Calligraphy

Explore the art of fine handwriting, develop and build skills in contemporary and traditional calligraphy, including lettering, layout, illumination, analysis of historical scripts, and specialised projects.

• Inspiring and creative short and term-long courses taught by professional practitioners for beginners through to advanced level.
• Day, evening and weekend courses in well-equipped rooms with a range of reference books and materials.
• Group and 1:1 teaching allows for ideas exchange and individual development with maximum hands-on time for projects.
  1. Modern calligraphy

    Course Date: Sat 17 Nov 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to write elegant stylish letterforms using a flexible pointed nib with ink. Once you’ve learnt how to write a basic alphabet we’ll begin breaking the rules of traditional calligraphy to find a style that is all your own.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  2. Try it out: calligraphy, formal and modern

    Course Date: Mon 3 Dec 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Would you like to find out about the difference between formal calligraphy and modern calligraphy? Come along to this session and have a go at writing both styles. Beginners and improvers welcome.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  3. Calligraphy: modern copperplate

    Calligraphy: modern copperplate

    Course Date: Mon 14 Jan 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is suitable for all who would like to learn new skill of beautiful writing or to improve their calligraphy. The course will also help to develop your creativity and will give you a lot of ideas for future personal projects. The course is for both beginners and advanced students. Suitable for left and right-handers.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  4. Calligraphy and illumination

    Course Date: Tue 15 Jan 2019 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Study lettering, illuminating, heraldry and gold leaf. You will get advice on tools and materials, and basic materials are included. Left handers are welcome.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  5. Calligraphy: Roman capitals

    Course Date: Thu 24 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the principles and explore the essential steps of calligraphy work using a range of tools and techniques to create an individual piece. Suitable for beginners as well as improvers, left or right handers welcome.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  6. Creative calligraphy: personalising lettering

    Creative calligraphy: personalising lettering

    Course Date: Sun 3 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to create your own unique style of calligraphic handwriting and be inspired by the work of historical and contemporary calligraphers.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  7. Calligraphy for beginners and improvers

    Calligraphy for beginners and improvers

    Course Date: Fri 1 Mar 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn and develop calligraphy skills on this beginners and improvers course. You will practice with a range of pens and papers, and create a finished example using a favourite quotation. Advice will be given on tools and materials. Suitable for left or right handers.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  8. Try it out: calligraphy, modern copperplate

    Course Date: Fri 12 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Modern calligraphy can be learned by everyone and used in business and everyday life to reflect your personality and creativity. This workshop will guide you through the basics and show you how! Suitable for left or right handers.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £69.00

  9. Calligraphy: layout and lettering

    Course Date: Thu 2 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the principles and explore the essential steps of calligraphy work using a range of tools and techniques to create an individual piece. Suitable for beginners as well as improvers and left or right handers welcome.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  10. Creative calligraphy: artistic flair

    Creative calligraphy: artistic flair

    Course Date: Sun 19 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to draw flourishes and generate illustrations to give your calligraphy handwriting extra flair and panache.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  11. Calligraphy taster

    Calligraphy taster

    Course Date: Sat 13 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Fancy having a go at this beautiful art form? This short weekend course will introduce you to the fundamental principles of lettering and calligraphy. Focussing on broad edged script, you will use different pens and nibs, and leave having completed your own sample.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  12. Calligraphy: copperplate and spencerian scripts

    Course Date: Mon 22 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to use a pointed pen for writing in copperplate hand, which is famous for its fine lines, hand-made quality and romantic overtones. Suitable for both beginners and improvers, left and right handers.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  13. Calligraphy: gothic script

    Calligraphy: gothic script

    Course Date: Sat 27 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Take the first step and start learning calligraphy. This short course will introduce you to the basics of calligraphy whilst getting to grips with the historic gothic script. All levels welcome.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  14. Creative calligraphy

    Creative calligraphy

    Course Date: Mon 29 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Your handwriting is unique; you can use it to add flair to your journals, wedding invitations and greetings cards. Come and learn how to bring the pleasure of handwriting back into your life.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

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