CPS AGM – 3rd December 2016

  CPS 24th AGM – 3rd  December 2016 at 11 a.m. Hastingleigh Dear Member This is to invite you to our 24th AGM and Christmas Party, which will be a way of marking the beginnings of the group’s 25th Anniversary Celebrations. Please make a note of the date and come and enjoy a social day…

Envelope Exchange Thank You

All of us at Cinque Ports Scribes would like to thank Peter Jordan for all his help running the Envelope Exchange for the past 10 years. As a token of our gratitude members designed envelopes especially for Peter which was presented at our recent AGM. Our envelope exchange will now be organised by Rosie Griggs.…

Japanese Calligraphy Image info

The following information is linked to Els’ article in the Winter Edition of our Magazine Dear Tony It was very nice to meet you and your group yesterday. As I mentioned, much of the collection is online with photos. Please go here: http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/search.aspx You can type all kinds of search words at the top. Alternatively,…

2015 AGM

2015 AGM Dear Member CPS 23rd  AGM 5th December 2015 at 11 a.m. Hastingleigh   This is to invite you to our 23rd AGM and Christmas party, which is rapidly approaching. Please make a note of the date and come and enjoy a social day catching up with members, sharing work, using the opportunity to…

CPS 2016 Calendar

There are some spare copies of the CPS 2016 calendar available for purchase from Frances at the next workshop on 31st October. A second order will be placed. They will need to be pre-ordered and pre-paid and collected from the AGM or from Julia directly. £10, envelope included. Orders need to be received by 15th…

CPS within Xross-PolyNation Art Gallery, Maidstone

Call for calligraphic work from CPS members, to be sold within Xross-PolyNation Xross-PolyNation, the new art gallery in ‘Starnes Court’, Union Street, in Maidstone, opened its doors to the public (soft launch) on 1 September 2015. The Opening Launch runs from Monday 19th –  Friday 30th October 2015, with the Private View (by invitation only) on…

Image Sizes (update)

There’s an ongoing issue with photos on the CPS website. This may take a while to sort out. As you may be aware some of the image file sizes were huge and put us over our storage limit. I’ve tried deleting the larger files and renaming the medium sized files. While that has reduced the…

Image sizes

I recently discovered that the website was over its data limits and have just spent a few days optimising the photos and reducing their size to approximately 900/1000 pixels wide. This should help us in several ways. Firstly, it means that we have room for many more photos and reduces the chance of going over our…