Please note that Evening Prayer will take place at St John's, Cathedral Square on 20th & 22nd May at 5.30pm due to a choir recording.

Adult Papercraft Workshop

The Drawing Room at Peterborough Cathedral
Saturday 25 November 2023 13:00 - 15:00

Get creative and learn the beautiful art of papercutting

During this creative workshop, you will be given a brief introduction to the beautiful art of papercut illustrations. Contemporary papercraft illustrator Shobhna Patel will share her professional knowledge, key techniques and technical dos and don’ts of this artform.

Papercutting is a centuries old art, where illustrations and designs are cut into either paper or card to create a uniquely stunning and detailed artwork. In this papercutting workshop you will learn:

  • The fundamentalss of papercutting
  • How to confidently and safely use a craft knife to create an intricate paper decoration – Shobhna will provide you with a template to carefully cut around
  • Techniques to control the cardstock and its behaviour
  • Hone your papercutting skills to create your own papercut patterns and designs at home

All tools and materials will be provided, so you won’t need to bring anything with you except a healthy dose of creativity.

Upon completion you will be able to take home an ornate paper creation. The perfect addition to your Christmas tree this year or the perfect gift to give to family and friends.

Tea and Coffee served on arrival


Date: Saturday 25th November 2023

Time: 1.00pm

Duration: 2.5-3hrs

Location: The Drawing Room at Peterborough Cathedral,  25 Minster Precincts, PE1 1XS

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Price: £25 pp


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