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February 2020

Illuminated Letters Workshop

February 1 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
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£29.99
Illuminated letters

Illuminated Letters Sheila Smith Learn how easy it is to draw a beautiful capital letter and decorate it, to produce an illuminated letter in the style of medieval manuscripts. You can then learn how use your letter to decorate a coaster or a fridge magnet and produce lovely gifts for your family and friends. Materials will be provided and our gift shop stocks a range of calligraphy products available for purchase on the day to take home with you. Refunds…

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Book Folding

February 2 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, B1 3HS United Kingdom
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£12
Book Folding

Book Folding New for the Pen Museum in 2020 with Linda Murch & Jo Kulakowska. Would you like to give your loved one something different to celebrate a special occasion – e.g. Valentine’s Day, Wedding Anniversary, Mother’s Day or maybe you just want to try a new craft. Like the idea of upcycling a used, unwanted book into something decorative? Come along to the Pen Museum where all materials will be provided to make a simple heart similar to the picture.  You…

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Calligraphy Classes

February 9 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
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Calligraphy Classes

Learning Calligraphy Sheila Smith: Held at the The Pen Museum classes are 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 (no requirement to attend both sessions) Session One: 13:00 – 14:30£10 Session Two: 14:30 – 16:00£10 Refunds up to 7 days…

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March 2020

Birmingham Scribes

March 7 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
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Birmingham Scribes

Things to Write On 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. Birmingham 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…

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Calligraphy Classes

March 15 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
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Calligraphy Classes

Learning Calligraphy Sheila Smith: Held at the Pen Museum classes are 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 (no requirement to attend both sessions) Session One: 13:00 – 14:30£10 Session Two: 14:30 – 16:00£10 Refunds up to 7 days before…

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Modern Calligraphy Jane Lappage

March 21 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
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£42
Modern Calligraphy

Modern Calligraphy Workshop Jane Lappage 10:00 - 4:00 pm (lunch 1/2 hour) 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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Letters of Art Nouveau Workshop

March 28 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
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£29.99
Letters of Art Nouveau

Letters of Art Nouveau Sheila Smith Come along and learn how easy it is to produce these distinctive letters of the Art Nouveau period and add an elegant look to your designs. We will not only explore some alphabets but also different types of decoration in the style of the period. Materials will be provided and our gift shop stocks a range of calligraphy products available for purchase on the day to take home with you. Refunds up to 7 days before…

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April 2020

Birmingham Scribes

April 4 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
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Birmingham Scribes

Backgrounds 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. Birmingham 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…

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Protected: Sumptuous Gems with Linda Lewis

Uncial Letters Linda Lewis of Birmingham Calligraphy Society tutors this workshop looking at historical Uncial Letters and their variations, in particular their unusual shapes and created spaces. Paricipants will also prepare a small 'gem' of a design that can be placed onto a card or can be mounted into a frame. The Pen Museum has some basic materials available for loan on the day and a shop from which to purchase items. Some specialist materials can be obtained from the…

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Calligraphy Classes

April 19 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
£12
Calligraphy Classes

Learning Calligraphy Sheila Smith: Held at the Pen Museum classes are 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 (no requirement to attend both sessions) Session One: 13:00 – 14:30 £12 Session Two: 14:30 – 16:00 £12 Refunds up to 7…

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May 2020

Birmingham Scribes

May 2 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Birmingham Scribes

Art Nouveau Lettering 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. Birmingham 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…

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Calligraphy Classes

May 10 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
£12
Calligraphy Classes

Learning Calligraphy Sheila Smith Held at the Pen Museum classes are 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 (no requirement to attend both sessions) Session One: 13:00 – 14:30 £12 Session Two: 14:30 – 16:00 £12 Refunds up to 7…

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Modern Calligraphy Jane Lappage

May 17 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£42
Modern Calligraphy

Modern Calligraphy Workshop Jane Lappage 10:00 - 4:00 pm (lunch 1/2 hour) 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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‘Free’ Lettering Workshop

May 30 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
£29.99
Free Lettering

'Free' Lettering Workshop Sheila Smith This workshop is a chance to explore and develop your own creative skills. We all have them and hopefully this workshop will tease them out. Free Letters have no fixed design, everyone is different, they are how you make them. There will be plenty of ideas to get you started, not only for the lettering but the decoration as well. Materials will be provided and our gift shop stocks a range of calligraphy products available…

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June 2020

Birmingham Scribes

June 6 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Birmingham Scribes

Using Punches & Dye Cuts 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. Birmingham 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

June 14 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
£12
Calligraphy Classes

Learning Calligraphy Sheila Smith: Held at the Pen Museum classes are 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 (no requirement to attend both sessions) Session One: 13:00 – 14:30 £12 Session Two: 14:30 – 16:00 £12 Refunds up to 7…

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July 2020

Birmingham Scribes

July 4 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Birmingham Scribes

Decorating Lombardic Letters 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. Birmingham 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…

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Calligraphy Classes

July 19 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
£12
Calligraphy Classes

Learning Calligraphy Sheila Smith: Held at the Pen Museum classes are 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 (no requirement to attend both sessions) Session One: 13:00 – 14:30 £12 Session Two: 14:30 – 16:00 £12 Refunds up to 7 days before…

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August 2020

Calligraphy Classes

August 16 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
£12
Calligraphy Classes

Learning Calligraphy Sheila Smith: Held at the Pen Museum classes are 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 (no requirement to attend both sessions) Session One: 13:00 – 14:30 £12 Session Two: 14:30 – 16:00 £12 Refunds up to 7…

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Nueland Script Workshop

August 29 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
£29.99
Nueland Script

Nueland Script Workshop Sheila Smith This script was developed from the typeface developed by Rudolf Koch in 1923. Although nearly 100 years old many calligraphers today use it for decorating posters and cards. You will learn how to drawn these quirky, block letters and cut them out. You can build up a stock of different sized letters which you can use over and over again as stencils to form your own words on posters or cards etc. If you like…

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