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.

NWC Workshops Term 1 2019
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   Art & Craft Workshops

TUESDAYS 9.30am - 12 noon
unless specified


19 Feb




Drawing workshop #1 - Maree Cathcart

The Basics: Part 1 materials and terminology, Part 2 practical skills.

Please bring your drawing kit. The tutor will supply some materials.

27 Feb-3 April




6 week course

Beginner Ukulele - Gretchen Howard

Learn the basic chords and strums. Suitable for anyone just starting

or wanting to refresh. Bring your singing voice, a sense of humour

and a ukulele if possible.

Some ukuleles are available to use at the class.

5 March



Drawing Workshop #2 - Maree Cathcart

Sketching from life: Part 1 Looking and seeing Part 2 Sketching and

drawing the object. Please bring an object to draw.

13 March



Mould making - Greta Tapper

Learn how to cast objects so you can make copies.

- basics of casting, making moulds that work.

- plaster and latex casting

22 March




Simple Watercolours - Nicole Russell

A fun class, which will introduce you to the magical world

of watercolour paintings. This class is designed for the beginner

and Nicole will guide you step by step to your final painting.

Please bring $5 for materials or bring your own

26 March



Make your own posies – Annie Riley

Tips and advice on posies design and floral arrangement.

Make your own posies and take it home with you.

Bring your own flowers and greenery, some will be provided.



Discovery Workshops

THURSDAYS 12.30am - 2.30pm 

unless specified


15 Feb - 8 Mar



4 Week Course

$25 for the course


Belly Dancing - Gretchen Howard

Improve flexibility, coordination, posture, balance, and strengthen your core, all to beautiful Middle Eastern music.
Have fun, meet new people and make new friends. Please wear comfortable clothing you can easily move in & bring a water bottle. If you have one, please bring a fringed scarf.
Note: Held at the Peta Spooner Dance Studio, 12 Hastings Street

22 Feb - 15 Mar



4 week course

$20 for the course

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.”

This is for Mothers and Grandmothers who want to have more skills and find inner peace in their parenting experience:  Patricia Greenhough will use a range of techniques that will help you in the way that you relate and respond in whatever situation you find yourself in.

28 February



Legal Workshop "Credit & Debt" - Julia O’Connor

Understand what issues you need to think about when borrowing money, and options for sorting out any problems, if you ever have any debts.

7 March



Quick Raw Desserts - Sally Rees

"With the abundance of fresh fruit available learn how to put together healthy nourishing desserts to finish your meal or as a healthy snack."

Please bring $2 for ingredients

14 March




The Energy Workshop - Ljuba Marsh

A workshop about energy systems in our bodies and should be the first lesson we lean as human beings. This information has no expense and no equipment but can help you every day of your life to live at the highest level possible. 

21 March



ANGER: Friend or foe – Anne Bate

“Understanding anger” What’s really going on and 
tools to stay in control’.

28 March



Let's Get Cooking – with Charlie Chop Chop

During this workshop you will learn to make a selection of smoothies and buddha bowls. I will also share some inspiring tips on how to be the best you can be  for your daily health &wellness.

Please bring $2 for ingredients


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