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Published October 1st 2018
Try one or two of these interesting workshops
There are some really interesting workshops on in Perth in the next few months.
Here is a list of some of my favourite ones!
WASTEless: Take Action to Reduce Your Waste When:
Starting Thursday 11th October, from 6.30 pm to 8.45 pm Where: Town of Victoria Park, 99 Shepperton Road, Victoria Park Cost and booking: Four-week course is $50 and book here. Details: If you are interested in making a difference and finding out how to change your waste habits, then this is the course for you!
This four-week course will teach you how, and give you the skills, tools and resources you need in order to reduce your landfill waste. You will learn about recycling and make positive changes to your lifestyle.
Click on this link to find out more details about this workshop.
Introduction To Instagram Workshop When:
Thursday 11th October, from 10.30 am to 2 pm Where: Bloom Digital (located inside of Flametree Creative), 459 Stirling Highway, Cottesloe Cost and Booking: From $179 and you can book here. Details:
This has a maximum of eight people and it is a beginners workshop which will guide you through step-by-step on how to use Instagram for your business.
You can find out heaps more about this course at this link.
Blueberry Masterclass When:
Sunday 14th October, from 2 pm to 4.30 pm Where:
Short Street Kitchen, Stoneville Cost and Booking:
Cost is $35, and book here. Details:
This is a spring afternoon in the hills, where you will wander through orchards and gardens and learn how to grow your own plump blueberries. Blueberries do well in pots, so you can grow this delicious superfood in your own garden, backyard or even on a small balcony.
You will learn about the different varieties of berries and their preferences, enabling you to end up with a productive crop.
Kokedama Workshop When:
This will be on Tuesday 16th October, from 10 am to 1 pm. Where:
The Artists Nook, 175-179 James Street, Ethel Street Courtyard, Guildford. Cost and booking:
$105, and book here. Details:
Get your plants out of a pot and instead hang them in a beautiful kokedama ball made from recycled and natural materials in this three-hour class. This is a natural fibre planter workshop and you will learn to make Japanese small balls out of recycled materials, such as coffee bags, balls of wool and beads.
All materials and plants are supplied for the one price.
Embroidery Class - Beginners When:
Saturday 20th October, from 10 am to 11.30 am Where:
Riverton Library, 67 Riley Road, Riverton Cost and Booking:
Free, and you can book here Details:
Here you will learn the art of embroidery and get creative! It is a practical workshop for participants to make an original embroidery design. You will also learn a variety of stitch combinations on a test piece of material.
Organise & Simplify Your Home Office When:
Saturday, 27th October, from 1.30 pm to 4 pm Where:
State Library of Western Australia, 25 Francis Street, Kimberley Room, Perth Cost and Booking:
Workshop and 30 day program $127 and you can book here. Details:
Be organised and create the spaces and systems for all the paper and digital things that you possess. This includes a one x 2½ hour live workshop, a 30-day support program, 1½ hour coaching session, workbook, action plans and lifetime community membership.
Learn a whole lot more about this workshop at this link.
Worm Farming Workshop When:
Saturday 3rd November, from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm Where:
Canning River Eco Education Centre, Cnr Kent Street and Queens Park Road, Wilson Cost and Booking:
Free, and book here Details:
I have a worm farm and find it fascinating watching these little critters eat so much food, multiply and give me great fertiliser for my garden. This workshop will teach you all about worm farming, and the role that these worms play in recycling and waste management. After this, there will be question time and a practical demonstration in setting up, operating and maintaining a worm farm.
The City of Canning is offering residents a $110 subsidy on the purchase of a worm cafe - the subsidised price you need to pay is $115.
Improve Your Photography When:
Saturday 3rd November, from 10 am to 4 pm Where:
Shoot Workshops, 232 Stirling Street, Perth, Cost and Booking:
Cost $99, and you can book here Details:
This is a six-hour practical workshop which will make your knowledge of photography a much better one! Learn how to develop "creative control of your camera by shooting with confidence".