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December 2017

Christmas Gift Tag Workshop

December 17 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom

Pop along to the Pen Museum on Sunday 17th December and make your own Christmas gift tags. This festive calligraphy and craft workshop will help you pick out your gift tags and decorations whilst teaching you specialist calligraphy fonts to apply to them. No need to book, just turn up and drop-in on the day! Standard admission charges apply for this event plus a small additional fee to cover materials used in the session.

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January 2018

Learning Calligraphy with Sheila Smith

January 21, 2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£10

Learning Calligraphy Calligraphy learning at the Pen Museum with Sheila Smith Learning Calligraphy Sessions and Demonstrations are held in the Callicreative Room and designed for both beginners and more experienced calligraphers. Learn the key elements of calligraphy and take information away to continue developing your style at home. Some materials will be provided and calligraphy products can be purchased from the Museum shop. 12 Spaces are available for each session, £10 per person. Please contact the museum with any queries:…

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Modern Calligraphy Workshop

January 27, 2018 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£37.50

Modern Calligraphy Day workshop with Jane Lappage 10:00 -4:00 pm On this course you will get hands on with the new fun, quicker way to learn calligraphy using your fine point nib. In the morning, we will get used to the script and practice and in the afternoon, I will show you design layout and all you will need to be happily confident that you can use this new-found skill regularly after leaving the class on all those special things…

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Skeleton Italic Calligraphy Workshop

January 28, 2018 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
£12

In this short course, calligrapher Nick Caulkin will introduce you to Skeleton Italic; a very basic yet readable handwriting style, or script, based on just three writing strokes: diagonals, verticals and horizontals. Essentially spiky in appearance, it looks equally effective when written with a monoline instrument such as a pencil, ball point or fineliner drawing pen, as with a square edged nib. This course is suitable for both beginners and more experienced calligraphers. CLICK HERE to book now Please contact the museum…

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February 2018

Angular Letters – Calligraphy Workshop

February 10, 2018 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£35

In this workshop, Sheila Smith will teach you how to draw Angular letters and adapt them to modern use. The beautiful letters can be seen in early medieval manuscripts such as the Lindisfarne Gospels and the book of Kells. This course is suitable for both beginners and more experienced calligraphers. Some materials will be provided and additional calligraphy products can be purchased from the Museum shop. CLICK HERE to book now Please contact the museum with any queries: 0121 236…

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Learning Calligraphy with Sheila Smith

February 18, 2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£10

Calligraphy learning at the Pen Museum with Sheila Smith Learning Calligraphy Sessions and Demonstrations are held in the Callicreative Room and designed for both beginners and more experienced calligraphers. Learn the key elements of calligraphy and take information away to continue developing your style at home. Some materials will be provided and calligraphy products can be purchased from the Museum shop. 12 Spaces are available for each session, £10 per person. Please contact the museum with any queries: 0121 236…

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Sharpened Italic Calligraphy Workshop

February 25, 2018 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£12

In this short course, calligrapher Nick Caulkin will teach you Sharpened Italic. This lettering is a fleshed out and more sophisticated version of Skeleton Italic where some of the spiky strokes are replaced by subtle curves yet the script still retains a sharpened appearance. It looks equally effective when written with a monoline instrument such as a pencil, ball point or fineliner drawing pen, as with a square edged nib. This course is suitable for both beginners and more experienced…

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March 2018

‘More Roman Capitals’ – Calligraphy Workshop

March 3, 2018 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£35

Looking for a fun alternative to birthday cards? This workshop will help you to stand out from the crowd. You will use Roman Capital lettering to produce a short verse and make a simple stitched book that provides a great twist on greetings cards. This short course is suitable for beginners. The book is simple to produce and the skills you learn from this workshop will help you to create them at home. If you attended the Christmas Card workshop…

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Learning Calligraphy with Sheila Smith

March 18, 2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£10

Calligraphy learning at the Pen Museum with Sheila Smith Learning Calligraphy Sessions and Demonstrations are held in the Callicreative Room and designed for both beginners and more experienced calligraphers. Learn the key elements of calligraphy and take information away to continue developing your style at home. Some materials will be provided and calligraphy products can be purchased from the Museum shop. 12 Spaces are available for each session, £10 per person. Please contact the museum with any queries: 0121 236…

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Easter Modern Calligraphy Workshop

March 25, 2018 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£37.50

Modern Calligraphy Day Workshop with Jane Lappage 10:00 -4:00 pm On this course you will get hands on with the new fun, quicker way to learn calligraphy using your fine point nib. In the morning, we will get used to the script and practice and in the afternoon, I will show you design layout and all you will need to be happily confident that you can use this new-found skill regularly after leaving the class on all those special things…

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April 2018

‘Illuminated Letters’ – Calligraphy Workshop

April 21, 2018 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£35

In this Illuminated Letters workshop, learn how to draw and decorate a Roman Versals to add an extra dimension to your cards. This short course will be based on Roman versals. These were letters based on the shape of Roman Capitals to be used in manuscripts and were often large, decorated in various colours and used to designate the beginnings of verses. This course is suitable for beginners and more experience calligraphers and offers the chance to engage with some…

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Learning Calligraphy with Sheila Smith

April 22, 2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£10

Learning Calligraphy Calligraphy learning at the Pen Museum with Sheila Smith Learning Calligraphy Sessions and Demonstrations are held in the Callicreative Room and designed for both beginners and more experienced calligraphers. Learn the key elements of calligraphy and take information away to continue developing your style at home. Some materials will be provided and calligraphy products can be purchased from the Museum shop. 12 Spaces are available for each session, £10 per person. Please contact the museum with any queries:…

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May 2018

Learning Calligraphy with Sheila Smith

May 13, 2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£10

Calligraphy learning at the Pen Museum with Sheila Smith Learning Calligraphy Sessions and Demonstrations are held in the Callicreative Room and designed for both beginners and more experienced calligraphers. Learn the key elements of calligraphy and take information away to continue developing your style at home. Some materials will be provided and calligraphy products can be purchased from the Museum shop. 12 Spaces are available for each session, £10 per person. Please contact the museum with any queries: 0121 236…

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June 2018

Learning Calligraphy with Sheila Smith

June 10, 2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£10

Calligraphy learning at the Pen Museum with Sheila Smith Learning Calligraphy Sessions and Demonstrations are held in the Callicreative Room and designed for both beginners and more experienced calligraphers. Learn the key elements of calligraphy and take information away to continue developing your style at home. Some materials will be provided and calligraphy products can be purchased from the Museum shop. 12 Spaces are available for each session, £10 per person. Please contact the museum with any queries: 0121 236…

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