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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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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June 2020

Paper Cut letters with Sharon Shaw

June 27, 2020 @ 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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