Temporary Closure

Following the latest Government guidance, Kettle’s Yard House and Gallery is temporarily closed to help protect visitors, staff and the wider community.  If you have booked a ticket for a future date we will be in touch as soon as the situation is clear.

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House, galleries, café and shop:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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20 February 2021, 10am – 12.30pm

Join textile artist Alice Hume for an online macrame workshop. Learn how to create a beautiful and intricate macrame pot hanger for your home or as a gift. You will learn wrap knots, half knots and flat knots and the workshop price also includes a virtual knot booklet and instructions so you can carry on creating more at home.

£50 per person or £65 including materials, booking required, 16 yrs + only

Click here to book now

Please note booking will close on 15 February to allow time to most materials.


You will need 8x 2m and 2x 2ft lengths of 4mm cotton string, a curtain hoop, tape measure and scissors. You can also use wooden beads (optional). Cotton cord suppliers can be recommended on request.


Alice Hume can also provide a macrame pack with pre-cut lengths of string for the pot hangers, cost £15 including postage on booking

About the tutor

Alice Hume is a Weaver and Textile Artist based at Hotwalls Studios in Old Portsmouth. Alice studied Textile Design for her degree at Winchester School of Art and attended weaving schools internationally in Sweden and Japan. Inspired by her travels and different cultures her work combines embroidery, wrapping, knotting and hand weaving on her Harris floor Loom. She experiments with unusual materials of recycled copper, raffia and 1970’s vintage silk yarns to create wall decor, hanging copper moons, clutch bags and Textile earrings. Vanderhume is named after her ancestors who were Flemish weavers. You can find more of her work on her website and follow her on instagram @vanderhume.

Cancellations and Further Information

The workshop will be conducted via Zoom so please make sure you have an account and can join for the time required – you will be sent a link to join in advance.


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: courses@kettlesyard.cam.ac.uk

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.