Calligraphy - an introduction

This calligraphy workshop will provide an opportunity to come and try your hand at making some elegant letters with professional help.

  • Booking essential

Calligraphy - the art of beautiful writing - is an artistic means of self-expression open to all of us and which can be started at any time without lengthy preparation or high cost. In this workshop the basic structure of letters and use of a broad edge nib to create the distinctive characteristics of calligraphic scripts will be worked on. Suitable for beginners or those with some experience.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £35.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 01803 842382
Suitability
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please go to Visitor Reception, where you will be guided to the House Kitchen, where the event is taking place.
What to bring and wear
All essential materials will be provided. You will be able to purchase additional items to take home with you. Please bring any materials you wish to use or would like to have comment on.
Accessibility
There is level access to the ground floor of the house. You will need to pre-book a parking space. Blue badge parking available, with a shuttle service from the car park to Visitor Reception.
Other
There will be a break for lunch: please bring a packed lunch with you, or let us know at the time of booking if you would like to pre-book and pay for a meal from the cafe.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
21 February 2018 10:30 - 16:30 Available

Contact Info

Name
Greenway
Email
greenway@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01803 842382

Upcoming events

Visiting Father Christmas at Greenway

Sat 16 Dec 2017
11:00-12:30
Father Christmas will be visiting Greenway to greet children and share out presents from his sack. He'll be setting up his grotto in the cosy House Kitchen next to the Aga, and his helpers will be there to tell some festive stories.

1950s Christmas pop-up cinema

Sat 16 Dec 2017
11:00-13:30
A pop-up 1950s Christmas cinema has come to Greenway; a collection of films curated by Agatha Christie's grandson Mathew Prichard are being screened in a warm vintage-style marquee in the garden.

'Agatha Christie & Collins' exhibition

Sat 16 Dec 2017
11:00-15:30
An exhibition of Christie's 'secret' letters to her longstanding publisher HarperCollins is on display in the Walled Garden, created to celebrate HarperCollins' 200th anniversary.

1950s Christmas at Greenway

Sat 16 Dec 2017
11:00-16:00
This December Greenway will be decorated for a 1950s family Christmas. As you wander through Agatha Christie's holiday home, decorated for a Christmas as she'd have enjoyed with her family, you'll see rooms filled with retro lights and decorations.

Carols in the courtyard

Sun 17 Dec 2017
15:30-16:30
What better way is there to get into the festive spirit than a good sing-along?

Greenway's cabinet of curiosities

Sat 10 Feb 2018
10:30-16:30
At Agatha Christie's holiday home, a year of creative writing inspiration is being launched.