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Learn the Art of Beautiful Writing

Join professional calligrapher and artist Peter Lloyd for an introduction to the world of calligraphy.

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  • Admission applies

The workshop is designed as an introduction to the fascinating and relaxing world of calligraphy. It is also regarded as a mindfulness activity supporting wellbeing.

Participants will have an opportunity to learn the basic skills of broad-edge pen lettering through ‘Foundation Hand’. This is the first script all calligraphers learn.

Peter Lloyd is a professional calligrapher and artist with almost forty years of experience, working from his original brick-built pigsty in the beautiful Abberley Hills.

Free ‘Have a Go’ sessions

Come in for a drop-in session with Peter from 10am - 4pm on Wednesday 3rd, 10th, 24th of April to find out more about the workshop, see demonstrations, and have a go yourself.



Event prices

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per person£10.00
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The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895


Not suitable for children

Meeting point

The Long Gallery, located within the formal gardens.

What to bring and wear

All materials for the workshop are provided.


Please note there is no step free access into the Long Gallery.

Upcoming events


Artists of Worcestershire exhibition 

We're excited to be reopening the Long Gallery as an exhibition space this March with the Artists of Worcestershire.

Event summary

23 Apr to 7 May 2024
09:30 to 16:30
+ 14 other dates or times

Festival of Blossom: Blossom Bathing 

Celebrate the Festival of Blossom at Hanbury Hall from Monday 15 April – Sunday 28 April with Blossom Bathing and displays.

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23 Apr to 28 Apr 2024
10:00 to 16:00
+ 5 other dates or times

Festival of Blossom Talks 

Join Nicki the Gardener for a short talk in the apple orchard to find out more about the blossom that grows here at Hanbury Hall.

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24 Apr 2024
12:15 to 12:30

Spring flowers watercolour workshop 

Join local artist Shirley Sloman for a spring flowers watercolour workshop in the Long Gallery.

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25 Apr 2024
13:00 to 15:00