History & Culture classes

Traditional Chinese Noodles with Qing

Ever wanted to learn how to make egg noodles from scratch?  In this class, we will make the traditional dough and learn how to cut egg noodles in different styles so we can make all sorts of delicious dishes from stir-fries to Lo mein. Suitable for vegetarians but not vegans. What we will cover? In …

  • 5th Aug, 2021
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEST)
  • Level 3 Rooms 14, 15/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

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: – …

  • 5th Aug, 2021
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEST)
  • Level 3 Rooms 14, 15/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

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

Gluten Free Crystal Dumplings with Qing

Have you ever wanted to eat delicious dumplings but you were sad because you can’t tolerate that pesky thing called gluten!? Well, it’s your lucky day! Qing knows how to make gluten free dumplings and she is going to share her skills with you! Har Gow or steamed crystal dumplings are a classic Cantonese dish …

  • 12th Aug, 2021
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEST)
  • L3 R14, 37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building) Melbourne, 3000 VIC

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

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

Get Saucy with Cristina!

It’s all about sauce! In this short and sweet class, you will learn to make three very delicious and very versatile sauces used in Taiwanese cooking (among other cuisines). They will make the biggest difference when you make your favourite restaurant meals at home! By the end of the class you will have the following …

  • 23rd Aug, 2021
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEST)
  • Level 3 Rooms 14, 15/37 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

Homemade Chicken 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 chicken dumpling to cook at home! What we will cover? In this lesson you will learn how to: – Make your …

  • 2nd Aug, 2021
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEST)
  • Level 3 Rooms 14, 15/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia