Find an inspiring range of classes and workshops, talks and demonstrations at learning centres, libraries, galleries, bars and cafes in and around Melbourne's city centre.
Browse the Wheeler Centre's year-round program of bookish events and hear from authors and experts at the State Library of Victoria. Ponder life's questions at the School of Life, attend a lecture at the Melbourne Free University or join Melbourne Conversations.
Up your culinary game at hands-on cooking classes and demonstrations at restaurants, cafes and dedicated cooking schools, take a foodie tour, and look out for wine, whisky and cocktail classes at city bars.
Explore the eclectic range of offerings at Laneway Learning, the Abbotsford Convent, Work-Shop and the Knowledge Market. At Federation Square, check out the program of free wellbeing classes, craft workshops and public lectures.
Arts and crafts
Explore the program at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) for arty events, visit Collingwood's Thread Den sewing lounge, or head to South Melbourne's Australian Tapestry Workshop. Leap into classes at the National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) or find your stage presence at the National Theatre.