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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April 2018

Silent Calligraphy at St Georges, Bloomsbury

April 28
St. George’s Church, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury Way
London, WC1A 2SA United Kingdom
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Silent Calligraphy – St George's Church, Bloomsbury. Help needed! Let Eva know if you would like to be one of the calligraphers working at their own calligraphy in the church in silence except for music or help with the have a go or teas etc in the hall. Please, contact: evadriskell@yahoo.co.uk

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May 2018

Gilding with Tim Noad

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aspire Centre, Southfields Community Centre
337 Merton Road, SW18 5JU United Kingdom
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£30

More details to follow.  Workshop Fee £25: SLLA/NLLA members £30: 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 workshop and your place will be confirmed once priority booking closes. If you’d like to join SLLA and receive priority benefits, please visit our Become a Member webpage. How to Enrol This workshop is now full,…

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SSI Lay Members Day

May 19
Imperial College, Huxley Building, 180 Queens Gate
London, SW7 2AX United Kingdom
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This is to celebrate our 20th year. We will need help: A banner saying 20 years of the SLLA;  the travelling books; some work from members,  It can have been exhibited before;. a selection of not necessarily finished  Work from our workshops  some items for the table as well as the display screens.  Please contact Sue if you would like to come and help on the stall for a short time then you can have a look round at the…

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St Brides Foundation Event “Wayzgoose”

May 20
St Bride’s Foundation, Bride Lane
London, EC4Y 8EE United Kingdom
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 This is run every year as an open day with activities done around the building Great fun event demonstration of the printing presses etc  . Again SLLA need members to demonstrators and run a have a go table. Offers to help to p.comparini748@gmail.com 

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Michael Clayton: Tour of St. Bride Foundation

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St Bride’s Foundation, Bride Lane
London, EC4Y 8EE United Kingdom
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Michael Clayton, a professional printer and volunteer at St. Bride, will give a talk about St. Bride followed by a tour of the building and demonstration in the print room.   Cost Free – members £3 – non-members

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June 2018

Paris Exhibition

June 8 - June 22

Paris exhibition – we need members to offer a piece of work to exhibit in Paris at the Calligraphie group annual exhibition.  This reciprocates after they exhibited in our exhibition last October. Work has to be NOT bigger than A3 mounted not framed.  It would be nice if some people managed to do some pieces that will be in our autumn exhibition on the “London’s Waterways, yesterday and today” but older pieces will be fine.  If we get too many…

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SLLA tent at Medieval Midsummer Festival, Streatham

June 16

At The Rookery (top of Streatham Common), Covington Way, Streatham, SW16 3BX lots of fun for families various crafts, jugglers minstrels traders etc  We need members to be in our gazebo: write names for people; sell items and run a have a go table. 3rd year we will have done this. Offers to help to p.comparini748@gmail.com 

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Rob Dunn: Walking Tour of Clerkenwell

June 26

Rob Dunn, a professional London guide will lead a walk around Clerkenwell, talking about the history of places of interest. Meet 7 pm. Places are limited to 20, if you would like to join this walk, please would you email Ann Caro on caro.business@tiscali.co.uk  Members free Non-members £3. More information will be available in June.

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Studying The Cnut Hand with Viva Lloyd

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

We shall be studying the script of an 11th century scribe Eadui Basan.  This takes basic Foundational (English Carolingian) and makes it sophisticated and elegant.  After mastering the script students can experiment with changes in weight Workshop Fee £25: SLLA/NLLA members £30: 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 workshop and your place…

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August 2018

Quick, Fun Backgrounds and Decorative Techniques with Nicola Dunn

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

A summer holiday workshop, with no stress where we will cover a range of background techniques and a few paper folding/embossing projects too - time permitting.We will start with paste painting and paper marbling using shaving foam as a base, then a bit of printing using fun foam sheets. In the afternoon we will do the 'cleaner' techniques of paper embossing and make Lotus folded cards and flip lop cards using some of the decorated papers from the morning session.…

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