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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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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April 2019

Veiko Kespersaks: Contemporary calligraphy practice

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

* Please note that 30th is the last Tuesday in April* Veiko will be speaking about his teaching and also about modern trends in Calligraphy. Cost: Free – members £3 – non-members

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May 2019

Monochrome Magic & Tantalising Tones with Jan Pickett

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aspire Centre, Southfields Community Centre
337 Merton Road, SW18 5JU United Kingdom
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£30

An exciting journey, exploring monochromatic colour schemes, starting with a singlecolour, extending it to produce a tantalizing range of tints, shades & tones using penmade and drawn letterforms. Armed with a wealth of ideas, there will be choices of smallprojects, using written or decorated drawn words for the final sparkle.      A fun filled tonal treat to keep spice in our calligraphic lives!   Workshop Fee £25: SLLA/NLLA members £30: non-members How to Enrol Please email Nicola Dunn, our events coordinator,…

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Peter Amos, “My Life in Graphics”

May 21 @ 7:00 pm
St Bride’s Foundation, Bride Lane
London, EC4Y 8EE United Kingdom
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£3
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June 2019

A Walk around the City of London with Robert Dunn 

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
£3

Members free Non-members £3

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July 2019

Blackletter with Marion McKenzie

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aspire Centre, Southfields Community Centre
337 Merton Road, SW18 5JU United Kingdom
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£30

Instantly recognisable, but little practised - we will give life to this important hand.   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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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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