Modern Calligraphy with Alice Gabb by Alice Gabb - art in London
Modern Calligraphy with Alice Gabb by Alice Gabb - art in London

Modern Calligraphy with Alice Gabb

by Alice Gabb

5 reviews
5 reviews
Join Alice Gabb for an evening of cake & calligraphy in the pink palm palace of Palm Vaults

Calligraphy Class

2 hour workshop

Beginner

Various locations

Modern Calligraphy with Alice Gabb
by Alice Gabb
2 hour workshop
£41 per person
Flexitime
£60 per person

Classes

2 hour workshop

Evening

This is a beginners workshop starting from scratch with a little introduction to good technique and some nib knowledge, then moving straight into some practice exercises, and on to letter forms. By the end of the lesson you will be able to write your name and will have dipped your nibs into the world of Modern Calligraphy.

Come and enjoy learning a new skill in London's most Instagrammable cafe; you can while away a couple of hours with your nibs to paper, with my assistance when you need it!

Ticket price includes EVERYTHING. A full kit to take home including my 'It's Polite to Write' tote bag, delicious CAKE, and a signature pastel coloured drink.

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Tue 24 Sep 2019, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Hackney Central, E8 1HY
Tue 15 Oct 2019, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Hackney Central, E8 1HY
Tue 12 Nov 2019, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Hackney Central, E8 1HY

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Being able to learn Modern Calligraphy has absolutely nothing to do with your handwriting ability, anyone can learn how to do this beautiful craft as long as you have the patience.
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Flexitime Class

This is a Flexitime class, which means the teacher can run this class around your schedule.

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Mia
21 Jul
The class was really fun and the instruction was really easy to follow and meant that everyone in the class improved really quickly! Getting all of the equipment as well was a big help. Would definitely recommend to anyone
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Valentina
28 Feb
Alice is absolutely adorable. By the time the 2hrs lesson finish you will be asking where did they time go. There weren't many people at class so Alice was able to walk by and help everyone. If she had a follow up class I would definitely attend it. :) it was slightly more expensive than other similar classes on Obby but as we got free cake, coffee plus the ink set, all the papers we did, some alphabet samples and a really cute bag, I would say it was worth it

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Mia
21 Jul
The class was really fun and the instruction was really easy to follow and meant that everyone in the class improved really quickly! Getting all of the equipment as well was a big help. Would definitely recommend to anyone
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Valentina
28 Feb
Alice is absolutely adorable. By the time the 2hrs lesson finish you will be asking where did they time go. There weren't many people at class so Alice was able to walk by and help everyone. If she had a follow up class I would definitely attend it. :) it was slightly more expensive than other similar classes on Obby but as we got free cake, coffee plus the ink set, all the papers we did, some alphabet samples and a really cute bag, I would say it was worth it
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Laura P
7 Nov
I thoroughly enjoyed Alice's wonderful class. I left the class ready to practice at home and felt really inspired. Theres lots of help online with the facebook group too. And the cake was incredible! I loved it.
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Joanne Eldridge
7 Nov
Such a lovely experience, from the venue (a super-old quirky East London house) to the tea and yummy cakes, to the lovely supportive atmosphere created by Alice. We all found we made progress pretty quickly, which was very motivational! Alice's passion for what she does, shines through. I loved that we took away all the materials with us, and Alice freely gave out all manner of tips on calligraphy and also on the best places to buy supplies.
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Emily
7 Nov
Had my first calligraphy lesson with the lovely Alice, and had the most fantastic time. Alice is a superb teacher, who started off with a brief history and the basics of modern calligraphy. We then learnt about the equipment and got down to the fun part, with helpful tips from Alice along the way. Highlights definitely have to be the delicious cake and tea provided throughout , and the free goody bags to take home after, to continue our calligraphy journey at home! Thanks so much Alice!

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This workshop takes place in multiple different locations. Click on SEE DATES to see which workshop takes place where.

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Modern Calligraphy with Alice Gabb by Alice Gabb - art in London

About your host, Alice Gabb

Working from her studio based in East London, Alice Gabb is a talented modern calligrapher and illustrator. With a passion for creating fancy designs, mixed with a desire to pass on her skills and knowledge to others, Alice offers classes and workshops to people who wish to express their artistic flair through writing.

Whether you are preparing yourself to send out a bunch of fancy invitations, or simply wish to learn a new artistic skill, these courses promise to nourish your creative needs. In a modern society in which the art of writing often looses out to other more technological forms of communication, Alice's classes offer a fun and hands-on reminder of the aesthetic values of writing. Join one of these classes to master the craft with one of London's finest teachers, in a fun and light-hearted environment.

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Notes

Being able to learn Modern Calligraphy has absolutely nothing to do with your handwriting ability, anyone can learn how to do this beautiful craft as long as you have the patience Please remember that the ink you will use is permanent. Sleeves and wrists in particular can be at risk of getting ink on them.

Age Requirement

16

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Modern Calligraphy with Alice Gabb
by Alice Gabb
2 hour workshop
£41 per person
Flexitime
£60 per person
2 hour workshop
from £41 per person