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7 Workshops we’re looking forward to in July

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7 Workshops we’re looking forward to in July

During the colder months, we tend to hibernate and watch way too much Netflix but why waste the days in front of the TV when we could be learning something new! There are some amazing workshops and masterclasses happening in Subi next month to inspire a new hobby in all of us.

Because who says it’s hard to find a hobby? Judging by this list—the difficult bit will be choosing what to do!

1. Late Night Paint Night

Once a month, the amazing team at the Painted Teapot host an adults-only paint night! From 6pm – 9pm, enjoy an evening of grown-up fun and creativity. Starting with the perfect canvas, they have an amazing collection of ceramics to choose from. From mugs to teapots, planters to candle holders, butterfly-shaped jewellery plates and everything in between. The best thing about it, it’s also BYO. So gather the pals, a bottle of wine, some nibbles and get creative!

The Painted Teapot | 4 July | $38 min spend | Register your spot
 

2. Caviar Masterclass 

Dedicated caviar ambassador, Lisa Downs is heading to Simon Johnson Providore in Subiaco for a special foodie masterclass. Lisa will take you through an exploration of the history of caviar, what the market is like, how it is sustainably sourced, how to taste it and why we love it so much. Of course, there will also be caviar tastings with matching canapés, champagne and vodka.
P.S. participants will receive 10% off all the Simon Johnson’s goodies purchased on the night. 

Simon Johnson Providore | 5 July | $150pp | Get tickets
 

3. Intro to Brush Calligraphy 

Join artist Mystrie for a three hour workshop in the beautiful, light filled space at Ampersand Collective in Subiaco. During the workshop, they will take us through the art of brush calligraphy and all the tools required to achieve this coveted skill. It is suitable to all skill levels, so even if you’re like us and don’t have a creative bone in your body, we’ll still be able to create something beautiful. 

Ampersand Collective | 6 July & 28 July | $99.20pp | Get tickets 
 

4. Introduction to Meditation Workshop

For anyone who has tried and failed meditating at home, don’t give up! During this workshop Kirsty Kohlhagen, Holistic Practitioner will help us unlock our inner-peace. Kristy will go through how to prime the body for meditation, tips on managing stress and explore new and different styles of meditation over a relaxing afternoon at Ampersand Collective.

Ampersand Collective | 13 July | $50pp | Get tickets
 

5. Flower Queen Art Class 

Join Quirky Cactus for a unique art class where we will paint a flower queen self-portrait or perhaps a portrait of someone special! During this session, we will learn tips and tricks of painting a colourful portrait using a range of mediums such as sketching pencil, ink, fine liners, paint pens and hand crafted collage paper.  It is suitable to all ages from 6 years old, so bring the kids along for some quality family time. 

Subiaco Arts Centre | 9 July | $70pp | Get tickets
 

6. Gold Leaf Workshop 

Head over to Jacksons Subiaco and discover the art of gold leaf painting in this workshop. Join expert Vicki Nicholson as she takes us through how to use texture within a design and how to incorporate gold leaf to add an opulent touch to any painting. It follows a step by step process with two designs to choose from on a 10” x 12” canvas that we can take home to add a little shine to our walls.

Jacksons Drawing Supplies | 20 July | $85 | Get tickets
 

7. Drums of Japan - Essentials Workshop

Taiko On were one of the crowd favourites at this year’s Subiaco Street Party and we were excited to see their Japanese drumming workshop pop up in Subi. The name ‘Taiko On’ is a team cry to beat of the drum with all ones energy and spirit and if you’ve ever seen them perform it is very captivating and inspiring. The essentials workshop on 13 July and features a full body percussion workshop for Taiko beginners or first-time drummers with no experience necessary. 

Taiko On Perth | 13 July | $60 - $80 | Get tickets


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