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Workshop/Course, Wed 27 Nov 2019, £80

Beginner’s Modern Calligraphy

Beginner’s Modern Calligraphy


In this relaxed and friendly beginner’s modern calligraphy workshop you’ll learn how to use a calligraphy pen and dippy ink pot.

We’ll practice alphabets then write some festive treats:-
• gift tags
• christmas cards
• glitter baubles
• gorgeous festive gift boxes

About Claire
Local calligrapher Claire Gould has been teaching workshops for 6 years and spends her days writing beautiful things for weddings and special occasions.
Claire grew up in the Lakes and fell in love with words and letters at school. After studying languages she realised a more artistic approach to words and letters was her thing, and taught herself calligraphy. She writes all styles, from gothic scripts to swirly copperplate lettering, but teaches in a pretty, quirky modern style because it’s the most fun to learn!

Pop-up shop
If you’ve fallen in love with calligraphy and want to practice more at home, you’ll love Claire’s pop-up shop! There’ll be festive themed inks, calligraphy Christmas cards and extra nibs to buy on the day, as well as calligraphy books and baubles for sale at the end of the class!

Course will run from 10am to approx 4pm and you’ll take home your calligraphy pen and nib to practice at home. A warming soup, Christmas nibbles and refreshments will be provided.
The workshop will take place in our purpose built creative space overlooking Coniston Water and the Old Man of Coniston.

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 27 Nov 2019 10:00 to 16:00


£80 including all materials, warming soup and festive refreshments! Please bring glasses for close work if required.


East of Lake,
LA21 8AA


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Map reference: SD 318973  Lat: 54.36667 Long: -3.05110

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