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Sydney Discovery Walks - Ultimate Ultimo Walk

Meet outside main entrance of the Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour. An early 19th century court case, a land grant and a joke led to an exciting inner-city suburb changing from cornfields and cow paddocks to Sydney’s industrial heart. Today it is a neighbourhood of modern city living, culture, entertainment and education. Wind your way from Darling Harbour to Railway Square and explore the history of this vibrant inner city precinct. Please note: This walk will... [More]
$38 Limited inc GST
Sydney Discovery Walks - Ultimate Ultimo Walk

<strong>Meet outside main entrance of the Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour.</strong><br/><p><br/>An early 19th century court case, a land grant and a joke led to an exciting

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Letters of Gold: The Art of Illuminated Letters

Be guided step-by-step to produce an illuminated letter based on medieval forms. Learn how to use 23ct gold leaf, mix a range of colours and apply designs. These techniques could also be used in other forms of art. Suitable for beginners and those wishing to refresh their skills. Materials supplied, cost $30 (not included in course fee). Tutor’s work COURSE OUTLINE Analyse medieval illuminated letters Transfer the chosen letter to opaque paper Learn the techniques for flat and... [More]
$166 Limited inc GST / $149
Letters of Gold: The Art of Illuminated Letters

Be guided step-by-step to produce an illuminated letter based on medieval forms. Learn how to use 23ct gold leaf, mix a range of colours and apply designs. These techniques could also be used in other

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This class has been postponed from the original dates to 22/23 June.

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The March of the 10,000

In 401BCE Cyrus sought to overthrow his brother Artaxerxes the ruler of Persia. To this end he hired 11,000 Greek troops to bolster his Asiatic army of 100,000. The armies met at the battle of Cunaxa near Babylon in 401BCE, but Cyrus was killed and his army disintegrated. The Greek contingent refused to surrender and despite the loss of their leaders to Persian treachery, they elected new leaders including Xenophon. So began one of the great marches of history as the Greeks marched... [More]
$20 Limited inc GST
The March of the 10,000

<p>In 401BCE Cyrus sought to overthrow his brother Artaxerxes the ruler of Persia. To this end he hired 11,000 Greek troops to bolster his Asiatic army of 100,000. The armies met at the battle of

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Teach Yourself to Draw - 1 Day Workshop

Develop your unique drawing style through studies of line, tone and perspective. On completion, you’ll draw any subject with more confidence and skill. This class is structured as a workshop and is led by an experienced artist. The emphasis of this course, beside learning the basic rules, is to encourage and stimulate your creativity. COURSE OUTLINE Drawing with Line Studies in Tone Understanding Perspective – Ellipses – Measuring. Composition and Mark Making. Still Life and/or... [More]
$110 Limited inc GST / $99
Teach Yourself to Draw - 1 Day Workshop

Develop your unique drawing style through studies of line, tone and perspective. On completion, you’ll draw any subject with more confidence and skill. This class is structured as a workshop and is

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Antarctica 101

Antarctica remains firmly at the top of most travel bucket lists: but what is it really like to travel to the polar regions? Discover how when you go will affect what you see, the incredible wildlife you’ll encounter from penguins to leopard seals and how accessible the region is (including the truth about the Drake Passage). The course covers everything from what to pack to which camera to take, what to consider when choosing an expedition operator, current IAATO restrictions, and... [More]
$96 Limited inc GST / $86
Antarctica 101

<p>Antarctica remains firmly at the top of most travel bucket lists: but what is it really like to travel to the polar regions? Discover how when you go will affect what you see, the incredible

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The Versailles Peace Treaty 1919

With the signing of the Treaty of Versailles 100 years ago, World War I officially ended. Negotiated with no participation by Germany, who signed the treaty under protest, it shaped the 20th Century. SUGGESTED READING Andelman, David A., Sir Harold Evans, A Shattered Peace: Versailles 1919 and the Price We Pay Today, 2nd ed., Wiley, 2014 Sharp, Alan, The Consequences of the Peace: The Versailles Settlement: Its Aftermath and Legacy 1919-2015, 2nd, revises ed. Haus Publishing, 2015... [More]
$49 Limited inc GST
The Versailles Peace Treaty 1919

<p>With the signing of the Treaty of Versailles 100 years ago, World War I officially ended. Negotiated with no participation by Germany, who signed the treaty under protest, it shaped the 20th

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Two USSR Invasions: 1956 Hungary and 1968 Czechoslovakia

Khrushchev formed the Warsaw Pact in 1955 to counter NATO. Eastern European members of the Communist bloc were tightly controlled by Moscow. The invasions of Hungary in 1956 and Czechoslovakia in 1968 created further international tensions during the Cold War. Attempts to liberalise the Communist regimes in both countries were ruthlessly suppressed by USSR tanks and invasion forces. Imre Nagy, the Hungarian leader who tried to abolish one party dictatorship was executed in 1958.... [More]
$75 Limited inc GST / $68
Two USSR Invasions: 1956 Hungary and 1968 Czechoslovakia

<p>Khrushchev formed the Warsaw Pact in 1955 to counter NATO. Eastern European members of the Communist bloc were tightly controlled by Moscow. The invasions of Hungary in 1956 and Czechoslovakia in

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Women Saints: Celts, Christians and Cults 500-800AD

Four fifth and sixth century Irish women, Brigid, Attracta, Ita and Dymphna were each powerful missionary forces at a time of transition from pagan to Christian. Tease out the meanings behind the myths, miracles and manuscripts, to tell fact from fable. Investigate the roles women played in religion and in wider society. Trace the origins of their cults for insights into saint-making and the processes by which Christianity in general took on its uniquely Irish style. SUGESTED... [More]
$38 Limited inc GST
Women Saints: Celts, Christians and Cults 500-800AD

<p>Four fifth and sixth century Irish women, Brigid, Attracta, Ita and Dymphna were each powerful missionary forces at a time of transition from pagan to Christian. Tease out the meanings behind the

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Arianism: The "Other" Christianity

Arianism takes its name from Arius, a renegade priest in Egypt in the late 3rd and early 4th century who promoted heretical ideas about the nature of the trinity that were radically different to the beliefs of the Church in Rome. Arianism spread throughout the Empire, especially in the West, where many newly arrived Germanic tribes converted to Arianism and not Roman or Nicene Christianity. Many kings, queens and bishops were Arian, but was this a religious or a political decision?... [More]

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Forgotten Female Artists of the Weimar Republic

Discover the art and lives of two distinct female artists, Hanna Höch and Jeanne Mammen, who emerged in Berlin during the tumultuous years of the Weimar Republic. Explore the art movements these artists were engaged with and their critic of the social and political extremes of that time. This session will look at the distinct works of these two artists: Hanna Höch was a trailblazer in the art of photomontage within the Dada circle while Jeanne Mammen was part of the “New... [More]
$38 Limited inc GST
Forgotten Female Artists of the Weimar Republic

<p>Discover the art and lives of two distinct female artists, Hanna Höch and Jeanne Mammen, who emerged in Berlin during the tumultuous years of the Weimar Republic. Explore the art movements these

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