Past Melbourne Classes

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The Low Down On Renewable Energy

What's it all about? The role of renewable energy generation in combating climate change is undeniable and pretty well understood by most people. Yet many myths surrounding the efficiency and reliability of renewable energies such as solar power persist - some of these myths even enter into political discourse, influencing the voting public. What will…

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Make your own Silver Pendant

What's it all about? Would you like to make your own silver jewellery? Learn the fundamentals of the wax casting process to make your own pendant. Plus, we'll learn how to outsource to jewellery businesses to create your own unique jewellery pieces. We will learn the basics of wax working techniques, as well as very…

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Gratitude In Action

What's it all about? Research shows that having a gratitude practice can change your life for the better. In this class we'll explore expressing and sharing gratitude to change the lives of people around you too.  We will work on developing the confidence and creativity to put your thanks out into the world! What will we…

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The Meaning of Life: Psychology and Spirituality

What's it all about? Do you ever wonder about life meaning, purpose, human experience?  Psychology and spirituality both provide frames of reference for understanding and exploring these issues. Historically, psychology and spirituality have had a complicated relationship however, these two can be seen as complementary systems of understanding. This class provides an overview of the history of psychology and spirituality and…

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Make Your Own Bacon

What's it all about? Do you like making great stuff from scratch? Thought about bacon curing before but never known where to start? Well it turns out that making your own bacon is actually pretty awesome. It's tastier, it's cheaper and it impresses your friends!  Plus, with a bit of know-how, the right equipment and the…

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Quick Pickling

What's it all about? Ever wanted to make your own pickles however can't make the time to ferment and pickle from scratch? Learn how to make your own pickles in only 24 hours in this fun class. Learn what's behind the science and magic of pickling, taste some pickled foods and then make your own…

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Concrete Crafts: Making a Planter

What's it all about? Concrete has become so trendy lately! From humble construction material to popular home decor, you can now see concrete candle holders, planters, platers and more at many stores. Come to this class and learn how to use concrete in your crafty projects as well as making a planter to take home…

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Quilting Basics for Starters

What's it all about? This class will kick start you into the wonderful world of quilting By the time you finish you will know your fat quarters from a Bargello and many of the obscure acronyms in between - all you will need to bring is your ability to hand sew, and a good sense of…

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Homemade Pasta Fresca

What's it all about? Everyone loves pasta, and in this class we'll find out how to make it delicious and fresh! Think of how much better homemade bread is than store bought… Food and Italian cuisine is made to be shared, both in its preparation and its degustation! You will share the learning/preparation process in…

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Tea and Cheese Pairing

What's it all about? Love cheese? Love tea? Love the idea of the two together? Or perhaps you need a little more convincing. (It's ok, you can still love wine. ) In this class we explore the basics of flavour theory and discuss practical tips on how to pair tea with cheese. We'll finish up…

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Grammar They Didn’t Teach You in School

What's it all about? Don't know prepositions from your propositions? Got your contractions and possessives muddled up? Do the terms phrasal verb, relative clause and present perfect continuous turn your face into a blank stare? If so, this grammar class will change your life! (Well, hopefully) Many people lack a basic understanding of how English works, often…

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Self Care For The Overwhelmed

What's it all about? Beauty editors will have you think that Self care is all Manicures and Pedicures and possibly a sneaky massage. These all sound great. But Self care is made up of more parts. Self care is looking after yourself when the world gets too hard. What will we cover? In this class…

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Make A Beeswax Wrap

What's it all about? Join the war on waste and cut down on your use of single use plastic by using beeswax wraps to cover food and carry snacks. In this fun class you will learn how to make your own. What will we cover? We will learn how to make beeswax wrap using organic beeswax…

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Loom Weaving 101

What's it all about? Weaving on a loom is a rewarding craft that's worth a try. Those beautiful textured wall hangings are everywhere these days, but how amazing is it to hang one on your wall and say "I made it myself! "  No matter what your style, you will learn the essential techniques to…

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Deep Work: The Secret Weapon against Distraction

What's it all about? Let's face it, we are constantly distracted. Work, Email, Phone, Facebook, Work, Spotify and that's just in one minute. Did you know that it takes twenty minutes of distraction-free concentration to reach your full cognitive capacity? Most of us don't go more than a couple of minutes before we become distracted.…

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Making Superannuation Super!

What's it all about? Part of our income every week goes into a superannuation account. There is over $12 billion in 'lost super', but do you understand it? Come and get the low down and unpack what you need to know about making the most of your superannuation savings. Doing something today really can make…

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Japan: What You Won’t Hear From Your Travel Agent

What's it all about? Japan is an increasingly popular tourist destination. Its festivals, cherry blossoms, temples, gardens, shopping, bullet trains, food and powder snow attract visitors of all ages. And it will come into international focus more as the 2020 Tokyo Olympics get closer. Travel brochures abound featuring all the usual images of modern-day Japan,…

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Making Soy Candles

What's it all about? The greatest innovation in the candle industry today is the replacement of the "paraffin" based candle with a natural wax alternative. The soy candle you will make in this workshop will burn cleanly and produce no soot or smoke. It will burn cooler and for longer allowing the delicious fragrances to…

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