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Memory, Myth and Metaphor: China – Australia

Memory, Myth and Metaphor: China – Australia

Explore and interpret the exchange and mutual influence between Chinese and Australian painting
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English conversation class

English conversation class

Improve your language skills in this free weekly class for beginners
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Beginner's Kintsugi workshop

Beginner's Kintsugi workshop

Learn the beginner's Kintsugi method in just 2 hours
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Bush Cook

Bush Cook

Learn how to make and use a campfire to cook delicious dishes!
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Children’s Books Writing Course with Belinda Murrell

Children’s Books Writing Course with Belinda Murrell

Author Belinda Murrell provides feedback on writing for children, enabling you to hone your skills over five months.
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Chinese Brush Painting Course

Chinese Brush Painting Course

Immerse yourself in this unique art form to explore the beauty of Chinese painting
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Clay and sip pottery class for date night

Clay and sip pottery class for date night

Play with clay in Sydney at our evening pottery taster class for you and someone special
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Creative Non-Fiction Course with Zoya Patel

Creative Non-Fiction Course with Zoya Patel

Zoya Patel will provide feedback on your essays and creative non-fiction, enabling you to hone your skills
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Editing for Writers Course with Pamela Hewitt

Editing for Writers Course with Pamela Hewitt

Accredited editor Pamela Hewitt walks you through the next part of the journey after finishes your manuscript.
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Free Badge Making Workshop - School Holidays

Free Badge Making Workshop - School Holidays

Enjoy a crafternoon of badge making while learning about local history these school holidays
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Fun flower crown workshop

Fun flower crown workshop

Make your own flower crown and be a queen on your special day
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Guided Walks

Guided Walks

Discover your Botanic Garden with our volunteer guides
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Janet Laurence – Alchemical Gardening

Janet Laurence – Alchemical Gardening

Cassandra Bird is delighted to announce the exhibition Alchemical Gardening by prominent Australian artist Janet Laurence.
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Jewellery workshop for teens (11-15 years)

Jewellery workshop for teens (11-15 years)

Learn how to upcycle reuse materials into stylish jewellery and accessories!
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Kids School Holiday Bondi Pottery Class

Kids School Holiday Bondi Pottery Class

2-hour immersive pottery workshop. Designed for kids aged 6-12 years old
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Kids School Holiday North Shore Pottery Class

Kids School Holiday North Shore Pottery Class

2-hour immersive pottery workshop. Designed for kids aged 6-12 years old.
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Life Stories: Places I've Been, Places I Love by Ted Lewis

Life Stories: Places I've Been, Places I Love by Ted Lewis

A homage to the diverse beauty of Australia through the eyes of acclaimed landscape artist Ted Lewis.
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Nebula Jars, 5-11 yrs

Nebula Jars, 5-11 yrs

Join us for a fun and creative hands-on workshop where children can make their very own beautiful nebula jar!
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Paris Olympic Games French fun days

Paris Olympic Games French fun days

Fun activities in French to learn about Paris & the Olympic Games
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Poetry Feedback Course with Ivy Ireland

Poetry Feedback Course with Ivy Ireland

Poet Ivy Ireland will provide feedback on your poetry, enabling you to hone your skills over five months.
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Qigong classes

Qigong classes

Get an introduction to Qigong at any level of experience and fitness
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Screen acting classes

Screen acting classes

Get a head start in the competitive world of screen acting
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Sculpture classes

Sculpture classes

Release your creativity. Model a portrait in clay, carve a garden sculpture or create a bird in wire
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Wildlife photographer of the year

Wildlife photographer of the year

Experience breathtaking wildlife photography that captures the beauty and vulnerability of the natural world
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Kids’ Kung Fu

Kids’ Kung Fu

Experience the harmony of movement and wellness in the Chinese Garden of Friendship!
19 Jul 2024
Yin yoga lunchtime class

Yin yoga lunchtime class

Calm your mind and balance your body in this free weekly 1-hour class for all levels of experience
19 Jul 2024
Clay and Sip Pottery Wheel Class

Clay and Sip Pottery Wheel Class

Try the pottery wheel and enjoy a sip of wine at this Sydney workshop
19 Jul 2024
Connection to place: where writers choose to call home

Connection to place: where writers choose to call home

A 4-part lecture series exploring the diverse landscapes that sparked the creativity of history’s most renowned writers.
19 Jul 2024
Make your own unique mug

Make your own unique mug

Discover a unique way of making a mug with your personal imprint
19 Jul 2024
Plant pot painting

Plant pot painting

Paint and decorate a cute terracotta pot for your plants
19 Jul 2024
Pride & Precedent: Law, Representation, Reform seminar

Pride & Precedent: Law, Representation, Reform seminar

Discover powerful stories behind 40 years of LGBTQIA+ reform across the Legislative Council and the Supreme Court of NSW
19 Jul 2024
Textured paint & sip

Textured paint & sip

A twist to the usual paint & sip class – create your own textured petal painting
19 Jul 2024
Friendship Bracelet Class

Friendship Bracelet Class

Unleash your inner artist and cultivate friendship at this beginner-friendly bracelet-making class.
20 Jul 2024
Introduction to printmaking in Marrickville

Introduction to printmaking in Marrickville

A hands-on class where you will be taught and get to make your own prints in a range of styles and mediums.
20 Jul 2024
Japanese art kintsugi ceramic repair workshop

Japanese art kintsugi ceramic repair workshop

Learn the mindful Japanese art of golden ceramic mending to give new life to a damaged piece
20 Jul 2024
Meisner technique classes

Meisner technique classes

For all skill levels, learn the best foundation for acting
20 Jul 2024
Monet and Moscato Class

Monet and Moscato Class

Unwind with a glass of wine in hand and a paintbrush in the other at our paint and sip class
20 Jul 2024
Polymer Clay Earring and Sip Class with Pizza

Polymer Clay Earring and Sip Class with Pizza

Make up to three polymer clay earrings in this hands-on class and enjoy BYO drinks and pizza!
20 Jul 2024
Polymer Clay Taster + Sip

Polymer Clay Taster + Sip

Make a pair of earrings, a trinket bowl or fridge magnet! BYO drinks welcome
20 Jul 2024
Polymer clay, pizza & sip

Polymer clay, pizza & sip

Creativity and good company, and delicious pizza, come together for an unforgettable evening
20 Jul 2024
Saturday sculpture class

Saturday sculpture class

Learn classical and contemporary sculpture techniques in a fully equipped studio
20 Jul 2024
Silversmithing Class for Beginners: Earrings

Silversmithing Class for Beginners: Earrings

Craft your own pair of sterling silver in this hands-on Sydney workshop
20 Jul 2024
Travel talks: Art and culture across the globe

Travel talks: Art and culture across the globe

Travel to Tokyo, Oman, China, New York and Miami with this vibrant lecture series at the Art Gallery of New South Wales
20 Jul 2024
'To Freely Flourish' film screening and Q&A

'To Freely Flourish' film screening and Q&A

Queer coming-of-age Chinese diaspora family drama in Cantonese, Mandarin and English
21 Jul 2024
Cold Process Soap Making Class

Cold Process Soap Making Class

Learn how to make your own luxury cold process soap
21 Jul 2024
DWBC In Conversation with Nadine Cohen

DWBC In Conversation with Nadine Cohen

Difficult Women Book Club Sydney will be hosting a Q&A with author of Everyone & Everything, Nadine Cohen, for charity
21 Jul 2024
Experience the good life with yoga meditation beginner class

Experience the good life with yoga meditation beginner class

Manage stress, remove troubling thoughts and emotions, and find long-lasting happiness with heartfulness meditation
21 Jul 2024
Guided ride – Glebe to Darling Harbour Loop

Guided ride – Glebe to Darling Harbour Loop

Ride the foreshore, back streets of Ultimo, Glebe, The University of Sydney, and Forest Lodge
21 Jul 2024
Heart Community Gathering

Heart Community Gathering

Experience live music, yoga, meditation, and sound healing at our monthly Heart Community Gathering.
21 Jul 2024
Knife making workshop

Knife making workshop

Learn how to forge your own chef knife in a day
21 Jul 2024
Make a pair of wooden chopsticks

Make a pair of wooden chopsticks

This short workshop is for anyone who would like to dip their toes into the world of working with reclaimed wood
21 Jul 2024
Soapbox orators in The Domain

Soapbox orators in The Domain

Sit in a chair in a beautiful park and argue with the ratbags, or get on a ladder and be one
21 Jul 2024
Watercolour for absolute beginners

Watercolour for absolute beginners

Learn hot tips and techniques when starting out with watercolours
21 Jul 2024
Pilates lunchtime class

Pilates lunchtime class

Increase core strength, improve posture, and prevent injuries in this free 1-hour class for all levels of experience.
22 Jul 2024
Sketching and painting class

Sketching and painting class

Develop your skills in these fortnightly classes led by an artist for all levels of experience
22 Jul 2024
Crochet social group

Crochet social group

For advanced beginners to intermediate level enthusiasts
22 Jul 2024
Kokedama making workshop

Kokedama making workshop

Learn how to make Japanese Kokedama in Sydney's Northern Beaches
22 Jul 2024
Kung Fu classes

Kung Fu classes

Open to all ages, experience and fitness levels
22 Jul 2024
Painting course: Watercolour

Painting course: Watercolour

Award-winning artist Matteo Bernasconi shares his extensive knowledge of painting
22 Jul 2024
Sewing for beginners

Sewing for beginners

Learn the fundamentals of using a sewing machine whilst making a cushion cover
22 Jul 2024
Wesley School for Seniors Open Week

Wesley School for Seniors Open Week

It’s never too late to learn! Trial courses for free during Open Week
22 Jul 2024
Women's Life Drawing at Tiliqua Tiliqua

Women's Life Drawing at Tiliqua Tiliqua

Drawing from the live model in a friendly, supportive learning environment
22 Jul 2024
Hatha yoga lunchtime class

Hatha yoga lunchtime class

Build strength, flexibility, and connect with the breath in this free 1-hour class for all levels of experience
23 Jul 2024
Morning tai chi class

Morning tai chi class

Balance your mind and body in this free 1-hour classes for all levels of experience.
23 Jul 2024
5 Week Stone Carving with Elena Murgia

5 Week Stone Carving with Elena Murgia

This brief course will help students undertake the basic techniques of carving.
23 Jul 2024
Creative's guide to marketing

Creative's guide to marketing

Learn a simple six-step marketing approach designed by creatives for creatives to take the pain out of promotion
23 Jul 2024
Crochet for beginners

Crochet for beginners

Unlock your creative potential in a relaxing, creative, and supportive atmosphere. No prior experience required.
23 Jul 2024
Go 4 Fun Green Square

Go 4 Fun Green Square

Make lifestyle changes as a family
23 Jul 2024
Hand embroidery class for beginners

Hand embroidery class for beginners

Learn basic embroidery skills and express your creativity playing with threads and colours
23 Jul 2024
Studio Workshop - Project Jewellery Classes

Studio Workshop - Project Jewellery Classes

Work on your own designs under the guidance of our friendly staff and community
23 Jul 2024
Tango course (6 weeks) with Club De Tango

Tango course (6 weeks) with Club De Tango

For all levels with Sydney's most experienced and successful teachers.
23 Jul 2024
The Art of Poetry with Judith Beveridge

The Art of Poetry with Judith Beveridge

Uncover the issues surrounding the “making” of poetry and gain a fuller understanding and appreciation of poetry’s power
23 Jul 2024
Weekly art classes for children

Weekly art classes for children

Drawing and painting workshops for children of all ages
23 Jul 2024
Aboriginal cultural talks: Sky, Country and Culture

Aboriginal cultural talks: Sky, Country and Culture

Join this free series of talks with Gadigal custodian, Elder and cultural educator Uncle Jimmy Smith.
24 Jul 2024
Ukulele class: Beginners to advanced

Ukulele class: Beginners to advanced

Strum your troubles away in this fun class for all ages and levels of experience
24 Jul 2024
Vinyasa yoga lunchtime class

Vinyasa yoga lunchtime class

Improve heart health and reduce arterial stiffness in this free weekly 1-hour class for all levels of experience
24 Jul 2024
Power of voice with Carmella

Power of voice with Carmella

Develop vocal technique, care and preservation of the voice both in speech and in song with Grammy nominated singer Carmella Baynie
24 Jul 2024
Expert Talk with Professor Vrasidas Karalis

Expert Talk with Professor Vrasidas Karalis

An expert talk on the Romaniotes, a Jewish community that thrived in mainland Greece from late classical antiquity.
24 Jul 2024
Art Appreciation: Exploring the Art Gallery collection

Art Appreciation: Exploring the Art Gallery collection

Led by distinguished scholars & researchers, enjoy in-depth insights into artworks & artists at the Art Gallery of NSW
24 Jul 2024
Behind the Scenes Glasshouse Tour

Behind the Scenes Glasshouse Tour

Discover the wonders of our tropical plant collection and rare plants not normally seen by the public.
24 Jul 2024
DIY Turkish mosaic table lamp

DIY Turkish mosaic table lamp

Create and design your own stunning Turkish Mosaic Lamp
24 Jul 2024
Life Drawing

Life Drawing

Come and practice life drawing in an informal setting with fellow art lovers, at Peach Black Gallery
24 Jul 2024
Open Day and Community Conversations with the Powerhouse

Open Day and Community Conversations with the Powerhouse

Learn about space travel, the technology that made it happen and your local community centre
24 Jul 2024
Screen acting classes

Screen acting classes

Get a head start in the competitive world of screen acting. Suitable for both newcomers and experienced actors.
24 Jul 2024
The Wellness Choir

The Wellness Choir

Let your voice be your guide on a journey of self-discovery and well-being.
24 Jul 2024
Ukulele with Lindy

Ukulele with Lindy

Strum your heart out - for beginners and intermediate.
24 Jul 2024
Understanding heat pumps for strata

Understanding heat pumps for strata

Learn about the benefits of heat pumps and how to install them in strata
24 Jul 2024
Chinese painting for beginners to advanced

Chinese painting for beginners to advanced

A free weekly class for beginners, led by an experienced Mandarin speaking tutor
25 Jul 2024
Readers – Books and Conversations with James Bradley

Readers – Books and Conversations with James Bradley

A monthly series with authors about their latest work, their body of work, writing process and ideas that inspire them.
25 Jul 2024
Ceramics: intermediate wheel throwing

Ceramics: intermediate wheel throwing

Refine your wheel throwing skills in this 4-week course for experienced students
25 Jul 2024
Ceramics: studio access program (Thursdays)

Ceramics: studio access program (Thursdays)

Experienced students can further develop their own projects with support from an expert ceramicist in this 6-week course
25 Jul 2024
City of Sydney online book club: Authors for NAIDOC Week

City of Sydney online book club: Authors for NAIDOC Week

If you love books, this is a great opportunity to connect with other readers online and find literary inspiration.
25 Jul 2024
Cultural Strategy 2025-2035 online information sessions

Cultural Strategy 2025-2035 online information sessions

Hear how the new cultural strategy will address the evolving needs of Sydney's creative sector.
25 Jul 2024
Diversify your creative income

Diversify your creative income

Surviving and thriving financially as a creative practitioner usually means doing more than one thing to make a living
25 Jul 2024
Free workshop - Climate leadership at work

Free workshop - Climate leadership at work

Join our free, interactive, 1.5-hour workshop to learn how to become a climate leader at your job
25 Jul 2024
Furniture restoration and repair

Furniture restoration and repair

Get started restoring, repairing, and maintaining furniture with this 2-day BYO-furniture introductory course
25 Jul 2024
Guest Lecture with Christina Barton

Guest Lecture with Christina Barton

Join us for a guest lecture by prominent New Zealand-based art historian and curator Christina Barton.
25 Jul 2024
Healing. Resilience. Empowerment

Healing. Resilience. Empowerment

Discover the healing power of breath and meditation at a free 90-minute introductory workshop.
25 Jul 2024
Politically Incorrect Book Club

Politically Incorrect Book Club

July's book: America's Cultural Revolution by Christopher Rufo
25 Jul 2024
Re-Weaving Workshop with Reuse Materials

Re-Weaving Workshop with Reuse Materials

Learn how to weave within an abstract form for a meditative evening of crafting in Marrickville!
25 Jul 2024
The Future of Disability Storytelling

The Future of Disability Storytelling

Come to Sydney Theatre Company or join online for our upcoming Access Ideas and Insights panel.
25 Jul 2024
IT troubleshooting

IT troubleshooting

Get help to use your laptop, tablet or smartphone from our English and Cantonese speaking tutor
26 Jul 2024
DWBC In Conversation with Diana Reid

DWBC In Conversation with Diana Reid

The Difficult Women Book Club Sydney will be hosting a Q&A with author of Love & Virtue, Diana Reid, for charity
26 Jul 2024
Fork & Flirt: Singles Dinner Party at Theeca (33-47 years)

Fork & Flirt: Singles Dinner Party at Theeca (33-47 years)

Come mingle, flirt, and connect over gourmet food – the perfect evening for singles looking to meet new people!
26 Jul 2024
Art walk Newtown and Camperdown

Art walk Newtown and Camperdown

Join us for a tour of selected art galleries in Sydney’s Newtown and Camperdown
27 Jul 2024
Carve a timber spatula course

Carve a timber spatula course

This short workshop is perfect for anyone who would like to dip their toes into the world of working with reclaimed wood
27 Jul 2024
Ceramics: studio access program (Saturdays)

Ceramics: studio access program (Saturdays)

Experienced students can further develop their own projects with support from an experienced tutor in this 6 week course
27 Jul 2024
Gamelan classes

Gamelan classes

Play gongs, metallophones and drums that interlock to create mesmerising melodies and rhythms.
27 Jul 2024
Night photography short course

Night photography short course

Master low light shots and how to use a tripod effectively
27 Jul 2024
Transformation breathwork Workshop

Transformation breathwork Workshop

Discover the power of breathwork and connect with a like-minded community!
27 Jul 2024
Vase arrangment workshop for everyone

Vase arrangment workshop for everyone

Master the art of a flower arrangement with gorgeous seasonal blooms
27 Jul 2024
ទេយ្យទាន | Teyyatean

ទេយ្យទាន | Teyyatean

Explore the intricate intersection of Buddhism and Cambodian modern life through Than Sok's solo exhibition
27 Jul 2024
Duncan McNab History Talk - Juanita Nielsen

Duncan McNab History Talk - Juanita Nielsen

Join Brandon and Duncan as they talk about the biggest mystery of Kings Cross.
28 Jul 2024
Wellness & Empowerment 35+

Wellness & Empowerment 35+

Looking for a nourishing arvo retreat, learn some body based techniques and resources and most of all have fun
28 Jul 2024
Laser cut basics: make your own rubber stamp 16+ years

Laser cut basics: make your own rubber stamp 16+ years

Create your own laser cut rubber stamp in this 3-hour interactive workshop for ages 16 and over
29 Jul 2024
Makertime: open access 16+yrs

Makertime: open access 16+yrs

Get hands-on experience at the Darling Square Library Makerspace
30 Jul 2024
Sewing and mending workshop

Sewing and mending workshop

Bring in new sewing projects or learn the to recycle and upcycle preloved items
30 Jul 2024
Australian Defence Industry Lecture

Australian Defence Industry Lecture

Australian Defence Industry: Enhancing sovereign defence capability – challenges and future prospects
30 Jul 2024
English class for seniors (Booked out)

English class for seniors (Booked out)

Free weekly class suitable for beginner and intermediate level learners
30 Jul 2024
Introduction to Classical Latin

Introduction to Classical Latin

Discover the language that shaped the foundation of Western civilisation with our Introduction to Classical Latin course
30 Jul 2024
Sewing class

Sewing class

Get help with your sewing projects in this 2 hour fortnightly session
30 Jul 2024
Australian DeFi Association Meetup

Australian DeFi Association Meetup

July meetup for the Australian DeFi Association – join if you are curious about blockchain, web3, and more
31 Jul 2024
DIY Soy wax candles basics for beginners workshop

DIY Soy wax candles basics for beginners workshop

Learn how to make custom soy wax candles including bonus recipe that will repel insects this summer
31 Jul 2024
Hearing Matters Talk

Hearing Matters Talk

Find out about support services for people living with hearing loss
31 Jul 2024
How to become a highly successful coach

How to become a highly successful coach

Discover how to help people while having more fulfilment and financial freedom
31 Jul 2024
Ryan Holiday Live: The Stoic Life

Ryan Holiday Live: The Stoic Life

Ryan’s talks are inspirational, full of powerful educational insights that leave attendees energised to grow
31 Jul 2024
Community Garden Art Project

Community Garden Art Project

An amazing collaborative creative experience led by Julie Paterson of Cloth Fabric
1 Aug 2024
Reclaimed Woodblock Printing Workshop

Reclaimed Woodblock Printing Workshop

Discover how to use upcycled wood to create bold and expressive prints.
1 Aug 2024
Steph Tisdell: The Skin I'm In

Steph Tisdell: The Skin I'm In

Comedian Steph Tisdell dives into her debut novel exploring cultural expectations, responsibilities and first love.
1 Aug 2024
Chinese Calligraphy Workshop

Chinese Calligraphy Workshop

Unlock the ancient art of Chinese Calligraphy in our immersive 2-hour workshop designed for beginners!
2 Aug 2024
Complete Reiki Training; Levels 1, 2 and Master

Complete Reiki Training; Levels 1, 2 and Master

Learn Reiki Energy Healing to release stress, support the immune system and promote self-healing. No experience needed
2 Aug 2024
Intermediate Chinese calligraphy

Intermediate Chinese calligraphy

In this series of four workshops for intermediate students, Xueyi Bai will help you develop your calligraphy practice
2 Aug 2024
Build an insect hotel

Build an insect hotel

Learn how to build a durable, sustainable insect habitat to support all kinds of beneficial neighbourhood insects
3 Aug 2024
Glass blowing class

Glass blowing class

Learn how to sculpt glass with flame in this glass blowing class for beginners or intermediates
3 Aug 2024
Half day sculpture workshop

Half day sculpture workshop

Get hands-on at this creative sculpting workshop in Sydney
3 Aug 2024
Natural scent blending workshop

Natural scent blending workshop

Explore essential oils and create your own unique fragrance
3 Aug 2024
Smartphone Photography Class

Smartphone Photography Class

Learn how to take quality photos with your smartphone
3 Aug 2024
Social Enterprise Festival 2024

Social Enterprise Festival 2024

Free festival bringing together NSW & ACT social enterprises with conscious consumers
3 Aug 2024
Vegetarian cooking class

Vegetarian cooking class

Learn to make healthy and delicious vegetarian dishes
3 Aug 2024
Weekend makertime for families, 8-12 yrs

Weekend makertime for families, 8-12 yrs

Gain practical creative makerspace skills and experience in this intergenerational 2-hour session
3 Aug 2024
A call for seekers of truth

A call for seekers of truth

An introduction into the ideas and teachings of GI Gurdjieff
4 Aug 2024
Introduction to upholstery

Introduction to upholstery

This course is designed to give you an introduction to the wonderful craft of upholstery
4 Aug 2024
Jewellery: etched metal jewellery

Jewellery: etched metal jewellery

Create your own etched jewellery, in this 5-week introductory course for beginners
4 Aug 2024
Masterclass with Todd Fuller

Masterclass with Todd Fuller

Join award-winning artist Todd Fuller for an intensive drawing masterclass
4 Aug 2024
Succulent Terrarium Workshop

Succulent Terrarium Workshop

Learn how to make a DIY terrarium using succulent plants
4 Aug 2024
Bringing Characters to Life with Amy Lovat

Bringing Characters to Life with Amy Lovat

Explore the fundamentals of character and dialogue so you can work on driving the narrative forward.
5 Aug 2024
Life Drawing In the Gallery

Life Drawing In the Gallery

Two hours of sketching happiness in front of inspirational live models
5 Aug 2024
Mending and Upcycling Clothes for Beginners Course

Mending and Upcycling Clothes for Beginners Course

Learn how to repair and adjust your clothes using hand stitching, repairing and dyeing
6 Aug 2024
Be your own boss - Business skills for creatives

Be your own boss - Business skills for creatives

Learn business basics, marketing skills and more in this free 8-week course
6 Aug 2024
Beginner's wheel throwing pottery course

Beginner's wheel throwing pottery course

Learn wheel throwing, trimming and glazing pottery over three classes
6 Aug 2024
Inspire Adventure – Michelle Lee, Solo Pacific Ocean Row

Inspire Adventure – Michelle Lee, Solo Pacific Ocean Row

The first woman to row the Pacific Ocean solo, non stop and unassisted from Mexico to Australia. 240 days at sea.
6 Aug 2024
Makertime for families, 8-12 yrs

Makertime for families, 8-12 yrs

Gain practical creative makerspace skills and experience in this intergenerational 2-hour session
7 Aug 2024
Stepping On

Stepping On

Learn to reduce your risk of falling and maintain independence.
7 Aug 2024
The art of law for creatives

The art of law for creatives

The basic legal essentials that every creative should know – and the best places to go for free help and resources
7 Aug 2024
LGBTQ+ safety workshops for local community workers

LGBTQ+ safety workshops for local community workers

In person LGBTQ+ Safety Workshop to respond to a rise in hate incidents and crimes against LGBTQ+ Communities
8 Aug 2024
Author Talk: Dr Norman Swan

Author Talk: Dr Norman Swan

Dr Norman Swan presents his latest book; So You Want to Know What’s Good for Your Kids?
8 Aug 2024
Bell Shakespeare National Teacher Conference

Bell Shakespeare National Teacher Conference

Two days of stimulating and provocative conversations about the teaching of Shakespeare in Australia.
9 Aug 2024
LGBTQ+ safety workshops for LGBTQ+ community members

LGBTQ+ safety workshops for LGBTQ+ community members

In person LGBTQ+ Safety Workshop to respond to a rise in hate incidents and crimes against LGBTQ+ Communities
10 Aug 2024
Growing Food for Wildlife Project

Growing Food for Wildlife Project

Help us to grow food for sick, injured and orphaned native animals in the care of local wildlife rescue groups
10 Aug 2024
Online Orchestral Music (1900-Present) Course with SYO

Online Orchestral Music (1900-Present) Course with SYO

SYO's Digital Programs are open to all. Join us on a journey through music from the 20th and 21st century.
10 Aug 2024
Textiles Mending Group

Textiles Mending Group

Join us for a monthly mending extravaganza!
10 Aug 2024
Orchid Walk

Orchid Walk

Join us for a behind the scenes tour of the Orchid glass house at the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney.
11 Aug 2024
Bondi Community Garden Bee

Bondi Community Garden Bee

(Re)connnect with nature, improve your well-being and make new like-minded friends at Bondi Community Garden
11 Aug 2024
Recycled timber picture framing

Recycled timber picture framing

Learn the essentials of Picture Framing with our woodwork short courses in Sydney
11 Aug 2024
Space for Earth - Susmita Mohanty

Space for Earth - Susmita Mohanty

Spaceship designer and space diplomat Dr Susmita Mohanty in conversation with Professor Janna Levin.
13 Aug 2024
Tamara Davis: Dark Energy

Tamara Davis: Dark Energy

Uncover the wonders of the cosmos with astrophysicist Tamara Davis in this live talk.
13 Aug 2024
The Bower - Festival of repair

The Bower - Festival of repair

Explore the joys of repairing and upcycling with inspiring speakers, films, hands-on workshops and vintage valuations
13 Aug 2024
The secret life of figurines

The secret life of figurines

The nocturnal antics of ceramic figurines dancing to Leonard Cohen songs as painted by Pleasance Ingle
13 Aug 2024
Athena Aktipis: A Field Guide to the Apocalypse

Athena Aktipis: A Field Guide to the Apocalypse

How do we go about thriving in the face of constant change? Evolutionary biologist Athena Aktipis has the answers.
14 Aug 2024
Jennifer Gunter: Menstruation, Menopause & Medical Mythology

Jennifer Gunter: Menstruation, Menopause & Medical Mythology

Deep dive into medical history and menstrual mysteries with New York Times bestseller, Jennifer Gunter.
15 Aug 2024
Knitting with neuroscience: Meet the researchers

Knitting with neuroscience: Meet the researchers

Hear from 4 neuroscientists while raising your knitting needles to create something unique with Neural Knitworks.
15 Aug 2024
Bodies in Space - Katherine Bennell-Pegg and Xin Liu

Bodies in Space - Katherine Bennell-Pegg and Xin Liu

Australian astronaut Katherine Bennell-Pegg and engineer and artist Xin Liu in conversation with Professor Janna Levin
16 Aug 2024
DWBC In Conversation with Jessie Tu

DWBC In Conversation with Jessie Tu

The Difficult Women Book Club Sydney will be hosting a Q&A for the launch of The Honeyeater with author Jessie Tu
16 Aug 2024
SciFest 2024

SciFest 2024

Bringing science out of the lab with interactive activities, games, live stage shows, talks, and more!
16 Aug 2024
Surviving our Planet with Powerhouse

Surviving our Planet with Powerhouse

Volunteers share stories of how science and technology revolutionise our world and its surviving species.
17 Aug 2024
Educational Sustainable Teacher Workshop

Educational Sustainable Teacher Workshop

Deep dives into creative reuse and loose parts play pedagogy and practice
17 Aug 2024
Terrarium workshop

Terrarium workshop

Learn how to bring some lush greenery indoors at this workshop for beginners
17 Aug 2024
Affluent and Christian?

Affluent and Christian?

Material goods, the King and the kingdom
21 Aug 2024
Readers - Books and Conversation with Shankari Chandran

Readers - Books and Conversation with Shankari Chandran

A monthly series with authors about their latest work, their body of work, writing process and ideas that inspire them.
22 Aug 2024
Beauty, Besties & Bubbles

Beauty, Besties & Bubbles

A fun day of learning, bonding with your besties, and sipping on bubbly at our Beauty, Besties & Bubbles event!
23 Aug 2024
Art Kintsugi Introductory Workshop

Art Kintsugi Introductory Workshop

Learn the mindful Japanese art of golden ceramic mending to give new life to a damaged piece.
24 Aug 2024
Lino printing workshop for beginners

Lino printing workshop for beginners

Learn how to create your own stunning artworks at Reverse Garbage
24 Aug 2024
Resin jewellery & silicone mould making

Resin jewellery & silicone mould making

Learn to make your own silicone mould and resin jewellery with our resin art short courses
24 Aug 2024
The Rules of Writing Romance

The Rules of Writing Romance

Learn how to create romance for broad and diverse audiences from author and editor Melanie Saward.
24 Aug 2024
DWBC In Conversation With Kgshak Akec

DWBC In Conversation With Kgshak Akec

The Difficult Women Book Club Sydney will be hosting a Q&A with author of Hopeless Kingdom, Kgshak Akec, for charity
25 Aug 2024
City of Sydney Online Book Club: Song and Dance

City of Sydney Online Book Club: Song and Dance

If you love books, this is a great opportunity to connect with other readers online and find literary inspiration
29 Aug 2024
Dethroned: The Downfall of India's Princely States

Dethroned: The Downfall of India's Princely States

The dramatic story of how hundreds of Indian princes were betrayed by the departing British and Nehru’s government
29 Aug 2024
The Art of Writing Memoir Workshop with Sarah Malik

The Art of Writing Memoir Workshop with Sarah Malik

Join Sarah Malik for a workshop diving into the power of memoir writing and telling one’s truth as a political act.
31 Aug 2024
Wear it purple day: Laser cut jewellery 12-16yrs

Wear it purple day: Laser cut jewellery 12-16yrs

Create fun laser-cut jewellery pieces to celebrate diversity for wear it purple day
31 Aug 2024
LGBTIQA+ discussion group with Adam Doughty & Speedy Shatari

LGBTIQA+ discussion group with Adam Doughty & Speedy Shatari

An engaging conversation on LGBTIQA+ issues, guided by a guest facilitator based on a short text of their choosing.
4 Sep 2024
Build your own wooden boat workshops

Build your own wooden boat workshops

We create flat-packed, DIY rowboats and sailboats, so that anyone can build a boat
7 Sep 2024
Elijah (UK) The Talks - Gadigal Country

Elijah (UK) The Talks - Gadigal Country

EMC is partnering with Here For Good to bring Elijah (UK) The Talks and his ‘Yellow Squares’ lecture to Sydney
7 Sep 2024
Introduction to tool restoration

Introduction to tool restoration

Get started restoring, repairing, and maintaining your hand tools with this introductory course
8 Sep 2024
Workshop for supervisor of learner drivers

Workshop for supervisor of learner drivers

Give your learner driver the best possible introduction to driving: their life could depend on it!
11 Sep 2024
Carve a timber paddle course

Carve a timber paddle course

This workshop is for anyone who would like to dip their toes into the world of working with reclaimed wood!
13 Sep 2024
Reset Your Life & Shine After Divorce

Reset Your Life & Shine After Divorce

This 3 day conference is for single, separated or divorced women hosted by Australia's No 1 divorce recovery coaches
13 Sep 2024
Talk to the Animals - a class with Suzy Godsey

Talk to the Animals - a class with Suzy Godsey

Are you ready to hear the animals talk? Learn simple and easy techniques so you have peace of mind with your pet
14 Sep 2024
Interior Design for Small Spaces Course

Interior Design for Small Spaces Course

Transform a small spaces into something unique with our specialised interior design short course in Sydney!
17 Sep 2024
Online: Nature Writing

Online: Nature Writing

This online nature writing course is ideal for fiction and non-fiction writers with a passion for the natural world.
18 Sep 2024
Makeup Course: Contour, Highlight, Blush & Bronzer

Makeup Course: Contour, Highlight, Blush & Bronzer

Learn how to be your own makeup artist with our makeup & personal presentation short courses in Sydney!
19 Sep 2024
Bush food discovery tour

Bush food discovery tour

Sample bush foods and find out what you can grow in your backyard or balcony
21 Sep 2024
Bronze casting sculpture: 2 day studio workshop

Bronze casting sculpture: 2 day studio workshop

Create your own sculpture and have it cast in bronze, no sculpture experience required
21 Sep 2024
Speculative Fiction Writing Workshop

Speculative Fiction Writing Workshop

A workshop that will leave you with the skills and confidence to make your speculative fiction work stand out.
21 Sep 2024
Unleash your Creativity

Unleash your Creativity

A workshop that will leave you feeling energised and ready to take on your next creative writing project.
21 Sep 2024
Oil painting masterclass with Sally Ryan

Oil painting masterclass with Sally Ryan

Working with a live model, you will use the alla prima method of oil painting.
22 Sep 2024
City of Sydney online book club: Graphic novels and comics

City of Sydney online book club: Graphic novels and comics

If you love books, this is a great opportunity to connect with other readers online and find literary inspiration.
26 Sep 2024