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Join me at calligraphy summer school! Manchester, 18th August from 2pm

For any of you lovely people with a creative flair and a crafty inclination, I have news! I’ve announced a brand new calligraphy class – short & sweet, affordable and for absolute beginners – in Manchester this summer.

We’re calling it Calligraphy Summer School

calligraphy classes for beginners from Claire Gould at By Moon and Tide, photo credit Zehra Jagani (2)

Tickets – www.bymoonandtide.com/listing/619076399

If you want to learn modern calligraphy for your wedding, come and join me for a fun and relaxed class at the fabulous Ziferblat Edge St, in the heart of the northern quarter, for 90 minutes of learning to write beautiful quirky lettering.

Designing, writing and addressing wedding invitations is what I do when I’m not being a wedding blogger. I have a beautiful poem to write today, actually – you can see what I do in my life as a calligrapher on my other instagram @bymoonandtide if you like.

calligraphy classes for beginners from Claire Gould at By Moon and Tide, photo credit Zehra Jagani (3)

I also teach modern calligraphy, and I like to think I make it fun and relaxed, so you can go on and write confidently and beautifully when it comes to your wedding invitations, place names, even your table plan and venue signage. (At home, I even write on my windows, mirror and cupboard doors. It gets kind of addictive!)

Join me at Ziferblat from 2pm on the 18th of August. It’s only £35 for an hour and a half, and I’ll teach you how to hold a modern (pointed) calligraphy pen, how to make beautiful swirls and curves and letters… and how to develop your own gorgeous, individual calligraphy style! Your pen and nib are yours to take home and practice with 🙂

It’s going to be brilliant. Tickets are here

calligraphy classes for beginners from Claire Gould at By Moon and Tide, photo credit Zehra Jagani (1)

calligraphy classes for beginners from Claire Gould at By Moon and Tide, photo credit Zehra Jagani (4)

calligraphy classes for beginners from Claire Gould at By Moon and Tide, photo credit Zehra Jagani (6)

Thank you to Zehra Jagani for the beautiful photos, and to Rima Darwash and Wendy Bell for starring in them!

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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