Scary letters & frightening fonts (Draw & learn online)

Get spooky creating your own scary words to haunt your social media or to frighten your friends and family.

Come on a chilling tour of frightening fonts—from Victorian book covers and ghostly fairground rides to childhood sweet wrappers and horror movie posters. Draw along and create letters inspired by sounds that will chill you to your core. Learn about fonts and discover the thing that will truly scare the graphic designer in your life.

This is an hour of truly terrifying typography? Do you dare to join in?

Join in live for an hour of spooky fun, with a unique-to-you link to the recording of that session for 24-hours so you can take part on catchup at a time that suits you.

Price per person £8 / £4 (those financially impacted by Covid-19).
Advance booking essential, the number per session is capped so don’t miss out.

** Book with friends, 20% discount for 3+ tickets (applies to full-price tickets) **

This workshop is designed for adults, older children are welcome to join in if they have an adult with them to help, each child’s ticket is £4.

This is a brand new event, I’d appreciate it if you would please click ‘interested’ on the Facebook page here.

Advance booking essetntial, continue reading for dates and booking information…


Each session is first broadcast live online on Zoom, with access to the recording of that session for 24 hours.

(with a Halloween cocktail recipe for you to make so you can drink as you draw).

Friday 30th October, 6pm to 7pm (GMT)

Friday 30th October, 8pm to 9pm (GMT)

Saturday 31st October, 7.30pm to 8.30pm


Saturday 31st October, 2pm to 3pm (GMT)

Sunday 1st November, 2pm to 3pm (GMT)

Private bookings are available.

Your host

The session is hosted by Sarah Hyndman, author of the bestselling book Why Fonts Matter.

Sarah has run creative workshops at the Design Museum, Somerset House, South by Southwest, Victoria & Albert Museum and Wellcome. She currently runs a successful series of live workshops and events online.