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Calligraphy Workshop – Intermediate

Learn more of the elegant art of modern calligraphy in this bespoke workshop with calligrapher and brush lettering artist Joyce Lee*, which is designed to build on basic calligraphy skills.  You’ll develop your skills in writing with nib and ink in under Joyce’s expert tuition, in the inspirational surroundings of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, where the author herself sat to pen her famous novels with quill and ink.

The workshop will run for four hours, and will be kept intentionally small to offer optimal attention to each participant.

You’ll be given a specially-curated calligraphy kit that includes nibs, a pot of calligraphy ink, a pot of metallic ink, guide sheets, notepad and more. You’ll also enjoy home-made cake and Elizabeth Gaskell’s House-blend tea or filter coffee in our tearoom, as part of the workshop.

The workshop fee is £70, and includes tuition, materials, refreshments and a specially-curated kit to keep.


  • Level: Intermediate (you should have attended an Introduction Workshop or have a fairly good grasp of the straight holder)

Wed 26th Sep 12 noon - 4pm


Plans are like a card-house-if one gives way, all the others come rattling about your head

Elizabeth Gaskell, 1864