Calligraphy - an introduction - sold out

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 Sold out

Contact Info

Call 01803 842382

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Sun 18 Feb 2018
In the Winter Dining Room a changing exhibition of objects from the permanent collection is being curated by the team who care for them, to stimulate creative writing, and writing tips will also be offered.

Spring flower walks

Sun 18 Feb 2018
Why not join the gardeners at Greenway for a free walk and talk through the glorious woodland garden filled with spring flowers.

Calligraphy - an introduction - sold out

Wed 21 Feb 2018
This calligraphy workshop will provide an opportunity to come and try your hand at making some elegant letters with professional help.

Spring walk with a ranger

Fri 23 Feb 2018
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Mindfulness walk

Wed 28 Feb 2018
Roselle Angwin, a Devon-based writer and zen practitioner, who is passionate about wild places and the natural world, will be leading a mindfulness walk to help you connect with the woodland garden that surrounds you.

Greenway garden blitz

Wed 07 Mar 2018
On the first Wednesday of each month the garden team blitz an overgrown or neglected area of garden - can you help? The work involves cutting down or digging out weeds, brambles, overgrown shrubs and moving debris to the shredder or bonfire.