Calligraphy & Handwriting Societies

Pen Museum

  • The Pen Room Celebrates the Birmingham pen trade and the lives of manufacturers and workers.

Handwriting Advice

Handwriting Books



Alfred Fairbank and Kenneth Yates-Smith, two public faces of Italic handwriting in the 1950s at a National Handwriting Competition


Former Chairman Graham Last speaking at an SIH AGM at the Art Workers' Guild. Photograph courtesy of Ludwig Tan.


Foster Neville with Tom Gourdie, MBE, prolific author and tireless advocate of Italic, at his home in Kirkaldy, December 2001. Photograph courtesy of Ludwig Tan.