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60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
0121 236 9834 https://www.penmuseum.org.uk

April 2017

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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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
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 £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
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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Crazy Name Calligraphy – Summer Family Workshop

August 12, 2017 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£5
Crazy Name

Crazy Name Calligraphy Join us for this Crazy Name fun, family workshop. Children will experiment with feather quills, steel pens, and ink and learn to write their names using swirly calligraphy techniques! Begin in the exhibition space and an introduction to a brief history of the pen trade in Birmingham, feather quill to fountain pen to the typewriter and be introduced to materials for the day. In workshop room, we will demonstrate how to use a feather quill and steel…

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World Calligraphy Day

August 16, 2017 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
Free
World Calligraphy Day

World  Calligraphy Day Wednesday 16th August 2017! World Calligraphy Day 2017 celebrate the art of calligraphy and hand lettering in the heart of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. Hosting the event, the Pen Museum welcomes Manuscript Pen Company and a whole host of world renowned creative artists to celebrate calligraphy and hand lettering trends. Explore the Pen Museum and learn about the many pen companies of Birmingham. The history of the trade starting from quills and dip pens to the modern day fountain…

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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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Birmingham Heritage Week Family Workshop

September 16, 2017 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
Free
Birmingham Heritage Week

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 summer in the Pen Museum's fantastic atmosphere. This workshop is part of Birmingham Heritage Week as we celebrate Birmingham's buildings, parks, streets, architecture, culture, history…

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Learning Calligraphy Session

September 17, 2017 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£7.50
Learning Calligraphy Session

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 your own equipment is fine. 12 Spaces are available for each session, £7.50 per person. Please book online via Billetto: Session One   Session Two…

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October 2017

Learning Calligraphy Session

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

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, £7.50 per person. Please book online via Billetto: Session One   -   Session Two…

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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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Learning Calligraphy Session

November 12, 2017 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£7.50
Learning Calligraphy Session Room

  Learning Calligraphy Calligraphy learning at the Pen Museum with Sheila Smith Session One: 13:00 – 14:30 BOOK HERE Session Two: 14:30 - 16:00 BOOK HERE 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, £7.50 + Booking Fee per person. Please contact the museum…

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December 2017

Calligraphy Christmas Card Workshop

December 2, 2017 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£35
Calligraphy Christmas Card Workshop

Give your Christmas cards a unique personal touch in this exciting workshop. Learn how to do Roman Capital letters to enhance your card making. You will learn how to give these historic, but much used letters, a modern twist . At the end of the workshop you should leave with a simple but effective Christmas card and the ability to do more in your own time. Ideal for beginners as well as the more experienced. Materials will be provided and…

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Christmas Gift Tag Drop-In Workshop

December 3, 2017 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
Christmas Gift Tag Drop-in-Workshop

Pop along to the Pen Museum on Sunday 3rd 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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Christmas Gift Tag Workshop

December 17, 2017 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
Christmas Gift Tag Workshop

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
Beginners & Experienced Calligraphers

Learning Calligraphy Demonstrations 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…

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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 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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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
Angular Letters

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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Birmingham Pen Museum Scribes – First Meeting

February 17, 2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
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£5
Neuland Script

Calling all calligraphers! Whether you have years of experience or are just starting out, visit the Pen Museum on Saturday 17th February for the first meeting of the Birmingham Pen Museum Scribes, a new group that aims to bring calligraphers together. We'll be talking membership options, workshops for the year ahead and even an annual exhibition. Not forgetting of course the chance to have a go at calligraphy and create something truly special. For the first session, we will look…

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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
Beginners & Experienced Calligraphers

Calligraphy Callicreative Room 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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Sharpened Italic Calligraphy Workshop

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

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
More Roman Capitals

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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April 2018

Learning Calligraphy with Sheila Smith

April 8, 2018 - 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£10
Beginners & Experienced Calligraphers

Learning Calligraphy at the Pen Museum with Sheila Smith Learning 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 products can be purchased from the Museum shop. CLICK HERE to book now. Please contact the museum with any queries: 0121 236 9834 / enquiries@penmuseum.org.uk

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‘Illuminated Letters’ – Calligraphy Workshop

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

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
Beginners & Experienced Calligraphers

Learning Calligraphy at the Pen Museum with Sheila Smith Learning 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 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 9834 / enquiries@penmuseum.org.uk…

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Modern Calligraphy Workshop

April 28, 2018 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£37.50
Modern Calligraphy 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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May 2018

Birmingham Scribes at the Pen Museum – Workshop

May 5, 2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
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Neuland Script

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

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

Calligraphy learning sessions and demonstrations 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…

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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
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, £10 per person. Please contact the museum with any queries: 0121 236…

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Birmingham Scribes at the Pen Museum – Workshop

June 23, 2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
Neuland Script

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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Drop In Calligraphy Workshop with the Birmingham Calligraphy Society

June 30, 2018 - 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
Free
Birmingham Calligraphy Society

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, 2018 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£37.50
Modern Calligraphy 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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Illuminating Letters – Imitation Metals and Metallic Paints Workshop

July 14, 2018 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£35
Metals

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, 2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, 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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Meet Chris Collett at the Pen Museum – Book Signing

July 21, 2018 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
Chris Collett

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, 2018 - 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
Birmingham Calligraphy Society

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, 2018 - 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
Annie Murray

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, 2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
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Neuland Script

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

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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World Calligraphy Day 2018

August 15, 2018 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
World Calligraphy Day

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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Birmingham Scribes at the Pen Museum – Workshop

August 25, 2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
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Neuland Script

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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October 2018

Birmingham Scribes at the Pen Museum – Workshop

October 6, 2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£5 – £20
Neuland Script

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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Calligraphy Classes with Sheila Smith

October 14, 2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
£10
Beginners & Experienced Calligraphers

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 Session One: 13:00 – 14:30 – CLICK HERE to book now…

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Calligraphy Classes – Filigree Decoration for Letters

October 20, 2018 - 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, 2018 - 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, 2018 - 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, 2018 - 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, 2018 - 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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December 2018

Festive Fun at the Pen Museum

December 15, 2018 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
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Free
Christmas Times

  Card Making Workshop Everyone who visits the Pen Museum this Saturday (15th December) between 11am-3pm can join our Card Making Workshop to create their own personalised Christmas cards, normal museum admission charges apply with children under sixteen free if accompanied by an adult. Fun filled activity for all the family.          

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January 2019

Birmingham Scribes

January 12 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
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Neuland Script

More ways to use gold 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…

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Calligraphy Classes with Sheila Smith

January 20 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
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Beginners & Experienced Calligraphers

Learning Calligraphy Classes Calligrapher Sheila Smith classes and demonstrations are 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 –…

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