It is with great sadness that we learned that David Graham FSSI passed away on Thursday. David was a very longstanding member and Fellow of the SSI and remembered very fondly by many calligraphers. We will publish more about David in the forthcoming Newsletter.
A highly popular and successful Lay Members’ Day 2018 was held on Saturday 19 May at Imperial College, London and included a fascinating talk by Stephen Raw. A longer report of Stephen’s presentation written by Rebecca Osborne will be published in the next SSI Newsletter but for now here’s a brief account of the talk… Wow!… [Read More]
On Saturday 24 November, the first Skills & Ideas Day will be held in St George’s Church, Bloomsbury, London WC1. This is a new incarnation of what has traditionally been called Research & Technical Day. It will be open to all Lay Members and Fellows. Our plan is to have one or more speakers and… [Read More]
We are very sorry to announce that Sam Somerville sadly passed away quite suddenly on 6th February near his home in Morden, Surrey. Sam was an exemplary craftsman and an incredibly important man to so many in the calligraphy community. He will be greatly missed. Julie Chaney Chairman firstname.lastname@example.org A TRIBUTE TO… [Read More]
We are very sad to announce that Nancy Winters, past Chair and longstanding Fellow of the Society, passed away peacefully on 31 December in Folkestone, Kent. We now have details of Nancy’s funeral : Wednesday 24th January at 12.30 SS Peter & Paul Church, Chingford, London E4 (Chingford Parish Church) and afterwards at The… [Read More]