South London Letter Association regularly hosts events for its members. From social events, exhibitions, and other outings, to workshops and courses our events are a great opportunity to get together and share creative ideas about lettering. Most events are free for members, so join SLLA today.

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September 2021

Ewan Clayton: The surprising story of Calligraphy in the eighteenth century

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St. George’s Church, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury Way
London, WC1A 2SA United Kingdom
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£3

‘Research in progress: The surprising story of Calligraphy in the eighteenth century ’    Traditionally this century has been assumed to be the domain of the copperplate engraver but calligraphers were writing a wide range of scripts that were far more than imitations of engraved or typographic forms. In this talk Ewan shows that far from being on the margins of the world of lettering and type form development they were central to the new shapes that the eighteenth century…

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October 2021

Finding The Right Words: SLLA Annual Calligraphy Exhibition

October 18 @ 8:00 am - October 29 @ 12:00 pm
Gallery 101, The Salvation Army International Headquarters 101 Queen Victoria Street London EC4V 4EH UK
London, EC4V 4EH United Kingdom
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SLLA Annual Calligraphy Exhibition 2021 Finding The Right Words The Gallery 101 The Salvation Army International Headquarters 101 Queen Victoria Street London EC4V 4EH UK Date: Monday October 18 until Friday October 29 midday (excluding the weekend)  Gallery 101 is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm The Private View: 6-8pm Monday 18th October Everybody is welcome.

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November 2021

Paper Cut Christmas Cards with Sharon Shaw

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St. George’s Church, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury Way
London, WC1A 2SA United Kingdom
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£35

Discover how to create a calligraphic cut paper Christmas card. In this workshop you will learn how to embed a letter or a word within a cut paper design create a Christmas card from a sketch to a final design. Workshop Fee £30: SLLA members £35: non-members We welcome everyone to join our workshops, but offer priority booking for our members until 8 weeks prior to the event. If you are a non-member, you can register your interest for the…

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Tim Noad: The Istanbul Illuminations, inspiration from Islamic Art

November 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St. George’s Church, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury Way
London, WC1A 2SA United Kingdom
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£3

Members: Free Non-members: £ 3

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