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April 2020

AGM and Club Day – CANCELLED

April 4, 2020 at 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Village Hall, Stanton St John, Stanton St John Village Hall
Middle Lane, Stanton St John, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD United Kingdom
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Free

Oxford Scribes AGM and Club Day  On Saturday, 4th April (NB changed from our original date of 11th April) we have our AGM & Club Day. As always, there will be other members to catch up with, members’ work to marvel at and be delighted by, and an interesting speaker. Not to mention the AGM, the ‘business’ part of the day (which is always improved by contributions from members). I’m looking forward to seeing many of you at Club Day…

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May 2020

Workshop: Foundational with Sylvie Gokulsing – CANCELLED

May 9, 2020 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Village Hall, Stanton St John, Stanton St John Village Hall
Middle Lane, Stanton St John, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD United Kingdom
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£30 – £35

Synopsis: Sylvie is a Fellow of both the Society of Scribes and Illuminators and the Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society. She has been teaching calligraphy for almost 30 years and is currently a tutor on the SSI’s Calligraphy Correspondence Course and Advanced Training Scheme. Her interests lie in the use of formal scripts and include designing family trees, maps, cut work, Hebrew lettering and exploring new structures. After a brief historical introduction we will look closely at Harley 2904, the…

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June 2020

Workshop: The Wonders of Versals & Compound Letterforms with Gemma Black – CANCELLED

June 13, 2020 at 10:00 am - June 14, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Village Hall, Stanton St John, Stanton St John Village Hall
Middle Lane, Stanton St John, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD United Kingdom
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£70 – £80

SYNOPSIS:      Gemma is a renowned artist and calligrapher, based in Tasmania. She is a Fellow of CLAS and has been a tutor at three CLAS Festivals. She has taught in many countries and examples of her work can be found in numerous public and private collections all over the world. This two-day workshop will comprise the exploration of versal forms from every genre.  We will touch on the basic versal and the versal history and will cover chronological…

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July 2020

Club Day and Summer Party – CANCELLED

July 11, 2020 at 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Village Hall, Stanton St John, Stanton St John Village Hall
Middle Lane, Stanton St John, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD United Kingdom
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Free

Due to present circumstances this event has been cancelled but we are working on rescheduling it.   Speaker: Peter Lawrence on the lettering of William Morris Further details to follow

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September 2020

Workshop: Calligraphic Borders with Jan Mehigan – CANCELLED

September 12, 2020 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Village Hall, Stanton St John, Stanton St John Village Hall
Middle Lane, Stanton St John, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD United Kingdom
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£30 – £35

SYNOPSIS:    Jan is a renowned calligrapher and artist, with an interest in both traditional and contemporary calligraphy. She is a Fellow of both SSI and CLAS and is a popular and knowledgeable tutor and demonstrator. Enjoy a day learning the easy way to design and create exciting and beautiful DECORATIVE BORDERS AND MOTIFS using grids and tracing paper that can enrich your calligraphy, cards and pictures. This fun workshop will include simple techniques to produce exciting designs with vibrant…

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October 2020

Workshop: Circular writing and terrific tunnel books with a festive twist! – with Jan Pickett – CANCELLED

October 10, 2020 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Village Hall, Stanton St John, Stanton St John Village Hall
Middle Lane, Stanton St John, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD United Kingdom
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£30 – £35

SYNOPSIS:    Jan is a renowned calligrapher and artist, with a lifetime love of all forms of art and lettering. She has been teaching for 25 years and enjoys creating exuberantly colourful and fun decorated lettering as well as more serious and formal calligraphic work. She is a Fellow of both SSI and CLAS. This will be an exciting day designing, constructing, writing and decorating many-layered tunnel books in a delightful 3D format; the format can be circular, square, oblong…

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November 2020

Workshop: Carousel (star) books with Heather Hunter – CANCELLED

November 14, 2020 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Village Hall, Stanton St John, Stanton St John Village Hall
Middle Lane, Stanton St John, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD United Kingdom
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£30 – £35

  Heather is a creator of unique artists’ books with her own texts, images and bindings.  She specializes in three dimensional structures. She is a graduate (in Psychology and Visual Studies) of Oxford Brookes University and, since 2018, has been a founder member of the Buckinghamshire Craft Guild. Many of Heather’s books can be found in private collections and university libraries In this workshop we will be making two small books, one based on a concertina fold and the other…

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Fine Press Book Fair – CANCELLED

November 21, 2020 - November 22, 2020
Examination Schools, Oxford, 75 - 81 High St
Oxford, OX1 4BG

Details to follow.

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December 2020

Christmas Club Day (via Zoom)

December 12, 2020 at 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Zoom Event United Kingdom
Free

Ewan Clayton, renowned calligrapher, teacher and writer is our guest speaker for this year's virtual Christmas Club Day. Ewan will be giving us the 'world premiere' of his presentation The Golden Thread and the Missing Illustrations!  Ewan, the author of The Golden Thread, a history of writing, had hoped to more fully illustrate his book but was restricted in the number of photos he could use as well as being limited to black and white images. In this talk he will share with…

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January 2021

Workshop via Zoom: Coptic stitch single sheet binding with Janina Maher

January 9 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom Event United Kingdom
£20

Janina Maher is a bookbinder and mixed media artist working from her garden-based studio in Reading. She loves experimenting with new materials and book structures and has been teaching bookbinding, gel plate printing and mixed media techniques for several years (including at Ardington School of Crafts). She is an exhibiting member of the Reading Guild of Artists and an avid water skier! This workshop will comprise binding single sheets of paper into a book using the Coptic stitch; the beautiful…

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