A contemporary calligraphy workshop at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel in partnership with Ollie’s Studio

Learn the art of contemporary pointed pen calligraphy in a gorgeous, relaxed setting with a four-hour modern calligraphy workshop at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel on Saturday, 3rd February 2018. 

The class, taught by Ofe Oyasor of Ollie's Studio, will cover how to use a dip pen and ink, create foundation strokes, upper and lower case alphabets, word formation, designing and adapting your own style, and simple flourishing. 

All calligraphy materials will be provided, and the class is suitable for everyone who can hold a pen, is either left or right handed, or even has illegible handwriting!

 Cheltenham-based Ofe Oyasor is an experienced teacher and designer who runs her own bespoke design and calligraphy studio, specialising in weddings. Whether you're planning to address invitation envelopes, add something extra to your cards and gifts or just looking to learn a new hobby or skill, this beginner calligraphy class is an excellent introduction.

 The cosy and comfortable setting at Ballynahinch and the small class size ensures that there will be plenty of time for one-on-one guidance and advice. Beginning with a two-hour session at 11 a.m. on Saturday, 3rd February, the class breaks for the hotel’s exceptional afternoon tea at 1 p.m., a traditional high tea and a modern showcase of the finest Connemara produce, resuming for another two-hour session at 2.30 p.m.

 The four-hour workshop, a take home calligraphy starter kit with all the supplies needed for the class, and afternoon tea is available for

€85, with an overnight stay for €160 per person.

Ballynahinch Castle,

Recess, Connemara,

Co. Galway, Ireland

+353 95 31006

To learn more and to book, call the number above or visit the Ballynahinch Castle website.