16 Stoddart Street

Newcastle upon Tyne


Daily 10am - 5pm

Image shows part of origami decorations in white, blue and gold, made in an Origami lampshade workshop at The Biscuit Factory Newcastle
Image shows an origami lampsahed of white paper printed with an orange striped pattern, made in an Origami Lampshade workshop at The Biscuit Factory Newcastle

Origami Lampshade with Cabinet of Curiosity // Various Dates


Date: Saturday 28 May 2022 and 16 July 2022

Time: 10.30am - 4.30pm 

Location: The Biscuit Factory Gallery, Newcastle

Hosted by: Cabinet of Curiosity 


Learn about the Japanese craft of origami and make your own origami paper lampshade.

This 1-day workshop led by Cabinet of Curiosity Studio will include information about techniques, as well as demonstrations and time for practice before making the lampshade. You’ll learn about the craft and heritage of origami, explore origami crease patterns, learn about traditional Japanese paper folding and contemporary techniques, and hand-fold a series of origami samples using different techniques and patterns.
The workshop will enable you to develop your paper craft skills towards making an origami lampshade from Italian paper using a pre-prepared design template.
There will be 2 professional artists to demonstrate the folding techniques 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.