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Manny Ling – (Calligraphy)

  • Calligrapher, typographer and designer from Newcastle
  • Work is held in private collections and museums
  • Exhibits worldwide
  • Senior lecturer in design at the University of Sunderland, UK
  • Director of the International Research Centre for Calligraphy (IRCC)
  • World’s first recipient of a Doctorate in Western calligraphy
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“Extremely enjoyable. Very knowledgeable Tutor, full of ideas for further development. Excellent accommodation, food and working environment.”
“Wonderful! Everything I expected & more. Fabulous tutor, lovely group of people, we all learned so much (lovely food too!)”
“BRILLIANT TUTOR … kind, approachable, knowledgeable, always willing to help. The weekend was everything I could wish for – and more.”
“The course has been fantastic!… Thank you, Manny, for your wonderful, laid-back approach which really helped me relax & learn quickly!”
“As ever, Higham never disappoints.  From the expertise and approach of the tutor (i.e. dealing with different abilities and experiences – a real skill)  right through to the superb meals … all add to the weekend experiences.”
“Wonderful – most informative. Could come twice a year easily.”
“An extremely helpful and informative course. Many thanks.”


November 2018


November 9th at 18:30 to November 11th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

An introduction to using Uncials, a majuscule script (written entirely in capitals) commonly used from the 4th to 8th Century by Latin and Greek scribes which also works very well with modern texts. For absolute beginners, but more advanced techniques will be taught for more experienced calligraphers. All materials provided. Dr Manny Ling (Sunderland www.highamhall.com/manny-ling) Residential: £251 Non-residential: £184 inc. materials

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