Please note we advise when working with stone, both protective foot wear (i.e. boots or shoes with steel toe caps) and eye protection should be worn.  Safety glasses will be provided on loan for the workshop

Suppliers of steel toe-cap boots/shoes include:   tel. 0500 414141

Travis Perkins (branches countrywide) for branch finder

tool hire shops

builders merchants

By booking a place on these workshops, you agree to abide by all the health & safety information and advice made available by your tutor and The Lettering and Commemorative Arts Trust.  Please ask your tutor if you are unsure of any aspect of health & safety pertinent to a studio environment.


Booking Form for 2018 Workshops

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Letter Design, Lettercarving & Calligraphy 2015 Workshops

The 2015 workshop booklet is available for downloading, please contact the Trust on 01728 688393.

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During my two year apprenticeship I received an all round training in every aspect of lettercutting, from the essential practical skills of carving and stone handling, fixing and design, to the equally important matters of interpreting customers’ wishes and job pricing. I have learnt a huge amount in the best possible way – that is, by working day to day with a leading expert in the field who was willing…

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