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November 2019

Christmas Calligraphy

November 23 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
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Free
Birmingham Calligraphy Society

Christmas Calligraphy Birmingham Calligraphy Society Two hour FREE workshop with a Christmas theme exploring a specific calligraphy script and decorative seasonal patterns. We shall make a card and gift tags with our new skills. Linda Winnett Secretary of the Birmingham Calligraphy Society and Chairman Nick Caulkin will lead the workshop. You will learn how to make magic with a pot of ink and a dippy pen. In the Museum shop there will be an opportunity to buy colourful inks, alternative…

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Calligraphy Classes

November 24 - 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…

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December 2019

Calligraphy Classes

December 1 - 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
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£10
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. Session Time: 13:00 – 14:30 Refunds up to 7 days before event. Museum admission is not included.    

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Seasonal Decorative Calligraphy

December 14 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
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Free
Birmingham Calligraphy Society

Foundationl & Decorative Birmingham Calligraphy Society Ann Mason and Simon Daniel members of the Birmingham Calligraphy Calligraphy Society will lead the workshop. Two hour FREE workshop exploring foundational hand calligraphy script and decorative seasonal patterns. You will learn how to make magic with a pot of ink and a dippy pen. In the Museum shop there will be an opportunity to buy colourful inks, alternative nibs and fancy penholders to make your future calligraphy adventures even more exciting! Members of…

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January 2020

Birmingham Scribes

January 4, 2020 - 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

Carolingian 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. 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 …

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Calligraphy Classes

January 12, 2020 - 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 event Museum…

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Italic Calligraphy with Nick Caulkin

January 18, 2020 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
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£20
Birmingham Calligraphy Society

Italic Calligraphy In this workshop Nick Caulkin of the Birmingham Calligraphy Society will show how to write the italic script with accompanying capitals. Italic is a very elegant and versatile script and can be used for a variety of purposes. Participants will need to have a calligraphy (italic) fountain pen set. These have an edged (chisel) nib to allow you to make thick and thin strokes. Sets available from Manuscript or William Mitchell are available from the Pen Museum shop…

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Modern Calligraphy Jane Lappage

January 25, 2020 - 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 Workshop Jane Lappage

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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February 2020

Illuminated Letters Workshop

February 1, 2020 - 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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£35
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, 2020 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street
Birmingham, West Midlands 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…

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Calligraphy Classes

February 9, 2020 - 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, 2020 - 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, 2020 - 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, 2020 - 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 Workshop Jane Lappage

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, 2020 - 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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£35
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

Calligraphy Classes

April 19, 2020 - 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…

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May 2020

Birmingham Scribes

May 2, 2020 - 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

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, 2020 - 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…

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Modern Calligraphy Jane Lappage

May 17, 2020 - 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 Workshop Jane Lappage

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, 2020 - 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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£35
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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