CLAS (Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society) Non profit London based organisation which offers International membership to both professional and amateur calligraphers. Provides activities, gallery and contact information on courses, events and more.

SEARCH YOUR PAST A business dedicated to ancestral research, run by Elizabeth Peters, who will research and provide family history. She is a member of AGRA (Association of Genealigists and Researchers in Archives).

CINQUE PORTS SCRIBES Formed in 1992, this is a voluntary Kent based group of professional and amateur calligraphers. It now has nearly ninety members and continues to flourish and organises eight workshops a year on a variety of calligraphic topics, as well as exhibitions and social gatherings. The group are affiliated to the Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society and are members of the Society for Scribes and Illuminators and the Edward Johnston Foundation.

ROUGH MUSICKE A medieval street band consisting of a lively and raucous musical troupe playing a selection of early music, using reproduction instruments, including english bagpipes, recorders, shawns, curtal, rebec, hammered dulcimer and a hurdy gurdy, accompanied by replica drums. Based in east Kent, the band entertain at gigs in England and France and can play statically or in procession. They are able to adapt to quieter performances to suit a variety of occasions and also offer dancing demonstrations with optional audience participation.

LOVELYS GALLERY (Est.1891) Art gallery, art suppliers and framers in Cliftonville, Kent. A wide range of art materials including handmade papers. Runs art based workshops throughout the year. Currently stocking 'Letters Illuminated' packs by Julia Baxter.  These include letter design outlines, instructions booklet, gold leaf and a pot of size, making an experience of illuminating a medieval letter very accessible, even suitable for children. Art materials required all sold in the gallery !

SANDWICH MEDIEVAL CENTRE A medieval visitors centre that aims to educate through demonstrations and re-enactment of traditional crafts and living history.  It is run by the Sandwich Medieval Trust, a registered charity and relies on local volunteers.  The normal opening season is between April and October, during which are special events that include a wider range of re-enactments and entertainments.  For more information visit:




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