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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 5pm
You can draw anything

You can draw anything

Learn techniques to undertake any drawing challenge in this comprehensive Covid safe course
Today 9.30am to 12.30pm
Anna Wheeler on show

Anna Wheeler on show

Sydney artist Anna Wheeler fills Tap Gallery's main room with tons of colour in this solo show
Today 12pm to 6pm
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
Build your personal brand and gain new customers webinar

Build your personal brand and gain new customers webinar

Fleur Brown, cofounder TEDxSydney, shares the importance of storytelling in attracting new customers
Today 12pm to 1pm
Dying2Learn 2020

Dying2Learn 2020

Free online course that aims to enable Australians to be more comfortable talking about death and dying
Today 12.30am to 12.30am
Flamenco Open Level

Flamenco Open Level

Dance classes in Rushcutters Bay!
Today 7.45pm to 8.45pm
Forensic Architecture, Cloud Studies

Forensic Architecture, Cloud Studies

Cloud Studies is the first Australian exhibition by Forensic Architecture
Today all day
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
FUSE Glass Prize

FUSE Glass Prize

A non-acquisitive biennial prize for outstanding Australian and New Zealand glass artists
Today 11pm to 4pm
Hand painted bauble workshop

Hand painted bauble workshop

Get hands-on and creative together with our hand painted Christmas bauble workshop
Today 9am to 8pm
Jewellery project class

Jewellery project class

9 week workshop for intermediate to advanced students
Today 6.15pm to 8.45pm
Kids music lessons

Kids music lessons

Lessons in piano, cello, violin, drums, guitar and much more
Today all day
Lanes & Architecture of Sydney's CBD: Free walking tour

Lanes & Architecture of Sydney's CBD: Free walking tour

Wonder through the lanes & arcades of Sydney's CBD, as we explore the art, architecture, culture and history of Sydney.
Today 10.30am to 1pm
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 online gingerbread house making class

Private online gingerbread house making class

Fun to make and delicious to eat, have a cake artist lead you through how to decorate your very own Gingerbread house!
Today 9am to 8pm
Private online Yuletide wine and cheese tasting

Private online Yuletide wine and cheese tasting

Gather your team or clients and be led on a sensory journey through this indulgent 3-course wine and cheese pairing
Today 10.30am to 9pm
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
Sculpture and Drawing class - 9 week term

Sculpture and Drawing class - 9 week term

Learn the skills of both drawing and sculpture in this unique course.
Today 1pm to 4pm
Video editing like a pro: Free class for beginners

Video editing like a pro: Free class for beginners

Join an industry expert who will take you through the basics of video editing in DaVinci Resolve
Today 3pm to 4.30pm
Adobe Photoshop online workshop: Laser cut design and stamps

Adobe Photoshop online workshop: Laser cut design and stamps

Create your own laser cut artwork or stamp design in this 2-hour interactive workshop for ages 16 and over.
Tomorrow
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
Tomorrow
The things we keep: Plans

The things we keep: Plans

Ever wanted to see some of Sydney's oldest plans? Dr Lisa Murray takes you through some of the Archives' gems
Tomorrow
Free online kung fu classes

Free online kung fu classes

Open to all Sydney residents to help people stay fit during quarantine
Tomorrow
StudioRCC singing group free online course

StudioRCC singing group free online course

Free group singing classes facilitated by Asahi Takahasi
Tomorrow
Break Into Data Science: Free online session

Break Into Data Science: Free online session

Learn where to begin as a Data Scientist or what the Harvard Business Review calls the “sexiest job of the 21st century"
Tomorrow
Learn to Play Bridge: Beginners Course (mornings)

Learn to Play Bridge: Beginners Course (mornings)

These courses will run for 6 weeks. Perfect timing to acquire a game to share with friends & family at Christmas!
Tomorrow
Learn to Play Bridge: Beginners Course (nights)

Learn to Play Bridge: Beginners Course (nights)

These courses will run for 6 weeks. Perfect timing to acquire a game to share with friends & family at Christmas!
Tomorrow
Weekly art classes for children

Weekly art classes for children

Live in the studio art workshops, for children of all ages
Tomorrow
Get On Top Of Your Budget (and Saving) for 2021

Get On Top Of Your Budget (and Saving) for 2021

In this event we cover savings hacks to make it easier to save, manage your money and get ahead.
28 Oct 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.
28 Oct 2020
Free online qigong classes

Free online qigong classes

Open to all Sydney residents to help people's health during the quarantine
28 Oct 2020
Adult Beginner Group Guitar 101

Adult Beginner Group Guitar 101

Start your guitar playing journey with a band of like-minded people
28 Oct 2020
Assemblage sculpture course

Assemblage sculpture course

Create sculptures from reuse resources with Reverse Garbage
28 Oct 2020
Drawing skills 9 week course

Drawing skills 9 week course

If you want to learn the skills of drawing and confidently draw what you see - this class is for you!
28 Oct 2020
Effective online communication

Effective online communication

Learn powerful tools to boost your confidence in presenting and communicating in a screen-based workplace
28 Oct 2020
Entrepreneurs Anonymous

Entrepreneurs Anonymous

A monthly meetup to support young entrepreneurs in Sydney.
28 Oct 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.
28 Oct 2020
Play Better Bridge: Improvers Course (afternoon)

Play Better Bridge: Improvers Course (afternoon)

There will be 3 lessons on card play and 3 lessons on bidding, with notes and practice play at each session.
28 Oct 2020
Retail Innovation Program: information session

Retail Innovation Program: information session

The Retail Innovation Program helps retail and hospitality businesses adapt and innovate during unprecedented changes
28 Oct 2020
Wax carving

Wax carving

Carve a wax ring and have it cast and finished in sterling silver
28 Oct 2020
Writing for film and theatre with Joanna Murray-Smith

Writing for film and theatre with Joanna Murray-Smith

A small-group online masterclass in writing for performance by one of Australia’s best-known writers
28 Oct 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
29 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
Tinkertank membership

Tinkertank membership

Hands-on learning activities in a STEAM education program will prepare your child with 21st century skills
29 Oct 2020
Grow coffee at home workshop

Grow coffee at home workshop

Learn the secrets to growing coffee in your own backyard
29 Oct 2020
Hangeul is Art: Online lecture

Hangeul is Art: Online lecture

Learn about the artistic aspects of Hangeul, Korean alphabet
29 Oct 2020
Play Better Bridge: Improvers Course

Play Better Bridge: Improvers Course

There will be 3 lessons on card play and 3 lessons on bidding, with notes and practice play at each session.
29 Oct 2020
Sydney photo walks: Fun PhotoChallenges for all levels.

Sydney photo walks: Fun PhotoChallenges for all levels.

Social group for photographers to have fun and learn how to get better at creative photography.
29 Oct 2020
Ballet Basics

Ballet Basics

This online workshop is a beginner class for adults where you will learn the basics of Ballet.
29 Oct 2020
Online magic class

Online magic class

Learn how to amaze and astonish your friends and family
30 Oct 2020
United Nations Diploma

United Nations Diploma

The United Nations Association of Australia (NSW) has launched a United Nations Diploma
30 Oct 2020
A live stream with Peter FitzSimons

A live stream with Peter FitzSimons

The epic story of the Boer War and Harry 'Breaker' Morant: drover, horseman, bush poet - murderer or hero?
30 Oct 2020
Growing big in small spaces: Gardening workshops

Growing big in small spaces: Gardening workshops

Small spaces can yield big results when productive gardens are designed according to permaculture principles.
30 Oct 2020
In Conversation: Macon Reed and Jade Muratore

In Conversation: Macon Reed and Jade Muratore

Macon Reed and Jade Muratore revisit the legacy of lesbian and dyke bars
30 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
Weaving Circle workshop

Weaving Circle workshop

Join our Weaving Circle Class for a morning of creative and earthy goodness
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
Experimental and exploration of wax

Experimental and exploration of wax

A fun exploration in using wax to create wearable and none wearable objects
31 Oct 2020
Flower workshop for beginners

Flower workshop for beginners

Master the art of a flower arrangement with gorgeous seasonal blooms
31 Oct 2020
FUSE Glass Prize 2020: Meet the designers

FUSE Glass Prize 2020: Meet the designers

Join Kate Baker and Erica Izard two of the finalists from FUSE Glass Prize 2020 at Australian Design Centre
31 Oct 2020
Halloween Coding in Minecraft (Online)

Halloween Coding in Minecraft (Online)

Calling all bored kids playing Minecraft at home! Join us for Halloween-themed puzzles and challenges.
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
Pumpkin decorating workshop at Darling Quarter

Pumpkin decorating workshop at Darling Quarter

Darling Quarter presents pumpkin decorating workshops on the Village Green this Halloween!
31 Oct 2020
Thrive or fold: How 3 global brands took on the pandemic

Thrive or fold: How 3 global brands took on the pandemic

How do you navigate your business in a world where Covid-19 has flipped economies on their heads?
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
Online Game Creator Club

Online Game Creator Club

Join a group and develop your own game over the course of 4 or 8 weeks
1 Nov 2020
Phone photography workshop: Explore Sydney Harbour foreshore

Phone photography workshop: Explore Sydney Harbour foreshore

Historic roots to iconic views. Join us on this walking adventure and learn tips for creative photography.
1 Nov 2020
Renovate your jewellery box

Renovate your jewellery box

Discover what you love to wear, repair, treasure and discard
1 Nov 2020
Lunchtime Conversation: Sydney Town Hall virtual tour

Lunchtime Conversation: Sydney Town Hall virtual tour

Join Margaret Betteridge, City of Sydney curator and author for a guided tour of this landmark building.
2 Nov 2020
Rethink your brand strategy webinar

Rethink your brand strategy webinar

Andre Eikmeier, cofounder Vinomofo, shares creative ways to help your brand stand out and get people talking about you
2 Nov 2020
StudioRCC Protools audio editing 6 week course

StudioRCC Protools audio editing 6 week course

Last Minute Productions, Music Studio Redfern Community Centre bring you StudioRCC PROTOOLS free online 6 week course..
2 Nov 2020
The things we keep: Objects

The things we keep: Objects

Take an online tour through some of the City of Sydney's Civic Collection
3 Nov 2020
Art Somewhere | Art at Home Round #2

Art Somewhere | Art at Home Round #2

Fortnightly surprise craft boxes featuring our favourite local artists!
4 Nov 2020
Lunch & Learn with a Lego Serious Play Expert

Lunch & Learn with a Lego Serious Play Expert

Join LEGO® Serious Play® master Michael Fearne as he demonstrates how PLAY can encourage teamwork at your company.
4 Nov 2020
Online Sundown Sketch Class

Online Sundown Sketch Class

Interactive online drawing classes guided by MCA artist educators
4 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
Adobe Photoshop online classes

Adobe Photoshop online classes

Master photo editing skills with classes for beginners to more experienced users
5 Nov 2020
A live stream with Nigella Lawson

A live stream with Nigella Lawson

Join internationally renowned food writer and TV cook, Nigella Lawson, for an exclusive online event
5 Nov 2020
Camera Craft 1 course

Camera Craft 1 course

Learn about the fundamental creative principles of photography
5 Nov 2020
UPTURN: Reimagining a better Australia

UPTURN: Reimagining a better Australia

With Tanya Plibersek, Tim Soutphommasane, Adrian Pisarski, and Verity Firth
5 Nov 2020
TEDxSydney 2020

TEDxSydney 2020

A local gathering where live TED style talks are shared with the community
6 Nov 2020
Ready to Wear - Work Christmas Party

Ready to Wear - Work Christmas Party

Treat your team this Christmas with a 2 hour silver jewellery making class.
6 Nov 2020
The art of secondhand styling

The art of secondhand styling

Practical tips to help you uncover secondhand treasure in your neighbourhood and learn how to style secondhand pieces
7 Nov 2020
BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival

BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival

A 2-day festival of in-person and livestreamed events exploring everything to do with crime in Sydney and Australia.
7 Nov 2020
Free online health information lecture

Free online health information lecture

A natural way to good health through the teaching of Bruno Groening
7 Nov 2020
Phone photography workshop: Explore Coogee

Phone photography workshop: Explore Coogee

Coogee Beach features a great mix of surf, sand, rocks, water and photogenic architecture
7 Nov 2020
Streeton

Streeton

Landmark exhibition of Australia’s iconic impressionist, Arthur Streeton
7 Nov 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
7 Nov 2020
Zumba basics workshop

Zumba basics workshop

Learn the basics for Zumba ready to flaunt it at your next Zumba class
7 Nov 2020
Resisting racism workshops for People of Colour

Resisting racism workshops for People of Colour

Equipping People of Colour with the skills, strategy & community to be powerful changemakers
8 Nov 2020
Christian Science: a clearer view of you

Christian Science: a clearer view of you

Who are we, you and I? The health, harmony, and joy we experience in life depends on our answer to this question
8 Nov 2020
Ballroom and Latin dance short course

Ballroom and Latin dance short course

Grow your confidence on the dance floor with our dance short courses for beginners. 4 styles over 4 weeks.
9 Nov 2020
Create stand-out content webinar

Create stand-out content webinar

Chris Wirasinha, cofounder Pedestrian.tv, shares how to create content that stands out, gets shared and builds community
9 Nov 2020
Connect Sydney - Fundraising and Grant Application Training

Connect Sydney - Fundraising and Grant Application Training

A free training to improve your knowledge and skills in writing successful grant submissions or securing more funding
10 Nov 2020
The things we keep: Photographs

The things we keep: Photographs

Take a peek inside the City of Sydney photographic collection
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
Good economics for hard times

Good economics for hard times

Hear from the winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics, Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee.
11 Nov 2020
Head On Spotlight: Murray Fredericks talk

Head On Spotlight: Murray Fredericks talk

Talk with multi-award winning artist and filmmaker Murray Fredericks
11 Nov 2020
Online Author Talk: 'Infinite Splendours' with Sofie Laguna

Online Author Talk: 'Infinite Splendours' with Sofie Laguna

Hear Sofie Laguna as she shares insights from her hotly anticipated new novel 'Infinite Splendours'.
11 Nov 2020
Overcoming mental roadblocks in the job search

Overcoming mental roadblocks in the job search

This session will delve into common mental roadblocks, reasons why they happen and strategies for overcoming them.
11 Nov 2020
Adobe InDesign online classes

Adobe InDesign online classes

Master desktop publishing skills with classes for beginners to more experienced users
12 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
A live stream with Lady Glenconner

A live stream with Lady Glenconner

Lady Glenconner brings her love of storytelling to life with her debut novel, Murder on Mustique
13 Nov 2020
Terrarium indoor garden workshop

Terrarium indoor garden workshop

Learn how to bring some lush greenery indoors at this workshop for beginners
14 Nov 2020
Taikoz Introductory Play Taiko Workshop

Taikoz Introductory Play Taiko Workshop

Learn how to play the fascinating, awe-inspiring Japanese taiko
15 Nov 2020
Phone photography workshop: Explore Balmain

Phone photography workshop: Explore Balmain

Walk and learn adventure. This is a fun way to learn features of your phone for creative photography.
15 Nov 2020
Talk by Child Holocaust Survivor Susan Warhaftig

Talk by Child Holocaust Survivor Susan Warhaftig

An opportunity to hear child Holocaust survivor Susan Warhaftig talk about her wartime experiences and life lessons.
15 Nov 2020
Lunchtime Conversation: Smart cities explained

Lunchtime Conversation: Smart cities explained

Join expert Johanna Pitman to explore the technologies that are changing our cities
16 Nov 2020
Tactics to grow your business fast webinar

Tactics to grow your business fast webinar

Anna Cheng, growth marketing manager at Brighte shares essential tactics to grow your business fast
16 Nov 2020
Local Innovator Series #2: Lana Hopkins, co-founder AiR

Local Innovator Series #2: Lana Hopkins, co-founder AiR

A deep dive into our best local talent stories. Successes, mistakes, lessons, tips and tricks. We will unpack it all
17 Nov 2020
BridgeClimb Photographers Tour & Masterclass

BridgeClimb Photographers Tour & Masterclass

Dedicated to photography of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and harbourside surroundings from unique access vantage points
19 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
The art of mindfulness

The art of mindfulness

Intimate morning meditation sessions inside the Lindy Lee exhibition
21 Nov 2020
Wealthy Women Drink Tea..(Quila)

Wealthy Women Drink Tea..(Quila)

It’s 2020, women can have it all - so take the front seat with your finances!
21 Nov 2020
Phone photography workshop: Hop on & off Sydney's Light Rail

Phone photography workshop: Hop on & off Sydney's Light Rail

Hop on and off the new Light Rail learning tips on creative photography with your smartphone.
22 Nov 2020
Riso Calendar Making

Riso Calendar Making

Say goodbye to 2020 with our calendar making workshop!
22 Nov 2020
Auslan4Everyone: Holiday, Christmas & Celebration Signs

Auslan4Everyone: Holiday, Christmas & Celebration Signs

Want to know what the Auslan signsLearn the Auslan signs used during Christmas, the festive seasons and the holidays
24 Nov 2020
Online Social

Online Social

We have a surprisingly good solution to the problem many of us are facing: Social isolation.
24 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
Online Author Talk: 'The Golden Maze' with Richard Fidler

Online Author Talk: 'The Golden Maze' with Richard Fidler

Hear Richard Fidler in conversation with Michaela Kalowski as they discuss Richard’s latest book 'The Golden Maze'.
25 Nov 2020
Christmas wreath-making workshop

Christmas wreath-making workshop

Make a beautiful Christmas wreath and get into the festive spirit
29 Nov 2020
Watercolour Painting for Beginners Workshop

Watercolour Painting for Beginners Workshop

Join us as artist and Sydney Art School tutor, Krista Brennan guides you through the art of painting with watercolours.
29 Nov 2020
Lunchtime conversations: Dog behaviour with Laura Vissaritis

Lunchtime conversations: 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
1 Dec 2020
Furoshiki - Blockprint your own Fabric Gift Wrap

Furoshiki - Blockprint your own Fabric Gift Wrap

Looking for a cute Christmas craft idea? Come and learn how to make gift wrap that won’t get ripped up and chucked away!
13 Dec 2020
Step Up 2 High School

Step Up 2 High School

For deaf and hard of hearing youth the navigate through the issues and barriers faced at high school
21 Jan 2021
Geoffrey Robertson QC: Live on stage

Geoffrey Robertson QC: Live on stage

Experience a provocative, insightful and witty evening with international human rights judge and barrister
26 May 2021
Singing classes with Sharon Hayes

Singing classes with Sharon Hayes

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