Exhibition

Lakeland in Lettering: Words from the Fells

3 May 2017 – 10 Jun 2017

Event times

Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm

Cost of entry

Free

Florence Arts Centre

Egremont, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • Buses to Egremont, from Whitehaven and Carlisle.
  • Whitehaven Station or St Bees on the Cumbrian West Coast Line our our closest mainline stations.

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Lakeland in Lettering: Words across the fells is a new exhibition of Lakeland writings, quotations and Cumbrian dialect poems, by Eden Valley Scribes.

About

Lakeland in Lettering: Words across the fells is a new exhibition of Lakeland writings, quotations and Cumbrian dialect poems, by Eden Valley Scribes.

Included in the show are framed exhibits, some relating to Herdwick sheep, together with a representation of a Cumbrian dry stone wall, incorporating words and sayings on the stones.

This well-established group of calligraphers draws members from all areas of Cumbria and meets monthly in Penrith sharing ideas and welcoming professional calligraphers who run lettering workshops, introducing a wide range of styles and processes to the group.

The Eden Valley Scribes, which currently comprises fourteen members, was formed in 1996. The aim of the group is to promote, foster and educate in the art of calligraphy and lettering. The members who reside throughout the
county meet locally in Penrith on the second Saturday of each month (excluding July and August). The meetings comprise in-house and external workshops at which professional calligraphers attend and impart their knowledge on specialist themes. Workshops have included all aspects of script, including: Impetuous Italics, Modern Gothic, Lombardic Versals, Uncial,
Watercolour washes, Sacred Geometry, Embossing and Layout and design.

Curators

Terry Crellin

Exhibiting artists

Liz Goyder

Susan McGahan

Eileen Watson

Terry Crellin

Mabel Little

Malcolm Parker

Shirley Kingsbury

Alison Topham

Donella Rozario

Cynthea Rhodes

Margaret R. Jones

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