Filter by

Talks, courses & workshops

Category

Discover talks, courses & workshops in Sydney. The best events, attractions and things to do from the City of Sydney’s official event guide.

Floral wreath making: Learn on demand

Floral wreath making: Learn on demand

Our flowers craft box delivered right to your door steps, you can enjoy crafting at the comfort of your home.
Today 8am to 8.30pm
Art well: Mindful art-making online

Art well: Mindful art-making online

A series of mindful art project tutorials designed for your mental health and wellbeing
Today all day
Artist 2 Artist Online Training Program

Artist 2 Artist Online Training Program

Brand X is proud to present our Artist-2-Artist professional development program - now on-demand
Today all day
Foundations of Theosophy

Foundations of Theosophy

A 16-part video series by Pablo Sender with discussion, a tea break and a short meditation
Today 6pm to 4.30pm
Full moon meditation

Full moon meditation

Bask in the energy of the full moon through a guided meditation
Today 6pm to 7pm
Fun flower crown workshop

Fun flower crown workshop

Make your own flower crown and be a queen on your special day
Today 12am to 6am
Home Talent: Australia's Itinerant Filmmakers

Home Talent: Australia's Itinerant Filmmakers

Discover the people who brought entertainment and news to small communities
Today 6pm to 7pm
Instrument Lessons

Instrument Lessons

You’re never too young or too old to start learning
Today all day
Join business owners across Australia

Join business owners across Australia

SavvySME brings the best business ideas, tools and experts for small and medium-sized businesses.
Today all day
Online guitar course

Online guitar course

Spice up basic chords and learn to express yourself musically
Today all day
Online singing course

Online singing course

Find your authentic voice and boost your confidence as a singer
Today all day
Private virtual Drag Queen bingo

Private virtual Drag Queen bingo

Bingo rounds, laugh out loud commentary & fun trivia games - all part of this hilarious drag queen bingo session
Today all day
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
Raising Peace Festival

Raising Peace Festival

You're invited to join ‘Raising Peace’ a festival of over 30 organisations devoted to the pursuit of peace.
Today all day
Raphael: Renaissance master revealed

Raphael: Renaissance master revealed

Discover this artistic genius in a three-part online lecture series
Today 12am to 7am
Talk by Holocaust survivor Lilly Wolf

Talk by Holocaust survivor Lilly Wolf

Join us online for this opportunity to hear the story of Holocaust survivor Lilly Wolf
Today 3.30pm to 4.30pm
Aussie postcard adventures: art workshop for 6-8 year olds

Aussie postcard adventures: art workshop for 6-8 year olds

Christmas is just around the corner, surprise loved ones with unique handmade postcards
Tomorrow
Better conversations

Better conversations

A guided gathering for people who want to meet new friends and learn new skills
Tomorrow
Damper: Livestream session

Damper: Livestream session

Join us for a fun, easy-to-make damper making session
Tomorrow
Kung Fu classes

Kung Fu classes

Open to all ages, experience and fitness levels
Tomorrow
Online school holiday workshops

Online school holiday workshops

Online school holiday workshops for primary & secondary students to boost lifelong communication skills
Tomorrow
Portrait Drawing for Teens (13-16 years old)

Portrait Drawing for Teens (13-16 years old)

This 3-day program will cover fundamentals in portraiture, and experimental drawing.
Tomorrow
Spring art camp: comic book mania (9-12 years old)

Spring art camp: comic book mania (9-12 years old)

This spring art camp is designed to build skill, develop personal style and let imaginations roam
Tomorrow
Macrame plant hanger workshop

Macrame plant hanger workshop

All the steps from start to finish of making your own macramé plant hanger
21 Sep 2021
Mind matters

Mind matters

If you feel trapped, frustrated or overwhelmed in your life, deep down, you know it’s time to make a change
21 Sep 2021
Press play for creatives in craft and design

Press play for creatives in craft and design

Learn practical and playful skills that can be used every day to improve or maintain mental health and self care.
21 Sep 2021
Qigong classes

Qigong classes

Get an introduction to Qigong at any level of experience & fitness
21 Sep 2021
Reflections on Sydney: Farewell Liz Ann Macgregor

Reflections on Sydney: Farewell Liz Ann Macgregor

After two decades as director, Liz Ann Macgregor OBE reflects on her time at the MCA and Sydney
21 Sep 2021
Weekly art classes for children - live online

Weekly art classes for children - live online

Art workshops in all areas of art for children of all ages. Pre K - Yr 12
21 Sep 2021
Discover your Sydney-based ancestors in the City Archives

Discover your Sydney-based ancestors in the City Archives

Use the City of Sydney’s Archives to find information on people who lived or worked in the City of Sydney local area
22 Sep 2021
Royalties, rights, regulations and recordings

Royalties, rights, regulations and recordings

A free 6-week online program to help new musicians understand the law and business basics
22 Sep 2021
BAD September International

BAD September International

BAD September International is a one-month online program of international bestselling crime authors.
22 Sep 2021
Certificate IV: Community Services

Certificate IV: Community Services

Courses for 15-24 years old's, with WAYS Youth Training.
22 Sep 2021
Emergency preparedness in strata

Emergency preparedness in strata

A free webinar about how to prepare your strata building to manage emergencies
22 Sep 2021
Francis Burke: Designer of Modern Textiles

Francis Burke: Designer of Modern Textiles

In this lecture, Nanette Carter and Robyn Oswald-Jacobs talk about the designer's career and her Sydney connections
22 Sep 2021
Free photo review

Free photo review

Receive feedback from images you have taken while in lockdown
22 Sep 2021
Negative Online Reviews: What are the Legal Options?

Negative Online Reviews: What are the Legal Options?

Join our free webinar to learn what actions you can legally take to mitigate the effects of negative online reviews.
22 Sep 2021
The Artist Speaks: online talk series

The Artist Speaks: online talk series

Hear from past winners and finalists of the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes in this online talk series
22 Sep 2021
StudioRCC: Ableton live

StudioRCC: Ableton live

A free online course facilitated by Billy Kang from TAFE (Ultimo)
23 Sep 2021
Creative journaling workshop with Mel Young

Creative journaling workshop with Mel Young

This workshop is designed to introduce you to the joy of creating an individual creative journaling practice
23 Sep 2021
Experimental watercolour painting (9-12 year olds)

Experimental watercolour painting (9-12 year olds)

Inspired by animals and plants, learn a series of watercolour drawing and painting techniques
23 Sep 2021
Free yourself from yourself and be happy

Free yourself from yourself and be happy

Come and discover how to achieve lasting peace and happiness
23 Sep 2021
Kids' flower arranging outdoor class

Kids' flower arranging outdoor class

Let your kids learn to arrange real flowers and immerse themselves in Centennial Park
23 Sep 2021
Learn to beatbox: introductory online workshop

Learn to beatbox: introductory online workshop

Beatboxing is one of the coolest musical things you can do, learn this skill during lockdown
23 Sep 2021
Mask making: Australian wildlife (6-8 years old)

Mask making: Australian wildlife (6-8 years old)

Inspired by Australian wildlife, this workshop will use simple materials to make your own mask
23 Sep 2021
Reflecting on: The Sydney Olympics

Reflecting on: The Sydney Olympics

Discover some of the fascinating Olympics memorabilia that Sydney siders have held onto and share your own memories
23 Sep 2021
StudioRCC: What are you syncing

StudioRCC: What are you syncing

Free 10 week program online. Learn how to write and produce songs for getting your music in Film, TV, games and ads
24 Sep 2021
Singing lessons with Sharon

Singing lessons with Sharon

Would you like to learn how to sing?
24 Sep 2021
StudioRCC: Songwriting youth program

StudioRCC: Songwriting youth program

Introduction to the creative world of songwriting
25 Sep 2021
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
25 Sep 2021
Learn to paint watercolour florals

Learn to paint watercolour florals

This is the perfect beginners' project to discover watercolour painting
25 Sep 2021
Paralympics Wikipedia edit-a-thon

Paralympics Wikipedia edit-a-thon

Learn how to edit Wikipedia articles in this free workshop focussing on articles about Australian Paralympic history
25 Sep 2021
The Artist Speaks

The Artist Speaks

Gain rare insight into the creative practices winners and finalists from the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes
25 Sep 2021
Vase arrangment workshop for beginners

Vase arrangment workshop for beginners

Master the art of a flower arrangement with gorgeous seasonal blooms
25 Sep 2021
Wellbeing and Empowerment: realising your potential

Wellbeing and Empowerment: realising your potential

Get a chance to meet new people, hear empowering stories from your peers and get some tips on building mental wellbeing
25 Sep 2021
Be a Designer: Costumes & Hats

Be a Designer: Costumes & Hats

Explore the world of design by learning how to draw and paint costumes and fancy hats.
27 Sep 2021
Managing your brand's reputation and online reviews

Managing your brand's reputation and online reviews

Join award winning marketing expert Chrissy, as she guides you through brand management and customer review interaction
27 Sep 2021
Mini-Makers (6-8 years old) - Collage: Chance Creations

Mini-Makers (6-8 years old) - Collage: Chance Creations

Engage with playful and experimental methods revolving around the element of chance to create unexpected works of art
27 Sep 2021
SafetyCulture Summit 2021: Made Extraordinary

SafetyCulture Summit 2021: Made Extraordinary

“Magic” Johnson, Diana Nyad, Nadja West, Bob Chapman team up to talk teamwork
27 Sep 2021
Watercolour painting for teens

Watercolour painting for teens

Learn how to paint real and imagined landscape scenes of water using inks and washes.
27 Sep 2021
Youth drama workshop with Zoe Tomaras

Youth drama workshop with Zoe Tomaras

A chance to work with one of Sydney's great local talents in a unique online environment
27 Sep 2021
Free Spanish classes

Free Spanish classes

Try an hour group Spanish lesson for free
27 Sep 2021
Mending workshop with Bronnie Zervos

Mending workshop with Bronnie Zervos

Do you have that 1 piece of clothing you wish you had the sewing skills to stitch it back to life?
28 Sep 2021
A very small workshop

A very small workshop

Make your own mini-book in this teeny tiny book-themed program!
28 Sep 2021
An afternoon of Roald Dahl

An afternoon of Roald Dahl

SMSA poetry group members present readings of an assortment of Roald Dahl favourites via Zoom.
28 Sep 2021
Discover SLM: talk series

Discover SLM: talk series

Sydney Living Museums’ curatorial team take you behind-the-scenes of their houses, museums and collections
28 Sep 2021
Drawing with Andrea

Drawing with Andrea

Start with a squiggle and end up with an artwork!
28 Sep 2021
Flower hair accessories DIY craft kit - online class

Flower hair accessories DIY craft kit - online class

Make real dried flower hair accessories with florist via craft kit delivered to you and zoom class
28 Sep 2021
Strata Matters 2021

Strata Matters 2021

Event for apartment owners covering cladding, building defects and regulations
28 Sep 2021
Theatre workshops: Creating comedy - writing

Theatre workshops: Creating comedy - writing

Learn how to write comedy for performance with actor and comedian Chelsea Zeller
28 Sep 2021
Theatre workshops: The mindful performer

Theatre workshops: The mindful performer

Learn how to find creativity and balance using visualisation and physicality
28 Sep 2021
Gardening at home: Livestream session

Gardening at home: Livestream session

Join us for a fun, gardening at home live stream session
29 Sep 2021
Photography workshop

Photography workshop

You will leave your digital photography workshop competent to shoot anything from portraits, landscapes, travel, etc
29 Sep 2021
Poetry Writing Workshop

Poetry Writing Workshop

The perfect workshop for a word nerd!
29 Sep 2021
Shapes, colours and designs

Shapes, colours and designs

Join artist Emily Mierisch and have some fun with patterning and design.
29 Sep 2021
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
30 Sep 2021
Meet an illustrator: Christina Huynh

Meet an illustrator: Christina Huynh

Join the fabulous Christina Huynh as she discusses her beautiful illustrations for Grandma’s Treasured Shoes.
30 Sep 2021
Stories at Noon with Amelia McInerney

Stories at Noon with Amelia McInerney

Bring a ray of sunshine to your day and have a giggle with Amelia McInerney!
30 Sep 2021
Author talk with Felicity Castagna

Author talk with Felicity Castagna

Felicity Castagna will discuss her latest book and answer all your burning questions
1 Oct 2021
The Great Recycling Challenge

The Great Recycling Challenge

Raid your recycling bin, grab some sticky tape, a glue stick and scissors and join The Great Recycling Challenge.
1 Oct 2021
School entrepreneur of the year: Round 1

School entrepreneur of the year: Round 1

Australia's first national entrepreneurial tournament for high school students to build a business in 6 hours
2 Oct 2021
Group Spanish classes

Group Spanish classes

Beginner and intermediate Spanish classes in the heart of Sydney
4 Oct 2021
Creative First Aid: Mental Health Month

Creative First Aid: Mental Health Month

Celebrate Mental Health Month by joining this group art therapy program to stimulate wellbeing, joy & connection.
5 Oct 2021
Creative sustenance: Online short course

Creative sustenance: Online short course

Unleash your authentic expression and connect with creativity in community
5 Oct 2021
Everlasting flower crown class online

Everlasting flower crown class online

Host your own flower crown party with friends in the comfort of your home
5 Oct 2021
History of New Thought & Unity

History of New Thought & Unity

Explore Unity’s history and original cultural scene within a greater New Thought movement.
5 Oct 2021
Term 4 after-school online communications classes

Term 4 after-school online communications classes

Our specially crafted 4-in-1 program will fast-track your child's communication and influencing abilities
5 Oct 2021
Candle making workshop

Candle making workshop

This workshop gives you the creative freedom to make your own natural scented candle!
6 Oct 2021
Extraordinary Women Speakers Series

Extraordinary Women Speakers Series

Online Q&A with our guests the Honourable Helen Sham-Ho OAM and Councillor Philipa Veitch, Deputy Mayor of Randwick
6 Oct 2021
Protecting Country, or extraction?

Protecting Country, or extraction?

Is it possible to limit the damage of extraction using the law? Or is the law part of the damage?
6 Oct 2021
Rum: A Distilled History of Colonial Australia

Rum: A Distilled History of Colonial Australia

Matt Murphy will talk about the history of rum in colonial Australia and the disastrous consequences of its consumption.
6 Oct 2021
Web page design with IT specialist Leo

Web page design with IT specialist Leo

City Spaces offer a range of free online basic computer skill courses
7 Oct 2021
Australia's global talent visa: How to attract top talent

Australia's global talent visa: How to attract top talent

Learn how to navigate Australia’s complex migration system to attract top overseas talent to your thriving business
7 Oct 2021
Contemporary watercolours: Online short course

Contemporary watercolours: Online short course

Learn to paint the colours of changing light and to capture its beauty with transparent watercolour painting methods
7 Oct 2021
On creativity

On creativity

How can we nurture innovation and creativity to rise to the challenges of the 21st century?
7 Oct 2021
Rosé & DreamCatcher Sydney Class

Rosé & DreamCatcher Sydney Class

Sipping French Rosé while learn to create Crystal and Everlasting Floral Dream Catcher from professional florist
7 Oct 2021
The health benefits of Singing

The health benefits of Singing

How can you reap the health benefits of singing in your life?
7 Oct 2021
Terrarium indoor garden workshop

Terrarium indoor garden workshop

Learn how to bring some lush greenery indoors at this workshop for beginners
9 Oct 2021
Nature play in the city webinar

Nature play in the city webinar

Fresh ideas to help city kids connect with nature in your local green space
9 Oct 2021
Backyard chickens webinar

Backyard chickens webinar

Chickens are easy care pets providing you with eggs, garden fertilizer and fun
9 Oct 2021
How to start a food business in Sydney

How to start a food business in Sydney

Get a sustainable food business education, mentoring and community
9 Oct 2021
Smart phones and tablets

Smart phones and tablets

Learn free online basic skills for smartphones and tablets with IT specialist Leo
11 Oct 2021
Creative Little Soul: Email marketing masterclass

Creative Little Soul: Email marketing masterclass

Every Monday night for an hour learn the ins and outs of email marketing from our founder and expert Chrissy Symeonakis
11 Oct 2021
'A Useful Accessory' with Too Much Cabbage and Jesus Christ

'A Useful Accessory' with Too Much Cabbage and Jesus Christ

Catherine Bishop will introduce us to Annie Lock, the subject of her new biography Too Much Cabbage and Jesus Christ.
12 Oct 2021
Edward Glaeser: Survival of the city

Edward Glaeser: Survival of the city

Global webinar on 'Survival of the city: living and thriving in the age of isolation'
12 Oct 2021
From denial to delay: Australia’s fossil fuel addiction

From denial to delay: Australia’s fossil fuel addiction

Why is the Australian gov accelerating fossil fuel expansion as other nations commit to emission reduction targets?
12 Oct 2021
How walking makes us wiser with Dr Jono Lineen

How walking makes us wiser with Dr Jono Lineen

Join the writer, museum curator and mountain guide in a discussion about the extraordinary power of walking
13 Oct 2021
Lunchtime Lecture: Solly’s Symphony

Lunchtime Lecture: Solly’s Symphony

Join us online to learn about the creative process of encapsulating Solomon Bard’s life into music
13 Oct 2021
Scaling Impact Demo Day

Scaling Impact Demo Day

Discover Australia's most exciting social enterprises
13 Oct 2021
Astronomy at The Calyx

Astronomy at The Calyx

Join us for a night of astronomy, star gazing and storytelling
14 Oct 2021
5 essential contracts for your online business

5 essential contracts for your online business

Learn which key contracts will best protect your business with this free webinar.
14 Oct 2021
Short film hackathon

Short film hackathon

Learn how to capture stories through short films, straight from your phone
15 Oct 2021
Art therapy for Grief and Loss

Art therapy for Grief and Loss

A safe space to process grief and loss through art
20 Oct 2021
CCL: Raising the next generation (Livestream)

CCL: Raising the next generation (Livestream)

How to encourage the next generation of the church to grow to be followers of Christ.
20 Oct 2021
Lunchtime Lecture: Surviving Remnant and the Soviet Union

Lunchtime Lecture: Surviving Remnant and the Soviet Union

Join us online for this lecture with Rita Nash on the escape of Polish Jews to the USSR
20 Oct 2021
Reading in Spanish

Reading in Spanish

Instituto Cervantes celebrates its 30th anniversary and we are reading works related to our birth year: 1991
21 Oct 2021
Sing with us: Indian classical music

Sing with us: Indian classical music

Join UNSW Alumna Aashna Mittal to learn about the world’s second most popular form of classical music
25 Oct 2021
Bedlam at Botany Bay

Bedlam at Botany Bay

Madness stalked the colony of NSW and tracing its wild path changes the way we look at our colonial history.
27 Oct 2021
Lunchtime Lecture: Polska Jerozolima: To a new life

Lunchtime Lecture: Polska Jerozolima: To a new life

Join our webinar with Rita Nash, who will examine the post-war experiences of Polish Jews escaping to the USSR
27 Oct 2021
Storytime online with Lucinda Gifford

Storytime online with Lucinda Gifford

Join Lucinda Gifford and Chicken Divas Whitney and Britney for a sparkly dancing, drawing and storytime session
28 Oct 2021
Overcoming performance anxiety

Overcoming performance anxiety

Learn about performance anxiety, and what we can do to perform at our best
29 Oct 2021
The toxic greed of Australia’s gas-led recovery

The toxic greed of Australia’s gas-led recovery

A panel of activists, community members and experts unravel the true cost of gas extraction in Australia
3 Nov 2021
Homegrown herbs webinar

Homegrown herbs webinar

Spice up your cooking with with freshly picked herbs
6 Nov 2021
How can finance address climate change?

How can finance address climate change?

Will climate finance be a driving force in the shift towards a carbon-neutral future?
10 Nov 2021
Lunchtime Lecture: German Jews of Persia

Lunchtime Lecture: German Jews of Persia

Join us online for this lecture by Dr. Pedram Khosronejad, who will discuss the German Jews of Persia
10 Nov 2021
Edible flowers webinar

Edible flowers webinar

Learn to grow colourful, edible flowers
20 Nov 2021