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Drawing Workshop Debora Cane Art @ The Museum of Cambridge — Cancelled.

18 October 2023, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This event has been cancelled, but don’t worry, Debora will be back in November. Drawing Workshop Debora Cane Art @ The Museum of Cambridge – The Museum of Cambridge


Join the marvellously talented Debora Cane for the first in a series of observational drawing courses that focus on the collections of the Museum of Cambridge. Be immersed in historical still-life subjects, and learn practical techniques and useful drawing theory. Suitable for everyone, at any skill level, this is the perfect workshop to be inspired by a new skill or develop your talent.

Date: Wednesday, October 18th, 2023
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Museum of Cambridge, 2/3 Castle Street, Cambridge

Event Highlights:

🌟 Guided Pen Drawing Workshops: Debora, the talented artist behind Debora Cane Art has teamed up with the Museum of Cambridge to share her joy and skill in sketching and drawing. Debora will help you find inspiration in your subject, and how to capture the charm and life of the Museum’s objects.

🌟 Historic Subjects: Choose from any object on display at the Museum of Cambridge. With a collection that spans nearly 400 years, there are hundreds of objects to inspire you.

🌟 Expert Tips: Gain valuable insights and tips from Debora on design, defining lines, shading and colour to bring your sketches to life.

🌟 Access to the Museum of Cambridge: Immerse yourself in the 17th-century inn at the Museum of Cambridge, surrounded by objects from Cambridgeshire’s history of social and family life, as well as folklore and arts and crafts.


Please bring with you a digital camera, smartphone or tablet to take photographs and view pictures from the visit to the Museum.


If you would prefer to bring and use your own materials please feel free to bring:

Sketchbook with thick paper (160gsm or higher, A4 size is ideal).
Drawing tools (Pencil, rubber, black fine-liner pens (Debora recommends pigment fine liners that are not water soluable)
A small set of watercolours
Pigment fine-liner (red and blue)
A couple of small, good quality paint brushes for watercolour washes

Ticket Information:

Ticket Price Includes:

  • Basic drawing materials.
  • Guided workshop
  • Refreshments; tea, coffee, biscuits. (Please provide your own lunch).

Booking Information: Spaces are limited, so be sure to reserve your spot in advance! You can book your tickets online on Eventbrite, or by calling the Museum of Cambridge on 01223 355 159.

Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to learn a new skill, that you can practice anywhere. Be inspired by the history of Cambridge and join Debora for a day of sketching and discovery. See you there!


You can read about our accessibility information on our website. If you’d like to chat through any accessibility requirements, don’t hesitate to give us a call on 01223 355159 or email alex.smaridge@museumofcambridge.org.uk. Event attendees with additional needs are welcome to bring a supporter or carer who will be admitted to the event free of charge.  

Getting Here 

We are in the centre of Cambridge. You’ll find us at the corner of Castle Street and Northampton Street. We are right beside Kettle’s Yard and only a 15-minute walk from King’s College.  

You can park your bike at the bike parks on Bridge Street or on Northampton Street. There is a bus stop on Bridge Street. Check out the Stagecoach website to plan your journey to and from the Museum. Find out more about how to get here by train, bike, bus, car or on foot on our website. 


Please note that photographs will be taken throughout this event, and images may be used in future marketing and reporting materials. If you do not wish you or your family’s photograph to be taken, please make sure to let us know. 

Healthy Events 

If you’re feeling unwell or have recently tested positive for Covid-19, please do not attend this event. We’ll be happy to offer you a refund if applicable and welcome you at the Museum on another day. 

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Drawing Workshop Debora Cane Art @ The Museum of Cambridge — Cancelled.


18 October 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Museum of Cambridge
2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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