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.
Paris exhibition – we need members to offer a piece of work to exhibit in Paris at the Calligraphie group annual exhibition. This reciprocates after they exhibited in our exhibition last October. Work has to be NOT bigger than A3 mounted not framed. It would be nice if some people managed to do some pieces that will be in our autumn exhibition on the “London’s Waterways, yesterday and today” but older pieces will be fine. If we get too many…Find out more »
At The Rookery (top of Streatham Common), Covington Way, Streatham, SW16 3BX lots of fun for families various crafts, jugglers minstrels traders etc We need members to be in our gazebo: write names for people; sell items and run a have a go table. 3rd year we will have done this. Offers to help to email@example.comFind out more »
We shall be studying the script of an 11th century scribe Eadui Basan. This takes basic Foundational (English Carolingian) and makes it sophisticated and elegant. After mastering the script students can experiment with changes in weight 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…Find out more »
A summer holiday workshop, with no stress where we will cover a range of background techniques and a few paper folding/embossing projects too - time permitting.We will start with paste painting and paper marbling using shaving foam as a base, then a bit of printing using fun foam sheets. In the afternoon we will do the 'cleaner' techniques of paper embossing and make Lotus folded cards and flip lop cards using some of the decorated papers from the morning session.…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »