Creative Arts

We have a range of quality creative arts courses to suit different individuals. Our relaxed and informal learning environment is a great place to socialise and acquire new creative skills. Please contact the office for more detailed information about the courses below.


Basket Making – Coiled stitched basket using recycled jumpers

Make a strong and useful basket in this 2-day workshop, using old jumpers or cardigans. The basket will be coiled and stitched and you will have one week between the two workshops to work on the basket.

Tutor: Margaret Balfe

Tuesday 28 November and Tuesday 5 December 2017  (10am – 3pm)

Cost: $56 (members)/$60 (non-members)


Create a Stained-Glass Christmas Decoration

Make your own sparkling stained-glass Christmas decoration and learn leadlighting, soldering and glass-cutting techniques.

Tutor: Cat Blamey Wheeler

Wednesdays 1,8,15 November 2017 (10.30am – 12.30pm)

Cost: $56 (members)/$60 (non-members)


Fostering Creativity

For visual artists, musicians, actors, writers or anyone who would like to further develop their creativity. Course work is developed from The Artist’s Way by Julie Cameron.

Tutor: Andy Mitchell

4 x Wednesdays from 25 October (6pm-7.30pm)

Cost $60/$50 (concession)


Harmonica – Play the Blues

Learn to play the harmonica and develop your musical ear. Workshop cost includes a brand new Lee Oskar 1910 C Major Diatonic Harmonica.

Tutor: Andy Mitchell

4 x Mondays from 13 November (6pm-7.00pm)

Cost $105


Introduction to Printmaking – Lino-cut Christmas Cards

Create your own lino cut and print onto various mediums to make cards for Christmas. Suitable for absolute beginners. Children aged 12+ welcome. All materials provided.

Tutor: Kim McDonald

Saturday 2 December 2017 (10am – 3pm)

Cost: $36 (members)/$40 (non-members)


Life Drawing

Life model session with guided tutoring. Suitable for beginners or experienced artists. Some materials supplied. BYO lunch or bring a plate to share.

Tutor: Kim McDonald

Saturday 18 November 2017 (10am – 3pm)

Cost: $46 (members)/$50 (non-members)

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