2018 Glasgow Scribes-Cass Art Summer Workshops

We are pleased to be invited back to Cass Art, Glasgow to deliver some more of our popular Summer calligraphy workshops:-

- Calligraphy for Beginners
* Saturday 18 August 2018 - 10am to 12 noon or 2pm to 4pm

* Saturday 15 September 2018 - 2pm to 4pm
* Saturday 10 November 2018 - 2pm to 4pm

A two hour session is ideal for learning about and trying the relaxing and enjoyable craft of "broad edged" calligraphy or for refreshing past skills

Broad Edged Scipt - Roundhand/Foundational



- Copperplate Calligraphy

* Saturday 15 September 2018 - 10am to 12 noon
* Saturday 10 November 2018 - 10am to 12 noon

A two hour session will introduce or refresh "cursive"/"pointed pen" calligraphy skills

Cursive Script - Copperplate by Francesca Valbonesi

All sessions will be held in the excellent Art Space of Cass Art's Glasgow store at 63-67 Queen Street, Glasgow, G1 3EN 

Cass Art, Glasgow

The cost per participant per session is £10, non refundable in the event of late cancellation.  Pens, ink and paper will be available for use at each event however participants may wish to bring their own materials or purchase items in Cass Art, Glasgow beforehand taking advantage of a special Cass Art discounted calligraphy starter pack or a 10% discount on store purchases on the workshop day

To book a place please contact the Glasgow Scribes via email - or by telephone 07538-823723 (voicemail)

Spencerian Workshop 18-19 August 2018




Two of our members, Ted Gardner and Gill Ramsay, have organised a 2 day "Spencerian Beginners" workshop which will be delivered in Glasgow by world renowned pointed pen expert Barbara Calzolari.  The workshop, 9.30am to 6pm each day, will be enjoyable and challenging to all levels of participant experience.

On Friday 17 August 2018 Barbara, who is a certified "Master Penman" with IAMPETH ( and has taught calligraphy worldwide, will be holding an informal talk/display of work for workshop participants.

Workshop Cost - £360 per person including £160 deposit. 
Places still available!

For further details please contact us via email -