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 – Make a garlic basket

Basketry workshop with fibre artist Margaret Balfe. For beginners and improvers.

Make a small, twined hanging basket. Useful for storing your dried chillies, garlic. Maybe to put a pot plant in. Materials provided, but you can bring your own, plus embellishments, if you wish.

Tutor: Margaret Balfe

Saturday 4 June (10am – 3pm)

Cost: $40 / $30 concession


Life Drawing

Life model session with guided tutoring. Suitable for beginners or experienced artists. Some materials supplied.

Tutor: Kim McDonald

Saturday 18 June (10am – 3pm)

Cost: $60 / $50 (concession)


Writing Workshops

The writing bug is alive and well. This workshop is for people who have the urge to write, with no experience necessary. Autobiography, humour, drama, small and big stories. This is for people who aren’t too sure where and how to start. Tutor Michael Hyde is an author with over thirty five years of experience, thirty published books and thirty years of teaching writing. The workshop will cover getting started, characterisation, description and imagery, mood and atmosphere, dialogue and much more.

Mondays (7pm-8.30pm)

Cost: Gold coin donation


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