Welcome to the West Country Scribes website
We are a small and friendly calligraphy group who meet near Wellington, Taunton, Somerset, aiming to develop our own skills and encourage calligraphy locally. We are affiliated to the Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society [CLAS].
We hold regular workshops through the year, and we exhibit our work every alternate year.
Our next exhibition will be held at Taunton Library from Monday 1st October to 1.00pm on Saturday 13th October 2018.
For full 2018 Programme: click here
We welcome new members who would like to take the opportunity of developing their calligraphy and exploring what is possible in this absorbing skill. You can be assured of a warm welcome with plenty of encouragement.
We had a wonderfully creative day with Jan Mehigan on 19 May exploring Caroline (Carolingian) script. Some of our practice efforts can be seen below
Our next workshop will be on
Saturday 16 June 2018, when we will be holding an
Untutored Follow Up Day
where participants may develop skills learnt from earlier workshops or develop their own projects in the company and support of calligraphy friends. It always seems to be a very relaxed and happy day. (Fee £10)
Our next tutored workshop will be on
Saturday 21 July 2018
Using Gold in Contemporary Ways
with Mary Noble (Fee £20)
We are excited to welcome back the very fine calligrapher Mary Noble to our group. We are looking forward to a creative and unusual day exploring contemporary ways of using gold of all variations in our calligraphy.
(Full details click here)
Workshops are open to non-members (booking essential)
Venue: Rockwell Green Village Hall, Popes Lane, Rockwell Green, Wellington, Somerset TA21 9BU.