16 Stoddart Street

Newcastle upon Tyne


Daily 10am - 5pm

Katagami Stencil Printing with Cabinet of Curiosity

Katagami Stencil Printing with Cabinet of Curiosity


Date: 28 May and 16 July 2022

Time: 10.30am - 4.30pm 

Location: The Biscuit Factory Gallery, Newcastle

Hosted by: Cabinet of Curiosity 


Explore Japanese Katagami stencil patterns that inspired the arts and crafts textile designs of Liberty & Co and William Morris. During this 1-day workshop led by Cabinet of Curiosity Studio you will create your own patterned stencil and series of prints on paper.

The session will include learning about the craft and heritage of Katagami patterns featuring Monkiri cut paper emblems of flowers, plants, animals and birds. There will be the opportunity to hand print a series of Katagami stencils on paper using the artists stencil library and to cut your own simple stencil which you can take away with you.

Two professional artists will be leading the workshop with all materials and equipment provided.

Over 16’s only // Suitable for all skill levels

Cabinet of Curiosity

Cabinet of Curiosity Studio is a creative design studio that has worked nationally for over ten years with in the arts and heritage sector. They are specialists in the paper arts using paper materials and techniques to make installations, exhibitions, costumes and illustrations for a diversity of commissions at a variety of scales.  Their work has been exhibited in a variety of settings that include museums, theatres, libraries, heritage sites, outdoor festivals, arts venues and public spaces.

Further information

All participants will receive an emailed booking confirmation and a reminder email close to the event - please check junk folders.

Payment is required upon booking. Cancellations made up to 2 weeks prior to the workshop date are eligible for a full refund. 

Within two weeks of the workshop date places can be transferred into another name nominated by the attendee, or transferred to a future date. 

Participants are encouraged to arrive around 10-15 minutes ahead of their workshop.

There is parking on site and we have 2 free overflow car parks on Bermondsey Street and opposite at The Holy Biscuit.