Courses and Workshops
Adults for 2 hours : £20.00 per lesson (private :£50.00)
Students for 2 hours : £18.00 per lesson
Children for 1 hour : £9.00 per lesson
Adults for 4 hours : in-person £48.00, ` Online £45.00
Adults for 3 hours : in-person £38.00, Online £35.00
Children for 2 hours : in-person £22.00, Online £20.00
* extra cost of paper & ink (£2.00), Seal stone (£3-£6) for seal making
* Requests are very welcome
For details of upcoming workshops, please visit the “Events” – “Upcoming Events” page.
Monday Adults 10:00-12:00
Monday Adults 14:00-16:00 (currently no class)
Monday Children. 17:00-18:00
Monday Students/Adults 19:00-21:00
Tuesday Adults 10:00-12:00 (currently no class)
Wednesday Adults 19:30-21:30
Thursday Adults 10:00-12:00
Thursday Adults 14:00-16:00
Thursday Students 18:00-19:00
Thursday Adults 19:30-21:30
Saturday Adults 10:00-12:00
Sunday Adults. 09;30-11:30 (every two weeks)
Caterham United Reformed Church, Room 4
Harestone Hill, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 6SX
Tuesday Adults 15:30-17:30 (Currently no class)
Regular calligraphy classes, 2 hours long, taking place every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday in Camberley, and every Tuesday in Caterham. Each student works at their own pace to learn up to 5 different writing styles. From time to time, working on their own projects with their chosen words and paintings.
Regular calligraphy classes for students 6 to 15 years old, 50 minutes long, taking place every Monday and Thursday in Camberley. Each student begins with the basic techniques and works at their own pace. Every three months or so, they work for their own projects with their chosen words and paintings.
Regular pen writing classes, taking place every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday in Camberley, and every Tuesday in Caterham. Students learn 5 different writing styles, used in brush calligraphy.
A course specialised for writing certificate forms, for advanced students who have achieved 5 different writing styles. Students learn the specific techniques and different layouts for different certificate forms.
Students undertaking courses 1 or 2 have an option to take part in grading after registering at the Bunka Shodo Gakkai in Tokyo in Japan. If students pass the 3rd Dan grading, they become qualified as either a calligraphy/ pen-writing teacher.
Workshops for sumi-painting are arranged monthly in Camberley and every few months in Caterham. The subject of the paintings and the date can be requested. The workshop lasts around 4 hours, and equipment is provided if required. The course is available for students of any ability.
Workshops for seal making are arranged monthly in Camberley, and last for 4-5 hours. The date of the workshop can be requested. This course involves designing and carving your own seal. Each class has a maximum of 5 students.
Kids workshops can be arranged during the holidays, for 6-16 years old, with a maximum of 6 students per class. For brush calligraphy, pen calligraphy, and sumi-painting, the workshops last 2 hours. For seal making, the workshop lasts 3 hours.
Workshops can be arranged in requested location, events, or schools with a minimum of five students. This can be for calligraphy, sumi-painting or seal making.
Koshu’s Sumi painting online course for beginners is launched! Please look at the link : https://www.domestika.org/en/courses/2174-introduction-to-sumi-e-painting/koshujapaneseart
(Plus postage. Please contact Koshu directly for details)