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It’s never too late to discover your artistic and creative side. Our tutors have extensive experience, are creative, skilled and well known in the arts sector.

Adult, Community Further Education (ACFE) Please call Span to see if your eligible

Span is resourced to fund NDIS clients with mild disabilities. Span is not a NDIS provider but provides activities under NDIS plans.

Art for All Abilities 

Tutor Sheena Mathieson

Join Sheena, a practising artist and our team of volunteers in a program of facilitated fun and stimulating art-related activities. You will use recycled materials and your creativity in a variety of mediums, as well as enjoying excursions. This group is for adults living with or recovering from a mental illness, have a mild disability or a long term condition.  NDIS eligible.  Contact the Program Coordinator programs@spanhouse.org

Mondays 10.00am-2.00pm
Term 1 31 January – 4 April (no class 14 March) 9 weeks
Fees: Full $533 Concession $485 NDIS $587
Term 2 2 May – 20 June (no class 13 June) 7 weeks
Fees: Full $411 Concession $374 NDIS $452

Fridays 10.00am-12.00pm
Term 1 4 February – 8 April 10 weeks
Fees: Full $269 Concession $245 NDIS $296
Term 2 29 April – 24 June 9 weeks
Fees: Full $245 Concession $222 NDIS $269


 

Thornbury Writers Workshop 

Tutor Tania Chandler

This group meet to share their writing experiences, give each other feedback, try writing exercises and read work from published authors for tips and inspiration. Guided by a qualified and published author. Members come from all walks of life and all levels of experience.  ACFE eligibility criteria applies, no ACFE refund on cancelled classes.

Wednesdays 9.30am-12.00pm
Term 1 2 February – 6 April 10 weeks
Fees: Full $344 Concession $313 NDIS $378 ACFE $97
Term 2 27 April – 22 June 9 weeks
Fees: Full $309 Concession $281 NDIS $340 ACFE $94


Creative Writing

Tutor Tania Chandler

Develop your writing skills and build confidence with our fun and informative course. The focus is on novel writing, but the skills and techniques learnt can be applied to other styles of writing, such as short stories and personal narratives. Suitable for beginner to intermediate writers who are happy to give and receive feedback on their work in a relaxed and encouraging environment. Tania is a writer, editor and tutor published in Australia and internationally.  ACFE eligibility criteria applies, no ACFE refund on cancelled classes.

Tuesdays 9.30am-12.00pm
Term 1 1 February – 5 April 10 weeks
Fees: Full $344 Concession $313 NDIS $378 ACFE $97
Term 2 26 April – 21 June 9 weeks
Fees: Full $309 Concession $281 NDIS $340 ACFE $94


Sewing

Tutor Marina Clark

In this course you will develop skills in sewing. Students will learn to thread a sewing machine, plan sewing projects, cut and sew basic projects. No previous sewing experience is necessary! ACFE eligibility criteria applies, no ACFE refund on cancelled classes.

Thursdays 1.00pm-2.30pm
Term 1
10 February – 7 April 9 weeks
Term 2
28 April – 23 June 9 weeks
Term Fees: Full
$325 Concession $295 NDIS $357 ACFE $81


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