Events and workshops

All workshop prices include materials and light refreshments.
Suitable for beginners, ages 12+


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Kokedama (moss balls)

Thu 25 Jan, 6pm–8pm | Library Shop, level 1 | $45 | SOLD OUT

Join talented artist Akemi for a hands-on workshop creating stylish Japanese kokedama plant balls with moss, soil and twine. You’ll get stuck in creating two different moss balls, using succulents and indoor plants.



Washi paper necklacesWashi paper necklaces

Thu 8 Feb, 6pm–8pm | Library Shop, level 1 | $35 | SOLD OUT

Join jewellery designer Barbara Vine for an introduction to making your own necklace using a washi paper-covered shell medallion, complete with an organza ribbon so it’s ready to wear.


Kanzashi flowersKanzashi flowers

Thu 22 Feb, 6pm–8pm | Library Shop, level 1 | $35 | SOLD OUT

Create your own piece of flower art under the guidance of local artist Mabina Alaka in this beginners’ workshop. Mabina will show you how to create traditional Japanese kanzashi flowers for a piece of jewellery.