ONLINE EVENT / Lunchtime Christmas letter making socials

  • Sarah Hyndman

Join Sarah Hyndman, author of the bestselling book Why Fonts Matter, live on Zoom to learn about decorative illuminated manuscript letters or Victorian ‘fishtail’ letters. This is a social session in which you'll chat to Sarah and the rest of the group as you draw your letters. It's ideal for freelancers and those working from home who'd like a fun and creative lunchtime Christmas social. Secret Santa You'll receive a lighthearted Secret Santa imaginary gift and a mystery chapter from Sarah's book Why Fonts Matter (pdf). Enjoy a typographic mince pie experiment and groan at Sarah's Christmas cracker jokes—it wouldn’t be Christmas without cheesy jokes! Illuminated letters Learn about the beautiful and ornate illuminated letters that adorned early manuscripts and were loved by William Morris. Draw or paint your own Illuminated letter to send as a hand-made Christmas card. Victorian letters Learn about the highly decorative Tuscan letters that were loved by the Victorians and are still popular with sign writers today. Draw or paint your own Victorian letter to send as a hand-made Christmas card. ILLUMINATED LETTERS Thursday 10th December, 12.30pm to 1.30pm (GMT) Sunday 20th December, 12.30pm to 1.30pm (GMT) VICTORIAN LETTERS Friday 18th December, 12.30pm to 1.30pm (GMT) Tuesday 22nd December, 12.30pm to 13.30pm (GMT) DISCOUNT CODE Use discount code THEDOTS to unlock a £5 ticket (usually £10/£6) Advance booking essential