A holiday is the perfect time to go and try that new creative thing. You can take a break from the craziness of everyday life and really take a moment to explore all those activities you've always wanted to do. We have many different workshops, classes and talks happening all year-round and there's something there for every member of the family. 

Create some handmade magic with the team at The Mud Shed in Bomaderry or Le Workshop in Jervis Bay, or learn traditional Aboriginal basket weaving with Diedre of Bugiya Naway Buradja in Jervis Bay. We also have many other boutiques and venues hosting a variety of hands-on workshops that will inspire your creativity. Shop for quilting supplies or take a class at either Jukejema in Nowra and Quilt & Co in Berry. A short stroll around the corner also lies This Old House Studio, which offers up many fun mosaic, furniture and macramé workshops in addition to a beautiful shop space that focuses on sustainable and eco-friendly products.

For anyone who wants to treat their sweet tooth, book in for a delicious chocolate making workshop at Milton Chocolate Cottages or during the holidays for the kids at The Treat Factory in Berry. The young ones will also love letting their imaginations run wild at a clowning, drama or theatre class at Livewire Studios in Ulladulla or a hands-on crafternoon filled with drawing, painting or ceramics at House of Jules in Milton. (They have a variety of courses for adults too!) At Bonza Beads in Nowra, you can stock up on a variety of loose beads and also learn bracelet and necklace making during the holidays and our four Shoalhaven Libraries all also offer great holiday activities such as kids’ art classes plus local heritage and author talks. You will probably need to book, so look out online for dates and times! (See our events page for more!)

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They have about 80 hand raised animals

Back 2 Earth is a five acre organic farm stay, health retreat, offering a float tank experience, massage therapy, psychotherapy and RAW vegan cuisine. They

A huge White-bellied Sea Eagle strikes a fish just a few metres away from the camera

​I offer realistically priced established and customised photography workshops and guided nature walks for individuals and small groups as well as presentations at club functions.

The Treat Factory Berry
The Treat Factory is one of the largest gourmet food outlets on the South Coast of New South Wales. Established in the historic Old Central
Jukejema Quilting Barn
Jukejema Quilting Barn has all your patchwork and quilting supplies. They also have a range of classes including embroidery classes, patchwork classes and one day

Meroogal, in the South Coast town of Nowra, was built from 1885 to 1886. This delightful timber house, with its 'gothic' trimmings, is a charming

Hayshed entry
Milton Country Retreat is a stunning rustic 27 acre cattle grazing property set in rich green rolling pastures located just 14 kilometres from the quaint
Ring hands
Have you ever wanted to make your own jewellery like a pro? Join us for our short day weekend workshops, or mid week mini workshops.
paint brushes

Visit artist Meagan Jacobs studio. Meagan Jacobs paints and draws imaginary landscapes inspired by the desert, bush and coastline of Australia. Having resided on the

Kokedamas are plants in moss wrapped in string which can be hung.

The Mud Shed is an Art, Textiles and Craft education studio in Bomaderry on the South Coast of NSW. The Mud Shed offers workshops on

Shoalhaven Tourism
This Old House Studio is an art, craft and lifestyle studio and retail shop located in the beautiful south coast NSW town of Berry ,

Our bright, sunny store always has plenty going on. Regardless how busy we are, you will always be met by one of our enthusiastic team

Handmade using stoneware clay. 33cm wide.

Designed and hand made Ceramic Tableware and Sculpture for the discerning buyer or lover of handmade work. Experience a makers studio in a beautiful setting

Children at Play

We've been around for over 20 years. Livewire was first established in 1999, and has now taught drama, acting, circus, creativity, visual arts, and music


The Studio Gallery at Callala is a relaxed space where like minded people can come together to display and appreciate artwork and get creative. We

Alcohol Ink Art Workshop Le Workshop Jervis Bay
Get off the beaten track in Jervis Bay and discover your creativity with a local artist! Le Workshop helps locals and lovers of Jervis Bay