History & Culture classes

Tension – The Art of Shibari with Ash & Harley

Join us for a guided journey into the exciting world of rope bondage. Designed for curious, caring creatures, this class will explore the artform’s potential for profound intimacy, connection and trust building. We will learn the important foundations of safety and rope-craft before learning some basic yet effective techniques for empowering your inner rope-top. The lesson structure is designed …

  • 30th Aug, 2021
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEST)
  • Level 3 Rooms 14, 15/37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building), Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Queer Canvas Embroidery with delsi

Would you like to adorn your walls with a piece of canvas art that reads TRANS PRIDE or FEMME 4 FEMME? Maybe you’d like to spend a chill night relaxing with other like minded humans doing something cute and crafty? Come and spend an evening with ex-teacher/Unicorns party creator delsi and learn how to make …

  • 31st Aug, 2021
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEST)
  • 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? In this class, you will be taken step by step through a guided painting tutorial of the iconic Flinders St station with options to add your own flair. All materials provided – just come and have a wonderful time! What will …

  • 24th Aug, 2021
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEST)
  • 203/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Mulled Wine, Sangria and Everything In Between with Tommy & Maria

We all know what to do with good wine… drink it! But what about the fruity, weird wine of dubious provenance your aunty gifted you?  Let’s discover some options to spruce it up a little!  Join us and learn about mulled wine and the Spanish traditional sangria to start. What will we cover? In the class we …

  • 24th Aug, 2021
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEST)
  • Level 3 Rooms 14, 15/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Discover your Ancestry with Georgina (Online)

Have you seen those adverts for ancestry advertised and wondered what you might uncover?  Would you love to know more about your families history, where they have come from and what their life was like!? Join us for a workshop with Librarian Georgina who will give you guidance and tips on how to get started finding …

  • 18th Aug, 2021
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEST)
  • Online

How to Digitally Record your Family History with Sammy (Online)

Want to preserve your family history? Are you a keen hobby genealogist and have a million bits of paper and records flooding your desk?  Learn how to keep records in a digital format, archive photos and other material and ensure that your family history research will last the test of time! What will we cover? …

  • 16th Aug, 2021
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEST)
  • Online

Watercolour for Beginners: Heritage Buildings with Marloes (Online)

Learn how to draw and watercolour heritage buildings or landmarks in this fun beginners class.  Australia is full of amazing landmarks, natural or human, as well as some pretty iconic buildings.  Let’s capture our favourite memories of these places and draw, ink and watercolour our favourite Australian landmark, street-scape or heritage building! Marloes will guide …

  • 9th Aug, 2021
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEST)
  • Online

How to Identify Historic Houses with Sammy (Online)

Have you ever wondered when that old house down the street was built?  There is a way to tell, and there is no need to examine dusty old records, you can tell from the architectural features of the building! Learn from Archeologist Sammy how to distinguish heritage building and from what period they may be. What …

  • 9th Aug, 2021
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEST)
  • Online

Postponed – Handmade Vegetarian Dumplings with Qing

We all love dumplings, but how many of us can create this yumminess in our own kitchen?  In this class we will explore the history of Chinese dumplings before learning how to make your own vegetarian dumpling potstickers to cook at home! What we will cover? In this lesson you will learn how to: – …

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