• Please note that bookings for our workshops are only accepted through completion of the appropriate booking form, available on the downloads page:
  • Membership is only £15.00 for 2019 and gives preferential prices for workshops and priority booking if booked before 1st January each year, also available on the downloads page.
  • First workshop with CPS? Here’s a Workshop introduction to help you along.

2018 Events

17th November, Blackletter Update, Julia Baxter
24th November, Developing Diploma Skills (2 of 4), Gaynor Goffe (Full)
1st December, AGM

2019 Events

16th March, Diploma 3 of 4 – Design and Layout, Mary Noble (Full)
30th March, All about colour, Ann Roach
6th & 7th April, GoldHELD AT AYLESFORD PRIORY, Toni Watts (Full – Wait list)
18th May, Journalling, Sue Smith & Ally Trelfer
15th June, Bringing half Uncials into 21st century, Marion MacKenzie
13th & 14th July, Lettering as drawing (Outline + Overlap), Margaret Morgan
3rd August, Large Italic with automatic pen, Rachel Yallop
7th Sept, Embossing, Els Van Den Steen
12th & 13th October, Multi text/Broad panels, Josie Brown
16th November, Writing on vellum, Tina Warren
7th December, AGM


If a workshop is listed as being FULL, we are happy to take names on a reserve list, so if you’re interested please let us know.

Click here for details of previous workshops. Photos of past events can be viewed in our gallery

Please could all workshop attendees arrive in plenty of time to help set up the hall, and stay behind to help clear up.

Refreshments are provided in all workshops, but please remember to bring your own lunch.

All workshops must be paid for in advance.

Cancellations: refunds are only available if we are able to fill your space. Sorry, but we still have to pay the tutor and venue.

Please also see notes on the booking form.

CPS Venues:

Unless specified elsewhere The Cinque Ports Scribes hold our events at our Hastingleigh venue

Evington Village Hall
Near Wye
TN25 5HR

(OS Map Reference TR099450)

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Evington Hall is situated in a rural position, reached only by narrow, often single-track roads. Unless familiar with the area, visitors are advised to use the A28 Ashford to Canterbury Road, turn eastward to Wye and then follow the signposts to Hastingleigh (about 4 miles)


Local Accommodation

Elmsted Court Farmhouse
Elmsted, Ashford,
TN25 5JN
01233 7560269
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The New Flying Horse
Upper Bridge Street, Wye
TN25 5AN
01233 812297
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The Wife of Bath
4 Upper Bridge Street, Wye
TN25 5AF
01233 812232
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The Conningbrook Hotel
Canterbury Road, Ashford
TN24 9QR
01233 636 863
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Mulberry B&B
137 Bridge Street, Wye
TN25 5DP
01233 813499


Bulltown Farmhouse
Bulltown Lane, West Brabourne
TN25 5NB
01233 813505


Crabtree Farm Cottages
Tamley Lane, Hastingleigh
TN25 5HW
01233 750345