The Woollahra council is hosting a series of fun and free events for young people in April during NSW Youth Week (20 to 30 April).

There’s a natural scent blending workshop, VR sessions, macramé making and a Manga drawing lesson.

Places are limited and bookings are essential, so book your spot early via our website.

For more information on Youth Week and to see what other events are taking place across NSW visit: nsw.gov.au/youthweek

Digital art

VR Art Class with Nested Realities (11+ yrs)

Thursday 20th April
5.30pm – 7.30pm
Woollahra Library at Double Bay
FREE
Bookings essential

Step into a world of endless possibilities and unleash your creativity with our virtual reality art workshop. Led by experienced VR artist and facilitator Jane Venegas, this workshop will provide you with the knowledge to use virtual reality and create 3D masterpieces in a digital canvas.

It will also introduce you to the exciting world of VR and the powerful Tilt Brush tool, allowing you to create and manipulate 3D shapes, add textures, lighting, and create animations.

Very limited places tickets essential.

Girl with VR headset on, waving a wand

VR Play with Nested Realities (11+yrs)

Thursday 20 April 2023
3.00pm – 5.00pm
Woollahra Library at Double Bay
FREE
Bookings essential 

Get ready for an immersive and exciting virtual reality experience at our VR Pop-up Play. All you need to bring is your curiosity and creativity and Nested Realities will guide you through the experience. You’ll have the chance to explore virtual worlds and games while learning about the technology behind it.

Manga characters

Manga Character Creation with Matthew Lin

Friday 21st April
11+ yrs
2.00pm – 4.00pm
Paddington Library
FREE
Bookings essential

Celebrate Youth Week with experienced Anime artist Matthew Lin, who will guide you step by step and help you bring Manga characters to life. Learn the basics of manga anime illustration and develop a character for your own anime stories.

Person's hand with a macrame weaving

Macrame with Sew Make Create (13+ yrs)

Wednesday 26th April
4.30pm – 7.00pm
Woollahra Library at Double Bay
FREE
Bookings essential

Learn the basics of macramé knotting and create your own unique macramé piece to take home in this creative macramé workshop!

Experienced instructors from Sew Make Create will guide you through the process and provide you with all the materials you need. From plant hangers to wall hangings, the possibilities are endless.

Hand blending liquids into beaker

Natural Scent Blending (11+ yrs)

Saturday 29th April
11.00am – 1.30pm
Woollahra Library at Double Bay
FREE
Bookings essential

Celebrate Youth Week and discover the power of natural scents! Led by experienced facilitators, participants will learn about the properties of different oils, how to blend them to create a personalised scent, and how to use scents for emotional well-being.

You’ll even take home your own natural fragrance at the end of the workshop!

WAVES event at Bondi Beach

Sunday 30 April
11am-5pm
Dolphin Court, Bondi Beach
FREE

WAYS, with support from Woollahra Council, will be hosting their popular youth live music event at Bondi Beach.

There will be live music performances by local young people, food and clothing stalls, face painting, skate competition and a scavenger hunt.

For more information visit the Woollahra council website: www.woollahra.nsw.gov.au