Inner Sydney events

  1. Poetry Night

    Tuesday 11 December 2018 ,

    On the second Tuesday of December, the final poetry night of 2018 will be Avant Gaga #42, with guest poets Gig Ryan, Laurie Duggan, Jessica Mei Cham and Andrew Brooks, plus an open section. Drinks and tapas at the bar.…

    11 Dec
  2. Museum Of Magic

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 to Wednesday 14 August 2019 , Darlinghurst

    Spoil yourself with a secret affair. The history of magic as an art form has been shrouded in mystery in order to protect its secrets, often being handed down verbally from magician to magician, but in this secret museum of Sydney, this…

    12 Dec - 14 Aug
  3. Learn to pair tea and chocolate

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 to Saturday 01 April 2023 , Balmain

    Through this two hour workshop, participants will experience flavours, aromas and textures of premium natural farming teas (Green, Black, Oolong, and Pu-erh) paired with delicious floral, nutty, citrusy and earthy chocolates, a true…

    12 Dec - 01 Apr
  4. DIY terrarium - Jurassic forest style

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 to Friday 20 May 2022 , Redfern And Waterloo

    Make a terrarium in a fun and easy workshop held by creative director of ‘Merchant and Green’ Christopher Saban, who has over fifteen years experience as a florist. What is a terrarium, you may ask? Basically, a terrarium is a small…

    12 Dec - 20 May
  5. Christmas Shopping Night

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 , Alexandria And Rosebery

    This year Australian furniture, design and homewares store Koskela is keeping their doors open late to put on the ultimate Christmas Soiree with a very special shopping night. To get you in the Christmas spirit there will be a one-night…

    12 Dec
  6. Tea and Cheese Pairing Workshop

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 to Friday 29 April 2022 , Balmain

    Participants will learn and experience how tea and cheese pairings enhance both, through complex aromas and flavours, producing new third flavours. Naturally farmed teas from different world regions (Green, Oolongs, Black, and Pu-erh)…

    12 Dec - 29 Apr
  7. Fun Japanese Flower Arranging Class

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 to Saturday 30 April 2022 ,

    Learn about the 'Ikebana', the Japanese classic art of flower arranging, from local expert Setsuko Yanagisawa, who has over 13 years of experience as a florist, and who has received outstanding reviews from her students. Setsuko will…

    12 Dec - 30 Apr
  8. Crime and Punishment

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 to Saturday 22 December 2018 , Darlinghurst

    Secret House presents Crime and Punishment adapted for the stage by Chris Hannan, based on the novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Directed by Anthony Skuse. Starving, destitute student Raskolnikov is surrounded by the harsh injustices of the…

    12 Dec - 22 Dec
  9. Learn to make cocktails!

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 to Sunday 23 March 2025 , Darlinghurst

    Learn to make a variety of cocktails, with guidance from some of Sydney's best mixologists. Master the classics and try the exotics. Drink as you go and have a fantastic evening out that you won't forget, no matter how much you end up…

    12 Dec - 23 Mar
  10. Cute box making class

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 to Sunday 22 May 2022 ,

    Make your own cute boxes, including three tiered box sets, and decorate with some very pretty paper. All materials supplied, and you'll be guided by a professional box making artist. A great relaxing way to spend a day on a weekend in…

    12 Dec - 22 May
  11. Treasures Illuminated

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 to Tuesday 31 December 2019 , Darlinghurst

    One of the greatest collections of treasures in the nation’s history comes to life in an extraordinary new “light and sound” show to be unveiled at the Westpac Long Gallery in the Australian Museum. A world of spectacular storytelling and…

    12 Dec - 31 Dec
  12. Metalsmithing for beginners workshop

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 to Wednesday 13 December 2023 , Redfern And Waterloo

    Create your very own artisan jewelry in this fun and hands-on class, where you'll learn to use metals like copper and silver along with tools of the trade. Learn from an expert and professional jewelry maker and unleash your creativity. …

    12 Dec - 13 Dec
  13. Make your own terrarium class

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 to Saturday 30 March 2030 , Redfern And Waterloo

    Make a terrarium in a fun and easy workshop held by creative director of ‘Merchant and Green’ Christopher Saban, who has over fifteen years experience as a florist. What is a terrarium, you may ask? Basically, a terrarium is a small…

    12 Dec - 30 Mar
  14. Whales | Tohorā

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 to Sunday 28 April 2019 , Darlinghurst

    Come eye-to-eye with the world’s largest animals. Dive into the immersive Whales | Tohorā exhibition that brings the incredible world of whales to life at the Australian Museum. Presenting the latest cetacean research from the…

    12 Dec - 28 Apr
  15. Creative bookbinding class

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 to Thursday 26 May 2022 ,

    Learn to make your own books - leather bound, Venetian journals, both simple and intricate designs. Lots of fun and perfect for beginners, with all materials supplied. You'll be guided by an expert, with lots of detailed demonstrations…

    12 Dec - 26 May
  16. The Dance of Death by August Strindberg

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 to Sunday 23 December 2018 , Surry Hills

    Two time Academy Award nominee Judy Davis, returns to Belvoir to direct Colin Friels, Pamela Rabe and Toby Schmitz. With a bitter and brutal marriage at its centre, The Dance of Death centres on a couple who loathe each other, and have…

    12 Dec - 23 Dec
  17. The Fate of Things: Memory Objects and Art

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 to Thursday 28 February 2019 , Darlinghurst

    A person’s memories are comprised of recollections of their own experiences, and those that they have inherited through photographs, home videos and family storytelling. First-hand memories of traumatic experiences are passed down not…

    12 Dec - 28 Feb
  18. Fun block printing workshop

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 to Thursday 29 April 2021 ,

    Carving is a beautiful form of meditation. The single focus of tool cutting rubber helps to de-stress, plus you'll have something gorgeous to print with afterwards. Carving stamps is relatively inexpensive, does not require a lot of space…

    12 Dec - 29 Apr
  19. Learn to draw with your iPad

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 to Friday 01 April 2022 ,

    In this class, beginners will learn how to use Procreate app or similar drawing apps on their tablets. If you are a new to digital art, drawing on an iPad is the perfect first step. If you are trying and having a hard time using drawing…

    12 Dec - 01 Apr
  20. Watercolour painting for beginners

    Wednesday 12 December 2018 to Thursday 26 May 2022 , Surry Hills

    Learn all about watercolour painting, in this fun and playful class. You can bring along something that you want to paint, or else the teacher will provide a subject for you. You'll learn all the techniques in an easy and enjoyable way. …

    12 Dec - 26 May