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 2022

Celtic Knotwork with Joy Daniels

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZOOM session

  A chance to explore the square method of constructing Celtic Knot designs. With a few simple rules and a square grid, you will discover how to construct the simplest knot and then build on this to make more complicated patterns. Once this is understood, you will have the means to design your own knotwork patterns. Joy will cover the basic method in the first session – you can practise in between, and then the second session will cover how…

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October 2022

Story Telling Word Maps with Chrissie Nicholls

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St. George’s Church, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury Way
London, WC1A 2SA United Kingdom
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In this workshop you will discover the joy of making a map based on your own story. Bring a memory with you; of a holiday, an adventure, a dream, or just the things you think about as you go for a favourite walk or meander around your garden.   Telling your story in words we’ll explore different ways to design a map including various cartographic notations and discuss using different lettering styles and sizes.   You’ll be led through your…

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November 2022

Drawing for the terrified with Sharon Shaw

November 26 @ 10:00 am

Sharon Shaw 'Drawing for the terrified: writing and drawing exercises using a cola pen'   Workshop Fee £30: SLLA members £35: non-members How to Enrol Please email Nicola Dunn (, our events coordinator, who will let you know if spaces are available. If so, Nicola will provide you with online banking or cheque details, and, once your payment is received, she will book your place on the workshop.

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