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May 2016

Calligraphy Classes

May 28, 2016 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
£3
Calligraphy Workshops

Learn calligraphy at the Pen Musum – beginners and experienced calligraphers welcome.

Drop-in workshops run 10:00am – 11:15am and 11:30am – 1:00pm and cost £3 per session.

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Calligraphy Demonstration

May 29, 2016 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
Free
Calligraphy Demonstration

Calligraphy demonstration with Sheila Smith of Birmingham Calligraphy Society.

Drop-in to see Sheila as part of your visit to the museum.

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June 2016

Calligraphy Classes

June 4, 2016 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
£3
Calligraphy Workshops

Learn calligraphy at the Pen Musum – beginners and experienced calligraphers welcome.

Drop-in workshops run 10:00am – 11:15am and 11:30am – 1:00pm and cost £3 per session.

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Annual General Meeting 2016

June 11, 2016 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
Free
Malcolm Dick

The Annual General Meeting of the Birmingham Pen Trade Heritage Association.

With a talk from Dr. Malcolm Dick on Birmingham's industrial development in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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July 2016

Antiques for Everyone Summer Fair

July 21, 2016 - July 24, 2016
The National Exhibition Centre Birmingham, B40 1NT United Kingdom
Quirky Times

Antiques Summer 2016 Exhibition Antiques for Everyone The Pen Museum will be mounting a display at the Antiques for Everyone Summer Fair held at the NEC, Birmingham, of pen nibs, pen holders, boxes, period advertising materials and more to celebrate this rich and fascinating heritage. Jeremy Collingridge  (Charles Hanson’s Auctions Writing Equipment Specialist) a private collector of over 600 pens will be bringing his vast display showcasing pieces including a rare silver repoussé snail engraved eyedropper pen hall marked for…

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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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September 2016

Heritage Open Day

September 9, 2016 - 11:00 am - 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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Free
Heritage Open Day

Join us at the Pen Museum celebrate our Heritage Open Day. Come and enjoy free admission for all! Fancy a peak at our new exhibition display?

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Calligraphy Demonstration

September 25, 2016 - 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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Free
Calligraphy Demonstration

Calligraphy demonstration with Sheila Smith of Birmingham Calligraphy Society. Sheila will demonstrate basic calligraphy techniques, and produce a beautiful handcrafted bookmark for you to take home with you. Demonstration is free to attend, normal Museum admission charges do apply.  

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November 2016

Calligraphy Demonstration

November 6, 2016 - 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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Calligraphy Demonstration

Calligraphy demonstration with Sheila Smith. We will be again welcoming Sheila Smith onSunday November 6th. 1pm to 4pm for a Calligraphy Demonstration, it promises to be a wonderful experience. Sheila will demonstrate basic calligraphy techniques and produce a beautifully handcrafted bookmark for you to take home with you . The demonstration is free to attend (Optional small charge for bookmark). Normal museum admission entry charges apply .

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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

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

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

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

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

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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Fresh Ink Sessions

May 15, 2017 - 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
£4.50

The Pen Museum is working alongside design students from the Birmingham School of Art to host a calligraphy workshop on Monday 15 May, which will provide the opportunity to try out a number of writing styles and decorative elements. Some of the main themes that will be explored are: Roman rustic alphabet (the most commonly used Roman letters); Gothic (textura quadrata) alphabet (relating to Old English lettering); Copperplate calligraphy (the most commonly used Italic font); A type of graffiti alphabet.…

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June 2017

Learning Calligraphy Session

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

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 £7.50 per…

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AGM Birmingham Pen Trade Heritage Association

June 10, 2017 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
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Jewellery Quarter Development Trust Phil Davis

The 2017 Annual General Meeting will commence at 11 am with the main business section. Once this has been conducted there will be a short break, before a talk by our guest speaker, Phil Davis, a Founder Director of the Jewellery Quarter Development Trust, he became Trust Chair in December 2016 and currently, Birmingham Lead / Vice Chair of the Delivery Committee at Transport for West Midlands. Phil's talk is entitled "The Jewellery Quarter Now and in the future" will be…

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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

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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