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Discover the art of modern calligraphy with Heather Martin of Feather and Flourish.

Spend the morning exploring the collections of the Hurd Library and find inspiration for a practical calligraphy workshop in the afternoon. The workshop includes tuition with Heather Martin of Feather and Flourish and a calligraphy starter kit for you to take away.

Workshop details

Heather will cover all the basics of modern calligraphy, providing a relaxed and fun environment. Heather will talk you through:

  • Using your modern calligraphy toolkit – from the essentials included in your kit to some of the additional items you may wish to purchase once you have grasped the basics.
  • Mark-making and your alphabet – the joy of modern calligraphy is that there are very few rules, you’ll be developing your own style, so embrace it!
  • Joining letters to write words and phrases – including special words handpicked by the students attending each class.

Costs & Booking

£55.00 per person, includes calligraphy starter kit

Lunch not included. The Bishops’ Table Cafe provides a delicious range of sandwiches and meals for you to enjoy or you are welcome to bring your own.

To book your place, please call 01299 250797.