Mercian Scribes

Calligraphers and scribes society



Mercian Scribes 2017-2018 workshop dates

Workshops run from 10am to 4pm, and are held at:

The Priory Centre, Church Road, Stretton, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0HE.

To book a place, and for all other enquiries contact:

Details of equipment required is sent out before each workshop. Never fear though, if you don’t have something on the day, someone will always lend their supplies.

Occasionally a small charge will be asked for, for handouts that the tutors have produced or for specialist requirements for a workshop. This will only ever be nominal.

23rd September 2017 Roundhand with Kathy Sedar A good starting had with a thorough and sensitive tutor. This class will be suitable for beginners and more experienced, as Kathy will adapt to suit individual needs. £20 members, £25 non-members. Book your place by contacting the secretary

21st October 2017 Pop-ups with Silvie Gokulsing An opportunity to learn how to make pop-ups with the lovely Silvie. Learn how to cut, fold and arrange a surprise in a card, or a book! To book your place contact £20 members, £25 non-members for the whole day’s tuition.

25th November 2017 Mixed Media, Woodcuts & Lino with Iain Hodgkinson

20th January 2018 Rustic Roman with Peter Halliday Peter is a well respected professional calligrapher and has close ties with Mercian Scribes, and is also a founder of CLAS. Peter delivers very informative workshops with some inspiring ideas. There is always an opportunity to be up close with some of his work.

17th February 2018 Expanded Ribbon Italic with Ann Mason

17th March 2018 Ruling Pen with Rachael Yallop

21st April 2018 Loose Italic Book with Deb & Kath

19th May 2018 To be Arranged

16th June 2018 Modern Gothic with David Price

21st July 2018 Annual General Meeting & Calligraphic Containers with Cherry The AGM invites all members to attend. This is an opportunity to discuss any issues that members have and how the Mercian Scribes move forward. There will be a half day workshop that follows the meeting.

Created on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006 and was last updated on Saturday, September 16th, 2017


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Mercian Scribes would like to welcome new members. If you would like to join, the annual membership fee is £25 and includes free copies of the ‘Subscribe’ newsletter. Email [] for more details.