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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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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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