Sussex Neighbourhood House, in Pascoe Vale, has a particular passion for creative activities.  We promote and help develop creative people within our and greater community.

Made by Me – Card Making – NEW  

Tutor: Jo Weedon
Fridays  10am – 12.30pm
Make unique handmade cards for various occasions.
Materials provided.

Term 1:   15 February to 15 March (5 sessions)
Term 2:  3 May to 31 May  (5 sessions)
Fees: Full Fees $175/ concession $140 each term.

Pascoe Vale Basket Makers group 

Thursday 1pm – 3pm,
Explore the art & craft of basketry techniques using natural and upcycled materials.  Share ideas over a cuppa.  Facilitated by Anne Newton

Term 3 & 4:  to 12 December
Fees: $2 gold coin

Hobby Floristry Course

Tutor: Cherie Roe
Learn how to make floral arrangements for any occasion.  Take home one piece per session.
All materials provided.

Term 3: Wednesday 10am – 12pm 24 July to 18 September  (9 sessions)
Fees: Full fees $300/ concession $250.

Term 4: Thursday 10am – 12pm 10 October to 5 December  (9 sessions)
Fees: Full fees $300/ concession $250.

Knitting Classes  

Tutor: Christine Hill
Thursday 7pm – 9pm
A great way to chill out on Thursday nights!  Knitting classes for beginners and those needing some confidence with their project.
Some materials provided to get you started.

Term 3:  25 July to 19 September (9 sessions)
Term 4:  10 October to 5 December  (9 sessions)
Fees: $100/$80 each term.

Crochet for Beginners Classe  

Tutor: Laura Thomey
Tuesday 9.30am – 11.30am
Learn to Crochet while creating a beautiful bag.  Will cover reading patterns & charts, yarn, tools, gauge and many other crochet topics. 

Beginners, kit provided

Term 3:  23 July to 10 September (8 sessions)
Fees: $120/$100 each term.

Drawing & Watercolour Classes 

Tutor: Ted Dansey, www.ted-dansey.com
This class covers all the important principles and techniques of both drawing and watercolour, guiding each participant through the process of learning to paint and draw.

– Classes in Pascoe Vale
– Classes held at Sussex Neighbourhood House, Pascoe Vale
– run by Ted Dansey
– learn techniques for drawing and watercolour
– suitable for all levels
– ability to share your art and creativity with others
– inclusive and friendly environment

Wednesdays: 2pm – 4.30pm.
Term 3: 24 July to 11 September (8 sessions)
Fees: $270/$225 conc.
Term 4:  9 October to 27 November (8 sessions)
Fees: $270/$225 conc

What’s your story? Creative writing workshops 

Tutor: Anna Fern, Writer & Professional Editor
Be inspired to get writing in a supportive, friendly group. Suitable for new and emerging writers of fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

– Classes in Pascoe Vale
– Classes held at Sussex Neighbourhood House, Pascoe Vale
– run by Anna Fern
– learn techniques for writing your story
– suitable for all levels of writers, new and emerging
– write fiction, non-fiction and poetry
– ability to share your writing with others
– inclusive and friendly environment

Saturdays: 10am – 12noon.
Term 3: 27 July to 14 September (8 sessions)
Fees: $120/$90 conc.
Term 4:  9 October to 27 November (8 sessions)
Fees: $120/$90 conc

Art Space – Art for Wellbeing

Term 3: Wednesday, 17 July to 18 September, 1pm to 3pm
Term 4: Wednesday, 9 October to 4 December, 1pm to 3pm

Need time out of your busy life?  Join us for a weekly creative exercises or BYO your project.  A place to make space for creativity and self expression.
Fees: Gold Coin Donation

Small Objects in Clay 

Tutor: Ceramic Artist Ursula (http://ursuladutkiewicz.com/)
Tuesdays 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Create unique small works of art for your home of for gifts using basic hand building techniques. Create tiles, pinch pots, plates, and spoons. You will learn to create and glaze. For beginners and more experienced potters. Fees include firing & materials.
Term 3:  23 July to 10 September (8 sessions)
Term 4:  15 October to 10 December  (8 sessions)
Fees: $150/$110 each term.

Yarn Circle – knit and crochet group

Mondays 1.00pm – 3.00pm
For those who love to knit or crochet socially and share ideas over a cuppa. Help available for beginners. BYO project.
Dates: from 7th January to 16 December 2019, weekly.
Fee: Gold Coin Donation

Quilters’ Circle

Mondays 1.00pm-3.00pm
For enthusiastic quilters to quilt, share ideas and enjoy company. Bring your current project.

Dates: from 7th January to 16 December 2019, weekly.
Fee: Gold Coin Donation

1 day Workshops

Sussex Neighbourhood House also holds a range of single session textile workshops. For more information about single session workshops, visit Workshops.