Although CPS does not run classes or workshops for total beginners we have several members who run classes privately or through Adult Education Centre who would be delighted to help.

Alphabetical by first name:

  • Els Van Den Steen (Maidstone, Sevenoaks, and Online)
  • Julia Baxter, FCLAS (Sandwich)
  • Naoko Munro (Canterbury, Broadstairs, Deal)

Els Van Den Steen

Tel: – 07714 368899

Email: [email protected]

Facebook: Els-Van-Den-Steen Calligraphy and Lettering


I am a CLAS accredited tutor and have been teaching Calligraphy & Lettering since 1999. The first 20 years at Adult Education in Maidstone, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge. Since 2019, I have been running my own private classes, both in person and online. I welcome beginners and those with experience.

In person tuition:

Otford Village Memorial Hall, 28A High Street, Otford, Sevenoaks, Kent. TN14 5PQ

  • Mixed ability class – beginners & improvers
  • Tuesday afternoon during school term time

Sandling Village Hall, Sandling Lane, Sandling, Maidstone, Kent. ME14 3AG
(by junction 6 for Chatham on the M20)

  • Mixed ability class – beginners & improvers
  • Thursday afternoon during school term time

Online tuition, using Zoom:

  • Wednesday morning (1 ½ hours): small groups, to allow interaction and individual attention.
    A video recording of each session is made available and can be watched up to one month after the course has finished.
    An online board is set up for sharing homework and for the tutor’s feedback (Padlet).

One-to-one tuition in most scripts for beginners and improvers.

Groups: Tuition for one/two-day workshops to groups and calligraphy groups


Julia Baxter, FCLAS

Tel:- 01304 617250

Email: – [email protected]

Website: –


  • One to one tuition for beginners and Improvers in most script styles and associated skills.
  • Tuition for one/two-day workshops to groups, calligraphy groups and secondary schools.
  • One day workshops at the Sandwich Medieval Centre covering Medieval style calligraphy using quills and illuminated letters, bookable online at:


Naoko Munro

Currently teaching beginners and those with some experience at Kent Adult Education Centres (Canterbury, Broadstairs and Deal)
Please see the Kent Adult Education website for details:
For more information email Naoko at: [email protected]