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The Lettering & Commemorative Arts Trust

Closed Now: 11:00 - 17:00
Open today: 11:00 - 17:00
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Beautiful and witty, subtle and showy, such clever designs with letters at their heart. Something... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Sue A
Tiptree, England, United Kingdom
See and be surprised

This studio is most unusual in its presentation. It presents letters and words that we all use... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
London, United Kingdom
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19 Nov 2017
22 Oct 2017
“See and be surprised ”
The Lettering and Commemorative Arts Trust encourages Britain's long tradition of letter carving to flourish. From the Lettering Arts Centre, a beautifully-restored stable block in Snape Maltings, we showcase exhibitions of leading contemporary and...more
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| Snape Maltings, Snape IP17 1SP, England
+44 1728 688393
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Beautiful and witty, subtle and showy, such clever designs with letters at their heart. Something for everyone.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Sue A
Lettering_Arts_Trust, Manager at The Lettering & Commemorative Arts Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thank you! These skills need to be showcased - we have a rich heritage and an incredible body of contemporary artists who create works of beauty that machines cannot match.

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This studio is most unusual in its presentation. It presents letters and words that we all use, but How many way can you present them. Great for a level students studying typography and graphics . Friendly staff. Lots of food for thought about our great...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

With a background in graphic design (albeit years ago) I knew I couldn't walk past this without going in and looking around. But I really wasn't prepared for the incredible variety and beauty of the items on display (and for sale) in this gem of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank mjohn1948
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I hadn't realised just how lettering could make an impact and what a contribution it could make to the art world. The collection here is well worth visiting, a variety of materials are used to great effect.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Honey4Tea
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Wandered around and enjoyed the space. Found a lovely geographical Tube Map card! Also bought a great wind hanger for the garden which had a great quote cut into it. Friendly service.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Philip P
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Apart from the workshops and commissioning service Lettering Arts have some excellent exhibitions. The current one on Michael Harvey is full of interesting examples of this man's work.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Various exhibitions within the space but Cutting a Dash was a great exhibition, super shop with some wonderful items for purchase. Great to see the art of letter carving.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Amy-Rose C
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