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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February 2020

AGM & Travelling Books – Talk and Display

February 25 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Passmore Edwards Room, St Bride Foundation, The Passmore Edwards Room, St Bride Foundation
London, EC4Y 8EQ United Kingdom
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£3
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March 2020

Toni Watts: Gilding (two day workshop)

March 13 @ 10:00 am - March 14 @ 4:30 pm
St. George’s Church, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury Way
London, WC1A 2SA United Kingdom
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£70

During this two day workshop we will explore a variety of ways of adding gold leaf to a design, using both simple and more challenging techniques. Starting with the application of gold leaf flat to the page using a variety of traditional and modern gilding sizes, we will progress to reconstituting and laying manuscript gesso, gilding with loose leaf gold and burnishing to a high shine. Participants can expect to produce a reference page of gilding trials, discovering which method…

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Rosella Garavaglia: “Not on Paper”

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Passmore Edwards Room, St Bride Foundation, The Passmore Edwards Room, St Bride Foundation
London, EC4Y 8EQ United Kingdom
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£3

  When approaching a passage, quotation or poem, calligraphers are faced with a number of questions, many in relation to the nature of the text and how to best express it visually. There are so many ways, many possibilities, but we know some are more appropriate than others. We start to explore techniques, different tools and materials following an idea or concept dictated by the nature of the text and guided by our understanding and emotional response. We always start…

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April 2020

Archie Proudfoot: TBC

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Passmore Edwards Room, St Bride Foundation, The Passmore Edwards Room, St Bride Foundation
London, EC4Y 8EQ United Kingdom
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£3
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May 2020

Mary Noble: A Living Legacy of Letters

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Passmore Edwards Room, St Bride Foundation, The Passmore Edwards Room, St Bride Foundation
London, EC4Y 8EQ United Kingdom
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£3

Mary Noble, a very well know calligrapher, teacher and author, will present a slide show and demonstrate using the recent "A Way with Words" CLAS 25th anniversary exhibition at Snape as examples of how letterers today are using our heritage as a springboard to creativity.

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Large Italic using Automatic Pens with Rachel Yallop

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aspire Centre, Southfields Community Centre
337 Merton Road, SW18 5JU United Kingdom
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£30

Italic, automatic pen

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June 2020

Rob Dunn: Walk in Central City of London

June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Passmore Edwards Room, St Bride Foundation, The Passmore Edwards Room, St Bride Foundation
London, EC4Y 8EQ United Kingdom
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£3
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Paper Cut letters with Sharon Shaw

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aspire Centre, Southfields Community Centre
337 Merton Road, SW18 5JU United Kingdom
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£30

Discover how to incorporate calligraphy into the beautiful craft of paper cutting. In this workshop you will learn how to • embed a letter or a word or a piece of text within a cut paper design • create a piece of work from a sketch to a final design. We will also look at the history of paper cutting and the work of contemporary paper cutting artists to understand how they combine letterforms and images within their paper cut…

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August 2020

Simple book structures and useful accessories – with Donna Foster

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aspire Centre, Southfields Community Centre
337 Merton Road, SW18 5JU United Kingdom
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£30

  Join us for a relaxing day of making useful things from spare packaging!  We will be using corrugated cardboard to make a nib organiser, paper bags to make notebooks, envelopes to make a piano-hinge display book, and (time permitting) seeing how many different book structures we can make which use just one sheet of A4. Re-use, recycle, and . . . relax!   Workshop Fee £25: SLLA members £30: non-members How to Enrol Please email Nicola Dunn, our events coordinator,…

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September 2020

Attilio Medda •Title of talk to be confirmed

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Passmore Edwards Room, St Bride Foundation, The Passmore Edwards Room, St Bride Foundation
London, EC4Y 8EQ United Kingdom
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£3
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