Melbourne's cheap, fun classes
in anything and everything

It happens on weekday evenings in cafes, bars and other spaces around Melbourne – and also online.
Classes usually have about 20 people to keep it friendly.

Please note: You will need to be double vaccinated to attend in person class as per Victorian government measures. Find out more here.

Upcoming Melbourne Classes

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Kindness Kristmas: Together Totes – Fabric Photo Transfer with Fran

Come and make a beautiful tote with photographs of your loved ones!  This would also make a super sweet surprise present for a friend who loves their pet or pals dearly! In this workshop you will learn how to transfer photographs or images onto and how to make them amazing with lots of creative techniques such as…

  • 4th Dec, 2021
  • 11:00am - 12:15pm (AEDT)
  • 203/37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building) Melbourne, 3000 VIC

Kindness Kristmas: Floral Bath Bombs with delsi

Feeling a little run down? Like some more self care in your life?   Would you like to relax into a sparkly pink bath filled with a glitter bath bomb you made yourself? Well come and learn how to make your bath bombs in this fun, hands on workshop with delsi! There will be lots of…

  • 4th Dec, 2021
  • 12:30pm - 1:45pm (AEDT)
  • L2 R3, 37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building), Melbourne, 3000 VIC

Kindness Kristmas: Linocut Greeting Cards with Emilie

Did you know that linocut has been used in printing for over a century and this technique was originally for making wallpaper?    Printing with linocut is similar to woodcut printmaking but a bit easier to work with (because it has no grain to consider like wood). In this class, you will learn the entire…

  • 4th Dec, 2021
  • 2:00pm - 3:15pm (AEDT)
  • Level 2 Room 3/37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building), Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Watercolour for Beginners: Festive Wreaths with Marloes (Online)

Join us and explore the world of watercolours and florals by creating a festive watercolour wreath! Marloes will guide you through the steps and methods for applying and manipulating these mediums, as well as tricks and tips to get awesomely realistic (and sometimes not so realistic) effects to create leaves and flowers.   Join us…

  • 6th Dec, 2021
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • Online

Make a Macrame Christmas Tree with Courtney

Learn how to make a mini macrame Christmas tree to hang on your wall for this festive season! Macrame may have had a lot of buzz in the 70s but it's making a resurgence! Macrame is a fun and mindful craft - perfect for creating pretty wall hangers and Xmas decor. All materials included in…

  • 6th Dec, 2021
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • L3 R14, 37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building) Melbourne, 3000 VIC

Clay Christmas Decorations with Clare

Air-Dry Clay is a natural earth clay which air-dries to a hard solid without using an oven or kiln! In this class we’ll be playing with clay to create our own little festive decorative items.  You can use it to make all sorts of flat shapes like stars, trees, love hearts and gingerbread folk with…

  • 6th Dec, 2021
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • Level 3 Rooms 14, 15/37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building), Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Homemade Indian Cooking: Aloo Cheese Paratha with Sarita (Online)

Learn to make restaurant style Aloo Cheese Paratha in the comfort of your own home!   Aloo Cheese Paratha is a delicious Indian flat bread, stuffed with boiled potatoes, spices and cheese. Team it with Raita, Indian pickles and butter for a super delicious meal! Join this live and interactive workshop to explore the world of spices,…

  • 6th Dec, 2021
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • Online

The History of Tarot: Divination and Play with Colleen

Come and learn all about the history of Tarot! Join Historian Colleen who will take you on an exploration of Tarot's early beginnings. We will journey through Renaissance Europe and see how Tarot became a spiritual tool believed to provide insight through the centuries. What will we cover? In this class we will learn about: How Tarot has been explored…

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

Hula Hooping for Beginners: Get Into The Spin with Donna (Online)

Introducing the funnest fitness on the planet.   Come and learn all about the joy of hooping! Discover your inner hoop star through the magical combination of hoops, music & giggles. Then once we can head out for picnics you will have a cute new skill to play with in the park with your pals! This…

  • 7th Dec, 2021
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • Online

Cute Closed Terrariums with delsi

Moss terrariums are super fun to make and easy to care for.   If you kill even the most un-killable of cacti but still yearn for some greenery at your office or home, then working with moss might be your best bet. A Moss Terrarium is hassle-free and if you do it right you never…

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

Puppy 101 with Harriet (Online)

Bringing a puppy into your life can be a rollercoaster of emotions and expectations. Puppies have an enormous capacity to learn and become wonderful adult dogs, provided we support them and get them off to a good start. With all the conflicting information out there, however, it's easy to become overwhelmed. How much sleep do…

  • 7th Dec, 2021
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • Online

Watercolour for Beginners: Summer Florals with Emilie

Come and enjoy the wonderful world of watercolour paintings! This beginners class will teach you skills and techniques to create your own piece of watercolour art. You will experiment with colour and shapes to create a piece of Summer floral watercolour art! What will we cover? This beginner’s painting class will: Focus on using watercolour and…

  • 8th Dec, 2021
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • Level 3 Rooms 14, 15/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Christmas Gifts From Your Kitchen with Jenny (Online)

Here comes Christmas!   Your friends and family have all the stuff they need but you’d like to give them a gift.   This year – how about putting some time, effort and love into a jar of delicious goodies?   Come and learn how to make handmade and delicious treats to gift to your loved…

  • 8th Dec, 2021
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • Online

Block Printmaking for Beginners: Gold Greeting Cards with Emilie

Come and make a handmade gold card for a loved one this silly season! You will learn the art of block printmaking - an artform that has been used for over a century and was actually originally developed for making wallpaper! Block printing is similar to woodcut printmaking but a bit easier to work with because…

  • 8th Dec, 2021
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • Level 3 Rooms 14, 15/37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building), Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Native Wreaths with Robyn

Whether it’s baking cookies, wrapping the gifts, or putting on a meal for your family, the best bit about any festive season is getting into the spirit of things and making something. Give something new a try, making your own botanic wreath!  Get in touch with nature and learn the techniques to build your wreath…

  • 9th Dec, 2021
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • Level 3 Rooms 14, 15/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

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…

  • 9th Dec, 2021
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • Online

Native Wreaths with Robyn

Whether it’s baking cookies, wrapping the gifts, or putting on a meal for your family, the best bit about any festive season is getting into the spirit of things and making something. Give something new a try, making your own botanic wreath!  Get in touch with nature and learn the techniques to build your wreath…

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

Exploring Everyday Bullsh*t with Nicholas

Are you drowning in bullshit? From social media to the 24-hour news cycle to advertising copy, there seems to more and more nonsense language in our lives that serves no purpose but to manipulate, persuade and deceive us. But what is bullshit? What does it do to us? And—most importantly—what can we do about it?…

  • 13th Dec, 2021
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • Level 3 Rooms 14, 15/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

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…

  • 13th Dec, 2021
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • Online

Edible Christmas Gifts with Cristina

Christmas is coming!   And you haven't sorted gifts yet? No problem! Join this class and learn how to make simple edible treats that are perfect for stocking stuffers, office buddies and last minute presents! You will walk away with some delicious gifts to give to your pals, loved one, step mum or office wifey!…

  • 13th Dec, 2021
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • L3 R14, 37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building), Melbourne, 3000 VIC

Make a Macrame Candy Cane Ornament with Courtney

Come and learn how to make a gorgeous macrame candy cane ornament to hang on your Christmas Tree! All materials included in this workshop - just come and have a wonderful time! What will we cover? In this fun, hands on workshop you will learn how to: Create a few different macrame knotsTurn these into…

  • 14th Dec, 2021
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • L3 R14, 37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building) Melbourne, 3000 VIC

Cute Christmas Cross-Stitch with delsi

Come and make and super cute Xmas cross-stitch to Christmas up your home or gift a handmade goodie to a friend! delsi will teach you about the world of counted cross-stitch, how to follow a pattern or create your own designs. Cross-stitch is a super fun art form that is also great for mindfulness and…

  • 14th Dec, 2021
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • L3 R14, 37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building) Melbourne, 3000 VIC

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…

  • 15th Dec, 2021
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • Online

Watercolour for Beginners: Portrait Art with Emilie

Come and enjoy the wonderful world of watercolour paintings! This beginners class will teach you skills and techniques to create your own piece of watercolour art. You will experiment with colour and shapes to create an artistic portrait! All art supplies will be provided - just come and have a lovely time! What will we…

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

Polymer Party Earrings with delsi

Please note:  You will need to be double vaccinated to attend this class. You will need to check in via the Victorian Service app which can be linked to your vaccination certificate.  Find out more here. Would you like to adorn yourself with a pair of handmade earrings for the party season? Maybe you'd like…

  • 15th Dec, 2021
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • L3 R14, 37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building), Melbourne, 3000 VIC

Urban Sketching for Beginners: Views from Home with Emilie (Online)

We’ve all heard of urban sketching, a lovely art form creating quick rough sketches while on location, walking around the city or parks.  It’s more about the essence of the moment and the fun process than a polished end result.    Normally these sketches fill notebooks along with comments and thoughts about the places visited…

  • 10th Jan, 2022
  • 12:15pm - 1:15pm (AEDT)
  • Online

Massage for Everybody with Clare

Do you wish you could get a massage every week?   Join in this fun workshop with a pal or loved one and learn the basics to great massage. Of course if you need treatment you go and see a professional but do you know how many people say that they “just feel tight”?  …

  • 10th Jan, 2022
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • L3 R14, 37 Swanston St, Melbourne, 3000 VIC

Concurring Post Lockdown Social Anxiety with Sherridan (Online)

Have you come out of lockdown a little wobbly?  Like social interaction has become a little bit challenging?  Or maybe you feel like hiding away from the world in the safe little bubble you have become so used to? Come and learn some strategies from psychotherapist Sherridan who will help you understand that anxiousness and fears can…

  • 10th Jan, 2022
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • Online

Make 2022 the Year You Write Your Book with Ashley (Online)

Whether you’re bursting with ideas, have a personal story you want to share, or just want to finally give writing a go, this workshop will help you kickstart your project and give you guidance for making 2022 the year you write your book! Learn about the process from a published author – everything from first…

  • 10th Jan, 2022
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • Online

Create An Eco-Friendly Painting with Serene

Come and learn how to create paints all from natural ingredients! Creating eco-friendly paints is a great way to cut down on your plastic use and waste! And you can create some really interesting effects for use in your art projects! Once you have made your paints, you will learn how to draw and paint a realistic Maori…

  • 10th Jan, 2022
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • L3 R14, 37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building), Melbourne, 3000 VIC

Circular Macrame Wall Art with Maria

Macramé or the art of knotting is such a fun, relaxing craft and you end up with lovely and useful home decor as a result.   From bags or clothing to wall art, plant hangers, key rings and more. In this beginners class we will play with double hitch knots to make our own geometric circular…

  • 11th Jan, 2022
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • 203/37 Swanston St, Melbourne, 3000 VIC

Portrait Collage with Vivian

A photo carries lot of memories.   Now that digital photos have become so cheap and accessible, a handmade photo can sometimes feel a little more special. In this Portrait Collage workshop, you’ll learn how to turn a digital photo intoa handmade collage.   You could give it as a gift or keep it as a treat…

  • 11th Jan, 2022
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • L3 R14, 37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building) Melbourne, 3000 VIC

Open Terrariums with Maria

Terrariums are easy to take care and very trendy!  You can make closed ones, where you create your own ecosystem. Or open ones, which are more suited to succulents and cacti. In this class, we will learn how to make our own open terrarium from scratch. Think of it as "mini-landscaping"! Should I add a…

  • 11th Jan, 2022
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • 203/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Personalised Cross-Stitch with delsi

Come and make a personalised cross-stitch to decorate your home or gift to a pal! delsi will teach you about the world of counted cross-stitch, how to follow a pattern or create your own designs. You will also learn how to stitch words so you can personalise your cross-stitch with a pals name or cute…

  • 11th Jan, 2022
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • L3 R14, 37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building) Melbourne, 3000 VIC

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:…

  • 12th Jan, 2022
  • 12:15pm - 1:15pm (AEDT)
  • Online

Photo Editing on your Smartphone with Natalia

You know how to take photos with your smartphone or even your camera. But how can you make them look even better! ? Join professional Boudoir Photographer Natalia to learn how to enhance your photos with the power of editing! There are heaps of awesome (and FREE! ) mobile phone photo editing apps but they…

  • 12th Jan, 2022
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • 203/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Intro to Acrylic Pour Painting with Emilie

Who hasn't seen a video of paint pouring?   It's soothing, it's colourful and it's definitely fun!   Join us and learn how to make your own pour art which is a little more involved than you may have thought but the results are pretty spectacular. Then, we'll get started designing our own and we'll all go…

  • 12th Jan, 2022
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • Level 3 Rooms 14, 15/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Punch Needle Embroidery for Beginners with Natalia

Punch needle embroidery just got cool!  And we get why. . . They look so pretty and the process is super cathartic.   Join us for a fun workshop and learn all the basics to create your own punch needle embroidery. You will not only take home your original craft piece but will also receive the…

  • 12th Jan, 2022
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • 203/37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building), Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Watercolour for Beginners: Creative Cards with Emilie

Join artist Emilie and learn to make your own creative cards with watercolours.   Emilie will guide you through the steps and methods for applying and manipulating watercolours,  as well as tricks and tips to create some beautiful effects. You'll finish the class with lots of hand painted cards to gift to loved ones or adorn your walls! What…

  • 12th Jan, 2022
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • L3 R14, 37 Swanston St, Melbourne, 3000 VIC

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