GET YOUR CREATIVE JUICES FLOWING, LEARN A NEW SKILL OR SOCIALISE WITH FRIENDS WITH A VARIETY OF WORKSHOPS ON THE COAST THAT CATER FOR ALL TALENTS AND ABILITIES
The world is your oyster when it comes to learning a new skill on the Sunshine Coast.
From mastering the pottery wheel to perfecting the perfect cocktail combination, there is an abundance of workshops on offer that will help you get your creative juices flowing.
Attend one solo or organise a group of friends to come along and make an afternoon of it, with many of the workshops on offer also offering nibbles and drinks.
Want to learn how to create the perfect bouquet? Head to one of these floral arrangement workshops;
l The Posy Co
The Posy Co is a florist based on the Sunshine Coast that also offers a variety of workshops that run at different times throughout the year.
Learn how to create a bridal bouquet, plant a terrarium or construct a kokedama with offerings tailored for all abilities.
For more information and to see what workshops are coming up visit theposyco.com.au.
l Adore Flowers
Located in Maroochydore, Adore Flowers runs workshops from their store or they can travel to you for special events.
The workshops teach the fine art of making your very own bouquet or
arrangement using a selection of local grown flowers and foliage.
For more information visit www.adoreflowers.com.au.
If you are looking to get your hands dirty, try one of the pottery workshops on offer such as;
l The Pottery Studio
Located in Nambour, The Pottery Studio has the facilities to hand build and experiment on a pottery wheel.
The studio provides all the tools necessary to get you started in hand building with clay, and the basic instructions to get you started with assistance throughout.
l Oxide Clay Art
Oxide Clay Art is a pottery and ceramics studio specialising in wheel throwing pottery classes for small groups.
The classes are run by renowned potter and teacher Joe Ottaway and cater for beginners to advanced potters.
If you fancy yourself a bit of an artist then why not try out one of these painting workshops: l The Art Hub Sunshine Coast
The Art Hub at Bulcock St Caloundra offer a variety of paint and sip classes.
Either follow along with a local artist who will provide step by step instructions or feel free to paint your own masterpiece. All art materials are provided an no experience is needed.
For more information visit www.thearthubsc.com.au.
Hone your cooking skills with one of the cooking workshops offered on the Coast. With an abundance of fresh, local produce and some of the freshest seafood around, it only makes sense that you would learn how to cook it like a pro.
l Spirit House Yandina
The famous Spirit House in Yandina not only dishes up some of the best Asian cuisine around but they also teach you how to make it at home. Group lessons run for four hours, during either day or night.
For more information visit www.spirithouse.com.au.
l The Cooking School Noosa
Master the art of cooking while overlooking the Noosa River.
The Cooking School Noosa offers classes suited for everyone, with chefs who specialise in a variety of cooking skills and cuisines.
For more information visit wasabigroup.com. Learn how to make your own barista-quality coffee with one of the coffee-making workshops on offer:
l Vincenza Gourmet Coffee
Vincenza Coffee offer barista courses ranging from beginner to advanced skills.
So whether you want to perfect your milk frothing, get the perfect grind or master some latte art, there is a class for everyone.
For more information visit vincenzacoffee.com.au.
l Clandestino Roasters Beginners, enthusiasts, cafe owners and advanced baristas can learn a skill or two from the workshops on offer by Clandestino Roasters.
Located in Noosaville, classes run in “The Cube”; a specially designed learning room that provides the perfect space to learn everything about coffee.
For more information visit www.clandestino.com.au.
l Mambo Coffee Roasters
The guys at Mambo Coffee Roasters on Sugar Rd, Maroochydore, offer a coffee course that covers the seven essential steps of the art of espresso. For more information visit www.mambocoffee.com.au. Need something stronger than coffee? Try your hand at a cocktail making workshop.
l Miss Moneypenny’s
Located on Hasting St in Noosa, Miss Moneypenny’s offers a cocktail-making class run by world-renowned mixologist Ben Walsh.
For more information visit missmoneypennys.com.
ARTY FUN: The Sunshine Coast is home to an abundance of workshops that let you explore your creative side.