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 2019

Interactive Evening

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St Bride’s Foundation, Bride Lane
London, EC4Y 8EE United Kingdom
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Members free Non-members £3

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Mount Cutting with Joy Daniels

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aspire Centre, Southfields Community Centre
337 Merton Road, SW18 5JU United Kingdom
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£30

In this workshop, Joy discusses the processes of choosing the right colour mount card for a piece of work, how to gauge the right amount of space to leave around the artwork and then cut the aperture out. You will learn the basics and then move onto cutting double mounts and multi aperture mounts - great for grouping a collection of small images together. Even the small pieces of 'waste' card are put to good use, making tiny frames to…

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October 2019

SLLA Annual Calligraphy Exhibition 2019

October 15 @ 11:00 am - October 25 @ 6:00 pm
St Bride’s Foundation, Bride Lane
London, EC4Y 8EE United Kingdom
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St Bride Foundation Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ 15th - 25th Oct  2019 11 am - 6 pm Mon - Fri  Except Mon 21st Oct 2.30 pm - 9 pm   Also exhibiting this year will be Gillian Barlow an outstanding botanical artist and highly respected member of the RHS. Find out more about her:  http://gillianbarlow.com On show will be a variety of of members’ work including pieces from SLLA workshops. There will be a selection of SLLA Calligraphic…

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November 2019

‘Inspired by David Jones’ Drawing and Painting Letters with Mark L’Argent

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aspire Centre, Southfields Community Centre
337 Merton Road, SW18 5JU United Kingdom
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£30

Created mainly for friends and family, the distinctive lettering art of David Jones is based on naive letterforms and early christian inscriptions. This workshop explores these characteristic and quirky letterforms, looks at their origins for inspiration, and their ‘Jones’ arrangements, using either pencils, or crayons, or gouache, (or all three) to create these and some new forms of our own. A opportunity to be inspired and have fun creating and using informal letterforms. Workshop Fee £25: SLLA/NLLA members £30: non-members…

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David Simons, “Better with Letters – A Way of Life”

November 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St Bride’s Foundation, Bride Lane
London, EC4Y 8EE United Kingdom
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£3

David Simons is a Calligrapher, Artist and Teacher with a passion for the pointed pen. With examples of his work, David will talk about his artistic journey from Graphic Design to a career in Calligraphy...how hand lettering has taken him from the straight and narrow to a flourishing world of creative expression. Members free Non-members £3

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