Our 2019 exhibition focused on Alphabets from any period of history or culture, as well as the newly designed, and included work based on texts which have inspired our members
Welcome to Oxford Scribes
Oxford Scribes are a group of people interested in lettering arts, calligraphy, pen lettering, brush lettering, pencil lettering, illumination, heraldry, letter carving and anything to do with lettering!
COVID-19 . . . In response to concerns regarding the current pandemic, the OS committee is monitoring the situation and cancelling or postponing events as needed, taking into account government advice. We will give members as much notice of cancellations as possible through our usual channels of communication and by regular updating of the website.
Some members of Oxford Scribes undertake commissions. Those who do are listed below. Take a look on this website at the gallery of artists’ work and also at each calligrapher’s own website or Facebook page to help you decide which
Membership: We are a friendly group interested in lettering arts, calligraphy, pen lettering, brush lettering, pencil lettering, illumination, heraldry, letter carving and anything to do with lettering! Membership is open to everyone with an interest in calligraphy and the lettering
Oxford Scribes was formed in 1984 by a small group of dedicated Oxfordshire calligraphers led by Isabelle Spencer. They were keen to provide locally the sort of activities which were then only available in London: regular exhibitions, talks, and especially