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Online beginners improv class

Online beginners improv class

Find fun, easy ways to access free flow of thought, trust and active listening from the comfort of your own home
Today 6.30pm to 8pm
Online private photography tuition

Online private photography tuition

Learn online with Australian Centre for Photography
Today 9am to 9pm
StudioRCC beatboxing

StudioRCC beatboxing

Find out how to beatbox in this fun, 10 week online free beginners course
Today 3pm to 6pm
‘A/US’: by contemporary jeweller Melissa Cameron

‘A/US’: by contemporary jeweller Melissa Cameron

Melissa Cameron re-imagines the discarded steel detritus of suburbia, to reconnect and re-make her experience of place.
Today 11am to 5pm
Arja Välimäki: Woven Ocean

Arja Välimäki: Woven Ocean

An exhibition of paintings depicting schools of fish and underwater scenes
Today 10am to 4pm
Baroque Banter - Pinchgut Opera's new podcast series

Baroque Banter - Pinchgut Opera's new podcast series

Baroque Banter is Pinchgut Opera's new podcast series diving deep into the world of baroque music.
Today all day
Beginners improv class

Beginners improv class

Find easy ways to access free flow of thought, trust and hone your story-telling intuition.
Today 6.30pm to 9pm
Borrowed Time art exhibition

Borrowed Time art exhibition

An exhibition of portraits by Keroshin Govender exploring the creative’s futile search for immortality
Today 10am to 6pm
Collection Conversations: Sydney 2000 Games

Collection Conversations: Sydney 2000 Games

Join Powerhouse volunteers for a virtual tour of the Museum's Sydney 2000 collection
Today all day
Experimental and Exploration of Wax

Experimental and Exploration of Wax

A fun exploration in using wax to create wearable and none wearable objects
Today 6.15pm to 8.45pm
Fun flower crown workshop

Fun flower crown workshop

Make your own flower crown and be a queen on your special day
Today 3pm to 5pm
Kids music lessons

Kids music lessons

Lessons in piano, cello, violin, drums, guitar and much more
Today all day
Lunchtime Conversation with artist Cat Jones

Lunchtime Conversation with artist Cat Jones

Join us to hear about Medicament for Your Predicament, a unique new work by one of Sydney’s talented artists.
Today 1pm to 2pm
nbn free 1-to-1 information sessions

nbn free 1-to-1 information sessions

Get free information and education guidance around the nbn
Today 9am to 5pm
Private Virtual Watercolour Sip & Paint Class

Private Virtual Watercolour Sip & Paint Class

Learn to paint online with a virtual sip n' paint class led by one of Australia's best live performance artists
Today all day
Free Spanish level test

Free Spanish level test

Check your level. You will be assessed by one of our teachers during a 15 min video conference call.
Today 1pm to 6pm
DSLR video course

DSLR video course

Learn the basics of shooting and editing video
Tomorrow
Free online kung fu classes

Free online kung fu classes

Open to all Sydney residents to help people stay fit during quarantine
Tomorrow
#GetInTheGame

#GetInTheGame

A six-week media training and brand development course
Tomorrow
StudioRCC singing group free online course

StudioRCC singing group free online course

Free group singing classes facilitated by Asahi Takahasi
Tomorrow
Art of influence: Shaun Gladwell

Art of influence: Shaun Gladwell

Shaun Gladwell’s work tackles, stretches and tears at the fringes of society and reality.
Tomorrow
DSLR video

DSLR video

Australian centre for photography
Tomorrow
NAS online short course: Painting a room with a view

NAS online short course: Painting a room with a view

Fran O’Neill invites you to look for the possibilities of landscape from within your own reality.
Tomorrow
Observational drawing short course

Observational drawing short course

Discover the power of simple line and tone using basic drawing mediums
Tomorrow
Art Somewhere | Art at Home Round #2

Art Somewhere | Art at Home Round #2

Fortnightly surprise craft boxes featuring our favourite local artists!
23 Sep 2020
Online sketch comedy class

Online sketch comedy class

Learn how to build sketches from the ground up and get to the heart of the sketch; the joke.
23 Sep 2020
Free online qigong classes

Free online qigong classes

Open to all Sydney residents to help people's health during the quarantine
23 Sep 2020
Character and dialogue intensive

Character and dialogue intensive

Discover authentic characters and how they're the ultimate storytellers in writing for performance or text.
23 Sep 2020
Lunchbox science with Associate Professor Tanya Latty

Lunchbox science with Associate Professor Tanya Latty

Join Associate Professor Tanya Latty to find out how urban communities can contribute to protecting our pollinators
23 Sep 2020
Online stand up comedy class

Online stand up comedy class

Put together your stand-up comedy toolbox using improvisation, storytelling, clown and writing workshops.
23 Sep 2020
Sydney Ideas: Disruption and disability

Sydney Ideas: Disruption and disability

Explore future ways of working that are truly inclusive of people with disability.
23 Sep 2020
FODI presents Surveillance States with Edward Snowden

FODI presents Surveillance States with Edward Snowden

Join the Festival of Dangerous Ideas's live-streamed digital conversation with whistle-blower, Edward Snowden.
24 Sep 2020
Generation Women

Generation Women

A monthly storytelling night in Sydney
24 Sep 2020
Introduction to writing TV comedy

Introduction to writing TV comedy

Study the best examples of TV comedy and complete weekly writing exercises to hone your screenwriting skills.
24 Sep 2020
Awaken the entrepreneur within

Awaken the entrepreneur within

The proven formula to turn your passion into a successful soul-aligned coaching business!
24 Sep 2020
City of Sydney Library Online Book Club

City of Sydney Library Online Book Club

Join us online each month to talk books and connect with other readers
24 Sep 2020
Festival of Dangerous Ideas: ‘Danger in a dangerous time’

Festival of Dangerous Ideas: ‘Danger in a dangerous time’

The Festival of Dangerous Ideas is hosting a new digital series of talks with some of the world’s greatest thinkers.
24 Sep 2020
Flesh Meet: Dr Kerryn Drysdale & Dr Sophie Robinson – Part 2

Flesh Meet: Dr Kerryn Drysdale & Dr Sophie Robinson – Part 2

The second of two talks traversing the rise, decline and transformation of lesbian and queer spaces
24 Sep 2020
Online magic class

Online magic class

Learn how to amaze and astonish your friends and family
25 Sep 2020
United Nations Diploma

United Nations Diploma

The United Nations Association of Australia (NSW) has launched a United Nations Diploma
25 Sep 2020
Design industry insiders: A digital conversation

Design industry insiders: A digital conversation

WORKSHOPPED’s Raymond Scott chats to Australian designers about their industry.
25 Sep 2020
Gardening on the Wildside

Gardening on the Wildside

Interactive workshops on how to encourage native critters back into your garden
25 Sep 2020
Emotional Release Yoga

Emotional Release Yoga

Learn how to manage anxiety and pain, pacify and understand anger and sadness, discover self-worth, and gain clarity.
26 Sep 2020
Weaving Circle workshop

Weaving Circle workshop

Join our Weaving Circle Class for a morning of creative and earthy goodness
26 Sep 2020
Jewellery project class

Jewellery project class

9 week workshop for intermediate to advanced students
26 Sep 2020
Sydney Crochet Club

Sydney Crochet Club

Crochet classes run by professional instructors
26 Sep 2020
Sydney Photography Group

Sydney Photography Group

Brush up on your camera skills and photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other keen photographers
26 Sep 2020
Online Game Creator Club

Online Game Creator Club

Join a group and develop your own game over the course of 4 or 8 weeks
27 Sep 2020
Renovate your jewellery box

Renovate your jewellery box

Discover what you love to wear, repair, treasure and discard
27 Sep 2020
Debating and public speaking holiday workshops

Debating and public speaking holiday workshops

Fun and interactive face-to-face and online workshops to help children boost their confidence and find their voice!
28 Sep 2020
A live stream with Graham Norton

A live stream with Graham Norton

City Recital Hall and FANE present a live stream event with BBC personality and author, Graham Norton
28 Sep 2020
Birds of a feather

Birds of a feather

Spring has arrived so why not create a bird feeder to encourage birds to visit your home!
28 Sep 2020
Business builder online workshops for kids

Business builder online workshops for kids

Our business builder workshops for young people will teach your kids how to start a real business!
28 Sep 2020
Fabric wrapping class for kids (8-13 Yrs)

Fabric wrapping class for kids (8-13 Yrs)

Learn how to give life to leftover fabric with enviro-friendly fabric wrapping!
28 Sep 2020
Jump StART Youth Theatre: Spring online workshop program

Jump StART Youth Theatre: Spring online workshop program

Join Jump StART these spring holidays for 4 exciting online drama classes catering to school years 5-12.
28 Sep 2020
Free Spanish classes

Free Spanish classes

Try an hour group Spanish lesson for free
28 Sep 2020
City of Sydney Library Online Movie Club 

City of Sydney Library Online Movie Club 

Join us monthly to discuss a selected film available for library members to stream for free anytime on Beamafilm
29 Sep 2020
Adobe Photoshop online classes

Adobe Photoshop online classes

Master photo editing skills with classes for beginners to more experienced users
29 Sep 2020
Author workshop with Libby and Lisa

Author workshop with Libby and Lisa

Libby and Lisa show the new book that they have written together ‘No! Never!’ and share some cool ideas about writing.
29 Sep 2020
Weaving Workshop for Kids (8-12 Years)

Weaving Workshop for Kids (8-12 Years)

Learn how to weave and open up a whole new world of craft for kids
29 Sep 2020
Draw with Andrea - funny faces

Draw with Andrea - funny faces

Funny, furious, friendly or frightful – draw faces of all sorts!
30 Sep 2020
Entrepreneurs Anonymous

Entrepreneurs Anonymous

A monthly meetup to support young entrepreneurs in Sydney.
30 Sep 2020
Free Q&A with a scientist

Free Q&A with a scientist

Ask an immunologist your burning immunology question
30 Sep 2020
Intro to Java online coding camp

Intro to Java online coding camp

Introduce your child to text-based coding using Java in this online coding camp
30 Sep 2020
Leather craft workshop for kids (9-14 Years)

Leather craft workshop for kids (9-14 Years)

Learn simple leather craft skills for kids and create a bag tag, key ring or bookmark
30 Sep 2020
School Holiday Programs

School Holiday Programs

Enjoy fun art making programs these school holidays at the S.H. Ervin Gallery
30 Sep 2020
Tinkering with tools class for kids (7-12 Years)

Tinkering with tools class for kids (7-12 Years)

Learn new skills from seeing what makes things work in this school holidays class
30 Sep 2020
Secret codes, ciphers and more

Secret codes, ciphers and more

Psst! Have you ever wanted to send a secret message to someone? You’re not alone!
1 Oct 2020
Ceramic boats workshop

Ceramic boats workshop

Come sail the seas and make your own ceramic boat
1 Oct 2020
Flesh Meet with Paul Byron: Social Media as Queerspace

Flesh Meet with Paul Byron: Social Media as Queerspace

Queers have made, found, and moved through digital spaces for as long as they've existed.
1 Oct 2020
HSC mathematics study sessions

HSC mathematics study sessions

9+ hours of mathematics tuition for HSC students delivered 'Live-via-Zoom' in the October school holidays.
1 Oct 2020
Virtual Ocean Talk: Exploring Australia's deep sea

Virtual Ocean Talk: Exploring Australia's deep sea

Discover the mysteries of Australia's deep sea in this lively virtual discussion with ocean science experts
1 Oct 2020
Tiny ceramic houses workshop

Tiny ceramic houses workshop

Come and look into the windows and doors of tiny houses and make your own
2 Oct 2020
Effective online communication

Effective online communication

Learn powerful tools to boost your confidence in presenting and communicating in a screen-based workplace
2 Oct 2020
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!
2 Oct 2020
Paper people

Paper people

Make a cool figurine using newspaper, yes newspaper...
2 Oct 2020
Figure Sculpting Workshop in Studio with Richard Byrnes

Figure Sculpting Workshop in Studio with Richard Byrnes

Learn to capture the beauty and dynamism of the figure in clay in this 2 Day in studio workshop.
3 Oct 2020
Flower workshop for beginners

Flower workshop for beginners

Master the art of a flower arrangement with gorgeous seasonal blooms
3 Oct 2020
Dying2Learn 2020

Dying2Learn 2020

Free online course that aims to enable Australians to be more comfortable talking about death and dying
5 Oct 2020
Lunchtime conversation: Teaching kids good money habits

Lunchtime conversation: Teaching kids good money habits

Join author Amy Koit to find out how you can improve your children’s financial literacy
6 Oct 2020
Makers Play Lab Spring Holidays

Makers Play Lab Spring Holidays

A series of workshops for young makers to play, design, code and create in the Spring school holidays!
6 Oct 2020
Natasha Stott Despoja in discussion

Natasha Stott Despoja in discussion

A chat with Natasha Stott Despoja AO, Australian politician, diplomat, advocate and author
6 Oct 2020
Employer Sponsorship + PR Visa options!

Employer Sponsorship + PR Visa options!

Join our free visa seminar and have employer sponsorship + PR visa options explained!
7 Oct 2020
Idling in green places: A life of Alec Chisholm

Idling in green places: A life of Alec Chisholm

In this lecture, Russell McGregor will tell the story of Alec Chisholm, a pioneer conservationist.
7 Oct 2020
Printmakin' it happen

Printmakin' it happen

Printmaking meets Street Art for this fun workshop
7 Oct 2020
Winning government tenders: unlocking best practice bidding

Winning government tenders: unlocking best practice bidding

Aimed at local businesses including small businesses, startups and social procurement organisations
7 Oct 2020
A night for the blokes - Breaking the Man Code

A night for the blokes - Breaking the Man Code

Re-write the rules on what it takes to be a man by breaking down the barriers behind stereotypes
8 Oct 2020
Innovations for a Circular economy

Innovations for a Circular economy

An online event for government, businesses, and community to all come together to build a circular economy
8 Oct 2020
Paint like a book illustrator!

Paint like a book illustrator!

Grab your pen, brushes and watercolour paints! We are going to create art like a real illustrator
8 Oct 2020
YouTube creators camp

YouTube creators camp

For the vloggers, gamers and budding content creators aged 8-13! Create and shoot your own YouTube videos.
8 Oct 2020
FUSE Glass Prize

FUSE Glass Prize

A non-acquisitive biennial prize for outstanding Australian and New Zealand glass artists
9 Oct 2020
Sydney Craft Week Game Changers: Lambency Exhibition

Sydney Craft Week Game Changers: Lambency Exhibition

The six Change Makers featured are marked by lightness and brilliance, especially of expression in their works.
9 Oct 2020
Camera Craft 1 course

Camera Craft 1 course

Learn about the fundamental creative principles of photography
10 Oct 2020
Free online health information lecture

Free online health information lecture

A natural way to good health through the teaching of Bruno Groening
11 Oct 2020
Spark Festival

Spark Festival

Australia's largest event for startups, innovators and entrepreneurs
12 Oct 2020
Adobe XD online classes

Adobe XD online classes

Explore tools to create prototypes for websites and mobile apps with classes for beginners to more experienced users
12 Oct 2020
Camera Craft 2 course

Camera Craft 2 course

Camera Craft 2 is about aesthetics and the technical aspects of light and exposure
13 Oct 2020
Adult Beginner Group Guitar 101

Adult Beginner Group Guitar 101

Start your guitar playing journey with a band of like-minded people
14 Oct 2020
Event Summit 2020

Event Summit 2020

A 1-day conference for the event, activation and experience industry
14 Oct 2020
Flesh Meet: DJ Sezzo

Flesh Meet: DJ Sezzo

Exploring QPOC party spaces as expressions of culture and identity.
15 Oct 2020
Craft Week: Crafts you haven't tried - Contemporary Collage

Craft Week: Crafts you haven't tried - Contemporary Collage

An intimate talk and demonstration with one of Sydney's leading collage artists, Stephen Tierney
15 Oct 2020
Terrarium indoor garden workshop

Terrarium indoor garden workshop

Learn how to bring some lush greenery indoors at this workshop for beginners
17 Oct 2020
In The Landscape

In The Landscape

Australian Centre for Photography
17 Oct 2020
Adobe Lightroom Classic online classes

Adobe Lightroom Classic online classes

Learn how to edit, organise and share photo collections with classes for beginners to more experienced users
19 Oct 2020
Lunchtime conversation: Dog behaviour with Laura Vissaritis

Lunchtime conversation: Dog behaviour with Laura Vissaritis

Join author and expert dog behaviourist Laura Vissaritis online to find out how dogs really do make us better people
19 Oct 2020
Improv classes

Improv classes

Learn the art of improv from the best in Australia
19 Oct 2020
And I Shall Live

And I Shall Live

The online launch of ‘And I Shall Live’, a collection of poetry by Betyna Bock (Bettina Ebert).
25 Oct 2020
Adobe Photoshop online workshop: Laser cut designs

Adobe Photoshop online workshop: Laser cut designs

Create your own laser cut artwork or design in this 2-hour interactive workshop for ages 16 and over.
27 Oct 2020
Microflix Festival online

Microflix Festival online

Enjoy live panel discussions, film screenings, the awards and a filmmaking workshop over 3 days
29 Oct 2020
Jewellery taster: make a silver ring

Jewellery taster: make a silver ring

A one day introductory course to jewellery making. You will make a simple yet beautiful sterling silver ring.
31 Oct 2020
Perfume Walk

Perfume Walk

Unravel the mysteries of perfume and explore some of the most fragrant plants and flowers in the Royal Botanic Garden
31 Oct 2020
Learn to write killer copy for your socials

Learn to write killer copy for your socials

If you're looking to level up and slay on your socials this is the class for you
31 Oct 2020
My Two Lives

My Two Lives

Holocaust survivor Lotte Weiss' sons will talk about their mother's miraculous and heartbreaking story of survival.
1 Nov 2020
The Adventures of the 'Waltzing Matilda'

The Adventures of the 'Waltzing Matilda'

David Carment will discuss the flight of the first civilian aircraft to reach Australia from Britain after WWII.
4 Nov 2020
TEDxSydney 2020

TEDxSydney 2020

A local gathering where live TED style talks are shared with the community
6 Nov 2020
Streeton

Streeton

Landmark exhibition of Australia’s iconic impressionist, Arthur Streeton
7 Nov 2020
Adobe Photoshop online workshop: Laser cut stamp design

Adobe Photoshop online workshop: Laser cut stamp design

Create your own laser cut stamp in this 2-hour interactive workshop for ages 16 and over
10 Nov 2020
Black and White Print course

Black and White Print course

Learn to make good quality black and white prints in the darkroom.
11 Nov 2020
Gabriela Mistral Library Spanish reading club

Gabriela Mistral Library Spanish reading club

As many reading clubs we read a book, then we meet in the library to discuss it coordinated by a moderator
12 Nov 2020
Sheep Heart Corrosion Casting

Sheep Heart Corrosion Casting

An introductory workshop where you will learn the scientific process of corrosion casting
21 Nov 2020
Still Life Art Class in the Royal Botanic Garden

Still Life Art Class in the Royal Botanic Garden

A two-day art class in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney with popular tutor Charlotte Thodey
24 Nov 2020
Singing classes with Sharon Hayes

Singing classes with Sharon Hayes

Display your singing talents and have fun at our new Monday classes