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Gaynor Goffe : Teaches a wide range of calligraphic topics for one-day, weekend and longer workshops to regional calligraphy groups. Please enquire for further details. She also teaches one-day or longer courses at her home in Cambridgeshire, for small groups, a wide range of calligraphy topics available.  

Tom Perkins : Teaches drawn and carved lettering short courses to regional groups. Please enquire for further details. He also teaches week-end or longer courses at his workshop in Cambridgeshire, for 6-8 people, in letter carving in stone and drawn lettering.



Courses taught by Gaynor Goffe

Please see websites of venues for further details, or contact GG

Gaynor Goffe is teaching the following  calligraphy courses at centres in the UK, including West Dean College, Sussex (WD) and Flatford Mill Field Studies Centre, Suffolk (FM):-

The following are one-day, weekend, and longer workshops taught by Gaynor Goffe, please contact Gaynor or the  relevant residential centre for further details :-

Half and one-day workshops also taught at home, approximately once a fortnight, weekdays and Sundays, near Ely, Cambs, please e-mail for further details and dates.Also intensive tuition for one week or longer by arrangement


August 24-16          Flatford Mill, Suffolk, ( mill)

Sept 19/20           Calligraphy Rowde, Wilts

October 5-7            Gatwick (

October 26-28        Flatford Mill, Suffolk ( mill)

October 18-21        Calligraphy West Dean College, Sussex

Oct 31/1 Nov         Calligraphy, Rowde, Wilts

November 5-9        Calligraphy Princes School of Traditional Arts, London

November 16/17    Calligraphy Sculpture by the lakes , Pallington, Dorchester

Nov 28/29            Calligraphy Rowde, Wilts


February 1-3         Pet portraits in pastel beginners/near beginners Flatford Mill, Suffolk

March 1-3            Calligraphy all levels Flatford Mill , Suffolk

March 24-26        Calligraphy West Dean College, Sussex

August 7/8/9/      Calligraphy New Brewery Arts Centre, Cirencester

August 30-1 Sept Calligraphy Princes School of Traditinal Arts, London

October 21-27     Calligraphy Flatford Mill, Suffolk





NB Saturday or weekend workshops I am teaching for regional calligraphy groups are advertised to members via the groups. (If you are not a member of a regional group and need information please contact me )

Workshop Topics


I am available for one day, weekend and longer workshops on the following topics, please contact me if you wish to arrange a workshop.

1) Basic Scripts:-

. formal italic

. joined cursive italic

. foundational hand

. 9th century Carolingian

. uncial

. versals

. Roman capitals

. italic capitals

. copperplate minuscule & capitals

2)Contemporary Variations- Any of the above are available as more advanced workshops with script variations, or mixed-level workshops covering basics and variations.

3) Other topics:-

. Renaissance round minuscule

. Renaissance San Vito capitals

. flourish design, italic minuscule & capitals

. pressure and release Roman capitals

. pressure and release capitals variations

. experimenting with automatic pens

. colour in the pen and background

. writing at small sizes

. developing rhythm in italic

. lay-out and design

. surgery for works in progress

. Additional topics can be considered


Courses taught by Tom Perkins

or further details please contact the organising body, or Tom if necessary.



8August 31-Sept 4    Lettercarving in stone  all levels, West Dean College, Sussex (



February 25-1 March   ettercarving in stone all levels West Dean College, Sussex

June 3-6            Drawn and painted lettering all levels Princes School of Traditional Arts, London

August 7-9            Lettercarving in stone all levels New Brewery Arts Centre,Cirencester

Oct 22-25            Drawn and painted lettering all levels Princes School of Traditional Arts, London






6-8 October, calligraphy all levels, ( contact     for location)

21/22 October,calligraphy all levels, New Brewery Arts Centre, Cirencester ( contact their website)

27-29 October,calligraphy all levels, Flatford Mill,Suffolk ( contact,

17-19 November, calligraphy all levels, (contact     for location )