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…

Heraldic workshop cancelled – 6th June

Unfortunately we have had to cancel the workshop on Heraldic Maps for 6th June 2015. Steve has cracked one of the small bones in his wrist which would make it difficult for him on the day and in preparation of the course handouts. With so few booked attendees we felt it best to not put this…

Canterbury Exhibition 16th – 23rd May 2015

The Cinque Ports Scribes are holding a Calligraphy Exhibition at Eastbridge Hospital (museum), High Street, Canterbury. Featuring both traditional and contemporary calligraphy, the exhibition is on from the 16th May until 23rd May, open 10am – 5pm daily except Sundays. The admission fee for the museum is being waved if you just want to visit the exhibition.…

Change of date – Fun Foldies (Jan Pickett)

Dear All Unfortunately Jan Pickett has discovered that she is double-booked on the 7th November. Therefore the Fun Foldies workshop will need to be moved to 31st October 2015. If you are booked on to the workshop, can you please let me know whether this new date is OK with you? If it is not you will…