Monday, 24 July 2017

World Calligraphy Day

Students across the West Midlands are being encouraged to write themselves into Birmingham’s history books on the launch of World Calligraphy Day. The event, which occurs on Wednesday 16 August, will celebrate the best of calligraphy as well as triumphing the history and artistry of pen manufacture all over the world. As the craft takes the world by storm, you are encouraged to put themselves firmly on the Midlands map, as the second city’s Pen Museum becomes the epicentre for all activity happening on World Calligraphy Day.

Pick up a pen during the summer holidays and get involved with the inaugural event.

Charles Stockbridge, Managing Director of Manuscript Pen Company, who are organising the event said: “World Calligraphy Day is a collaborative and exciting event that we’re really looking forward to launching.

“We hope that our talented cohort of students across the Midlands will want to join us to celebrate calligraphy and writing on Wednesday 16th August.”

On the day, all visitors to the Birmingham Pen Museum, will have the opportunity to take part in a selection of free workshops on the art of calligraphy, as well as the opportunity to have your treasured pen valued by an experienced auctioneer. The free event, which takes place between 11am and 4pm on Wednesday 16th August is open to all ages, with event to encourage young and old to put pen to paper and start their calligraphy journey.

To find out more about World Calligraphy Day, visit or follow Manuscript Pen Company on Facebook and Twitter.

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