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 2018

Japanese Inspired Brush Lettering with Keiko Shimoda

September 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aspire Centre, Southfields Community Centre
337 Merton Road, SW18 5JU United Kingdom
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£30

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 Please email Nicola Dunn, our events…

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The St. John’s Bible

September 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St Bride’s Foundation, Bride Lane
London, EC4Y 8EE United Kingdom
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Unfortunately, Sally-Mae Joseph, our speaker, is unable to be with us but we shall go ahead with a DVD about Donald Jackson and his work in producing the St. John Bible. We shall have printed copies of some of the books that make up the Bible as well as some books on the production of the Bible to look at as well. Please bring along any items you have about the Bible. Cost: Free – members £3 – non-members

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October 2018

Annual Calligraphy Exhibition 2018

October 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am - October 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Fleet Room, St Bride Foundation, Fleet Room, Bride Lane
London, EC4Y 8EQ United Kingdom
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November 2018

Monoline Lettering and Design with Mark L’Argent

November 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aspire Centre, Southfields Community Centre
337 Merton Road, SW18 5JU United Kingdom
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£30

Taking compressed roman inscriptional capitals as our first reference point, and also looking at many later historical variations and derivations, this workshop explores bringing these and other associated forms up to date, refining (or redesigning) them to either compliment formal calligraphic compositions or to use on their own.   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…

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Toni Watts: “Art and Illumination – medieval techniques and modern applications”

November 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St Bride’s Foundation, Bride Lane
London, EC4Y 8EE United Kingdom
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£3

Toni is an artist and illuminator, currently working with Lincoln Cathedral.   Cost Free – members £3 – non-members

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January 2019

Alan Kitching: A Life in Letterpress

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St Bride’s Foundation, Bride Lane
London, EC4Y 8EE United Kingdom
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Alan Kitching is one of the world's leading practitioners of letterpress typographical design and printmaking, with a career spanning over 50 years. In 1989 he set up The Typography Workshop, which he now runs from his studio in Kennington. In 2017 his book "A Life in Letterpress", was published by Laurence King. In it he describes his career including his work in design and teaching letterpress.   Members free Non-members £3.

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Designing Multi-Text Panels with Josie Brown

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aspire Centre, Southfields Community Centre
337 Merton Road, SW18 5JU United Kingdom
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£30

This workshop will investigate the principles and pitfalls, working processes and design elements involved with larger multi-text or complex pieces of work.  A series of developmental small group and individual activities will take you through the design process – offering a strategy for successful planning and execution.   It’s not necessary to have an idea of subject matter for your own broadsheet for this workshop, but if you do – bring along any material, texts or illustrations you might be intending…

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February 2019

AGM followed by a social evening

February 26 @ 7:00 pm
Fleet Room, St Bride Foundation, Fleet Room, Bride Lane
London, EC4Y 8EQ United Kingdom
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AGM followed by a social evening Tuesday, February 26th Members free Non-members £3.  

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March 2019

Abstract Brush with Rachel Yallop

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aspire Centre, Southfields Community Centre
337 Merton Road, SW18 5JU United Kingdom
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£30

Workshop Fee £25: SLLA/NLLA members £30: 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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Keiko Shimoda, “Japanese written language and calligraphy”

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

Keiko introducing Japanese written language - how it works visually, and also the brief history of its calligraphy, starting with Chinese historical manuscripts and how it becomes Japanese own.   Members free Non-members £3

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