Penshurst Place

The Penshurst Place ‘Crowne of Sonnets’ Project During the summer of 2018, some of our CPS members met up with Professor Alison Findlay (Lancaster University) to discuss how we could contribute in a calligraphic way to the literary ‘Dramatizing Penshurst Festival’ that took place at Penshurst Place, from 28th August until 19thSeptember 2018. We agreed to write…

Cranbrook Exhibition

3rd to 27th September 2019 Cranbrook Library, TN17 3JT Busy day setting up small Cinque Ports Scribes exhibition in Cranbrook Library, Kent. Framed and mounted work – many for sale, Crown of Sonnets (as seen at Penshurst Place) and many cards for sale. Do drop in if you are passing!

2019 Calendar

2019 CALENDAR Ready to pre-order now Download the flyer: 2019 Calendar Flyer This year’s Calendar is based upon the work of Adolf Bernd. His vivid Capital letters have been used as the basis for twelve Cinque Ports Scribes calligraphers to produce individual months for the 2019 Calendar. Here are four of the pages as a sample…

Invitation to AGM, 1st December 2018

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND SOCIAL Saturday 1st December 2018 Evington Hall, Hastingleigh, Ashford, TN25 5HR – 11.00 to 15.00  The meeting is open to all members and their guest, although the guest cannot vote in any of the AGM business. SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER – JAN PICKETT Celebrated Calligrapher, Jan Pickett FCLAS, FSSI, joins us to talk about…

2019, a preview

A quick preview of our 2019 schedule of workshops. 16 March – Diploma 3 of 4 – Design and Layout – Mary Noble 30 March – All about colour – Ann Roach 6+7 April – Writing in gold – Toni Watts 27 April – Diploma 4 of 4 – Selection of pieces and final thoughts…

Maps workshop rescheduled

Helen Scholes workshop on handmade maps and lettering due to take place on Saturday 3rd March was, unfortunately, postponed due to the weather. It has now been rescheduled for Saturday 17th March and spaces are available.  

2017 AGM Documentation

Dear Member CPS 25th   AGM 2nd  December 2017 at 11 a.m. Hastingleigh You are warmly invited to our 25th AGM and Christmas Party to celebrate the close of our highly successful 25th Anniversary year.  It’s a lovely time to catch up with existing members; welcome new members; bring yourself up to date with news (and…

2018 Medieval Calendars

To order your CPS calendar to collect from the AGM, please contact Julia Baxter via her email:  lettersmithjulia@gmail.com and she will take orders.  They are the same price as last year at £10 (now reduced to £5) each including an envelope. Edit: We have more 2018 calendars available. These can be posted for a charge of…