Due to our Monsters of the Sea exhibition there is restricted access to some parts of the building and the Cloisters will be closed during this period.

The Nave Ceiling of Peterborough Cathedral - Paper Crafting Workshop for Adults

Saturday 24 February 2024 10:30 - 15:00

Create your own papercraft artwork of the Nave ceiling at Peterborough Cathedral.

Create your own papercraft artwork of the Nave ceiling at Peterborough Cathedral. During this creative workshop, you will be given a brief introduction to the beautiful art of papercrafts. Contemporary papercraft illustrator Shobhna Patel will share her professional knowledge, key techniques and the technical do's and don'ts of this artform.
In this papercraft workshop, you will learn:
• the fundamentals of papercraft
• how to confidently and safely use a craft knife to create an intricate paper artwork, Shobhna will provide you with templates to carefully cut around
• techniques to control the paper and cardstock and it's behaviour
• hone your papercraft 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 for a healthy dose of creativity!

Upon completion you will be able to take home an ornate paper artwork of Peterborough Cathedral’s Nave ceiling, which can be displayed as is or in a shadow box frame.

Tea and coffee provided. Light lunch optional


10.15: Arrival, ​refreshments
10.30: Workshop
12.30: Lunch break - either provided by Beckets Traditional Tearooms or BYO
13.15: ​Workshop continues
15.00: End

Timings given for end time are approximate and will depend on the speed of the participant. ​


£35pp with lunch

£25pp without lunch

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