What's on at The Tinkerage - Shellharbour

The Tinkerage is located at Reviva Dunmmore, 44 Buckleys Road, DUNMORE NSW 2529

Knotting and Macrame Handle Makeover Workshop

Saturday, 13 January 2024
10am – 3pm

Facilitator: Bonnie Austin
Location: Reviva Dunmore / Shellharbour

Embark on a creative journey of repair and repurpose at The Tinkerage’s captivating workshop: ” Knotting and Macrame” with the skilled facilitator, Bonnie Austin. Join us on Saturday, January 13, 2024, from 10 am to 3 pm for an immersive experience in the art of knotting, braiding, and macramé, where you’ll learn the craft of fashioning unique handles for a variety of purposes.


Spoonfuls of Style: Upcycled Jewellery workshop

Saturday, 17 February 2024
10am – 3pm
Facilitator: Bonnie Herft
Location: Reviva Dunmore / Shellharbour

Join us for a uniquely creative experience with facilitator Bonnie Herft in her workshop “Spoonfuls of Style: Upcycled Jewellery.” Unleash your artistic side and delve into the world of transforming salvaged silver-plated cutlery into stunning, personalised jewellery pieces.


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EmpowHer Tools: Tool Skills Workshop

Saturday, 9 March 2024
10am – 3pm

Facilitator: Anita Johnson – The Tinkerage Coordinator
Location: Reviva Dunmore / Shellharbour

Join us on March 9th at The Tinkerage for an empowering celebration of International Women’s Day with the workshop “EmpowerHer Tools,” led by the dynamic facilitator, Anita Johnson. From 10 am to 3 pm, this special event invites women of all ages to step into the world of tools, unleashing the power of hands-on skills for repair, tinkering, and creation.


Denim Reimagined: Upcycling Denim Workshop

Saturday, 13 April 2024
10am – 3pm
Facilitator: Bonnie Herft
Location: Reviva Dunmore / Shellharbour

Join us for a hands-on adventure in the world of upcycling with this denim transformation workshop, “Denim Reimagined: Upcycling Denim.” Unleash your creativity as we focus on repurposing old denim clothing into functional and stylish accessories, including crafting unique aprons or bags.


Mending is Riveting Workshop

Saturday, 4 May 2024
10am – 3pm
Facilitator: Rosie the Riveter

Location: Reviva Dunmore / Shellharbour

Join us and learn how to turn discarded fragments of tiles into stunning functional art pieces for your home or garden – a pot or a paver that will breathe new life into your space.

Get ready to roll up your sleeves and embrace the spirit of repair and upcycling at The Tinkerage with our “Mending is Riveting” workshop. Guided by none other than Rosie the Riveter herself, this workshop invites you to master the art of repairing and creating with pop rivets.


Upcycle Textiles with Loom Weaving Workshop

Saturday, 15 June 2024
10am – 3pm

Facilitator: Bonnie Herft
Location: Reviva Dunmore / Shellharbour

Embark on a journey of creativity and sustainability at our Upcycle textiles with loom weaving workshop. Led by the crafty facilitator, Bonnie Herft, this workshop is a celebration of the art of weaving, where discarded or repurposed textiles find new life in the hands of eager creators.


The Tinkerage workshops are FREE for residents living in the Shellharbour City Council area. For non-Shellharbour residents $40 fee applies. 

Bookings are available via EventBrite only. 

The Tinkerage Shellharbour is made possible by the generous support of:
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