CPS 30th Anniversary 2022 Calendar

Just £8.50 each (297 mm x 297 mm including an Envelope) Calendars can be collected at the CPS AGM on Saturday 4th December at Hastingleigh Post and Packing – For up to 3 Calendars – £3.50 – Larger quantities will require a bespoke postage quote. Please check when ordering (For example – 3 Calendars =…

Workshop with Jan Pickett

MONOCHROME MAGIC + TANTALISING TONES Date: 4 September 2021 Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm Cost: £30.00 (members £25.00) Location: Evington Village Hall Hastingleigh, Near Wye, Kent TN25 5HR To book a place email workshops@cinqueportsscribes.org.uk An exciting journey, exploring monochromatic colour schemes, starting with a single colour, extending it to produce a tantalising range of tints, shades…

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…

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…

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