World Calligraphy Day - 16th August 2017

by Andrew Graham August 15, 2017

World Calligraphy Day - 16th August 2017

World Calligraphy Day 16th August 2017.  Penfax support and encourage World Calligraphy Day and hope this continues to become an annual event around the world.  We will not only be advertising the event on the day but also for the following few weeks and again on the run up to Christmas - so if you haven't started already, now is the time to pick up your pen and do some calligraphic writing, which is simply the Greek word for beautiful writing!

Celebrate World Calligraphy Day with Manuscript Pen Company on the 16th August 2017!

Join Manuscript Pen Company to celebrate the art of calligraphy and hand lettering in the heart of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. Hosting the event, the Pen Museum welcomes Manuscript and a whole host of world renowned creative artists to celebrate calligraphy and hand lettering trends.

Explore the Pen Museum and learn about the many pen companies of Birmingham and the history of the trade starting from quills and dip pens to the modern day fountain pen. Step back in time and try your hand at creating your very own steel pen nib using traditional machinery!

Whether you are an expert, a beginner who’s just getting started or simply an admirer of beautiful writing, come and join Manuscript and your favourite artists including Modern Calligrapher Joyce Lee of Artsynibs, Graphic Designer and Calligrapher Alice Mazilli of Ampersand Alice, Artist, Designer and Lettering Specialist Rob Draper, Traditional Calligrapher Stephen Duckett, Contemporary Italian Calligrapher Sandro Bonomo, Handwriting Specialist Sandra Grayson and many more at this free event from 11am – 4pm.

 



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