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Save the Date: Friday 16th AUGUST 2024

We're getting ready for World Calligraphy Day on Friday 16th of August 2024. Join us for World Calligraphy Day to celebrate the art of beautiful writing.

This global event is set to be BIGGER than ever this year and we would be delighted for you to celebrate with us. We will soon be releasing some exciting news of how you might want to get involved during the month of August.

Please keep an eye on our Facebook and Instagram page for more details that will be released starting on Monday 12th August 2024. In the meantime, make sure you don't miss it by adding World Calligraphy Day to your diary!

Follow our World Calligraphy Day hashtags to keep in the loop.



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Celebrate World Calligraphy Day with Us!

Manuscript Pen Co’s heritage dates back to 1856, now in its' fifth generation, Manuscript Pen Company is proud to be the official founder of World Calligraphy Day in 2017. Our Manuscript dip pen sets with Leonardt nibs, Manuscript fountain pens and sets, as well as our Callicreative markers are used by calligraphers and lettering artists the world over. And we love nothing more than to see you, enjoying our products, on your own calligraphy journey. 

To celebrate our wonderful community, join us on our social channels to take part in World Calligraphy Day (WCD) on Friday 16th of August 2024.  It's easy to get involved - share your work with us (created by using whatever writing instrument of your choice) on WCD and tag us on socials using @worldcalligraphyday & @manuscriptpenco .

And if you're new to calligraphy or lettering we have some perfect sets to get you started and invovled ahead of the day. 

From the WCD archives... 2017!

Make sure you're following all our World Calligraphy Day artists...

This year, Manuscript is launching an online campaign in collaboration with a number of talented calligraphers, to encourage creatives from across the world to get involved with their favourite tools. The WCD Challenge is a 5 day challenge which will run on Instagram from Mon 12th August until Friday 16th August (on World Calligraphy Day!). 

Each day there will be a different creative prompt for calligraphers and lettering artists to join in with too. Make sure you’re following the below artists (as well as @manuscriptpenco to find out about their incredible Manuscript competions/ giveways. Get involved to feel the buzz and be in with a chance of winning a super WCD prize! Good luck.

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