Workshops 2019

New workshops are now on for 2019.
Workshops are usually $7 or $5 with membership each class.
 Please scroll for complete list & how to register/book.

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   Art & Craft Workshops

TUESDAYS 9.30am - 12 noon
unless specified


Tues 7th May


Flax Weaving for beginners - Shelley Neame *** FULLY BOOKED ***Learn the Basics: How to harvest and prepare Harakeke (flax) and make a simple Kono (basket) to take home. This is a great workshop for beginners to learn some flax skills and techniques. Please bring $2 for materials.

Tues 14th May


Make Your Own Natural Skin Balm - Shelley Neam*** FULLY BOOKED*** Learn about infusing oils with plants, and make your own natural nourishing balms for skincare to take home. Please bring $2 for ingredients

Weds 8 May - 12 June



Ukulele Beyond Beginners - 6 week course with  Gretchen Howard. Build on the basics and learn more chords, strums and fingerpicking. Bring your singing voice, sense of humour, ukulele and music stand if possible. Contact for course content enquiries.

Tues 21st May

10.30 -12.30pm


Floral Crown Making - Annie Riley from The Reed Smith

Make your own gorgeous Floral Crown, and take it home with you. Bring your own flowers and greenery that you've foraged, some will be provided too. Please bring along $2 for crown materials.

Tues 28th May - 4th June




Drawing workshops (over 2 afternoons) - Maree Cathcart

 Landscapes: Part 1 The Boulder Bank, Part 2 Cityscapes. Please bring your drawing kit. Tutor will supply some materials. All women are welcome.

Tues 11th June

10.30 -12.30pm 




Making Blessing Stones - Tanya Doty   *** FULLY BOOKED *** Blessing stones are a unique way to mark special moments in your life or those close to you, including weddings, births, milestone birthdays, or use as a tribute at a funeral, christening or confirmation. They are beautiful decor pieces, a reminder to count our blessings or to help us remember our connections to the earth and nature. Please bring $2 for materials.



Discovery Workshops

THURSDAYS 12.30am - 2.30pm 

unless specified


Mondays 6th May - 24th June 8 Week Course

$40 for the course (let us know if this is a barrier).

Pathways to Power - Kindra Douglas *** FULLY BOOKED *** An 8-week guided course in exploring your sense of SELF, your strengths, your ability to reflect on your behaviours and beliefs, your power to choose and make things happen, feel more in charge of your life. New skills to empower yourself! 

Thurs 9th May


 Bring $2 for ingredients

Let's Get Babylicious with Charley Chop Chop

Come along to our friendly kitchen table session and learn how to create Charley’s FAMOUS Blueberry Banana Ice-blocks (perfect for a teether), baby puree & quality snacks, perfect for bubba’s 6-12 mths. Easy / Healthy / Delicious. Plus Charley’s energy is contagious! 

15 May - 12 Jun


4 week course $20

Mothers - Patricia Greenhough This is a course for healing mothers in their relationship with their children. “We can't necessarily change our children, however we can change ourselves and our response to whatever situation we find ourselves in.” For Mothers & Grandmothers.

Thurs 16th May
12.30pm - 2.30pm


Healthy Goal Setting - Anne Bate Goal setting often feels like a mean joke. How come some people get there and others don't? Explore with Anne where we want to go, and how to get there. All women welcome.

Thurs 23rd May

Bring $2 for ingredients



Winter Wellness - Charley Chop Chop
Charley Chop Chop returns to our kitchen table, to show you her amazing winter recipes to keep you well! Easy delicious recipes that will support your wellness during the upcoming cold season.  

Thurs 30th May




Depression: Living with/Training The Black Dog - Anne Bate

Depression can seem like the 'common cold' of society. Understand the reasons behind this debilitating nasty & learn ways to move forward, including how to support those suffering. 

Thurs 6th & 13th June


Self Love - Sharon Broderick Learn how to identify with yourself in the most loving way, how to support yourself, care for yourself and nurture the best that you can be


Workshop & Course registration is via phone (546 7986),
email:;  or drop in (at 44 Trafalgar Street).

To confirm your space you will need to pay in advance either by either paying cash at the Centre or via Internet banking. 


Internet Banking:

Name: Nelson Women's Support Inc

Account number:  031355 0736361 00

REFERENCE: Your Initials and Last Name and "WORKSHOP" 


Please email the Coordinator to let us know you made a payment