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

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
Tomorrow
You can draw anything

You can draw anything

Learn techniques to undertake any drawing challenge in this comprehensive Covid safe course
Tomorrow
Design/Isolate

Design/Isolate

An Australian Design Centre initiative to show how creative thought can help lead the way for change.
Tomorrow
Festival of Urbanism 7: Making Better Places

Festival of Urbanism 7: Making Better Places

A series of talks exploring the lessons learned from the 19-20 bushfires and the COVID-19 pandemic
Tomorrow
Fun flower crown workshop

Fun flower crown workshop

Make your own flower crown and be a queen on your special day
Tomorrow
Hand painted bauble workshop

Hand painted bauble workshop

Get hands-on and creative together with our hand painted Christmas bauble workshop
Tomorrow
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.
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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.
Tomorrow
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!
Tomorrow
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
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
Sewing Social - Sew together!

Sewing Social - Sew together!

Come along for our sewing socials, get inspired and meet new people!
Tomorrow
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.
Tomorrow
The unicorn roadmap with Guy Kawasaki

The unicorn roadmap with Guy Kawasaki

A fireside chat with former chief evangelist of Apple & current chief evangelist of Canva
Tomorrow
Weekly art classes for children

Weekly art classes for children

Live in the studio art workshops, for children of all ages
Tomorrow
Ballet Basics

Ballet Basics

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

Online magic class

Learn how to amaze and astonish your friends and family
27 Nov 2020
Emerge tech & STEM careers expo

Emerge tech & STEM careers expo

Spotlighting 9 inspirational deep tech companies over 3 weeks
27 Nov 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.
27 Nov 2020
Lanes and architecture of Sydney's CBD: Free walking tour

Lanes and 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.
27 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.
27 Nov 2020
The art of mindfulness

The art of mindfulness

Intimate morning meditation sessions inside the Lindy Lee exhibition
28 Nov 2020
Antidote: Resetting the World

Antidote: Resetting the World

Traditional structures are crumbling. Let's transform our thinking
29 Nov 2020
Antidote: Such a Fun Age: Race, Class and Privilege

Antidote: Such a Fun Age: Race, Class and Privilege

Kiley Reid talks Race. Class. Identity. Internet Culture. What could possibly go wrong?
29 Nov 2020
Bystander intervention workshops to stop Covid-19 racism

Bystander intervention workshops to stop Covid-19 racism

Empowering allies to effectively and safely intervene when they see racial abuse
29 Nov 2020
Christmas wreath making workshop

Christmas wreath making workshop

Experience personally inspired Christmas Wreath and begin your preparations for the Christmas season
29 Nov 2020
Christmas wreath-making workshop

Christmas wreath-making workshop

Make a beautiful Christmas wreath and get into the festive spirit
29 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.
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
StudioRCC beatboxing

StudioRCC beatboxing

Find out how to beatbox in this fun, 10 week online free beginners course
30 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.
30 Nov 2020
Jewellery project class

Jewellery project class

9 week workshop for intermediate to advanced students
30 Nov 2020
Pro Tools audio editing course for beginners

Pro Tools audio editing course for beginners

Last Minute Productions, Music Studio Redfern Community Centre bring you Protools free online 6 week course
30 Nov 2020
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.
30 Nov 2020
Seniors Learning online workshops

Seniors Learning online workshops

Participate in small learner groups and choose from a wide range of subjects including art, music, aviation, and more!
30 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
StudioRCC singing group free online course

StudioRCC singing group free online course

Free group singing classes facilitated by Asahi Takahasi
1 Dec 2020
Cottage to Castle

Cottage to Castle

Online community event pays tribute to F J Rose, a pioneering founder of the deaf community
1 Dec 2020
Free online kung fu classes

Free online kung fu classes

Open to all Sydney residents to help people stay fit during quarantine
1 Dec 2020
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!
1 Dec 2020
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!
1 Dec 2020
StudioRCC Singing in the industry

StudioRCC Singing in the industry

All you need to know to make music your main source of income
1 Dec 2020
Sydney Moves - Pantsula Dance with Thuba Ndibali

Sydney Moves - Pantsula Dance with Thuba Ndibali

Term 4 afterschool workshops: Learn unique Pantsula dance style mixed with hip-hop flavour
1 Dec 2020
Talk with Jess Hill author of See What You Made Me Do

Talk with Jess Hill author of See What You Made Me Do

Jess Hill, author of the acclaimed 'See What You Made Me Do', will be delivering a free online talk
2 Dec 2020
Free online qigong classes

Free online qigong classes

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

Adult Beginner Group Guitar 101

Start your guitar playing journey with a band of like-minded people
2 Dec 2020
Black and White Print course

Black and White Print course

Learn to make good quality black and white prints in the darkroom.
2 Dec 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!
2 Dec 2020
Gear up for electric vehicles

Gear up for electric vehicles

Electric Vehicles have soared in popularity so what does this mean for strata residents and owners corporations?
2 Dec 2020
Grow your online sales webinar

Grow your online sales webinar

A 1-hour online workshop aimed at small to medium retailers and hospitality
2 Dec 2020
Online Sundown Sketch Class

Online Sundown Sketch Class

Interactive online drawing classes guided by MCA artist educators
2 Dec 2020
The Journey Begins: Rhoda Roberts, Welcome to Country

The Journey Begins: Rhoda Roberts, Welcome to Country

Welcome to County, Smoking Ceremony and performance by Tim Bishop and Matthew Doyle
2 Dec 2020
Wax carving

Wax carving

Carve a wax ring and have it cast and finished in sterling silver
2 Dec 2020
Yerrabingin rooftop farm

Yerrabingin rooftop farm

Explore Sydney-based Yerrabingin, a native rooftop farm with First Nations’ man Christian Hampson
2 Dec 2020
See the ability in disability

See the ability in disability

Hear from a panel of incredible individuals challenging the way disability is viewed.
3 Dec 2020
Free online health information lecture

Free online health information lecture

A natural way to good health through the teaching of Bruno Groening
3 Dec 2020
Jump into a picture book with Dr Bronwyn Bancroft

Jump into a picture book with Dr Bronwyn Bancroft

Discover the inspiration, skill and imagination that goes into creating children's books
3 Dec 2020
Artist workshop tour with artist Mick Harding

Artist workshop tour with artist Mick Harding

Join Mick Harding from Ngarga Warendj, Dancing Wombat on an intimate tour of his workshop
4 Dec 2020
Bush tucker walk in Byron Bay, NSW with Delta Kay

Bush tucker walk in Byron Bay, NSW with Delta Kay

Arakwal woman, Delta Kay takes us on a on an online bush tucker walk
4 Dec 2020
Smart waste virtual hackathon

Smart waste virtual hackathon

Join us for a full day where we’ll invent solutions to managing waste, increasing sustainability & inspiring change
4 Dec 2020
Bauble decorating at The Rocks Markets

Bauble decorating at The Rocks Markets

Add a touch of dazzle to your Christmas tree this year, with your very own painted ceramic bauble
5 Dec 2020
Copy your clothes: Make a pattern workshop

Copy your clothes: Make a pattern workshop

Learn how to take a pattern from a garment you already own (without unpicking it!)
5 Dec 2020
Fluidform Masterclass

Fluidform Masterclass

Upgrade your Pilates practice and boost your results
5 Dec 2020
Learn to make bees wax wraps

Learn to make bees wax wraps

Come and make some beautiful Bees Wax Wraps for the perfect personalised, sustainable Christmas gift!
5 Dec 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
5 Dec 2020
Yarn with Elder Uncle Vince Ross

Yarn with Elder Uncle Vince Ross

Have a virtual yarn with Uncle Vince Ross, a Mutti Mutti Elder
5 Dec 2020
Catching up with Eddie Jaku

Catching up with Eddie Jaku

Learn about his thoughts on the impact of Covid-19 and his record-selling book
6 Dec 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
6 Dec 2020
In conversation with Victor Steffensen

In conversation with Victor Steffensen

Rhoda Roberts in conversation with Victor Steffensen, the face of Indigenous land management
6 Dec 2020
Mud crabbing on Walkabout with Juan Walker

Mud crabbing on Walkabout with Juan Walker

Kuku Yalanji man Juan Walker shows us the ropes on how to catch a mud crab
6 Dec 2020
Risograph Printing: Festive Stationery

Risograph Printing: Festive Stationery

Design, print and make your own wrapping paper, gift tags, cards and gift boxes in this fun Risograph workshop!
6 Dec 2020
True to Your Experience with Bart Pigram

True to Your Experience with Bart Pigram

Join Yawuru man Bart Pigram on his tour of Broome and the Bay
6 Dec 2020
The Journey of Life with Dwayne Bannon-Harrison

The Journey of Life with Dwayne Bannon-Harrison

The Journey of Life with Dwayne Bannon-Harrison from Ngaran Ngarn Culture Awarness
7 Dec 2020
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
8 Dec 2020
Billabong Walk with Pudakul Aboriginal Cultural Tours

Billabong Walk with Pudakul Aboriginal Cultural Tours

Aboriginal Billabong Walk with Graham Kenyon from Pudakul Aboriginal cultural tours
8 Dec 2020
Shark Bay Dreaming with Darren Capewell

Shark Bay Dreaming with Darren Capewell

Dreamtime story narrated by Nhanda/Malgana descendent Darren ‘Capes’ Capewell
8 Dec 2020
Adobe InDesign online classes

Adobe InDesign online classes

Master desktop publishing skills with classes for beginners to more experienced users
9 Dec 2020
MQ Incubator: Purpose-driven business as a force for good

MQ Incubator: Purpose-driven business as a force for good

Join Professor Debbie Haski-Leventhal to discuss purpose driven business as a force for good
9 Dec 2020
Adobe Photoshop online classes

Adobe Photoshop online classes

Master photo editing skills with classes for beginners to more experienced users
10 Dec 2020
Spanish wine class and tasting

Spanish wine class and tasting

Introductory Spanish wines class with guided tasting by the Spanish wine specialist Javier Polo
10 Dec 2020
Sustainable mobility in urban areas

Sustainable mobility in urban areas

Miguel Loyola investigates the adoption of sustainable mobility practices in different urban areas.
10 Dec 2020
United Nations certificate

United Nations certificate

Learn about the United Nations, upskill, and gain transferable skills
10 Dec 2020
Christmas Wreath Workshop

Christmas Wreath Workshop

Start a new Christmas tradition and get into the festive spirit with our Christmas Wreath Workshop.
11 Dec 2020
Compost and worm farm basics talk

Compost and worm farm basics talk

Did you know that more than a third of waste in household red bins is food waste?
12 Dec 2020
Networking 101- Public Speaking Made Easy

Networking 101- Public Speaking Made Easy

To provide international students, migrants, refugees and asylum seekers with networking and employability skills.
12 Dec 2020
Impact of Climate Change on buildings

Impact of Climate Change on buildings

Online Citizens' Climate Lobby monthly meeting with guest speaker: structural engineer Peter Weller
13 Dec 2020
First Nations adornment jewellery making workshop

First Nations adornment jewellery making workshop

Experience traditional adornment practices of Aboriginal People using native seeds and natural materials
13 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
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.
13 Dec 2020
Entrepreneurs Anonymous

Entrepreneurs Anonymous

A monthly meetup to support young entrepreneurs in Sydney.
16 Dec 2020
Cicada Innovations: Virtual tour and showcase

Cicada Innovations: Virtual tour and showcase

Take a peek behind closed doors into the labs and offices of Cicada's science startups!
17 Dec 2020
Christmas Cake Pop Decorating

Christmas Cake Pop Decorating

This Christmas you can have your cake and eat it too! Decorate and create your own cake pop bouquet.
18 Dec 2020
Christmas Wreath Making at The Rocks Markets

Christmas Wreath Making at The Rocks Markets

Make your very own custom Christmas Wreath, to take home and hang or gift
19 Dec 2020
Terrarium Bauble Workshop

Terrarium Bauble Workshop

Learn how to design, create and care for your very own terrarium
19 Dec 2020
Kids Pom Pom Wreath Making at The Rocks Market

Kids Pom Pom Wreath Making at The Rocks Market

Learn how to make pom poms with yarn to decorate your very own Christmas Wreath
20 Dec 2020
5 Day Summer Life Study with Wendy Black

5 Day Summer Life Study with Wendy Black

Try your hand at sculpting the human figure over the summer period
4 Jan 2021
Debating and public speaking summer holiday workshops

Debating and public speaking summer holiday workshops

Fun and interactive face-to-face and online workshops to help children boost their confidence and find their voice
11 Jan 2021
Sculpture workshop with Monika Scarrabelotti

Sculpture workshop with Monika Scarrabelotti

Come and hone your sculpture skills (in any medium) in a relaxed summer environment!
11 Jan 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!
12 Jan 2021
Sew Together - Bring your own project in 5 weeks

Sew Together - Bring your own project in 5 weeks

These weekly sessions allow you to work on your own project - with some expert guidance along the way.
13 Jan 2021
Pattern Hack Weekender

Pattern Hack Weekender

Learn to adapt patterns by creating flare, adding volume, changing the neckline, sleeves or length!
16 Jan 2021
Cork and Canvas: Frozen the Musical art classes

Cork and Canvas: Frozen the Musical art classes

Sydney paint and sip studio, Cork and Canvas, is launching Frozen the Musical themed BYO art classes in January 2021.
17 Jan 2021
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
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
23 Feb 2021
Pause Fest

Pause Fest

Pause Fest is a leading festival for business and creativity with a mission to bring diverse intelligence together
1 Mar 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