FINGER PAINTING, ADULT STYLE Sunday, 21 January 2018, 5:30PM - 7.30PM Book



Under the Common Pavilion with WORK-SHOP
When was the last time you Finger Painted? For most of us, it was our first taste of art as a child. The joys of getting our hands messy and creating have long been forgotten as we became serious adults. Work-Shop has teamed up with local artist and all round legend Stephen Evans to bring back the fun of Finger Painting, Adult Style!
Enjoy a beer or a wine on arrival as Steve takes you through how to create realistic paintings using only what you were born with. Prepare to rediscover that childhood passion of getting messy while learning a rad new skill to create art at home!

WATERCOLOUR & WINE Sunday, 28 January 2018, 5:30PM-7.30PM Book



Under the Common Pavilion with WORK-SHOP
This is a 2 hour workshop aimed at complete beginners or those who have some drawing and painting experience. This class will teach you the practical skills and techniques used in watercolour painting, whether you want to use this medium for illustrative work, typography or fine art painting. Students will learn about the specific properties of watercolour paint, and develop practical skills and techniques in paint application, brush-work, colour mixing, rendering light and shade, tonal value, and design in watercolour painting.

THE KNITTERS GUILD Every third Thursday of the month, 11.00am - 1.00pm


Meeting monthly in the Common Room


The Knitters’ Guild NSW was founded more than thirty years ago, with the purpose of promoting and encouraging the skills of knitting and crochet amongst its members and the wider community. The Inner West group are a small friendly group of knitters and crocheters who love sharing their works in progress, learning new techniques and welcome new members. No booking necessary, please come down and join us on the day.


If you have any questions, please contact the Inner West group: Convenor Mary-Helen Ward

RESIN WORKSHOP Friday, 19 January 2018, 6:00 PM
Friday, 2 February 2018, 6:00 PM




In the Common Room with Stella and Olive Design


This is an introductory class for those who ever wanted to learn the ins and out of resin art. You will be able to see an example piece of resin art created and then be guided through different techniques for creating your own unique piece on a 50cm round board.

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DRUNK PAINTING Sunday, 4 February 2018, 5:30PM-7.30PM Book



Under the Common Pavilion with WORK-SHOP

Drunk Painting is for EVERYONE!  Total beginners, or those with painting experience… are all welcome.
The term ‘drunk painting’ is meant figuratively (although, we’ll make sure to have some drinks available to you… if desired!).  It’s a state of mind.  When ‘drunk painting,’ we lower our inhibitions, remove the worry of  what our art looks like, and focus on having fun so that we can create a masterpiece!
Bring your mates, bring a date, bring your mum or come solo for a night of fun!

COFFEE PAINTING Sunday, 11 February 2018, 5:30PM-7.30PM Book



Under the Common Pavilion with WORK-SHOP

We’re not talking about the love heart shapes your favourite barista leaves in your morning latte. Coffee painting is a technique that uses instant coffee as paint to create striking artworks, using a technique somewhat similar to that used with watercolour. Coffee painting begun with refugee & asylum seeker artists in Australian immigration detention centres who, unable to easily access paints and other art materials, learned to use what was available to them. It is now an art style symbolic to the refugee journey and has been used to convey the journey experienced by thousands of people seeking asylum through art.
*This class is part of a new workshop series ‘Art From The World,’ an initiative led by Work-Shop and Welcome Studio.

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ACTIVIST CARTOONING Sunday, 18 February 2018, 5:30PM-7.30PM Book



Under the Common Pavilion with WORK-SHOP

Use art as a tool for social change, and lets change our world for good!
Alwy Fadhel is a Welcome Studio artist, an art-based social enterprise partnering with people seeking asylum to create positive social change and spread a message of ‘welcome’. Welcome Studio artists are from refugee backgrounds or are currently seeking asylum in Australia. They bring and share art and craft skills from their own cultures and experiences that enrich our Australian culture and society. Profits from these workshops will fund community projects and art workshops with Sydney’s refugee community.

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SCREEN PRINTING Thursday, 22 February 2018, 6:00PM-9.00PM Book



Under the Common Pavilion with WORK-SHOP

Lets learn the basics of screen printing in a rad and relaxed class! We’ll cover what the heck screen printing actually is, the different types and where to access them, how to print at home and EVERYTHING you need to know about stencils! Create a design, cut out a stencil and print it onto a tea towel or tote bag using the fabulous fabric inks provided. You’ll leave with all the mad skills, and get information to be able to continue printing at home.
Although this class goes for 3 hours, it can take a bit less time depending on the complexity of your design and your speed of cutting out. If you want to make extra on the day, you can purchase an extra tea towel or tote bag for $6 each.

WEAVE A WALL HANGING Sunday, 25 February 2018, 5:00PM-8.00PM Book



Under the Common Pavilion with WORK-SHOP

Come join Sky in a free-form weaving workshop and learn how to create and complete your very own wall hanging. Sky teaches using her own designed weaving tools and provides an array of carefully chosen and curated materials beyond just yarn (perfect for pure creative expression!) In this three hour beginner’s workshop Sky will help you unleash your inner designer, and show you super easy techniques to create a fabulous woven masterpiece. The techniques you will learn can be taken away and applied again and again using your take home loom (yes, you even get to take home your loom!). Everything is supplied for you to complete your project including instructional booklet.



Saturday 2 December // Wooden Spoon Carving
Sunday 3 December // Natural Indigo Sunday Social
Thursday 7 December // The Succulent Garden
Saturday 9 December // Native Stingless Beekeeping






Pocket City Farms is a productive hub the local community can gather to learn about all things farming and food growing, buy local produce grown with organic principles, participate in the volunteer program, and take part in many workshops and events.

In the surrounds of their productive green space in the city Pocket City Farms run regular workshops across a range of sustainable lifestyle topics from growing food in small spaces to native stingless beekeeping, and wooden spoon carving to natural indigo dyeing.

They hold monthly crop swaps with Crop Swap Sydney for trading home harvests, as well as weekly volunteer sessions enabling you to dig your hands in the soil and learn food growing skills direct from the farmer. Meanwhile you can also take a yoga class outdoors overlooking the farm, or bring the kids along for a Little Farmers session.

The produce from their ecological market garden is available each week at the Pocket City Farm Store, along with other goods from local producers, including organic sourdough and local tea.




Camperdown Project
An initiative of Canterbury-Hurlstone Park RSL Club
Canterbury-Hurlstone Park RSL Club