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31 October 2020, 10am – 3pm

Join multidisciplinary artist Lora Avedian for a special workshop creating your own paper collage in response to ‘Alfred Wallis Rediscovered’, an exhibition of paintings and drawings by self-taught British artist and mariner Alfred Wallis (1855–1942). The exhibition will include over 60 rarely shown paintings and drawings from the Kettle’s Yard Reserve Collection and three important sketchbooks which were made in the last year of the artist’s life and have not been exhibited for over fifty years.

Includes private tour, talk with a curator and practical workshop. All materials are provided.

£95 per person or £160 when booking two places, booking required.

There will be a maximum of 10 participants.

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About the workshop

In this workshop you will be taking inspiration from the colours, textures and lines of Alfred Wallis’ paintings to create your own artwork. The day will include a private tour of the permanent collection of Alfred Wallis works in the House, a talk by Eliza Spindel, a curator, about the Wallis exhibition and a visit to the exhibition with drawing to inform your collage. After a lunch break you will move to the Clore studio where Lora will conduct a practical workshop using mixed materials with a focus on collage – you will use a combination of cutting and layering paper with drawing to create your own pieces to take home.

Please note that if paint gets on to clothes it may not wash off, so please make sure to dress accordingly.

About the tutor

Lora Avedian graduated from the Mixed Media Textiles course in 2017, and works in a variety of mediums, primarily textile and paper. Lora uses traditional embroidery and embellishment techniques to make modern artefacts and favours slow processes, focusing on short run and bespoke projects. Lora sells her work through The New Craftsmen in London. You can follow her work on Instagram @loraavedian and find more information via her website.


Social distancing measures will be in place for visiting the House, exhibition and in the Clore studio – please be prepared for your temperature to be taken on arrival.

If you or anyone you live with display symptoms associated with Covid-19, or if you’ve recently been in contact with someone who has Covid-19 please stay at home. Should you need to cancel because you have symptoms of Covid-19 we will refund you in full.

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  • Please bring and use a face-mask or covering which must be worn at all times
  • Please respect social-distancing measures
  • Please use the hand sanitiser provided to keep your hands clean
  • Please use cash-free payment methods in the shop and café

You can find answers to frequently asked questions here.


The House at Kettle’s Yard is not fully accessible. The workshop will be in the Clore Learning Studio which is wheelchair accessible via the lift and with its own accessible toilet.

A carer may accompany a registered disabled course student for free.

There is no parking at Kettle’s Yard – please see the website for information on the nearest parking and for information about public transport and local taxi companies.


When you confirm your purchase, you are accepting that the terms & conditions form the basis of any contract between Kettle’s Yard and yourself.  If you need to cancel your booking, please inform us in writing as soon as possible at Kettle’s Yard Courses, Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 OAQ or email:

The cancellation is effective from the date that your written confirmation is received and unfortunately, we cannot issue a refund unless the event is cancelled by us. Kettle’s Yard reserves the right to alter any part of the programme if necessary. We will only cancel courses after careful consideration, but reserve the right to do so under exceptional circumstances. In the event of a cancellation, participants will be informed in writing as soon as possible and course fees will be refunded in full.  Should you need to cancel because you have symptoms of Covid-19 we will refund you in full.

Prices are inclusive of any applicable taxes and there are no surcharges whatsoever. Prices displayed on the website are subject to change without prior notice and are correct at the time of going to press. Once you have paid we will not increase the price of your ticket.  Kettle’s Yard reserves the right to cancel the workshop with short notice if Government guidelines change, a full refund will be made.

No ticket may be resold or transferred.