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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Read comments and views from past students.

Having already acquired a level of carving skills the focus of my apprenticeship leaned towards the drawing and studying of letter forms and their proportions. Over the year I also got to experience many different aspects of the business from shaping and preparing the stone to cutting, finishing and fixing. Visits to other artists’ workshops were also beneficial, not only to see their work and working environment…

Fiona Flack 2010 Apprentice
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