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Curtin University Craft, Gardening Workshops and Other Events

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Published April 1st 2018
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Curtin University will be holding a range of craft, hobbies and children's school holiday events over the months of April and May of 2018.

You can join Curtin's Makerspace in the Craft Cube in Lower Henderson for FREE craft workshops.

Why don't you take some time out from your busy schedule to de-stress, be creative and learn a new skill?

There will be a variety of crafts to learn and these include the following:

Tuesday 17th April - Cross Stitch Badges

Tuesday 24th April Felt Flower Wreath Making

You can find out more about this activity, and book here.

Make a wreath to take home

Thursday 26th April Drama Workshop (school holiday event)
You can find out more about this workshop at this site.

Learn to act!

Friday 27th April Treasure Hunt (school holiday event)
Love a treasure hunt? Then check out this link.

Free treasure hunt

Tuesday 15th May - Crochet and Yarn Bombs

Tuesday 22nd May - Paint umbrellas

Thursday 31st May - Bling your bike

These workshops will all start at 12 noon and go until 2.00 pm. If you cannot get to the workshops at these times, you can drop into the Makerspace anytime between 10.00 am and 2.00 pm Monday to Friday during semester, or outside of these hours by arrangement.

You can join Curtin's expert gardeners on campus, and learn about plants and how to make your garden thrive, and thus have "green fingers"!

All these workshops are free and open to anyone, and they run from 12 noon to 2.00 pm.

The following is a list of dates and workshop themes:

Tuesday 10th April - Potted plants
Tuesday 8th May - Creating your own native garden

Gardening workshops

All these workshops will take place near the Green Cub in Atkinson Forum which is across from the koi pond.

You can book for this workshop at this site.

At this event, you can join Curtin's own horticulturalist team as they tour around the beautiful gardens of the University. From the Malaysian Gardens to a hidden oasis, you will meet in front of the green garden cube in Atkinson Forum (across from the koi pond), and all tours are free and open to everyone.

The tour begins at 12.30 pm on 31st July, 2018, and you can book in at this site.

This is for students from a first-year event management class who will be showcasing their skills as they put together the Creative Festival.

This will occur on 10th May, 2018 from 11.00 am to 3.00 pm, is a free event, and there will be 20 different creative activities.

Book into this Creative Festival

You can book for this event here.

Curtin University runs a school holiday programme for primary aged children.

From 23rd to 27th April, 2018, there will be some exciting activities such as a treasure hunt, making an ANZAC wreath, carpentry and drama workshops - see above for details of these.

At this event, Curtin lecturers will speak out about their passions in Pecha Kucha format (20 slides for 20 seconds each).

They will have big ideas and for the first time, Explore Curtin is directing their attention to showcasing the amazing work that happens on this campus at a higher research level.

You can find out about all the amazing work that Curtin does in a format that is fun and easy to understand for people with no knowledge in a particular field.

Some of the things you will learn about will be refugee women perspectives of resettlement in WA; new immersive public art installations; how virtuality is changing education; atomic and molecular collisions; and more!


This will be held on 19th April, and 17th May, 2018 from 6.00 pm to 7.30 pm and will cost just $5 per person, and you can book at this site.

For this tour, you will join the experts from the John Curtin Gallery for an outdoor art walk. You will learn about sculptures throughout the campus.

This will be held on 1st May, 2018 from 12 noon to 1.00 pm, and is also a free event.

These tours explore food trucks and street art from international artists on campus and will be fun!

This event will be held on 1st May, 2018 from 12 noon until 1.00 pm, will cost just $5, and you can book here.

For bookings or more information on any of the events in this list please email:
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Why? For Craft type events during holidays and for adults
When: From April to May 2018
Where: Curtin University, Bentley
Cost: FREE
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