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Smart phones and tablets

Smart phones and tablets

Learn basic skills for smartphones and tablets with IT specialist Leo
Tomorrow
A Sense of Movement: Japanese sports posters

A Sense of Movement: Japanese sports posters

A visual journey into the sense of movement through the eyes of Japanese graphic designers
Tomorrow
Anti-racism and bystander action training program 2

Anti-racism and bystander action training program 2

Have you been looking for ways to be a good ally and be anti-racist in the way you work, think and navigate the world?
Tomorrow
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
Tomorrow
Beyond the Horizon: Tricia Trinder

Beyond the Horizon: Tricia Trinder

A collection of Tricia's atmospheric ocean horizons using beeswax, damar resin and dry pigments
Tomorrow
BLOOM at the streets of Barangaroo

BLOOM at the streets of Barangaroo

A celebration of a new season - the rejuvenation & welcoming of life back to the Sydney CBD
Tomorrow
Consent and respect

Consent and respect

An informative discussion about consent and respectful relationships education
Tomorrow
Craft in a can

Craft in a can

Explore your creativity while creating a quality craft project with everything you need packaged up in a handy can.
Tomorrow
Foundations of Theosophy

Foundations of Theosophy

A 16-part video series by Pablo Sender with discussion, a tea break and a short meditation
Tomorrow
Fun flower crown workshop

Fun flower crown workshop

Make your own flower crown and be a queen on your special day
Tomorrow
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.
Tomorrow
Mama-Evolution Series

Mama-Evolution Series

The evolution of mother daughter relationships for 21st century living
Tomorrow
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
Tomorrow
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
Tomorrow
Putting a full stop to sexual, domestic and family violence

Putting a full stop to sexual, domestic and family violence

Informative conversation led by sexual, domestic and family violence survivor-advocates on the significant changes needed to address this issue in Australia
Tomorrow
Sculpture and drawing class

Sculpture and drawing class

Guided by sculptor Richard Byrnes learn the skills of both drawing and sculpture in this unique course
Tomorrow
Sewing Class for Beginners

Sewing Class for Beginners

Learn sewing basics in Sydney! Fabric and sewing machine hire included.
Tomorrow
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
Tomorrow
StudioRCC singing group

StudioRCC singing group

Free group singing online classes facilitated by Asahi Takahasi
30 Nov 2021
Be an embodied wealthy woman: 6 weeks program

Be an embodied wealthy woman: 6 weeks program

This program is designed to help you reach your full potential, build a business and reconnect to your feminine energy
30 Nov 2021
Christmas wreath-making workshop

Christmas wreath-making workshop

Make a beautiful Christmas wreath and get into the festive spirit
30 Nov 2021
DIY wardrobe: learn to sew clothes in 5 weeks

DIY wardrobe: learn to sew clothes in 5 weeks

These weekly sessions allow you to gain confidence in learning to sew your own clothes!
30 Nov 2021
Full stop conversation series: Grace Tame

Full stop conversation series: Grace Tame

A conversation about the issue of sexual violence and the need for a national definition of consent
30 Nov 2021
Homemade food gifts: recipe workshop

Homemade food gifts: recipe workshop

We'll be showing you some easy yet fun recipes that would make the perfect gift for your friends and family
30 Nov 2021
Lara Scolari: Flight

Lara Scolari: Flight

An exhibition of abstract paintings exploring the power of the bird spirit animal
30 Nov 2021
Qigong Classes - 1 week free

Qigong Classes - 1 week free

Get an introduction to Qigong at any level of experience and fitness
30 Nov 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
1 Dec 2021
'Reshape' with Ian McGilvray

'Reshape' with Ian McGilvray

A creative workshop reflecting on the experience of Syrian refugees
1 Dec 2021
Bring your own project: Sewing and patternmaking

Bring your own project: Sewing and patternmaking

These weekly sessions allow you to work on your own project - with some expert guidance along the way
1 Dec 2021
Certificate IV: Community Services

Certificate IV: Community Services

Courses for 15-24 years old's, with WAYS Youth Training.
1 Dec 2021
Elements I Wednesday Lunch Hour - Term 4

Elements I Wednesday Lunch Hour - Term 4

Learn how to play the fascinating, awe-inspiring taiko at the Australian Taiko Academy!
1 Dec 2021
Extraordinary Women Speakers Series 3: Women in Sport

Extraordinary Women Speakers Series 3: Women in Sport

Inspired Kaia Parnaby, an Australian 2020 Olympian, and Pauline Menczer, one of the Australian Hall of Fame surfers
1 Dec 2021
French Connection with Alexis Bergantz

French Connection with Alexis Bergantz

Alexis Bergantz will discuss the history of Australia's fascination with French culture and the French in Australia.
1 Dec 2021
Intuitive Tarot

Intuitive Tarot

For anyone who wants to learn how to do a basic tarot reading.
1 Dec 2021
Kick Start Your Day Over Coffee & a Good Yarn.

Kick Start Your Day Over Coffee & a Good Yarn.

There's nothing better than a good yarn, especially if it inspires you to think differently about your business.
1 Dec 2021
Salute The Sun on the first day of summer

Salute The Sun on the first day of summer

Yogis from across Sydney will gather at sunrise for the inaugural Salute the Sun event, raising awareness of melanoma
1 Dec 2021
Sleep mastery

Sleep mastery

Do you feel irritated, stressed, anxious and exhausted when you don't get a good night's sleep?
1 Dec 2021
UNSEEN: Breaking Silent Codes

UNSEEN: Breaking Silent Codes

Invitation to Aunty Dixie Link Gordon, Founder of Breaking Silent Codes Network's Yarning Circle at the UNSEEN Arts Hub
1 Dec 2021
Zero waste Christmas wreath class

Zero waste Christmas wreath class

Learn how to make a sustainable wreath (or two) this festive season
1 Dec 2021
Computer class with Leo

Computer class with Leo

Learn tips and tricks for tablets, smart phones and computers
2 Dec 2021
2021 Annual History Lecture: ‘Unsettled – In Conversation'

2021 Annual History Lecture: ‘Unsettled – In Conversation'

Online Premiere of the 2021 Annual History Lecture ‘Unsettled – In Conversation with Laura McBride and Dr Mariko Smith’
2 Dec 2021
ArtScreen 2021

ArtScreen 2021

An exciting visual art project has enabled professional artists with disability to develop new works of video art
2 Dec 2021
BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival

BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival

A 4 day festival featuring the best of crime writing in Australia, at the State Library of NSW.
2 Dec 2021
End of Year Party: launching Annual History Lecture/Awards

End of Year Party: launching Annual History Lecture/Awards

Join us for our End of Year Party were we will launch the Annual History Lecture & announce our Award Winners!
2 Dec 2021
Reading in Spanish

Reading in Spanish

Instituto Cervantes celebrates its 30th anniversary and we are reading works related to our birth year: 1991
2 Dec 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
2 Dec 2021
Seedlings Nature School

Seedlings Nature School

Explore nature experiences with you and your little one.
2 Dec 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
3 Dec 2021
Singing lessons with Sharon

Singing lessons with Sharon

Would you like to learn how to sing?
3 Dec 2021
Magic club

Magic club

Learn how to amaze and astonish your friends and family
3 Dec 2021
Family law reform lived expertise forum

Family law reform lived expertise forum

A discussion about the need for legal reform in Australia to support sexual, domestic & family violence survivors
3 Dec 2021
UNSEEN: Evie - nevertheless she persisted

UNSEEN: Evie - nevertheless she persisted

Poet Evie is a survivor of domestic violence and homelessness. She shares her story through her poetry.
3 Dec 2021
Buttercream succulents masterclass

Buttercream succulents masterclass

For bakers with a passion for cupcake decorating
4 Dec 2021
Drawing Course for Beginners

Drawing Course for Beginners

Learn how to draw in this Sydney beginner's course
4 Dec 2021
Indigenous approaches to Biodiversity

Indigenous approaches to Biodiversity

Learn about different perspectives on ecology and steps you can take to encourage urban biodiversity
4 Dec 2021
Public lecture: Australian Armour at Long Tan

Public lecture: Australian Armour at Long Tan

A lecture by Major (retd) Paul Handel RFD for the Military History Society of New South Wales
4 Dec 2021
Saturday Sculpture Class

Saturday Sculpture Class

Learn classical and contemporary sculpture techniques in a fully equipped studio
4 Dec 2021
Buttercream flowers masterclass

Buttercream flowers masterclass

A must-do class for anyone who loves flowers and baking
5 Dec 2021
Christmas wreath making workshop

Christmas wreath making workshop

Make your own stunning Christmas floral wreath with Asiki and The Floral Decorator.
5 Dec 2021
Addressing sexual violence and abuse impacting LGBTIQ+ comms

Addressing sexual violence and abuse impacting LGBTIQ+ comms

Join us for an informative discussion with ACON on sexual violence and abuse and its impact on LGBTQ+ communities.
6 Dec 2021
Laser Cut Christmas

Laser Cut Christmas

Create your own laser cut Christmas decorations in this 2-hour interactive workshop for ages 16 and over
7 Dec 2021
Book launch: subjects of intergenerational justice

Book launch: subjects of intergenerational justice

Environmental scholars highlight the value Indigenous philosophies have for solving global environmental problems
7 Dec 2021
Corporate social responsibility and gender equality

Corporate social responsibility and gender equality

Join us as we discuss the importance of social responsibility and gender equality in corporate environments
7 Dec 2021
Redrawing the lines: Gendered violence in sport

Redrawing the lines: Gendered violence in sport

Join key sporting leaders for a conversation about the state of play when it comes to gendered violence in sport
7 Dec 2021
Responding with compassion workshop

Responding with compassion workshop

Learn how to help support people who’ve experienced abuse
7 Dec 2021
At the Mayors' Table

At the Mayors' Table

Join curator Margaret Betteridge as we learn about what was served at Sydney Town Hall over the decades.
8 Dec 2021
Young Writers Club

Young Writers Club

An online after-school program for writers aged 8-14yrs
8 Dec 2021
DIY Christmas for people and pets: a clothing reuse session

DIY Christmas for people and pets: a clothing reuse session

Learn how to upcycle unwanted clothes into decorations, gift wrapping and playful items for your furry friends
8 Dec 2021
Bryan Brown in conversation with Tim Ayliffe

Bryan Brown in conversation with Tim Ayliffe

Join iconic Aussie actor Bryan Brown in conversation with Tim Ayliffe on Brown's first book of fiction, Sweet Jimmy.
8 Dec 2021
Never again or never? Environmental justice in Australia

Never again or never? Environmental justice in Australia

A discussion on the legal and philosophical limits to environmental justice in Australia
8 Dec 2021
You Cant Say Happiness

You Cant Say Happiness

Exciting new art exhibition by Sydney artist Guy James Whitworth explores the concept of joy and if it can be created
8 Dec 2021
Maker and creator after-school workshops: 8-12 years

Maker and creator after-school workshops: 8-12 years

Harness all things inspirational and inventive with our sensational series of creative workshops for kids.
9 Dec 2021
Responding with compassion lunch and learn

Responding with compassion lunch and learn

Find out how to support people who’ve experienced domestic and family violence
9 Dec 2021
Strata Matters 2021

Strata Matters 2021

Event for apartment owners covering cladding, building defects and regulations
9 Dec 2021
Reiki Level 1 beginners course

Reiki Level 1 beginners course

Learn energy healing to release stress, support the immune system and promote self-healing
10 Dec 2021
Caring for wildlife in urbanised areas workshop

Caring for wildlife in urbanised areas workshop

Learn about Urban Biodiversity and steps you can take to encourage and care for urban wildlife
11 Dec 2021
Free improv taster

Free improv taster

Try improv for free at Sydney's premier improv school
11 Dec 2021
Free life drawing sessions

Free life drawing sessions

To celebrate the opening of our new space, Peach Black Gallery is offering 2 free life drawing sessions
11 Dec 2021
Introduction to Python: Robogals UNSW

Introduction to Python: Robogals UNSW

Learn about introductory programming concepts and Python syntax in this online workshop for students in years 4-8
11 Dec 2021
Proddy rug making class

Proddy rug making class

How to upcycle old clothes and textiles to make a new rug or wall hanging
11 Dec 2021
Smartphone Photography Class

Smartphone Photography Class

Learn how to take quality photos with your smartphone
11 Dec 2021
Family Play Taiko Workshop

Family Play Taiko Workshop

Learn how to play the fascinating, awe-inspiring taiko at the Australian Taiko Academy!
12 Dec 2021
Play Taiko Intro Workshop

Play Taiko Intro Workshop

Learn how to play the fascinating, awe-inspiring taiko at the Australian Taiko Academy!
12 Dec 2021
Fire Country with Victor Steffensen

Fire Country with Victor Steffensen

Join Cultural Fire Practitioner Victor Steffensen as he discusses his bestselling book Fire Country.
15 Dec 2021
Building communities of care for food systems change

Building communities of care for food systems change

The potential of care to address our broken food systems and inform our approach to designing future food systems
16 Dec 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
16 Dec 2021
Japan Expo 2021

Japan Expo 2021

Food, tourism and culture exhibition
17 Dec 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
21 Dec 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
28 Dec 2021
Anatomy for Life Drawing

Anatomy for Life Drawing

Learn simple anatomical concepts that will enable you to visualise any part of the body, in any action and any direction
10 Jan 2022
Drawing and Painting with Confidence

Drawing and Painting with Confidence

Gain confidence in your art practice, enjoy taking chances and prepare to be taken out of your comfort zone!
10 Jan 2022
Drawing Essentials for Beginners

Drawing Essentials for Beginners

Learn to draw using practical techniques as you develop your creativity within a supportive studio environment.
10 Jan 2022
Drawing into Animation

Drawing into Animation

Any drawing can animate! With a focus on artistic approaches to animation
10 Jan 2022
Painting into Abstraction

Painting into Abstraction

Learn the fundamental principles of abstract painting and discover how colours change and move in a picture plane.
10 Jan 2022
Painting Masterclass: Revitalise Your Painting Practice

Painting Masterclass: Revitalise Your Painting Practice

This painting masterclass is for advanced students and established artists who wish to expand the boundaries
10 Jan 2022
The Drama of the Human Face

The Drama of the Human Face

Learn how to develop the character and likeness of a subject for a portrait
10 Jan 2022
The Sydney Landscape: Plein Air Painting

The Sydney Landscape: Plein Air Painting

Kevin McKay inspires you to find unique subjects in your backyard, down the street, or on a short journey to a park
10 Jan 2022
The visual mind and the imagination

The visual mind and the imagination

Do you have a burning desire to grow your imagination or set an intention to imagine something different for your art?
10 Jan 2022
Welding Sculptures

Welding Sculptures

Learn steel welding and sculpture techniques
10 Jan 2022
School holiday workshops for 5-17yr olds

School holiday workshops for 5-17yr olds

In-person & online school holiday workshops to boost confidence & lifelong communication skills
10 Jan 2022
Beginners improv class

Beginners improv class

Find easy ways to access free flow of thought, trust and hone your storytelling intuition.
15 Jan 2022
The Art of drawing

The Art of drawing

This skill-focused workshop takes students through the basic principles of drawing
17 Jan 2022
Contemporary Figurative Sculpture

Contemporary Figurative Sculpture

Explore the expressive qualities of the human body to make figurative forms in clay and other materials
17 Jan 2022
Contemporary Watercolours

Contemporary Watercolours

Ignite your understanding and enjoyment of watercolour drawing and painting by learning traditional methods
17 Jan 2022
Painting From Real Life

Painting From Real Life

Learn the art of studio painting and the importance of working from the human figure
17 Jan 2022
Welding Sculptures

Welding Sculptures

Explore the language of metal as a sculptural material
17 Jan 2022
Free Spanish classes

Free Spanish classes

Try an hour group Spanish lesson for free
17 Jan 2022
Crops up close family tours

Crops up close family tours

Bring the brood, explore the farm and learn about growing food in the city together
19 Jan 2022
Terrarium indoor garden workshop

Terrarium indoor garden workshop

Learn how to bring some lush greenery indoors at this workshop for beginners
22 Jan 2022
Family sunset spotlight tour

Family sunset spotlight tour

Experience the Garden and its fascinating night-life on this adventure by torch-light
22 Jan 2022
Introduction to Arduino: Robogals UNSW

Introduction to Arduino: Robogals UNSW

Delve into the basics of circuitry and Arduino coding in this online workshop for students in years 4-8
22 Jan 2022
Learn to paint watercolour florals

Learn to paint watercolour florals

This is the perfect beginners' project to discover watercolour painting
22 Jan 2022
Create a travel sketchbook

Create a travel sketchbook

Learn techniques to capture the sights and experiences of your adventures
22 Jan 2022
Group Spanish classes

Group Spanish classes

Beginner and intermediate Spanish classes in the heart of Sydney
24 Jan 2022
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
27 Jan 2022
Vase arrangment workshop for beginners

Vase arrangment workshop for beginners

Master the art of a flower arrangement with gorgeous seasonal blooms
29 Jan 2022
Macrame plant hanger workshop

Macrame plant hanger workshop

All the steps from start to finish of making your own macramé plant hanger
1 Feb 2022
Clay Sculpture Course

Clay Sculpture Course

Learn how to make your own sculptures in Sydney using clay
3 Feb 2022
Cross Cultural Management training

Cross Cultural Management training

Culture is embedded in every aspect of human existence and characterises many facets of how one thinks, feels and acts
3 Feb 2022
I Maccheroni cooking class

I Maccheroni cooking class

Our master chef will teach you how to cook mouth-watering Italian delicacies from scratch
5 Feb 2022
Book Launch: 'The Other Side of the Story'

Book Launch: 'The Other Side of the Story'

Join us at the Sydney Jewish Museum for the book launch of 'The Other Side of the Story' by Dr Rachael Kohn.
6 Feb 2022
Emotional intelligence course for managers

Emotional intelligence course for managers

Emotional intelligence, also called EQ, is the ability to be aware of and to manage emotions and relationships
7 Feb 2022
Introduction to Digital Photography

Introduction to Digital Photography

Are you time-poor yet want to learn how to ‘see’ and take great photos?
7 Feb 2022
Wheelforming techniques

Wheelforming techniques

Learn how to throw pots with a strong architectural form to create objects of simplicity and beauty.
7 Feb 2022
Polymer clay necklace

Polymer clay necklace

In this workshop, you will take home tips and tricks for creating polymer clay Jewellery.
8 Feb 2022
Still Life Painting

Still Life Painting

Learn the art of working from real life compositions in the studio
8 Feb 2022
Drawing into Animation

Drawing into Animation

Any drawing can animate, find out how in this exciting new course!
9 Feb 2022
Screenprinting: Introduction to Poster Art

Screenprinting: Introduction to Poster Art

Explore the art of poster printing to create unique text-based posters, create the illusion of depth and shade
9 Feb 2022
Astronomy at The Calyx

Astronomy at The Calyx

Join us for a night of astronomy, star gazing and storytelling
10 Feb 2022
Be Exhibition Ready: short course

Be Exhibition Ready: short course

Learn how to plan a successful exhibition of your art work
10 Feb 2022
Candle making workshop

Candle making workshop

This workshop gives you the creative freedom to make your own natural scented candle!
10 Feb 2022
Social Media Strategies for Artists

Social Media Strategies for Artists

Learn to attract genuine audiences for your exhibitions and art work
10 Feb 2022
Introduction to Etching

Introduction to Etching

Start your printmaking journey with Introduction to Etching.
12 Feb 2022
Intuitive Handbuilding in Clay

Intuitive Handbuilding in Clay

Discover new approaches to making colourful ceramic sculptures
12 Feb 2022
Life drawing (Daytime)

Life drawing (Daytime)

Work directly from the nude figure to understand the balance between observed figuration and abstract formal qualities
12 Feb 2022
Painting Masterclass

Painting Masterclass

One on one mentoring to support risk-taking and experimentation
12 Feb 2022
Film screening: The Unknown Soldier

Film screening: The Unknown Soldier

German film maker Michael Verhoeven chronicles an important cultural and historical moment
13 Feb 2022
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?
15 Feb 2022
Motivating employees with skill workshop

Motivating employees with skill workshop

It’s no secret that employees who feel they are valued and recognised for the work they do are more motivated
17 Feb 2022
Worm farm basics talk

Worm farm basics talk

Learn how to set up and manage a thriving worm farm at home
26 Feb 2022
Performance management training

Performance management training

Inspiring someone to be their best is no easy task. Just how do you manage for optimum performance?
3 Mar 2022
Herb propagation hands on session

Herb propagation hands on session

Learn to grow tasty herbs at home from seeds, cuttings and division
12 Mar 2022
2021 Sydney Peace Prize award ceremony and lecture

2021 Sydney Peace Prize award ceremony and lecture

Awarding Australia's only international prize to the Uluru Statement from the Heart
17 Mar 2022
Professor Brian Cox - Horizons: A 21st Century Space Odyssey

Professor Brian Cox - Horizons: A 21st Century Space Odyssey

Horizons takes audiences on a dazzling cinematic journey; a story of how we came to be and what we can become
19 Mar 2022
Resilience training for managers workshop

Resilience training for managers workshop

You operate within a busy workplace, a high-pressure environment, everybody demands a slice of your time
23 Mar 2022
An evening with Peter Singer

An evening with Peter Singer

An evening with the activist, most influential living philosopher and winner of the 2021 Berggruen Prize for Philosophy
27 Mar 2022
Time management training course

Time management training course

Time is money, the saying goes, and lots of it gets lost in disorganisation and disruption
4 May 2022
Developing high performing teams

Developing high performing teams

Success as a manager is heavily influenced by how well your team operates and what kind of results they achieve
30 May 2022