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.


Event ticket prices
  • All £35.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 01803 842382
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.
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.
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.


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

Contact Info

Call 01803 842382

Upcoming events

'Agatha Christie & Collins' exhibition

Fri 20 Oct 2017
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.

Pumpkin poetry trail

Sun 22 Oct 2017
Pumpkins will be dotted around the garden, carved with poetry as part a special creative trail this half-term, encouraging families to discover words around the garden and write their own poetry.

Cook on a campfire

Wed 25 Oct 2017
Why not come along to Greenway to tick off one of your 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 and enjoy some tasty treats cooked on a campfire?

Pumpkin poetry word harvest

Thu 26 Oct 2017
Greenway's writer-in-residence will be leading this session to collect words from the pumpkin poetry trail, to create your own poetry. You will also be able to create a craft pumpkin covered in your poem.

Novel writing course

Thu 26 Oct 2017
Have you always wanted to write a novel? Do you have an unfinished manuscript under the bed? Here's your opportunity; a three-part novel-writing workshop, Roselle Angwin, Greenway's writer-in-residence.

Walk with a ranger

Fri 27 Oct 2017
Why not join the countryside rangers for a walk through the garden to see the Autumn woodland colours?