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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.

Smart phones and tablets

Smart phones and tablets

Learn free online basic skills for smartphones and tablets with IT specialist Leo
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Australia and NZ Driverless Vehicle Initiative Summit

Australia and NZ Driverless Vehicle Initiative Summit

Join us at the Australia and New Zealand Driverless Vehicle Initiative (ADVI) 2021 Virtual Summit.
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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
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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
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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.
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Foundations of Theosophy

Foundations of Theosophy

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

Fun flower crown workshop

Make your own flower crown and be a queen on your special day
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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.
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Mood Active Yoga

Mood Active Yoga

Exercise classes to improve your mental health
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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
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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
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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
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The Benefit of Doubt

The Benefit of Doubt

Artists Fran Romano and Zoë Slee investigate self doubt
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Edible balcony garden webinar with Indira Naidoo

Edible balcony garden webinar with Indira Naidoo

Join gardener and author Indira Naidoo for an online tour of her high rise veggie patch
19 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.
19 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.
19 Oct 2021
Mental health leadership

Mental health leadership

An online event for C-Suite, Safety / HR / People / Culture / Wellness Managers and Chiefs
19 Oct 2021
Mood active circuit class

Mood active circuit class

Exercise classes to improve your mental health
19 Oct 2021
Tobacco endgame

Tobacco endgame

E-cigarettes and vaping: out of the frying pan and into the fire?
19 Oct 2021
Uke can do it - ukulele for adult beginners

Uke can do it - ukulele for adult beginners

A six week short course for adults wanting to learn ukulele
19 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
Kids at the Con - Online music classes

Kids at the Con - Online music classes

Our fun, engaging, and online group music classes for children are open for Term 4 2021
20 Oct 2021
A World of Oysters: Protecting Their Future

A World of Oysters: Protecting Their Future

Farmers and researchers discuss the vital role of oysters within Australia’s marine biodiversity and culinary culture.
20 Oct 2021
But is there more? Researching our history in the Hawkesbury

But is there more? Researching our history in the Hawkesbury

Join Carol Liston, Christine Yeats and Michelle Nichols to learn about researching our history in the Hawkesbury area
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
Certificate IV: Community Services

Certificate IV: Community Services

Courses for 15-24 years old's, with WAYS Youth Training.
20 Oct 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!
20 Oct 2021
HSC Studies of Religion Webinar: Ask an expert

HSC Studies of Religion Webinar: Ask an expert

Join us for our ‘Ask an Expert’ webinar to consolidate your studies of HSC Studies of Religion
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
Taiko Time with Sophia Ang - Term 4

Taiko Time with Sophia Ang - Term 4

Learn how to play the fascinating, awe-inspiring taiko at the Australian Taiko Academy
20 Oct 2021
Tea topics: Bondi to Manly Walk with Tara Wells

Tea topics: Bondi to Manly Walk with Tara Wells

Join Tara Wells in conversation with Caro Ryan as they discuss Tara's new book 'Bondi to Manly Walk'.
20 Oct 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
20 Oct 2021
StudioRCC: Ableton live

StudioRCC: Ableton live

A free online course facilitated by Billy Kang from TAFE (Ultimo)
21 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
21 Oct 2021
Meet The Investors

Meet The Investors

Bridging the gender gap in access to capital with panel discussion and warm intros to investors for female founders
21 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
Virtual atelier: Jewellery making at home

Virtual atelier: Jewellery making at home

Join fellow makers in this four week virtual studio course for advice and guidance in your own practice
21 Oct 2021
Singing lessons with Sharon

Singing lessons with Sharon

Would you like to learn how to sing?
22 Oct 2021
Dietitian-led Virtual Supermarket Tour

Dietitian-led Virtual Supermarket Tour

Learn how to choose smarter and healthier options at the supermarket
22 Oct 2021
Taiko Time with Ian Cleworth - Term 4

Taiko Time with Ian Cleworth - Term 4

Learn how to play the fascinating, awe-inspiring taiko at the Australian Taiko Academy!
22 Oct 2021
StudioRCC: Songwriting youth program

StudioRCC: Songwriting youth program

Introduction to the creative world of songwriting
23 Oct 2021
Short film hackathon

Short film hackathon

Learn how to capture stories through short films, straight from your phone
23 Oct 2021
Art Somewhere: Block Printing

Art Somewhere: Block Printing

Create your own Block Printed fabric using materials from around the home.
23 Oct 2021
Play Taiko Intro Workshop

Play Taiko Intro Workshop

Learn how to play the fascinating, awe-inspiring taiko at the Australian Taiko Academy!
24 Oct 2021
Taiko Time with Ryuji Hamada - Term 4

Taiko Time with Ryuji Hamada - Term 4

Learn how to play the fascinating, awe-inspiring taiko at the Australian Taiko Academy!
24 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
Discover SLM: talk series

Discover SLM: talk series

Sydney Living Museums’ curatorial team take you behind-the-scenes of their houses, museums and collections
26 Oct 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
26 Oct 2021
Macrame plant hanger workshop

Macrame plant hanger workshop

All the steps from start to finish of making your own macramé plant hanger
26 Oct 2021
Woollahra Aboriginal Heritage: Keeping our Past Present

Woollahra Aboriginal Heritage: Keeping our Past Present

Keeping Woollahra's past present - Aboriginal community connections and heritage protections
26 Oct 2021
Young Writers Club

Young Writers Club

An online after-school program for writers aged 8-14yrs
27 Oct 2021
Aussie October: Tim Ayliffe in conversation

Aussie October: Tim Ayliffe in conversation

Tim Ayliffe speaks with Chris Hammer about his newest thriller The Enemy Within
27 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
COVID-normal: preparing for a new world

COVID-normal: preparing for a new world

An online panel of health & community leaders to discuss what the future looks like as we prepare to live with COVID-19.
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
SafetyCulture Summit 2021: Made Extraordinary

SafetyCulture Summit 2021: Made Extraordinary

“Magic” Johnson, Diana Nyad, Nadja West, Bob Chapman team up to talk teamwork
27 Oct 2021
Understanding anxiety and depression with Wayne Wigham

Understanding anxiety and depression with Wayne Wigham

Wayne Wigham shares his own lived experience of mental illness & the latest support tools from the Black Dog Institute
27 Oct 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
28 Oct 2021
Emotion and Anxiety in Environmental History

Emotion and Anxiety in Environmental History

Hear from historians as they grapple with the emotional and psychological impacts of environmental change.
28 Oct 2021
My Brilliant Life by Ae-ran Kim

My Brilliant Life by Ae-ran Kim

Meet up online to exchange ideas and dive into Korean literature
28 Oct 2021
Resilience Webinar for Senior Students

Resilience Webinar for Senior Students

Join us for a free webinar on the psychology of resilience, Holocaust survivor stories, and tips to develop resilience
28 Oct 2021
Sing with us: Javanese folksong

Sing with us: Javanese folksong

Learn to sing traditional Javanese music with renowned Javanese Gamelan and shadow puppet master Dr Joko Susilo
28 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
Term 4 Art Classes - Discover Art

Term 4 Art Classes - Discover Art

Have you a budding Picasso or Rodin excited to discover their inner creativity and channel it into works of art?
28 Oct 2021
The Femeconomy: A powerful contributor to gender equality

The Femeconomy: A powerful contributor to gender equality

CBD Women in Business Network presents Alicia Beachley, CEO and a member of the Femeconomy
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
Reiki Level 1 beginners course

Reiki Level 1 beginners course

Learn energy healing to release stress, support the immune system and promote self-healing
29 Oct 2021
Art Somewhere: Nature Wall Hangings

Art Somewhere: Nature Wall Hangings

Create your own beautiful wallhangings, using natural materials from your local area.
30 Oct 2021
In conversation: Doug Aitken and Rachel Kent

In conversation: Doug Aitken and Rachel Kent

Join an intimate virtual conversation between American artist Doug Aitken and exhibition curator Rachel Kent
30 Oct 2021
Saturday Sculpture Class

Saturday Sculpture Class

Learn classical and contemporary sculpture techniques in a fully equipped studio
30 Oct 2021
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
1 Nov 2021
Anti-racism and bystander action training program 1

Anti-racism and bystander action training program 1

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?
2 Nov 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
2 Nov 2021
Life Drawing (Evening)

Life Drawing (Evening)

Work directly from the nude figure to develop your objective drawing skills
2 Nov 2021
Still life painting short course

Still life painting short course

Learn the art of working from real life compositions in the studio
2 Nov 2021
Introduction to Expressive Drawing

Introduction to Expressive Drawing

Discover a range of techniques to unleash your expressive potential
3 Nov 2021
Brilliant Boy: Doc Evatt and the Great Australian Experiment

Brilliant Boy: Doc Evatt and the Great Australian Experiment

Journalist Gideon Haigh discusses one of the most complex and controversial cases to reach Australia's High Court
3 Nov 2021
New Approaches to Painting

New Approaches to Painting

Be guided through a series of exercises that introduce the basic principles intrinsic to painting
3 Nov 2021
Painting and Drawing the Life Model

Painting and Drawing the Life Model

Build your skills with a real-life model holding the same pose over several sessions
3 Nov 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
Rosé & DreamCatcher Sydney Class

Rosé & DreamCatcher Sydney Class

Sipping French Rosé while learn to create Crystal and Everlasting Floral Dream Catcher from professional florist
4 Nov 2021
Sydney Open 2021

Sydney Open 2021

Enjoy a reimagined Sydney Open with a curated program of online and unique outdoor experiences.
5 Nov 2021
Author talk: 'Signs and Wonders' with Delia Falconer

Author talk: 'Signs and Wonders' with Delia Falconer

Join Delia Falconer in conversation with Ailsa Piper discussing Delia's latest book 'Signs and Wonders'
5 Nov 2021
Homegrown herbs webinar

Homegrown herbs webinar

Spice up your cooking with with freshly picked herbs
6 Nov 2021
Art Somewhere: Georgia Draws a House

Art Somewhere: Georgia Draws a House

Join us for a tribute to our abodes in this morning creative sesh with Georgia Draws a House!
6 Nov 2021
Trail Tutorials: Smart women choose sustainable fashion

Trail Tutorials: Smart women choose sustainable fashion

Seriously smart and eco-stylish women talking all things fashion, sustainability and secondhand
6 Nov 2021
Vase arrangment workshop for beginners

Vase arrangment workshop for beginners

Master the art of a flower arrangement with gorgeous seasonal blooms
6 Nov 2021
Trail Tutorials: How to host a virtual garage sale

Trail Tutorials: How to host a virtual garage sale

Learn to host a virtual garage sale with live streaming guru Danielle Goodwin and Instagram whiz Nicola Bates.
7 Nov 2021
Trail tutorials: Make reselling your side hustle

Trail tutorials: Make reselling your side hustle

This session will be chock full of tips and tricks for turning a profit from pre-loved stuff.
7 Nov 2021
Be an embodied wealthy woman

Be an embodied wealthy woman

This program is designed to help you reach your full potential, build a business and reconnect to your feminine energy
9 Nov 2021
Australian Pollinator Week: Discovering pollinators

Australian Pollinator Week: Discovering pollinators

Join science communicator, educator and native bee expert Amelie Vanderstock to learn about pollinators in your backyard
10 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
Key considerations when buying a business

Key considerations when buying a business

Avoid making mistakes when buying a new business with our free webinar
11 Nov 2021
Knitting for victory

Knitting for victory

Join curator Margaret Betteridge on Remembrance Day as she shares personal stories of homegrown wartime efforts.
11 Nov 2021
Soul Space with Luke McLeod and QT Bondi

Soul Space with Luke McLeod and QT Bondi

Enjoy a night of wellness and good vibes to celebrate coming out of lockdown
11 Nov 2021
Meet the Filmmaker: Araatika: Rise Up!

Meet the Filmmaker: Araatika: Rise Up!

Join us for a discussion with director of the film, Larissa Behrendt and former NRL footballer, Dean Widders.
12 Nov 2021
Panel: The Future of Storytelling

Panel: The Future of Storytelling

In partnership with UTS, join academic, artist and filmmaker Dr Gregory Ferris to explore the future of storytelling.
12 Nov 2021
Terrarium indoor garden workshop

Terrarium indoor garden workshop

Learn how to bring some lush greenery indoors at this workshop for beginners
13 Nov 2021
Emanuel Synagogue presents Health Matters with Hugh Mackay

Emanuel Synagogue presents Health Matters with Hugh Mackay

Hugh Mackay will be discussing The Kindness Revolution and how we can restore hope, rebuild trust and inspire optimism
14 Nov 2021
Astronomy at The Calyx

Astronomy at The Calyx

Join us for a night of astronomy, star gazing and storytelling
16 Nov 2021
History LIVE: Behind the scenes with a curator

History LIVE: Behind the scenes with a curator

Join us for this webinar, which will take you behind the scenes of the Sydney Jewish Museum with a curator
17 Nov 2021
Going out in style: the hidden meanings of headstones

Going out in style: the hidden meanings of headstones

Discover 19th century Australian cemetery memorials and the craftsmen who made them with City of Sydney Historian, Lisa Murray
18 Nov 2021
Krista Vane: Tempest on Edith Blake’s War

Krista Vane: Tempest on Edith Blake’s War

Discover the incredible story of Edith Blake, the only Australian nurse killed in action during the First World War
18 Nov 2021
Writing workshop: writing a sense of place

Writing workshop: writing a sense of place

Consider the techniques used to convey a 'sense of place’, as well as looking at the role it plays in creative writing
18 Nov 2021
Head On Photo Festival: Launch night

Head On Photo Festival: Launch night

The official opening of Head On Photo Festival and announcement of Head On Photo Award winners
19 Nov 2021
Edible flowers webinar

Edible flowers webinar

Learn to grow colourful, edible flowers
20 Nov 2021
Lunchtime Lecture: The Holocaust as an Australian Story

Lunchtime Lecture: The Holocaust as an Australian Story

Join us online for this fascinating lecture by Dr Jan Láníček on Australians' responses to the Holocaust
24 Nov 2021
Discovering Chanukah for Primary Students

Discovering Chanukah for Primary Students

Join us online for this interactive 45-minute program to introduce primary students to the Jewish festival of Chanukah
25 Nov 2021
Christmas wreath-making workshop

Christmas wreath-making workshop

Make a beautiful Christmas wreath and get into the festive spirit
27 Nov 2021
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?
29 Nov 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
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
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
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
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