Guild Events and Day Schools

On this course you will make a sitting hare for garden or home. You will be led through the process with step by step instructions and also written instructions to follow if you wish. We will discuss the processes to make the willow useable, the different varieties and suppliers.The day will...

On this course you will make a sitting hare for garden or home. You will be led through the process with step by step instructions and also written instructions to follow if you wish. We will discuss the processes to make the willow useable, the different varieties and suppliers.The day will be full on and challenging but well worth it! You will...

We know the answer to this riddle is a newspaper… but it also applies to the family of Black Letter, sometimes known as Gothic, scripts, a very strong and powerful style which will have even more impact when we write it in white ink on a jet-black paper and embellish with an initial letter or block of text in red...

On this course you will make a willow stag's head for an inside or outside wall.You will be led step by step through the process and also have written instructions to follow if you wish. We will discuss the ways to make the willow useable, harvesting, storage, different varieties and...

On this course you will make a willow stag's head for an inside or outside wall.You will be led step by step through the process and also have written instructions to follow if you wish. We will discuss the ways to make the willow useable, harvesting, storage, different varieties and suppliers.The course is full on but definitely worth it!You will...

Typography rather than calligraphy is the inspiration for this style, which is based on vintage-style typefaces from the 19th to 20th century. The letters would have been hand-drawn and embellished with flourishes and swashes before being made into a printing plate for mass production. Bold and eye-catching for posters, sometimes...

Typography rather than calligraphy is the inspiration for this style, which is based on vintage-style typefaces from the 19th to 20th century. The letters would have been hand-drawn and embellished with flourishes and swashes before being made into a printing plate for mass production. Bold and eye-catching for posters, sometimes with a circus or music-hall vibe and at other times...

On this course you will make a willow frame basket of any size you want from different varieties and colours of willow. If you do not finish on the day you get to take willow away with you to continue at home.You will be led step by step through the...

On this course you will make a willow frame basket of any size you want from different varieties and colours of willow. If you do not finish on the day you get to take willow away with you to continue at home.You will be led step by step through the process and also have written instructions to follow if you...

Spend a day getting to know chisel-shaped brushes, pointed brushes and brush pens. A chisel-brush can be used for most broad-pen scripts, even though the technique is different they will open up a whole new vista as they work particularly well with fabric and rough papers that a metal nib...

Spend a day getting to know chisel-shaped brushes, pointed brushes and brush pens. A chisel-brush can be used for most broad-pen scripts, even though the technique is different they will open up a whole new vista as they work particularly well with fabric and rough papers that a metal nib wouldn’t go near. The pointed brush and brush pen are...

On this course you will have a choice of making either a tall obelisk or a smaller one with a dragonfly on the top in the morning. Then we will all make a dragonfly on a stick in the afternoon.You will be led step by step through the process and...

On this course you will have a choice of making either a tall obelisk or a smaller one with a dragonfly on the top in the morning. Then we will all make a dragonfly on a stick in the afternoon.You will be led step by step through the process and also have written instructions to follow if you wish. We...

Whether you fancy trying calligraphy for the first time or have some experience, this day is intended as a Special Lettering Treat for you. Try Modern Calligraphy or something more traditional - or both! If you are experienced but lack time for exploring or perfecting a new skill or idea,...

Whether you fancy trying calligraphy for the first time or have some experience, this day is intended as a Special Lettering Treat for you. Try Modern Calligraphy or something more traditional - or both! If you are experienced but lack time for exploring or perfecting a new skill or idea, you will have the day for yourself, without even having...