The Art and History of Calligraphy: Patricia Lovett

Calligraphy example in on of the Illuminated Manuscripts

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Trace the fascinating history of handwriting

Explore writing and calligraphy ranging from the earliest known woman’s handwriting in Roman Britain to contemporary artworks which challenge textual meaning. Discover great British scripts and scribes, manuscripts for pleasure and piety, and the influences of the humanists. Join professional scribe and illuminator Patricia Lovett as she talks about the fascinating story of the art and history of calligraphy, as revealed in her latest British Library book. 

After the talk, Patricia will sign and write names calligraphically in her book. 

Enjoy food and drink purchased from the Knowledge Centre Bar from 18.00 and after the event until the Bar closes at 22.00.


Name: The Art and History of Calligraphy: Patricia Lovett
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546