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August 2016

Calligraphy Demonstration – Medieval Scripts

August 20, 2016 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
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Free
Calligraphy Demonstration

Calligraphy Teacher From a calligraphy school in Krakow (Poland) the calligraphy teacher will be demonstrating 3 or 5 different medieval scripts.  There will be a chance to buy a book mark with a name with proceeds to the Museum. The calligrapher is left-handed and writes upside down. Kamil B   

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January 2017

Learning Calligraphy Session

January 22, 2017 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
£2.50
Calligraphy Room

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. Calligraphy materials can be purchased from the Museum shop although bringing along your own equipment is fine. Normal Museum admission charges apply to this event.

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February 2017

Learning Calligraphy Session

February 19, 2017 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
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£2.50
Calligraphy Room

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 equipment is fine. 12 Spaces are available for each session, please contact the museum to book a space: 0121 236 9834 / enquiries@penmuseum.org.uk Normal Museum…

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April 2017

Learning Calligraphy Session

April 2, 2017 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
£2.50
Calligraphy Room

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 equipment is fine. 12 Spaces are available for each session, please contact the museum to book a space: 0121 236 9834 / enquiries@penmuseum.org.uk Normal Museum…

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Producing the Ultimate Greetings Card

April 15, 2017 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
£12.50
The Ultimate Greetings Card

    The Pen Museum is hosting an opportunity to learn how to make high-quality, bespoke greetings cards. City-based calligrapher Stephen Duckett will be sharing his expertise at an introductory event, covering both the lettering and paper art elements of making a unique and distinctive card. With an opportunity to produce your own card, the hands-on course will guide visitors through every stage of production, including: -           choice of paper and ink -           choice of quotes, and sizing -           writing the card exterior…

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Learning Calligraphy Session

April 30, 2017 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£7.50
Calligraphy Room

FULLY BOOKED 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 equipment is fine. 12 Spaces are available for each session, please contact the museum to book a space: 0121 236 9834 / enquiries@penmuseum.org.uk…

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May 2017

Learning Calligraphy Session

May 14, 2017 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
£7.50
Calligraphy Room

FULLY BOOKED 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 equipment is fine. 12 Spaces are available for each session, please contact the museum to book a space: 0121 236 9834 / enquiries@penmuseum.org.uk…

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July 2017

Learning Calligraphy Session

July 9, 2017 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£7.50
Calligraphy Room

Learning Calligraphy Session at The Pen Museum with Sheila Smith Learning Calligraphy Session & Demonstration held in our 'Callicreative Room' are designed for beginners and also the more experienced. Session One: 13:00 – 14:30 Session Two: 14:30 – 16:00 Materials can be purchased from the Museum shop although bringing along your own equipment is fine. 12 Spaces are available for each session, cost £7.50 per person. Please contact the museum with any queries: 0121 236 9834 / enquiries@penmuseum.org.uk  

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August 2017

Crafty Calligraphy Card Making Family Drop-In Workshop

August 5, 2017 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
Free
Crafty Calligraphy Card Making

Calligraphy Card Making Join us at the Pen Museum for a Card Making Workshop, anytime between 12:00 and 15:00, for a free family drop-in, creative workshop. 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 summer in the Pen Museum's fantastic atmosphere. This workshop is the first of several over August and September, each of which will focus on different…

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September 2017

Copperplate Calligraphy with Joy Daniels

September 9, 2017 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
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£31.45
Copperplate calligraphy

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 Details The course is an introduction to Copperplate and Joy will take you step by step, starting with the simplest ‘shapes’ which make up the…

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November 2017

Illuminated Letters Workshop

November 4, 2017 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£35
Illuminated Letters Workshop

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 you should be able to add an extra dimension to your cards and letters. Ideal for beginners as well as the more experienced. Materials will…

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January 2018

Modern Calligraphy Workshop

January 27 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£37.50
Modern Calligraphy Workshop Jane Lappage

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 - 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
Skeleton Italic

In this short course, calligrapher Nick Caulkin will introduce you to Skeleton Italic Calligraphy; 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…

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September 2018

Calligraphy Classes with Sheila Smith

September 16 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
£10
Beginners & Experienced Calligraphers

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. Please contact the museum with any queries: 0121 236 9834 / enquiries@penmuseum.org.uk…

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October 2018

Calligraphy Classes – Filigree Decoration for Letters

October 20 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
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£35
Filigree Lettering Portfolio

Calligraphy Classes - Filigree Decoration for Letters Unfortunately this event has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. This is one of a series of five individual but related workshops that explore the many different ways to draw, illuminate and decorate historical capital letters. Each workshop will focus on a particular type of letter and a particular way to decorate so you can build up quite a substantial portfolio. These workshops are ideal for the experienced as well as…

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November 2018

Birmingham Scribes at the Pen Museum – Calligraphy Workshop

November 3 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
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Free
Neuland Script

How to write in a circle Just starting out in calligraphy or have a bit of experience? Come and develop your skills as a member of the Birmingham Scribes at the Pen Museum. The Scribes have regular meetings throughout the year at the Pen Museum and the group's main aim is to promote the art of calligraphy. As a member you will be able to attend these meetings, some of which will be workshops led by an experienced calligrapher and…

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Calligraphy Classes – Lettering to Make Cards

November 10 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
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£35
Make Your Own Cards

Lettering to make cards With Sheila Smith This is one of a series of five individual but related workshops that explore the many different ways to draw, illuminate and decorate historical capital letters. Each workshop will focus on a particular type of letter and a particular way to decorate so you can build up quite a substantial portfolio. These workshops are ideal for the experienced as well as those of you just starting out. This session will explore how to…

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Calligraphy Classes with Sheila Smith

November 11 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
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£10
Beginners & Experienced Calligraphers

Learning Calligraphy Classes Learning Calligraphy Classes 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. Please contact the museum with any queries: 0121 236 9834 / enquiries@penmuseum.org.uk Session One: 13:00 – 14:30 – CLICK…

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Modern Calligraphy Workshop

November 17 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
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£37.50
Modern Calligraphy Jane Lappage

Modern Calligraphy workshop with Jane Lappage 10:00 - 4:00 pm (Sold Out) 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…

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