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Foundations of Calligraphy:
Sheila Waters 2006
 


ARGENTINA
AUSTRALIA
BELGIUM
CANADA
DENMARK
FRANCE
GERMANY
HONG KONG
Ireland/EIRE
ITALY
JAPAN

MEXICO
NETHERLANDS
NEW ZEALAND
RUSSIA
SINGAPORE
SOUTH AFRICA
SPAIN
SWEDEN
SWITZERLAND
UNITED KINGDOM
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

SCA
Other World Art Guilds
 

Calligraphy Conferences 
 
ARGENTINA
Calígrafos de la Cruz del Sur
Julian Alvarez 2814 5D
Buenos Aires
caligrafos@bigfoot.com

CaligrafiAR
 


AUSTRALIA
Australian Society of Calligraphers
P.O. Box 190
Willoughby, NSW  2068
Australia
Membership Secretary
Erik Halbert
vellum@optusnet.com.au

Calligraphy Guild of Western Australia Inc.
The Loftus Community Centre
Loftus Street
Leederville, WA 6007
Australia

Voicemail:(08) 9487 0078

wa_calligraphy@yahoo.com.au

or
jhinwood@upnaway.com

Calligraphy Society of South Australia
P.O. Box 3114
Rundle Mall Adelaide, SA 5000
Australia
Angi Burrows 
cfb@senet.com.au
David Westley
laceroom@senet.com.au

Calligraphy Society of Tasmania Inc.
c/o Jenny Norrish
Warkalup, Grahams Road
Mount Rumney, TAS 7170
Australia
Sophie
faza@bigpond.com.au
or
The Secretary
PO Box 302 ,North Hobart
 TASMANIA  7002
(03) 6244 3866
cgfarmer@trump.net.au

Lettering Arts Guild Tasmania
11 Nankoor Crescent
Howrah TAS 7018
Australia
June
rogerandjune@southcom.com.au
 
 

Calligraphy Society of Victoria Inc.
GPO Box 2623W
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Australia
callivic@alphalink.com.au

Ballarat Calligraphers 
Brenda Clemens/clemens@netconnect.com.au

Leongatha Calligraphy Group
Joanne Lester /calski@vic.australis.com.au

Canberra Calligraphy Society Inc.
P.O. Box 291
Jamison Centre, ACT 2614
Australia
pchy@dingoblue.net.au

Coffs Calligraphers Inc.
P.O. Box 192
Coffs Harbour, NSW  2450
Australia
mkohlhagen@primus.com.au

The Gold Coast Calligraphy Society Inc. 
Margot Irwin
irwin@winshop.com.au

Lettering Arts Society of Queensland Inc.
P.O. Box 264
Moorooka, QLD 4105
Australia

Gympie Calligraphy Group 
Margaret Khan
khans@spiderweb.com.au

Maroondah Calligraphy Society Inc.
P.O. Box 809
Ringwood, VIC 3134
Australia

New Lake Quills
c/o Collene Kalb
27 Harrison Street
Warners Bay, NSW
City of Macquarie  2282
Australia
ourford@bigpond.com.au

South Scribes
P.O.  Box 714
Carringbah, NSW 2229
Australia

SCA in Australia
 
 


BELGIUM

Association Plumes & Calames/Belgique
 

Kalligrafia-Flemish Society
for the promotion of Calligraphy
Rerum Novarumlaan
160 B-2170, Merksem
Belgium
or
Molenbaan 8
2160 Wommelgem
tel/fax 03/354.55.44
 jvdb.kalligrafia@worldonline.be

Scriptores
POSTBUS 59
3680 Maaseik
Belgium

Kalligraphie 't Schrijverke/
Annie Lernout
annie.lernout@pandora.be
 


CANADA
Alberta
Bow Valley Calligraphy Guild
P.O. Box 1647  Station M
Calgary, Alberta T2P 2L7
Canada
Voice Mail : (403) 271-8228
membership@bvcg.ca - membership info
general BVCG questions
general@bvcg.ca

Chinook Calligraphy Guild
P.O. Box 77
Purple Springs, Alberta  T0K 1X0
Canada

Edmonton Calligraphic Society
P.O. Box 336,9768-170 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5T 5L4
Canada
Margaret Lammerts:
ed.marg@telus.net

Lettering Arts Guild of Red Deer
P.O. Box 242
Red Deer, Alberta T4N 5E8
Canada

Northern Lights Calligraphers
P.O. Box 6220
Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 4W1
Canada

PenDancers Calligraphy Society
59 Rosedale Way SE
Medicine Hat, Alberta T1B 1X5
Canada


British Columbia
Alphabeas Calligraphy Guild
20025 36 Avenue
Langley, British Columbia V3A 2R5
Canada
aaaallen@uniserve.com

Fairbank Calligraphy Society
P.O. Box  5458
Victoria, British Columbia V8R 6S4
Canada
 
 

Kamloops Calligraphy
1613 Sheridan Drive
Kamloops, British Columbia, V2B 6B1
Canada
Eccho Vogt (250) 376-8634

Northern Scribes/presently inactive
3080 First Avenue
Prince George, British Columbia V2M 1B9
Canada

South Peace Penpals
P.O. Box 2475
Dawson Creek, British Columbia V1G 4T9
Canada

Westcoast Calligraphy Society
Box 18150
2225 West. 41st Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4L3
Canada
Wendy Cowley,Webmistress
webmaster@westcoastcalligraphy.cjb.net
 

Warmland Calligraphers of the Cowichan Valley
P.O. Box 2, 
Duncan, B.C.  V9L 3X1 
Barbara Qualley
bqualley1@shaw.ca
President is Shirley Johnson,
bobshirljohnson@shaw.ca
 
 

Kelowna Calligraphers' Guild
233 Dalgleish Court
Kelowna, B.C.   V1X 7A4
Contact: Jacquie Myers
myswarch@myexcel.ca

Manitoba
Calligraphers Guild of Manitoba
214 Thurlby Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1Y3
Canada
cgom@usa.net

Ontario
Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto
c/o Neilson Park Creative Centre
56 Neilson Drive
Etobicoke, Ontario M9C 1V7
Canada
Cheryl Moote 416-445-1773 
Moote Points
cmoote@mootepoints.com
Isabella (Bella) V.Chang Fong
lcheung@utm.utoronto.ca
ivcf@total.net

Calligraphy Society of Ottawa
P.O. Box 4265, Station E
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B3
Canada
jgregoir@magma.ca
613-232-4144

Hamilton Calligraphy Guild
PO Box 57144, Jackson Station 
Hamilton, ON   L8P 4W9
Vickie Peart 
peartroth@sympatico.ca
tel. (905) 522-8181 

Niagara Calligraphy Guild
62 Royal Manor Drive
St. Catharines, Ontario L2N 4L6
Canada
Newsletters
mikwit@vaxxine.com

Royal City Calligraphy Guild
c/o Carol Tanney
47 Grandridge Crescent
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
N1H 8G2

email:carol.tanney@sympatico.ca
 

St. Clair Society of Scribes
R.R. # 2
Harrow, Ontario N2R 1G0
Canada

Registered Graphic Designers/Ontario
 


Quebec
La Societe des Calligraphes de Montreal
P.O. Box 704
Snowdon, Montreal, Quebec H3X 3X8
Canada
callimtl@hotmail.com
 

Saskatchewan
Battlefords Calligraphy Guild
9003 Abbott N.
Battleford, Saskatchewan S9A 3A8
Canada

Regina Calligraphy Society
30 McCaul Circle
Regina, Saskatchewan S4R 3X1
Canada
jtyler@net1fx.com
Kathy Hamre, President
simpham@sk.sympatico.ca 

Wheatland Calligraphy Guild
c/o Grace Ellis
P.O. Box 1502
Melfort, Saskatchewan S0E 1AO
Canada


DENMARK
Kalligrafisk/Danish Calligraphy Forum
Denmark/Postgaarden
Lise Kirketerp-Scriptoriet/Workshops/Denmark


Eire/Ireland

Peannairí (Irish Scribes)

Noel McCloskey
elno@02.ie

links to Groups in the UK and Eire
 


FRANCE
Scripsit
84 rue de Charenton
Paris 75012
France

Ductus
29 rue du Moulin Joly
Paris 75011
France
l.raccah@free.fr

L’Esperluette
13 rue Blaise Pascal
Roven 76100
France
lesperluette@wanadoo.fr

Le Club Calligraphie

GERMANY
Bund Deutcher Buchkunstler
6050 Offenbach Am Main
Herrnstrawse, 81
Germany

Klingspor Museum
D6050 Offenbach am Main
Herrnstrasse 80
Germany
 


HONG KONG
Alpha Beta Club
P.O. Box 73615
Kowloon Central Post Office
Hong Kong

Brenda Ching
abc_h_k@yahoo.com.hk

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ITALY
Centro Internazionale Arti Calligrafiche di Roma
Calligrafia  e Geometria /2007
Workshop in Arezzo, Italy
Sunday May 27th - Friday June 8th,2007
with MONICA DENGO
Please download the pdf at:
http://www.freehandwriting.net/studyinitaly.htm
http://www.articalligrafiche.it/workshopseng.html
Via Aurelio Saffi 2
52100 Arezzo Italy
tel/fax +39 0575 299978 
ciao@monicadengo.com

Associazione Calligrafica Italiana (ACI)
Via Giannone 4
20154 Milano
Tel/Fax 02.3490927
info@calligrafia.org
(La Operina/Magazine)
 

Associazione Culturale Calligrafia/Torino
segnoscrittura@tiscalinet.it
 
 

INCIPIT -Circolo Calligrafia Italiana
Via Savoia 11B/C
Starnzano (GO) 34079 Italy

Kathryn Shank Frate, coordinator, 
 fax/tel (oo39) 0481-483295, 
or 338-2154838, e-mail cincipit@tin.it,
 

BelleLettere /Italy
Carlo Buffa
Via Temanza 4
35134 Padova (Italy)
Tel. 0039.49.609806
buffa@protec.it orinfo@bellelettere.it
 

Dal Segno alla Scrittura (Torino)
email:segnoscrittura@tiscalinet.it

Gruppo per le Arti Applicate (Osimo, AN)

Calligraphy Shop/Florence/David Quinn

Celtic History Society/Italy
 


JAPAN
Alpha Club
c/o Emliko Kinebuchi
2-6-10 Shirasagi, Nakano-ku
Tokyo, Japan 165
Alpha-Studio

The MG School of Latin Calligraphy
Takenaka Twin Bldg.
B-kan 3F Minami Aoyama 2-18-2,
Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062 
Tel) 03-3403-1237   (Fax) 03-3403-1238
 

Studio Art  & Craft Gallery/
Calligraphy by Minako Sando

The Japan Penmanship Association
Mr. Kazuaki Fujikura
6-17 21 Narashinodai
Funabashi, Chiba
Japan 274
fjkr@xa2.so-net.ne.jp

The Meito Calligraphy Association
Redmond,Washington,USA
for Info :Mr Fujii
fujii@accessone.com

Calligraphy Life Association
in japanese only
 


MEXICO
La Sociedad Mexicana de Calígrafos e Iluminadores 
Sede de la SMCI: Ret. 2 de Pablo
de la Llave No 9, Col B. de
Tetlameya, 04730 México, D.F.
Tel.  (55) 5606 9020
(Resp.Alberto Compiani)
email:Alberto Compiani
smcimx@yahoo.com.mx
 


THE NETHERLANDS
Letters & Letters
Marianne Heemskerk
Lisserdijk 322
2165 AB Lisserbroek
The Netherlands
Tel: (0252) 415982
Fax: (0252) 413028
letters@worldonline.nl

Society of Friends and Scribes of the Italic Hand
Gaasterlandstraat 96
 2036NJ  Haarlem
Netherlands

Haarlem Society of Teachers of Beautiful Writing
Dr. J.P. Thisselaan 91
3571GN Haarlem
Netherlands

Utrecht Scriptores
Dutch Flemish Society of Calligraphers
P.O.Box 1265
8900 CG, Leeuwarden
Netherlands

The Mercator Society
Rembrandtstraat 3
2712 SE Zoetermeer
mercator@wanadoo.nl
 

Calligrafengilde
Calli art 


NEW ZEALAND
Calligraphy Society Of New Zealand
P.O. Box 3799
Christchurch 8000
New Zealand

New Zealand Calligraphers
P.O. Box 99674
New Market, Auckland
New Zealand
Hillary Barnes
marhil@xtra.co.nz 
barnes@ihug.co.nz
info@nzcalligraphers.co.nz


RUSSIA
Leonid Pronenko
Nevkipelova St 15-76
Krasnodar, USSR
CCP 350
Russia

SINGAPORE
Singapore Italic Writing Calligraphy Interest Group
39 Chancery Lane
#01-26 Villa Chancery
Singapore

The Chinese Calligraphy Society of Singapore

SOUTH AFRICA
Calligraphy & Italic Handwriting Society
P.O. Box  34481
Jeppestown, Johannesburg 2043
Republic of South Africa

Calligraphy Society of South Africa
P.O. Box 956 -Highlands North
Johannesburg, 2037
Republic of South Africa

Cape Friends of Calligraphy
P.O. Box 23126
Claremont 7735, Cape
Republic of South Africa

Delta Scribes
P.O. Box 86
Sasolburg 9560
Republic of South Africa

Pendance Calligraphy Guild
P.O. Box 21620
Helderkruin 1733
Gauteng Province
South Africa


SWITZERLAND
Kalligraphie
Scriptorium am Rheinsprung

Schweizerische Kalligraphische Gesellschaft 
Annikki Rigendinger,
Telefon: 062-723 84 64 oder
E-Mail: annikki@hispeed.ch

SWEDEN
Kalligrafiska Kretsen 
Swedish Society for Calligraphy 
c/o Almgård
 Hornsgatan 116, 117 26 Stockholm
 email: info@kalligrafi.net
Newsletter in Swedish/Yahoo

SPAIN
Asociacion Espanol de Caligrafia/Madrid
Correo postal:
C/Gravina, 9  2ºA 28004 Madrid, España
Correo eletrónico a caligrafia@eresmas.net
 


UNITED KINGDOM

Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society (CLAS)
54 Boileau Road
London SW13 9BL England
E-mail: info@clas.co.uk

Cinque Port Scribes 
Hastingleigh, Kent,UK

East Lancashire Calligraphers Guild
c/o A. Dalleywater
Coal Hey House
Haslingden, Lancashire BB4 5SU
England
 

Edward Johnston Foundation
 

Glasgow Scribes
Membership Coordinator – 
Fiona Ward on 0141-571-0610 
or via glasgowscribes@yahoo.co.uk 
 

Glevum Scribes
Gloucestershire
Barbara Mitchard
barbaramitchard@waitrose.com 
info@glevumscribes.org.uk

The Marches Scribes
c/o Christine Osley
Rosedale Lodge
Nr Pudleston
Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 ORF
England

North East Scribes
c/o Rev. Robert Cooper
The Rectory, Middleton Road
Sadberge Darlington Co
Durham DL2 1RP
England

North West Calligraphy Association(NWCA) 
46 West Vale Neston 
S. Wirral, Cheshire L64 9SF 
England 
Jan Mercer-Bowen, Membership Secretary 
email@gsroberts.co.uk
5 Ludlow Drive, West Kirby, 
Wirral, CH48 3JG 
Tel: 01 516 259 749
or
Brian Colvin
scribe7074@aol.com
 
 

Oxford Scribes
48E St. Helen Street
Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 5EB 
England 
Gilly Middleburgh
gill@middleburgh.co.uk
 

The Pennines Scribes
c/o Jilly Hazeldine
The Green
Austwick, Lancaster LA 2 8BB
England

The Society for Italic Handwriting
c/o Nick Caullan
205 Dyas Avenue
Great Barr, Birmingham B42 1HN
nickthenibs@endwood.freeserve.co.uk
quilljar@argonet.co.uk

Society of Scribes and Illuminators
New site
c/o The Art Workers Guild
6 Queen Square
London, WC1N 3AR
England
scribe@calligraphyonline.org
 
 

South Hampshire Calligraphers
c/o Frederick William Smith
16 Methuen Street, Inner Avenue
Southampton, Hampshire SO2 OFN
England
Sharon Robinson:
sharon@scribblaphy.co.uk
 

The South London Lettering Association (SLLA)
PROGRAMME OF
SOCIAL EVENINGS FOR 2006

Susan Shockett, 7 Genoa Avenue, Putney,
London SW15 6DY
Tel. 020 8789 0022 or 
e-mail: mailto:shocket@care4free.net

For Classes,Workshops
Lin Kerr on 020 8894 1298 or 
e-mail: lin@linkerrdesign.co.uk
 
 

Winchester Cathedral Scribes
c/o Friends of Winchester Cathedral
2 The Close
Winchester, Hants SO23 9LS
England

Windrush Scribes
25 New Yatt Road
Witney, Oxon OX8 6NX
England
 
 
 

Letters
calligraphy club for young people, aged 9 - 16
The Editor:Letters
Hernewood, Gracious Lane
Sevenoaks, Kent
United Kingdom TN13 1TJ 
 

Calderdale Calligraphers/UK  Email

The Writing Equipment Society/ (WES)
Mr John Daniels/email:wes.sec@btinternet.com
33 Glanville Road, Hadleigh,
IPSWICH,  Suffolk IP7 5SQ
United Kingdom

Mr Martin Roberts
The WES Membership Secretary
17 Home Farm Lane
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk IP33 2QJ
United Kingdom
Email: membership@wesonline.org.uk
 
 

York Scribes
Leslie Davies, 39 Westbourne
Aveune, Hull, HU5 3HN
yorkscribes@lesleydavies.co.uk
or
Angela Dalleywater
angela@adalleywater.fsnet.co.uk
 


 

 

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Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking
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Society of Gilders
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The Type Directors Club
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Typophile

The Quilling Guild
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SCA
Society for Creative Anachronism
Society for Creative Anachronism(SCA)
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Lettering designs based
on the Roman Model

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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