Upcoming Events

  • Calligraphy Collages
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    Jul, 17

  • Calligraphy Collages – Summer Family Workshop

    60 Frederick Street

    August 19 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

    Summer Family Workshop Calligraphy Collages Make a steel pen nib using traditional machinery from 1800’s! Explore the museum and learn drawing and calligraphy techniques to create your own collages. After watching how steel pen nibs were made 150 years ago, follow an interactive tour around the museum looking at key artefacts. Do some short timed […]

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  • Picture Paints
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    Jul, 17

  • A Picture Paints a Thousand Words! – Summer Family Workshop

    60 Frederick Street

    August 26 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

    Summer Family Workshop (Picture Paints a 1,000 Words) Picture Paints a 1,000 words Summer Fun, learn about zoomorphic calligraphy and calligrams to create your own quirky animal designs using steel pen nibs and ink. Make some simple line drawings of animals using a variety of pens and explore animals and patterns in artefacts around the […]

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    Jun, 17

  • Copperplate Calligraphy with Joy Daniels

    60 Frederick Street

    September 9 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Copperplate Calligraphy This one-day taster course will cover the basics of writing with a flexible pointed nib in the Copperplate style. The course is designed for anyone who would like to write in Copperplate, from complete beginners to those with some experience. It’s an opportunity to practice under the helpful eye of the tutor. Course […]

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  • Heritage Week
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    Jul, 17

  • Birmingham Heritage Week Family Workshop

    60 Frederick Street

    September 16 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Heritage Week Join us at the Pen Museum, anytime between 13:00 and 15:00, for a family drop-in, creative workshop (Part of Birmingham Heritage Week 2017). Go back in time and write with a feather quill, learn calligraphy techniques with steel pen nibs, and make your own crafty card. Bring out your family’s creative side this […]

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  • Learning Calligraphy Session
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    Jul, 17

  • Learning Calligraphy Session

    60 Frederick Street

    September 17 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Learning Calligraphy Session Learning Calligraphy session at the Pen Museum with Sheila Smith Session One: 13:00 – 14:30 Session Two: 14:30 – 16:00 Learning Calligraphy Sessions and Demonstrations are held in the Callicreative Room and designed for both beginners and more experienced calligraphers. Calligraphy materials can be purchased from the Museum shop although bringing along […]

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  • Learning Calligraphy Session
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    Jul, 17

  • Learning Calligraphy Session

    60 Frederick Street

    October 1 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Learning Calligraphy Calligraphy learning at the Pen Museum with Sheila Smith Session One: 13:00 – 14:30 Session Two: 14:30 – 16:00 Learning Calligraphy Sessions and Demonstrations are held in the Callicreative Room and designed for both beginners and more experienced calligraphers. Calligraphy materials can be purchased from the Museum shop although bringing along your own […]

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  • Illuminated Letters Workshop
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    Jul, 17

  • Illuminated Letters Workshop

    60 Frederick Street

    November 4 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Join us at the Pen Museum for an exciting workshop with Sheila Smith. Learn how to draw a capital letter based on historical examples and then decorate it using either 24c gold leaf,  imitation metals or paint.   You will be taken through the processes step by step so that at the end of the workshop […]

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