Workshop: The art of Photography with Ted Richards

> Workshop / Photography | Batemans Bay

Sat 18 May, 10am-12.30pm

Batemans Bay Museum, 3 Museum Place, Batemans Bay (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Did you know the thinner the cardboard mount, the earlier the photograph?

Bring your old photographs and antique film equipment to the museum and learn about their photographic processes. Ted Richards will share tips about how to investigate, date, and safely store your treasures.

Workshop: Stacked Rings with SilverPaperString

> Workshop / Textiles | Wearable Art | Jewellery | Moruya

Sat 25 May, 10am-1pm

Dowry, 18 Ford Street, Moruya (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Jewellery lovers of all skills levels – beginners included – will have a great time at this workshop led by Lizette Richards of SilverPaperString.

Using basic silversmithing techniques, you’ll design and make your own set of 3 sterling silver stacking rings. All materials and instructions are provided, as well as morning tea.

Bookings are essential

  • Cost: $120 per person, all materials included
  • Booking & more: 4474 2816

Workshop: Earrings with SilverPaperString

> Workshop / Textiles | Wearable Art | Jewellery | Moruya

Sat 18 May, 10am-1pm

Dowry, 18 Ford Street, Moruya (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Learn basic silversmithing techniques to design and make 2 pairs of sterling silver earrings, led by Lizette Richards of SilverPaperString.

This workshop is great for groups, solo adventurers, beginners, pretty much anyone who’d like to learn a new skill and take home something special.

All materials and instructions are provided, as well as morning tea.

Bookings are essential

  • Cost: $120 per person, all materials included
  • Bookings & more: 4474 2816

Workshop: Faience Bead Necklace with Ibis Beads

> Workshop / Textiles | Wearable Art | Jewellery | Moruya

Sat 18 May, 2pm-5pm

Dowry, 18 Ford Street, Moruya (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Design, thread, link and crimp your very own necklace using your choice of handmade and authentic ceramic faience beads. Beginners, singles and groups are welcome at this workshop led by Virginia Aland of Ibis Beads.

All materials provided including a selection of faience beads and fastenings, as well as afternoon tea.

If you can’t make it to this workshop, Virginia is hosting another on the following Saturday, 25 May.

Bookings are essential

  • Cost: $120 per person, all materials included
  • Bookings & more: 02 4474 2816

Workshop: Faience Bead Necklace with Ibis Beads

> Workshop / Textiles | Wearable Art | Jewellery | Moruya

Sat 25 May, 2pm-5pm

Dowry, 18 Ford Street, Moruya (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Design, thread, link and crimp your very own necklace using your choice of handmade and authentic ceramic faience beads. Beginners, singles and groups are welcome at this workshop led by Virginia Aland of Ibis Beads.

All materials provided including a selection of faience beads and fastenings, as well as afternoon tea.

Bookings are essential

  • Cost: $120 per person, all materials included
  • Bookings & more: 02 4474 2816

Workshop: Felt Cracked Earth Technique with EFTAG

> Workshop / Visual art / Textiles | Wearable Art | Jewellery | Moruya

Tue 21 May, 10am-3pm

85 Eastern Boundary Road, Mogendoura (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Learn how to create felt objects with a ‘cracked earth’ appearance. This interesting technique uses masking tape and can create unique effects on 2D and 3D pieces.

Very basic felting skills are required. All materials and equipment are supplied (unless you prefer to bring your own). BYO lunch, tea/coffee provided.

Bookings are essential

Workshop: Drop in and Draw with Ruth Hassell at the Air Raid Tavern

> Workshop / Visual art | Moruya

Thu 23 May, 6pm-8pm

Air Raid Tavern, 73 Vulcan Street, Moruya (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Want to give life drawing a go? Whether you’re in line to win the Archibald Prize or have trouble drawing a straight line, this fun workshop is for you.

Artist Ruth Hassell will give you some pointers, then it’s over to you for some arty expression. Bring yourself, some friends, a sketch pad and pencil (or we will supply them) and enjoy a drink at the Tavern while you draw.

Life models will be dressed in vintage style, beginners and all skill levels welcome.

  • Cost: $10 at the door

Workshop: Upcycle Jeans into a Travel Hat with HatSavvy Hatmaking

> Workshop / Textiles | Wearable Art | Jewellery | Narooma | Kianga

Fri 24 May, 10am-4.30pm

School of Art Studios, Princes Highway, Narooma (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Embrace upcycling and create a hat from repurposed materials, guided by milliner Anne Colquitt.

Learn about the sustainable practice of upcycling, and give some cotton comfort denim a second-life.

Working from one of three hat patterns – a 1920s Cloche, a driver’s cap, or a medium brim sun-style hat – you’ll learn which style suits your symmetry and proportions, and how to repurpose denim in this workshop that’s mindful of reducing waste.

You will need:

  • sewing machine (if you have one)
  • denim needle 18/20
  • polyester cotton
  • dressmaking scissors (or you can borrow some at the workshop)
  • bobble headed pins
  • biro or marking chalk
  • old denim jeans & linen, cotton or canvas pieces for contrast
  • heavy fusible violene (or the organiser can provide, $3.50 extra)

Bookings are essential

  • Cost: $55 per person (bring a sewing machine if you have one)
  • Bookings: 0439 791 498 or hatsavvy@bigpond.com

Dance class: Rock & Roll Beginners

> Workshop > Music | Dance / Music | Dance | Batemans Bay

Fri 24 May, 6pm-8pm

Batemans Bay Soldiers Club, Beach Road, Batemans Bay (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

A 4 step Rock n Roll dance class that will have you dancing socially by the end of the class.

Workshop: River of Rhythms with Stonewave Taiko Drums

> Workshop / Music | Dance | Moruya

Sat 25 May 1.30pm-3pm

Moruya RSL Hall, 9 Page Street, Moruya (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Join Stonewave Taiko for an explosive, high energy drumming workshop, where experienced instructors will take participants on a journey into rhythm.

All drumming equipment supplied, no experience necessary.

Bookings essential