Welcome to GLA



is a group of calligraphy enthusiasts based around Gloucester. We welcome calligraphers of all abilities to join us.


CLAS LLVI-A Way With WordsFour of our members (Josie, Lucia, Ann and Dave) have pieces on show at the stunning exhibition “A Way with Words”, currently on at Ardington School of Crafts until 2 March.

After its tour 7 March to 2 April to Sunderland University, it will be in the south west 10 April to 11 May at Wells Museum, then over to the east 31 May to 22 September at Snape Maltings, Lettering Arts Centre.

GLA began life as Glevum Scribes, founded in 1991 by professional scribes, sculptors, engravers and tutors, who wished to form a group for people to share their lettering-based interests and to learn from each other. It continues to flourish with a membership of over 60 people.