Culture in Cafes

   

 

A program of free of art and culture events coming to cafes across Hobsons Bay.

Buy your first coffee and we’ll get your second cup! Sessions are free, but places are limited.

This project is supported by Hobsons Bay City Council through its Make it Happen Grants Program.

 

Café Author —Amne Elkurdi 


Meet Amne, author of Off to Work Mummy Goes, a book that shows maintaining a career is not a reflection of a mother’s love for her children. 

Monday 2nd August, 10.30am– 11.30am 


Cheeky Chewies (to be confirmed) 
18 Aviation Road, Laverton 

Bookings 

How Social Media Marketing Can Help Your Small Business 


Unsure if Social Media Marketing is for you? Want to know how you can use social media for small business? Social media is an essential piece of your business marketing strategy. It doesn’t matter whether you are offering a service or a product, this workshop will help you to grow your business using Social Media Marketing.  

Monday 2 August, 6pm—8pm  
  
Louis Joel Arts  & Community Centre 
5 Sargood Street, Altona 
  
Bookings

Cafe Chat — 5 

If you are looking for an excuse to leave the house, then our Cafe Chat is just what you’re after. 
A small group of people meeting up in a local cafe; the perfect place to find out what's on in your area and how you can connect to people, places and events. You buy the first cup, and we’ll buy the second.   

Tuesday 3 August, 
10.30am—11.30am 
  
Romano’s Coffee (to be confirmed) 
Altona Gate, Altona North 
  
Bookings
 

Cafe Writing — 5  

An informal introduction to the art of writing. Join up with other creatives and explore your writing in fun bite size samples. You buy the first coffee, and we'll buy the second.    
 
Wednesday 4 August, 
10.30am—11.30am 
  
Candied Baker (to be confirmed) 
81 A Hudson Road, Spotswood 
  
Bookings

Cafe Photography — 4 

Join local photographer Russell Cassar for an informal photography discussion and learn how photography can be used to motivate and inspire others. Session includes a short practical workshop. You buy the first coffee, and we'll buy the second.   
 
Friday 4 August, 
10.00am—11.30am 
  
Crimson Bear (to be confirmed) 
63 Stevedore Street, Williamstown 
  
Bookings

Café Art — 6 

The need to create, to express ourselves is part of the human experience and Café Art is the perfect opportunity to brush off your Covid-19 cobwebs, enjoy a cuppa, meet new friends and make some doodle-art. No previous experience is needed and all ability levels are welcome. You buy the first cup and we'll buy the second.  

Thursday 5 August 
10.30am—11.30am 
  
Doyle & Son (to be confirmed) 
101 Hudson Road, Spotswood 
  
Bookings

Café Author 6 — Amal Abou-Eid 

Amal Abou-Eid, author of My Muslim Mate — a story of friendship and cultural learning, will talking about her writing journey. 

Monday 9 August
10.30am—11.30am 

Black Sheep (to be confirmed) 
Vernon Street, South Kingsville 
  
Bookings 

Cafe Chat — 6 

If you are looking for an excuse to leave the house, then our Cafe Chat might be just what you are looking for. A small group of people meeting up in a local cafe; the perfect place to find out what's on in your area and how you can connect to people, places and events. You buy the first cup and we’ll buy the second.   
 
Tuesday 10 August 
10.30am—11.30am 
  
Chok’s Pot (to be confirmed) 
88 Ferguson Street, Williamstown 
  
Bookings

Cafe Writing — 6 

An informal introduction to the art of writing. Join up with other creatives and explore your writing in fun bite size samples. You buy the first coffee, and we'll buy the second.   
 
Wednesday 11 August, 
10.30am—11.30am 
  
Platform 177 (to be confirmed) 
177 Ferguson Street, Williamstown 
  
Bookings 

Cafe Photography — 5  

Join local photographer Russell Cassar for an informal photography discussion and learn how photography can be used to motivate and inspire others. Session includes a short practical workshop. You buy the first coffee, and we'll buy the second.   
 
Friday 11 August, 
10.00am—11.30am 
  
The 6th Child Café (to be confirmed) 
25 Harrington Square, Altona 
  
Bookings 

Café Book Club — 1

This months book: To be confirmed  

Thursday 12 August 
10.00am-11.00am 
  
Café of Railway Street (to be confirmed) 
1/92 Railway Street, Altona 
  
Bookings 

Café Art — 7

The need to create, to express ourselves is part of the human experience and Café Art is the perfect opportunity to brush off your Covid-19 cobwebs, enjoy a cuppa, meet new friends and make some doodle-art. No previous experience is needed and all ability levels are welcome. You buy the first cup and we'll buy the second.  

Thursday 12 August 
10.30am—11.30am 

Charlie’s Kitchen (to be confirmed) 
2/161 Railway Avenue, Laverton 

Bookings

Café Crochet — 4 

Bring your own crochet project or, if you don't have one, we'll supply the materials to crochet a scarf, and join us for a Crochet and Coffee session. A great way to connect with people who share your interest in crochet over a cup of coffee. You buy the first cup and we'll buy the second.  

Friday 13 August, 
10.30am—11.30am 
  
Jolly Miller (to be confirmed) 
Millers Junction, Altona North 
  
Bookings

Cafe Photography —6

Join local photographer Russell Cassar for an informal photography discussion and learn how photography can be used to motivate and inspire others. Session includes a short practical workshop. You buy the first coffee, and we'll buy the second.  
 
Friday 18 August, 
10.00am—11.30am 
  
Little Roseberry Café (to be confirmed) 
42 Roseberry Street, Altona Meadows  
  
Bookings

Café Art — 8 

The need to create, to express ourselves is part of the human experience and Café Art is the perfect opportunity to brush off your Covid-19 cobwebs, enjoy a cuppa, meet new friends and make some doodle-art. No previous experience is needed and all ability levels are welcome. You buy the first cup and we'll buy the second. 

Thursday 19 August 
10.30am—11.30am 

Café of Railway Street (to be confirmed) 
1/92 Railway Avenue, Altona 

Bookings 

Café Crochet —5

Bring your own crochet project or, if you don't have one, we'll supply the materials to crochet a scarf, and join us for a Crochet and Coffee session. A great way to connect with people who share your interest in crochet over a cup of coffee. You buy the first cup and we'll buy the second.  

Friday 27 August, 
10.30am—11.30am 
  
Birdcage (to be confirmed) 
7 Harrington Square, Altona 
  
Bookings

Café Craft – Fabric Twine Making 


Making twine with your hands is meditative without any stitch counting. During this workshop Tiffany will teach people how to twist strips of fabric into twine. Tiffany will bring samples of items she has made from fabric twine and discuss construction methods so that people can leave the workshop with ideas for using their new skill. You buy your first coffee and we'll buy your second. 

Friday 13 August 10am-11.30am 

Little Roseberry Café (to be confirmed) 
42 Roseberry street, Altona Meadows 3028

BOOKINGS 

Café Craft – Macrame Key Ring 

During this workshop students will learn the Square Knot and the Diagonal Half Hitch stitch and use these to create a simple macramé key tag under the guidance of their tutor. We provide the materials; you buy your first coffee and we'll buy your second. 

Friday 20 August 10am-11.30am 

The house of beans café (to be confirmed) 
25 the Circuit Altona North 3025 

BOOKINGS 

Café Craft – Scrappy Fabric Beads

During this workshop participants will learn how to make a fabric bead using fabric scraps and coloured thread. We provide the materials, you buy your first coffee and we'll buy your second. 

Friday 27 August 2021 10am -11.30am 

Cocoa Latte ( to be confirmed) 
45 Ferguson Street Williamstown 3016

BOOKINGS 

Café Craft Needle Felt Flowers

During this workshop participants will be introduced to needle felting.  They will use Wool Felt, Paper Solvy and a felting needle to create a flower. We provide the materials, you buy your first coffee and we'll buy your second. 

Friday 3 September 10am-11.30am 

Elephant (to be confirmed) 
70 Maddox road, Newport 

BOOKINGS 

Café C.W.A. – 1 

The Altona C.W.A. will be at a local café for a fun social craft session. Come along and find out what they're all about; you may be surprised by all the things they do. Materials supplied but you buy your first coffee and we'll buy your second. 
 
Tuesday 10 August 7pm-8pm 

St. Germaine (to be confirmed) 
51A Blyth Street, Altona 3018 

BOOKINGS