Historic ink making and writing with Jorge - Saturday 14th March 10.30 - 3.30


In this workshop you will learn how to make your own historic iron gall ink and cut your own goose quill pens for writing. Using period materials and methods you will also learn basic pen handling and write and seal your own correspondence, using late medieval closure methods. The workshop includes the handling and examination of a selection of manuscripts from the late middle ages to the early 20th century.

This informal workshop is suitable for anyone interested in medieval history, writing and mark-making.