Live lettering with Paul Antonio on Borough High Street

Sep

16-24

2017

Literary legends of Bankside will come alive through a series of installations by master calligrapher Paul Antonio. Historic Borough High St, one of London’s oldest thoroughfares, was walked by Chaucer, Dickens and Shakespeare. Quotes will be inscribed on windows in the letterforms of the period.

The literary legends of Bankside will come alive through a series of installations by master calligrapher Paul Antonio. Historic Borough High Street, one of London’s oldest thoroughfares, was walked by Chaucer, Dickens and Shakespeare. Quotes from these writers will be inscribed in large format on windows along the street using the letterforms of the period.

See scribe Paul Antonio in action in a modern context, creating the installations live as he paints the ancient letters directly on to window panes along Borough High Street. The installations will be in place throughout the festival, walk the trail to see every one.

Watch this space for details of a special event and Q&A with Paul.

Event Location

Locations:

Borough High Street (various locations)

SE1 1NX

Plan your visit:

London Bridge

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Better Bankside is a Business Improvement District (BID) which exists to make Bankside a better place to live, work and visit. It aims to improve the quality of the area and enhance the competitiveness of its businesses. It is a company owned, funded and led by employers in the Bankside area of London.

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