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Browse upcoming creative events and workshops in the Bay of Plenty.

As a result of a number of events postponing due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, we recommend you check the event / workshop organisers website or contact the organisers direct to find out if they are still going ahead. If you are involved in an event that is currently being promoted on the CBOP website please email us at connect@creativebop.org.nz and keep us up-to-date on any cancelations or date changes.

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Basic drawing: Intro to...

Jul 13 - Aug 21
An online tutorial on the basic intro to drawing to using koru and kōwhaiwhai patterns to develop Māori

Beginner’s carvin...

Jul 14 - Aug 23
Explore and learn traditional Māori carving

Plant based kai: (onlin...

Jul 14 - Aug 23
Plant-based kai workshop: online tutorial with Teiaro

Fundamentals of Oil Pai...

Aug 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until 13 August 2020

This is an inspiring and productive course for all levels of

Film Acting Intensive W...

Aug 8 - Aug 9
This weekend workshop focuses on the Art of Relating, which trains actors to create believable characters and

MYO Headboard Workshop

Aug 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
This is a great day with a small group creating a headboard with your chosen

Intro to Comedy Improv ...

Aug 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until 8 August 2020

Improv will help you break down walls, get out of your comfort zone, self-create and

Upholstery Tools and Sp...

Aug 8 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on 14 June 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on 11 July 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on 12 July 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on 8 August 2020 at 11:00 am

Hire a space to finish your upholstery

Slow, smooth & won...

Aug 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Learn how to get great photos with Kim Westerskov’s photo workshops in

The Basics of Alcohol Ink

Aug 9 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Alcohol ink is a fascinating medium that has a mind of its

Fundamentals of Oil Pai...

Aug 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until 11 August 2020

This is an inspiring and productive course for all levels of

Absolute Beginners̵...

Aug 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 25 August 2020

Nick is offering another water colour course in August as the last one was so popular and sold out so

Paint & Wine Night...

Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a

Group Drama Classes

Aug 12
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until 16 December 2020

Group drama classes for students aged 8

Mauao Kids Choir

Aug 12 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 16 December 2020

The Mauao Kids Choir is more than just singing, it is an opportunity to practice and perform as part of group

Making an Impression wi...

Aug 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 19 August 2020

Explore the medium of lino relief cut and

Fundamentals of Oil Pai...

Aug 15 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
This is an inspiring and productive course for all levels of experience; a fun time set in a chilled out

Indian Semi-classical M...

Aug 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Kutu delivers a fun and inspiring workshop with warmth and authentic Indian

Light Painting Workshop

Aug 15 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Want to learn how to do some light

Paint & Wine Night...

Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand a drink in the other and let’s paint a

Great People Photos ...

Aug 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Learn how to get great photos with Kim Westerskov’s photo workshops in

Chair Up! Upholstery fo...

Aug 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on 22 August 2020 at 10:00 am

Learn upholstery in a beautiful fun environment at the Historic

Kokeshi Doll Workshop

Aug 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Explore Japanese culture through Kokeshi

Paint & Wine Night...

Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a

Fundamentals of Paintin...

Sep 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until 22 September 2020

This is an inspiring and productive course for all levels of

Fundamentals of Paintin...

Sep 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until 24 September 2020

This is an inspiring and productive course for all levels of

Photo Impressionism �...

Sep 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Learn how to get great photos with Kim Westerskov’s photo workshops in

Beginner Drawing with N...

Sep 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 29 September 2020

Nick will guide the most inexperienced to achieve amazing

Paint & Wine Night...

Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a

Paint & Wine Night...

Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a

Landscapes & Seasc...

Sep 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Learn how to get great photos with Kim Westerskov’s photo workshops in

Doing Art Together R...

Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Unique classes for children to explore art with a parent, grandparent, special caring adult or

Doing Art Together R...

Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Unique classes for children to explore art with a parent, grandparent, special caring adult or

Doing Art Together R...

Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Unique classes for children to explore art with a parent, grandparent, special caring adult or

Doing Art Together R...

Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Unique classes for children to explore art with a parent, grandparent, special caring adult or

Doing Art Together R...

Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Unique classes for children to explore art with a parent, grandparent, special caring adult or

Doing Art Together R...

Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Unique classes for children to explore art with a parent, grandparent, special caring adult or

Composition & Ligh...

Oct 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Learn how to get great photos with Kim Westerskov’s photo workshops in

Even More Exciting new ...

Oct 31 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Learn how to get great photos with Kim Westerskov’s photo workshops in

Good photos, great phot...

Nov 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Learn how to get great photos with Kim Westerskov’s photo workshops in
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