• The Gourmet Woodworker

    So many useful kitchen tools and equipment can be made out of wood. In this course, you'll learn fundamental woodwork techniques and choose two or more kitchen projects to complete across the week.
    • Matt Taylor
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • Messy Art & Creative Dance

    Spend your mornings full of art - drawing, painting, sculpture and craft. In the afternoon, get your body moving - discover your own spirit animal to express yourself through movement, contemporary and ballet-inspired dance.
    • Caitlin Mansfield, Tara Greenaway
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 5 to 9 years
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Bush Furniture

    Use native materials to make a bush chair – a piece that will be authentic, unique and hark back to the bush skills of the early colonial days.
    • Terry Wilkins
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Documentary Making for Teens

    Go from start to finish on a short documentary film. Join a small film crew, and together with a phone or a camera, you'll create a short three-minute documentary that you can put online.
    • Matty Hannon
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 13 to 18 years
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Cartooning Basics

    Learn how to draw anything in a simple style. Over the week, Meg will show you how to draw for animation, character design, and game design.
    • Meg English
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 9 to 16 years
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Woodturning for Beginners

    Ever wanted to try woodturning and didn’t know where to start? Had a go at turning and are ready to learn more? You will learn the principles of woodturning from safety to using tools and hands-on learning of the basic skills for you to confidently create small take-home pieces.
    • David Barden
    • Mornings. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner
    • Places available
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  • Woodturning – The Next Steps

    If you're a more experienced woodturner, come extend your knowledge through the process of making a decorative bowl. David will share the variety of ways to creatively design and produce bowls - and the techniques and tips for success.
    • David Barden
    • Afternoons. Monday to Friday, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Intermediate, Advanced
    • Places available
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  • Young Potters

    Play with clay! Explore different hand-building techniques like slab, coil and pinch pot to create super cute, quirky and functional pieces.
    • Kristy Holding
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 8 to 14
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • A Musical - In a Week!

    Take a group of excited and passionate kids, and stir in some singing, dancing, acting, character development, and performance - and you have ‘A Musical - In a Week!’.
    • NAIDU Theatre Company
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 8 to 13 years
    • Beginner, Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Blues Harmonica - Intermediate & Advanced

    Do you play blues harmonica - but think you need to know more to go to the next level in your playing? Here is your chance to sound even better - understand the hows and whys of good playing
    • Neil Buckley
    • Mornings. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
    • Ages 18+
    • Intermediate, Advanced
    • Places available
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  • Silk Screenprinting

    Discover the joy of designing & printing your own images! All processes of screenprinting will be covered - from getting your design 'screen ready' to printing your work onto your choice of substrate - fabric, paper or timber.
    • Potts
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 18+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • Unique Vases - Creative Handbuilding

    Explore the sculptural potential of 'the vase'. Over the week, you'll take the journey from a vessel to hold a bunch of flowers - to unique sculptural artwork that can highlight a single flower, leaf or twig.
    • Cath Fogarty
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Intermediate, Advanced
    • Places available
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  • The Beauty of Watercolour

    The beauty of watercolour requires an understanding of the medium's relationship with water – an element that can make it a daunting proposition. Working with internationally recognised teacher Terry Jarvis, be supported to develop the necessary foundational skills to paint beautiful watercolours.
    • Terry Jarvis
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
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  • Guigen Qigong - Restoring Natural Harmony

    Qigong, similar to Tai Chi, focuses on moving your body mindfully with minimal physical or mental tension, creating relaxation, tranquillity and health. It is easy to learn and simple to practice.
    • Matthew Sincock
    • Mornings. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Bee the Change

    Bee amazed by exploring the world of natural beekeeping. Create bee habitats and build your own native bee and honeybee hive boxes.
    • Steven Hayes, Trudi Hayes
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • Build a Canoe

    If you can tie your shoelaces (thread a plastic cable tie), ice a cake (spread some glue), and hold a cordless drill, then you can build this canoe.
    • Brian Jones, Paul Fisher
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Children aged 12+ welcome. Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Poetry - From Pen to Performance

    Have something to say? Learn how to express yourself with the spoken word. Lift your poetry off the page and bring it alive for performance.
    • Jason John
    • Mornings. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    • Ages 18+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • Harp for Beginners

    Have you always wanted to play the harp? Or like to extend your skills? Don't be intimidated by this beautiful instrument - this simple and enjoyable learning experience will teach you playing techniques and develop your repertoire. The ability to read sheet music is not required.
    • Judy Collins
    • Mornings. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
    • Ages 18+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • Figures & Portraits - Drawing & Painting

    From simple charcoal warm-ups to finished paintings and drawings, in this course, you'll explore a range of multi-media - watercolour, charcoal, pencil, ink and wash, and oils.
    • Pauline Adair
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 18+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • Learn to Draw

    If you've always wanted to learn to draw but didn't know where to start, this is the course for you. Start out on your creative journey - learn all the basic concepts and techniques you need to know to get started. This is a beginner’s course, so let’s start at the very beginning!
    • Jackie Lee
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner
    • Places available
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  • Watercolour & Ink - Botanicals

    Watercolour and ink make a good combination. In this course, you'll draw and paint leaves, flowers, and still life to explore their differences and compatibility.
    • Suzi Zglinicki
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • Creative Collage

    Do you have a collection of saved and interesting paper, tear outs, bits of fabric and general stuff you have been saving, have wanted to use but never have – for years? Take a journey into self-expression through creative layering and collage.
    • Denise Vanderlugt
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner, Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Still Life - Intermediate Watercolour

    Explore the world of still life, and discover new ways to work with this versatile and luminous medium. This is the course to expand your existing technique in drawing and painting and gain confidence to move forward in your watercolour journey.
    • Deirdre Bean
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 18+
    • Intermediate, Advanced
    • Places available
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  • Painting to Hologram

    Make your art digital - and three-dimensional - as a hologram! Work with talented street artist Kade to design and paint your own double-sided artwork - then build a smartphone display prism to animate your artwork as a hologram.
    • Kade Valja
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 12 to 18 years
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • 5 Elements Dance

    5 Element dance allows us to feel nature’s energies, and this five-day experience will give you a foundation to connect to yourself in an authentic, honest way. Move through the Elements of Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Space and enjoy nature’s forces moving through your body.
    • Summer Salt
    • Mornings. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Creative Photography

    Want to learn how to take great photos on your phone or DSLR camera? Relaxed and fun, this course will get you hands-on with photography's technical and creative foundations to take better and more creative images.
    • Penny Ryan
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 12 to 18 years
    • Everyone
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  • Teen Actors

    Whether you are a seasoned performer or just starting out on your acting journey, this is the place to build confidence and creativity over five days of fun and engaging drama activities. You'll be challenged to grow and fulfil your dramatic potential - while having a blast!
    • Mark Morabito, Sarah Morabito
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Age 14 to 18 years
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • I Made it Myself

    An experiential, fun, and hands-on course for 'making and doing'. This is an opportunity for children to discover nature's gifts of plant fibres and clay and explore a range of arts activities.
    • Jenni Francis
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 7 to 11 years
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • DSLR Photography for Beginners

    Are you a newcomer to using a digital SLR camera - or coming back to photography after a few years? Come get a solid understanding of your camera's modes and use them to your creative advantage. Enjoy a mix of theory and practical techniques and get started on your photographic journey.
    • Paul Tidey
    • Mornings. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
    • For ages 16+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • Adobe Lightroom Classic for Beginners

    Photographers with a range of skills and experience will benefit from these five days of learning to use Lightroom Classic to catalogue and edit their RAW photographs.
    • Paul Tidey
    • Afternoons. Monday to Friday. 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • In the Shadows

    Puppetry is about making the impossible possible. It is a magical world that stimulates the imagination and encourages creativity. Create shadow puppet performances grown from your stories of your ancestors - real or imagined.
    • Sydney Puppet Theatre
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Samba Soul

    Join Kaya Boom for an intensive week of playing and developing skills and musicianship so you can express the spirit of the drummer in you. It's time to emerge yourself in Carnival parade rhythms from Brazil. Take a trip and feel the energy and explosiveness of these amazing instruments and grooves.
    • Kaya Boom
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner, Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Basket Skills for Everyone

    Using natural fibres, this hands-on course will teach you the basic techniques used in traditional and contemporary basket making.
    • Zimmi Forest
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 18+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • Silversmithing & Jewellery Design

    During this five-day course, you'll learn metalwork jewellery making techniques, including saw piercing, soldering, ring making, bezel setting and texturing, as you make four jewellery items to take home.
    • Sarah Whitlock
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 18+
    • Everyone
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  • Hip Hop Dance Fusion

    This infectious, energetic dance course involves your whole body, opening up rhythm, swagger and self-expression.
    • Tegan Hannaford
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 10 to 14 years
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Songwriting

    Budding songwriters will benefit from this exciting introduction to lyric writing and song structure. Students will learn to write their own song on their chosen instrument and have the opportunity to collaborate with others, share their songs and have them recorded.
    • Tony Rowley
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • From Pantry to Plate: Plant-based Nutrition

    Join nutritionists Jenni and Belle to learn practical ways to incorporate plant-based ingredients into your daily diet. Discover how to substitute family favourite meals and desserts using plant-based ingredients that are tasty and nutritious.
    • Jenni & Belle Lyon
    • Afternoons. Monday to Friday, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    • Ages 18+
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Deep Time Yoga Immersion

    Go deeper with this holistic yoga experience. You'll work with different yoga styles each day while extending your learning into areas such as mantras and sound healing, pranayama, karma yoga, and chakras to fully immerse yourself in your yoga practice.
    • Ilka Schroeder
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • Jazz & Fingerstyle Ukulele

    Develop your jazz and fingerstyle ukulele skills and strumming, and enjoy the musical challenge of playing in an ensemble.
    • Cathy Welsford
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Intermediate, Advanced
    • Places available
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  • Contemporary Dance & Choreography

    A fun and physical course that allows dancers to challenge themselves with new movement techniques and explore choreographic ideas and performance.
    • Sarah Aiken
    • Afternoons. Monday to Friday, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    • For teens & young adults - 15 to 25 years
    • Intermediate, Advanced
    • Places available
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  • Everyone’s a Dancer

    Don't tell me you're not a dancer - everyone is a dancer! This inclusive and creative course is a fun and physical introduction to contemporary dance, including a daily dance class followed by explorations in choreography.
    • Sarah Aiken
    • Mornings. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
    • Ages 18+
    • Beginner, Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Fun Ukulele for Beginners

    Discover the joy of learning, singing and playing with this fun instrument. Playing the ukulele is one of the easiest ways to learn music - no musical experience is required.
    • Linda Parker
    • Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 18+
    • Beginner, Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Hot Strum for Cool Ukers

    If you're now beyond the basics, get ready to learn new strums and rhythmic picking to add quality to your playing. You'll expand your basic strumming and chording to create beautiful vibrant music with exciting rhythms and captivating melodies.
    • Angie Smith
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • Design & Knit a Colourwork Beanie

    If you know how to knit and purl but are new to Fair Isle, this is the place to start. A beanie is the perfect small project to learn new knitting techniques. Work at your own pace, learn new skills and create a beanie that expresses you.
    • Kerrie Schreenan
    • Mornings. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • Music for Kids - Bang, Crash, Screech, Wallop!

    Come be inspired by the world of music and sound in all its forms – no experience necessary! Experiment with various sound worlds via improvisation, movement, self-made instruments, sound sculptures, masked characterisation and the natural environment.
    • Maryanne Piper
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 6 to 10 years
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Glass on Glass Mosaics

    Discover the enchanting effects of working with glass and be amazed by the colour, light and transparency when you create your very own glass-on-glass artwork.
    • Chris Fahey
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 18+
    • Everyone
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