2018 Apprenticeship

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We are delighted to launch our ninth apprenticeship – the search is on for a young artist keen to learn this specialist craft and its intricate techniques.  Generously funded by the writer Mirabel Cecil and named the Lettering Arts Trust Sebastian Walker Apprenticeship in remembrance of her brother, the apprenticeship will be from early 2018 […]

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A Look Ahead to 2017

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2017 will be another important year in our work to raise awareness of the art of lettering. We open our exhibition season on Friday March 24 with ‘Masters of Invention’, which looks at the evolution of graffiti from the tombs of Egypt to the walls and subways of the modern metropolis. The exhibition has already […]

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Our Awareness Work in 2016

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Our objective is to bring the lettering arts to a wider public.  We’re now established as the leading gallery dedicated to showing exemplar lettering works. Our exhibitions in 2016 have presented a full range of lettering forms and disciplines. You can read some of the reviews of exhibitions in the ‘press articles’ section in the […]

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**UPCOMING EXHIBITION** September 2015

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The enduring art of the letter carver will be examined and celebrated by a new exhibition at the UK’s home of the craft this autumn. Cutting a Dash – The Female Line presents a wealth of work by fifteen female letter carvers, whose skills are helping to ensure that an ancient art remains vital in […]

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New Executive Director for Lettering & Commemorative Arts Trust

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The Trustees of The Lettering & Commemorative Arts Trust are delighted to announce the appointment of an Executive Director of the Charity.  Sarah Harrison will take on the leadership role as the founder, Harriet Frazer steps down after 27 years. Sarah has over 17 years’ experience in arts management, fundraising, international marketing, journalism and sales […]

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Libby Purves speech at Donor Thank you lunch

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A farewell lunch to our Charity Director, Harriet Frazer MBE and a Thank you to our Donors was held at Blackheath House, Suffolk on 18th April. The lunch was attended by artists, donors and supporters of The Lettering & Commemorative Arts Trust. A heartfelt speech (below) was given by Libby Purves, a supporter and friend. […]

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Lettering Arts Centre Shop

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The Lettering Arts Centre shop will open for the first time on 3rd April (Good Friday) with new and exciting stock. Penny, our shop manager has been diligently seeking out items from lettering artists and has found some stunning pieces:         Please visit us here at the Lettering Arts Centre, we are open 11am […]

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Michael Renton Exhibition Hanging happening today

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John Nash and Simon Langsdale are currently in the process of hanging our first exhibition of 2015 – Michael Renton ‘His Hands Magic’      The gallery has been painted in Farrow & Balls Print Room Yellow to fully show Michael’s stunning work. John Nash is creating beautiful calligraphy for the separate areas of Michael’s work. […]

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