshop is perfect for absolute beginners as well as those with a little Calligraphy experience - all are welcome! The workshop will take place in our lovely listed first floor studio, the Swallow Barn, where Claire's every hand movement and flourish will be filmed close up and projected onto a large screen above her, for all to see. This means everyone can enjoy their welcome coffee and biscuit from the comfort of their chairs and take it all in. Of course you can move closer to watch if you prefer! You’ll have fun getting to grips with a dip pen and copperplate nib in this friendly, relaxed class, from initial scratches and swirls you’ll soon be writing beautiful letters, all in the space of a couple of hours!  Please join us if you can – we’d love to help you learn the art of beautiful writing. Everyone will have some personal tuition on the day as well as the opportunity to watch demos and ask questions as you learn.

What's included in the price?

Includes fresh coffee/ tea and home made biscuits - plus your own Calliraphy set to take home at the end of the course!


1:00pm to 4:00pm

Cancellation policy

Strict - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 8 weeks before the course starts


Situated in a tranquil location on the edge of the Lake District, we've offered an Quirky range of workshops since 2005, In 2020 we renovated a listed hayloft to create 'Swallow Barn' - now a Covid safe & spacious, first floor studio with screens/ cameras for tutor demos and many well spaced single desks. We have several garden teaching spaces too. Lunch (included) can be taken outside on the Tea Lawn in warmer months and teas/coffees is served at your desk. Our days are considered real treats.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Hen dos
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Easter
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Weekends
  • Mother's Day
  • Christmas
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Romantic
  • Intermediate level
  • UK Holiday
  • Accommodation offered
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Parking provided
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Greystoke Craft Garden, Greystoke, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0UT

Booking options

10:00 - 12:45
£56.00 See dates