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June 2018

Learning Calligraphy with Sheila Smith

June 10 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£10
Sheila Smith Sessions and Demonstrations Callicreative Room

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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Birmingham Made Me – Simon Topman MBE

June 16 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
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Free
Simon Topman MBE

Pen Museum AGM 2018 - Simon Topman MBE AGM 2018. Speaker: Simon Topman MBE After the short business part of the AGM our guest speaker will be Simon Topman MBE, Chief Executive of J. Hudson (Acme Specialist Whistles) Ltd. Well known in Birmingham. Simon is ‘an extraordinarily entertaining speaker. The world’s greatest living authority on whistles’ his talk is entitled ‘Birmingham Made Me’ he definitely will be well worth hearing. A light buffet lunch will be available shortly after the event.…

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Birmingham Scribes at the Pen Museum – Workshop

June 23 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£5 – £20

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 others will be more  self-help styled.  …

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Midland Pen Show – Lichfield

June 24 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Guildhall, Bore Street
Lichfield, WS13 6LU United Kingdom
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Pen Show

UK Pen Show - Midlands The Pen Museum is attending the Midland Pen Show  the venue for the show is the historical Guildhall which is right in the centre of the historic city of Lichfield.

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Drop In Calligraphy Workshop with the Birmingham Calligraphy Society

June 30 - 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
Free

Join members of the Birmingham Calligraphy Society on Saturday 30th June 2018 for a free 'drop-in' Calligraphy Workshop. Come along anytime between 1:30 - 3:30 pm. Members of the society will be available to talk through pieces they are currently working on and show visitors the basics of calligraphy. So if you're a more experienced calligrapher or just starting out, this free event is a great opportunity to learn something new and ask the experts for advice on all areas…

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July 2018

Modern Calligraphy Workshop

July 7 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£37.50
Modern Calligraphy

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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Illuminating Letters using Imitation Metals and Metallic Paints Workshop

July 14 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£35

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 draw Lombardic Capitals and then decorate them…

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Learning Calligraphy with Sheila Smith

July 15 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£10
Sheila Smith Sessions and Demonstrations Callicreative Room

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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Meet Chris Collett at the Pen Museum – Book Signing

July 21 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom

Chris will be selling and signing copies of her bestselling DI Mariner books. Come along on the 21st July between 12:00-14:00 to meet Chris, no need to book in advance, just turn up on the day. This event will be taking place during the Jewellery Quarter festival, a three day event of performances, workshops, activities and tours; a fantastic time to visit the museum and see the very best of what the Quarter has to offer. The Birmingham-based DI Tom…

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Drop In Calligraphy Workshop with the Birmingham Calligraphy Society

July 21 - 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom

Join members of the Birmingham Calligraphy Society on Saturday 21st July 2018 for a free ‘drop-in’ Calligraphy Workshop. Come along anytime between 1:30 – 3:30 pm. Members of the society will be available to talk through pieces they are currently working on and show visitors the basics of calligraphy. So if you’re a more experienced calligrapher or just starting out, this free event is a great opportunity to learn something new and ask the experts for advice on all areas…

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Meet Annie Murray at the Pen Museum – Book Signing Event

July 22 - 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom

Meet Annie Murray at the Pen Museum this Summer! Annie will be selling and signing copies of her latest bestselling book, "Sisters of Gold" which is set in the Jewellery Quarter in 1904. Come along on the 22nd July between 1:00-3:30 to meet Annie, no need to book in advance, just turn up on the day. This event will be taking place during the Jewellery Quarter festival, a three day event of performances, workshops, activities and tours; a fantastic time to…

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Birmingham Scribes at the Pen Museum – Workshop

July 28 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£5 – £20

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 others will be more  self-help styled.  …

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August 2018

Illuminated Letters Gold Leaf – Workshop

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

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 use 24 carat gold leaf to decorate…

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Learning Calligraphy with Sheila Smith

August 5 - 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
Sheila Smith Sessions and Demonstrations Callicreative Room

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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World Calligraphy Day 2018

August 15 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom

World Calligraphy Day is back on 15th August 2018! Come along to World Calligraphy Day and celebrate the art of calligraphy and hand lettering with Manuscript Pen Company at the Pen Museum. Whether you are an expert, a beginner who’s just getting started or simply an admirer of beautiful writing, come and meet some amazing artists including Modern Calligrapher Joyce Lee of Artsynibs, Lettering artist phenomenon James L Lewis, Arabic Calligraphy School, Ottoman Calligraphy, Founder of Calligraphy Arts, Jane Lappage, member of the Birmingham Scribes and expert in traditional western calligraphy…

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Learn Calligraphy – At the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter

August 18 - 11:00 am - 2:15 pm
Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, 75-80 Vyse Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B18 6HA United Kingdom
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Free

The Pen Museum are taking calligraphy on the road again with our second stop the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter. Have a go at calligraphy with expert volunteers from the Pen Museum. In this taster session, you’ll get to know the dip pen, learn some basic strokes and by the end you’ll be able to write your name in uncial script. The sessions are free and we have three slots available on Saturday 18th August so book a place now and…

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Birmingham Scribes at the Pen Museum – Workshop

August 25 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£5 – £20

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 others will be more  self-help styled.  …

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Learning Calligraphy with Sheila Smith

August 26 - 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
Sheila Smith Sessions and Demonstrations Callicreative Room

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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September 2018

Angular Letter Workshop

September 8 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
£35

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled we apologise for any inconvenience caused, we have many other events available to book. please take a look at the current list in the Events section. This is one of a series of five individual but related workshops with Sheila Smith 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…

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Learning Calligraphy 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
Sheila Smith Sessions and Demonstrations Callicreative Room

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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