History & Culture classes

Intro to Asian Sauces: Sweet, Sour, Salt and Spice with Cristina

Asian sauces and condiments are full of fantastic flavour and funk! But, they can be intimidating to navigate. There are, ENDLESS different types, after all. Regular soy sauce, light soy sauce, dark soy sauce – what even is the difference? If you’ve asked yourself that questions before, then this workshop will be right up your …

  • 8th Feb, 2022
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • L3 R14, 37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building), Melbourne, 3000 VIC

Vikings and Magical Language: The Runes with Colleen (Online)

Start diving into the Norse World and its magical language: The Runes.  Look into the Futhark alphabet, its history and various uses in Viking life and mysticism. What will we cover? Let’s explore the complete Runic alphabet How to write using the Futhark.  Learn the contexts in which you will find Runes, how significant they were to Viking life …

  • 1st Feb, 2022
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • Online

Spanish Croquetas with La Croqueteria

Have fun learning how to make authentic Spanish croquetas while chatting about these delicious delicacies – their origin and history, the different versions of croquettes around the world and what makes them so popular.  We will get our hands in the dough, learning how to make the perfect bechamel and the best way to roll …

  • 31st Jan, 2022
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • L3 R14, 37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building) Melbourne, 3000 VIC

Acrylic Painting for Beginners: Starry Flinders St with Fran

Ever wanted to paint the most famous Melbourne landmark, but intimidated by where to start? Maybe you have always wanted to try painting with acrylics but had no idea where to start! In this class, you will be taken step by step through a guided painting tutorial of the iconic Flinders St station with options …

  • 24th Jan, 2022
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • Level 3 Rooms 14, 15/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Intro to Historical Linguistics with Theresa (Online)

What do J.R.R. Tolkien, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Amy Adams have in common? They’re all historical linguists!* Learn about the history of language in a 75-minute introductory class on Historical Linguistics. Together, we will explore how the field developed and the changing meanings of words and language. This class is suitable for people who have never heard of …

  • 24th Jan, 2022
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • Online

Intro to Kamishibai Paper Theatre with Anna

Love manga? Looking for another way to tell stories to children? Or you just love stories, period. Bring out the visual and oral teller in you through Kamishibai (or paper theatre). Learn how you can tell a story using picture cards. Kamishibai is a Japanese storytelling artform that involves a tabletop stage, a set of …

  • 16th Feb, 2022
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • 203/37 Swanston St, Melbourne, 3000 VIC
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Middle East Salad Feast: Fattoush & Couscous with Natalie (Online)

Salads in Summer = Sensational! From Natalie’s kitchen to yours, come and learn how to prepare two Middle Eastern fresh and fantastic salads.  You will find out the basics, the method, dressing and ideas on how to improvise and add your own favourite toppings. What will we cover? In this cook along class we will: Hear …

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Learn to Make Handmade Fettuccine Carbonara with The Pasta Hotline

The simple act of making pasta is a wholesome goal for lots of modern-day food lovers.  The process is therapeutic, humbling and a great way to impress your dinner party guests! After this class, you’ll be able to entertain with ease, using this delicious yet not too difficult handmade Fettuccine Carbonara, that will delight friends …

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Homemade Italian Ice Cream: Christmas Cassata with Liz (Online)

It’s ice cream time! Come and learn how to make your own homemade Italian ice cream with queen of the kitchen, Liz Moleta. Cassata is a traditional Italian dessert, with three delicious layers: chocolate, vanilla and a base of almond and glace fruit.  This recipe is particularly wonderful as you don’t need an ice cream maker! This dessert …

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Middle East Rice Feast: Mjadara with Natalie (Online)

It takes only three key ingredients to make the delicious Middle Eastern dish – Mjadara! Lentils, rice and onions (with a touch of spice). Do you have them in your pantry? Then this dish is for you. Come and learn how to prepare this wonderful meal from Natalie who was born in the city of Jerusalem.  What will we …