Blog: The Londonist

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‘Typography Walks And Workshops For Font Fanciers’
By Matt, 28th February 2013

If you’re one of the large number of people who gets excited over fonts, letters and typography, take a look at this upcoming series of Type Tasting events. These workshops and events are run by Sarah Hyndman, and get participants experimenting with type.

Islington Type Tasting Walk

  • Sunday 10 March, 6-9pm; £12 (including glass of wine)
  • For all (no previous creative experience necessary)
  • Apply to and you will be sent a Paypal link
  • An evening walk through Islington photographing the lettering from signage and the environment to make up a phrase or saying.

Type Tasting presents ‘Type and Sound’

  • Sunday 17 March, 3-7pm; £20
  • Type Tasting Studio (N16)
  • For people with creative/typographic experience
  • Apply to and you will be sent a Paypal link
  • A creative session away from the computer exploring how sound can be expressed typographically.

St Bride Library Type Tasting Evening

  • Thursday 2 May 2, 6.30-9.30pm; £25/£22.50/£20
  • Booking opens 10 March, via the St Bride website.
  • A creative workshop in expressive typography — exploring historic type and hand-creating lettering based on printed type samples from the Library’s collection. (We recently visited, and can vouch that it’s worth attending just to see the historic venue.)

Other events are being inked up as we speak, including a typographic walk in Dalston, so follow Type Tasting on Facebook or join its mailing list.