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A sneak peek, and an invitation to my modern calligraphy workshop in Manchester…

Hello, beautiful! In a few short weeks I will be heading into my favourite UK city for a little Christmas shopping… and to teach my last modern calligraphy workshop of the year. 2016 has been amazing, I’ve loved every workshop and I’d love you to join me to make this last one of the year the best workshop ever!

Online booking here

We have 15 places for crafty brides-to-be, Mums, best girls and guys to come along and learn the art of beautiful modern lettering. It’s not as hard as you’d think… but at the same time it’s one of those things where everyone needs just a little guidance to get started.

I’ll be teaching you everything about modern calligraphy: how to hold your pen, how to make gorgeous swirls and loops, and how to progress to fun practice sessions with quotes and song lyrics and more.

Would you like to come?

Modern calligraphy workshop 18th November – booking

Restless Souls calligraphy preview images by Susan Arnold Photography (3)Restless Souls calligraphy preview images by Susan Arnold Photography (5)

Booking is super easy online in my Etsy shop. The day starts at 1pm and finishes at 4pm on Friday the 18th of November. You won’t need to bring anything with you, just be prepared to get inky and have fun!

Book here!

There’s all the information you need here. Our base is the Manchester Craft & Design Centre, in the Northern Quarter and just 10 minutes’ walk from Piccadilly.

Do join me – I’d love to see you there!

 

Restless Souls calligraphy preview images by Susan Arnold Photography (4)

 

I’ve tried to include a few examples of the style of lettering I write in this blog post. At the workshop we’ll be focusing on a loose, organic style – flowing letter shapes and the most popular calligraphy for 2017.

Restless Souls calligraphy preview images by Susan Arnold Photography (1)

The images are by Kent photographer Susan Arnold, from a styled shoot we’ll be featuring right here, very soon! I couldn’t resist sharing a sneak peek of some of the other gorgeous details of the day…

Restless Souls calligraphy preview images by Susan Arnold Photography (2)
Restless Souls calligraphy preview images by Susan Arnold Photography (6)

Supplier credits:

Susan Arnold Photography
Frou Frou Bridal Boutique
Stewart Parvin
Charlie Brear
Raiman Bundo
My Fayre Favourite
Vintage Rose Cup Cake
Louise Large Hair & Make-up
Hire Love
Floral Design by Joanne Truby
by Moon & Tide Calligraphy

Claire Gould

Claire spends her days writing - either in beautiful calligraphy or online. She lives on the edge of the English Lake District only minutes away from the beach, where she loves to escape and unwind. Claire's calligraphy can be found at www.byMoonandTide.com. Claire launched the English Wedding Blog in November 2009 - it's been a top 10 UK wedding blog ever since, with a regional focus we hope you LOVE.

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