Creativity and Wellbeing

Established Writers Workshop

Explore creative writing through practice and discussion.
Suitable for writers confident in their genre but open to development. Your poems, fiction or non-fiction welcome for discussion/feedback. Articles on writing skills, examples from some of the best poets and writers as well as writing prompts provided.

Times: Mondays 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Dates: Term 3 - 16 July - 21st September / Term 4 - 8th October - 14th December
Cost: Term 3 & 4 - $200 /10 Sessions each term
Tutor: Tania Chandler

Alive & Active Program

Explore your creativity through movement, voice work, art and more. For people of all abilities. This course can be taken alone or with the Community Lunch.
Times: Thursdays 1.30 – 2.30pm
Dates: Term 3 - 16 July - 21st September / Term 4 - 8th October - 14th December
Cost: $3 per session
Facilitator: Laura Stevenson

Monday morning tea

A regular cuppa, morning tea and a chat, with occasional movies and outings. All Carlton seniors welcome. Held in 530 Lygon Street community hall.
Times: Mondays 10.00am-12.00pm
Dates: Mondays (excluding major holidays)
Cost: Free
Facilitator: Filomena Di Vito

Carlton Community Website

The Carlton Community Website has been set up as a digital hub for residents, workers & visitors to Carlton. It acts as a virtual info portal and meeting point. We are looking for community members who are interested to JOIN OUR WORKING GROUP. The site revamp is complete … yay! Check it out at:
To be part of the working group, steering committee or to make contributions to the website, email
Cost: Free


Enrolments and bookings are needed for all community development classes and activities. You can enrol in person, by email or over the phone. If you have a concession card please present it. Commencement depends on sufficient enrolments. Full fee payment is needed before commencing in a community development activity.  In cases of hardship, it is possible to negotiate payments.

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