The Cinque Ports Scribes run workshops on calligraphy and associated skills with a mix of internal and external tutors including some of the very best known calligraphers.
- Please note that bookings for our workshops are only accepted through completion of the appropriate booking form, available from our downloads page.
- Our workshops are open to members and non-members, with a two tiered pricing structure.
- First workshop with CPS? Here’s a Workshop Introduction to help you along
- In addition to workshop fees you should expect to obtain equipment for workshops as necessary. Occasionally CPS are able to buy in bulk and pass on savings this way
- Typically workshops are delivered in person, face to face, however due to the global pandemic, we are able to deliver some workshops via Zoom
2021 CPS Events
- Sat 27th March – Writing in and on gold, Mary Noble (DATE CHANGED from 20th to 27th March)
- Sat 17th April Zoom coffee morning
- Sat 1st, 8th, 22nd and 29th May – Hierarchy of Scripts – Gemma Black (4 linked sessions) ZOOM ONLY
- Sat 3rd July – Ruling Pen Techniques – Rachel Yallop ZOOM ONLY
- Sat 24th, Sun 25th, Mon 26th July – Calligraphic Knitting – Sue Smith
- Sat 4th September – Monochrome Magic – Jan Pickett (DATE CHANGED from 17th April to 4th September)
- Sat 18th September – Rotunda – Peter Halliday CANCELLED
- Sat 25th September – Monograms and Logos – Julia Baxter (Change from 16th October)
- Sat 13th November – Japanese Box Making – Sue Doggett
- Sat 4th 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
Events organised by other calligraphy groups such as CLAS and SSI will be announced on our newsfeed.
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.
Unless specified elsewhere The Cinque Ports Scribes hold our events at our Hastingleigh venue
Evington Village Hall
(OS Map Reference TR099450)
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)