Christmas Calligraphy Workshop - Saturday 3rd December at East Quay, Whitstable

Christmas Calligraphy Workshop - Saturday 3rd December at East Quay, Whitstable

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Beginners Christmas Calligraphy Workshop
Join Jess for a friendly festive workshop, learning the art of modern calligraphy whilst creating beautifully handwritten gift tags for special gifts this Christmas. 

Where and When? 
East Quay Venue, Whitstable Harbour, Whitstable CT5 1AB
Saturday 3rd December 2022

In person class / max group of 20 people / 2 hours 

What's Included?
Each attendee will receive a full Christmas calligraphy set (worth £12) to use and take home after the workshop. Including: 

  • Practice Paper & Work Cards
  • 1 x speedball nib holder
  • 1 x Nikko G Nib 
  • 1 x 15ml black ink 
  • 5 x Christmas Gift tags to personalise 


More information on the Workshop
During this workshop you will learn the art of modern calligraphy, using nib and ink. The workshop will focus on mastering basic strokes and practising letterforms, encouraging your own style to flourish! At the end of the class we will have the basic calligraphy skills to write your own christmas gift tags. The workshop duration will be 2 hours taught by calligrapher Jess (Boards By Jess) and workshop price includes the cost of your own calligraphy starter kit. The workshop will include an introduction, group exercises, as well as plenty of time for 1 to 1 help or guidance throughout. This workshop is great creatives who are new to calligraphy and looking to learn the basic skills. This is a festive workshop suitable to join with friends and family for some mindful learning of a skill to take away and practice time and time again. 


Added Extras

Excitingly, there will also be an opportunity to shop cards, calligraphy inks and card stock to make more gift tags or place names after the workshop. Cash and card is accepted. 

About Jess
Based in Deal, Kent - 'Boards By Jess' is a creative studio specialising in Calligraphy, hand-painted Signs and Illustration. Since 2018 I've been practising calligraphy and lettering, working with local businesses and couples to elevate events and spaces with my hand-painted/hand-written artwork. I’m proud to say I've created pieces for over 250 weddings and more than 100 businesses in and around the South East. 

Things to note
*This Class it suitable for beginners to Calligraphy
*Workshops are of 20 people maximum
*Please wear comfortable clothing that you don’t mind getting ink on (incase of any accidents!)
*All resources will be provided, please just bring your friendly selves. 
*This class is suitable for those 16 or over.
*Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. 
*This workshop is not a business workshop/teaching how to set up a calligraphy business.

Please get in touch at if you have any concerns or questions.