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Learning Local

Marrickville's best fun and educational workshops and classes

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Spring has sprung, the sun is shining - and there's never been a better time to get a bunch of friends together and go learn something new! We've rounded up the best workshop/classes Marrickville has to offer - we can guarantee they're all educational and entertaining.


Hypmotive 20 Smidmore St, Ground Floor, Marrickville Metro Shopping Centre FB: @hypmotive IG: @hypmotive Web: hypmotive.com


If you are all about resourcefulness, invention, imagination and ideas, then you need to put your hands to work at Hypmotive. Hypmotive’s talented potters have the skills and expertise to aid you in their pottery workshops for people of all ages. So, whether you want to keep your kids busy, impress your friends, or live out your Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore fantasies, Hypmotive can take on group bookings or more intimate sip and glaze classes that are suited for all occasions.


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Sydney Seafood School Sydney Fish Market, 25 Bank St, Pyrmont NSW 2009 FB: @SydneySeafoodSchool IG: @sydneyseafoodschool Web: sydneyfishmarket.com.au


Operating since 1989, Sydney Seafood School has taught 200,000 aspiring poissonier’s how to prepare and cook a wide range of Australian and New Zealand seafood. Sydney Seafood School offers a hands-on premium class where you watch, cook, and eat. If you prefer to begin with an observant approach to your learning, their Sundowner sessions involve a relaxing demonstration accompanied by a tasting with a matched beverage. If you prefer to learn in a group, Sydney Seafood School provides tailored events catered to your specific needs.

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Pinot & Picasso Marrickville 316 Victoria Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204 FB: @pinotandpicassomarrickville IG: @pinotandpicassomarrickville Web: pinotandpicasso.com.au

When you go to Pinot & Picasso you know that fun and creativity are on the table. At their paint and sip events, Pinot & Picasso offer unique and colourful experiences that are fit for every occasion. Indulge in a 3-hour guided painting class with one of their friendly hosts who direct an easy step-by-step guide on creating your masterpiece. Getting people together and learning alongside one another with a glass of wine (or two), makes this experience a wholesome one.


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Mark Eliott Glass: Glass Blowing class IG: @markeliottglass Among the Trees Marrickville 27 Sydney Street, Marrickville NSW


It’s a rare skill to come by these days, but glass artist Mark Eliott will have you blowing glass and creating in no time. This two-hour taster session covers all the tips and techniques on how to use a blow torch and sculpt your glass into your desired shape. Of course, at the end of the session you will be able to take your creation home and admire the result of your new skill!


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Kiss Ready Lips: Eco-luxe Bath Bomb Making IG: @kissreadylips Naturally Ready Studio Naturally Ready, 100D Sydenham Road, Marrickville NSW


If you love to relax while you learn, then Bath Bomb making with Kiss Ready Lips is perfect for you. This beginner’s hands-on workshop is all about creating your own handcrafted botanical pods, bath bombs, and foot soaks. This workshop is a fun and creative way to put in the effort for a bit of you time, or as a gift for friends or family.


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Book your glass blowing and bath bomb classes via www.classbento.com.au or find them on Instagram @classbento

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