Julia Baxter FCLAS

Back in 2018 CPS member and tutor Julia Baxter was awarded CLAS Fellowship. We asked her what this has meant for her and include some photos of the work she put forward for assessment. Achieving the CLAS Fellowship was an affirming achievement, giving me a sense of where I was with my calligraphy.  It took…

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 19th September 2018. We agreed to write out the ‘Crowne of Sonnets Dedicated to…

Your club needs you!

As you will have read in the AGM newsletter, our secretary Yvonne is moving and our chairman Steve is coming to the end of his term. We therefore need a new Secretary and Chairman. If you are able to help with either of these roles please contact Yvonne and Steve respectively Tony has taken responsibility…

CLAS – Live Online

CLAS live online courses have been developed as a way for you to access online classes designed and delivered by a CLAS accredited tutor. The first tranche is designed to help you submit work for the Certificate of Calligraphy which is the first rung on the Ladder of Progress with CLAS. It would also be…

SSI – Capital Letters – Sat 17th July 2021

CAPITAL LETTERS Day 2021 will feature: • The Daubney Lecture, “Calligraphy and Illumination in the Royal Library” given this year by Dr Stella Panayotova, Royal Librarian and Assistant Keeper of the Royal Archives• Lay Members’ Exhibition with commentary by Gerald Mynott FSSI• SSI Advanced Training Scheme showing a selection of their work to celebrate the…

CLAS AGM Sat 6th March 2021

CLAS AGM Due to the ongoing Covid situation, the AGM at Regent’s University is cancelled and the meeting will take place via Zoom instead. Further details will be sent out in due course, but please rest assured it will still be a great day – just from the comfort of your own home!  The Afternoon…

Christmas 2020 CPS Magazine

Follow the link to download our bumper Christmas 2020 edition of our magazine. There are some great articles here to read over the festive period and also details and booking forms for our planned 2021 CPS Workshops. We do hope you enjoy it and have a good Christmas and a Happy and Healthy 2021.

My Favourite Work

During lockdown we invited members of Cinque Ports Scribes to submit a piece of their favourite work. Not necessarily their best work, but the piece of work that has the most significant memories and have given them some pleasure. We hope you enjoy their efforts. Download the PDF here