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Special Workshops in Sydney This Spring

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No matter whether you are an active person or you love doing something creative, there are various ideas for learning activities this Spring.

1. Floristry Demonstrations and Workshops

Led by professional florists, there are a series of floristry demonstrations and workshops at Queen Victoria Building (QVB) during the month of September. These workshops aim to teach people how to design their own bouquets or dinner party table settings. Make sure you grasp this rare opportunity to unleash your creativity. You'll be able to learn how to create your own creative works and take them with you to beautify your home.

Floristry Workshops at QVB
Floristry Demonstrations & Workshops at QVB

When: Thursday to Saturday, 20-22 September

Where: Queen Victoria Building (QVB)

Go check out here to find out the scheduled sessions.

2. NSW Bike Week - Workshops

If you own a bike and would like to learn some great tips on improving cycling skills or how to keep your bike in good condition, here are some great opportunities. As part of NSW Bike Week, Willoughby City Council is offering free workshops to meet your needs. Bookings essential.

Bicycle Maintenance Made Easy

When: Thursday, 20 September 2012 6 pm - 8:30 pm

Where: Renegade Cycles, 43-45 Burns Bay Rd, Lane Cove

Cost: Free

Cycling Fundamentals & Refresher Workshop

When: Saturday, 22 September 2012, 9 am - 12 pm

Where: Bicentennial Reserve, Small Street, Willoughby

Cost: Free

Enquiry: Call Fiona Frost on 9777 7706 or email

3. Children's Holiday Workshop - Art-making

In conjunction with the 2012 Portia Geach Memorial Award exhibition, S. H. Ervin Gallery is running a series of art-making workshops for young visitors to learn a variety of approaches to portraiture.

Workshop cost includes materials, tuition and complimentary entry for children and parent/carers into the exhibition.

Express Youself - Larger than life (Suitable for ages 5-12yrs)

When: Friday 28th September, 1-3 pm

Me and My Pet - Self portraits with your favouite animals (Suitable for ages 5-12yrs)

When: Thursday 4th October, 1-3 pm

Monoprinting The Family - printmaking workshop
(Suitable for ages 7-14yrs)

When: Friday 5th October, 1-3 pm

Enquiry: Email Eleanor Venables (Thurs Fri) at or phone (02) 9258 0122 to book a place.

There are something for everyone. Take advantage of all these interesting and fun-making workshops.
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