From flower arranging to portrait painting and jewellery making, it’s time to unleash your inner creative with these hands-on masterclasses in the Adelaide Hills. 

Create your blooms and marvel at the views at Kidman & Co Flower Farm  

Enjoy a unique three-hour workshop at this native flower farm near Balhannah in the Adelaide Hills. Take in the views as you meander through the expansive 30-acre plantation learn and with bubbles in hand, enjoy an informal flower arranging masterclass. Let your creativity run wild before you head home with your own bouquet of freshly picked native flowers as big as your hands can hold! 

Kidman Flower Farm Adelaide Hills
Image via Kidman & Co Flower Farm 

Shop, learn and create at the historic Hahndorf Academy

This collective hub for local artists and creatives also doubles as a studio offering life drawing, watercolour and specialty art classes for kids and teens. Keep an eye out for their extensive school holiday programs, adult workshops and artist talks, take in an exhibition or indulge in a spot of shopping while you’re there!

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Jewellery making with artisan jeweller Shannon Cornish

No experience required to treat yourself to these hands-on jewellery making classes with expert guidance from this master jeweller. Choose your piece, precious metals and gemstones and take your creation home after five fortnightly classes. 

Shannon Cornish Jeweller Adelaide Hills@shannoncornishjeweller via Instagram 

Eat, drink and learn on the sunny terrace at Hahn and Hamlin

This newly reopened café on Hahndorf’s Main Street is not only home to a delightful terrace and fresh locally sourced produce, wine and beverages, they also host some great seasonally appropriate masterclasses! From fashion styling to plant-based chocolate making, this is locals supporting locals at its best. 

Hahn and Hamlin Hahndorf
@hahnandhamlin via Instagram

Jonathan Arts Centre

Pick a medium - painting, drawing, pastels, acrylics. Pick a style - landscape, portraits, abstract, still life, pets, or sample them all during a weekend break, painting day or workshop at this picturesque art centre in the Adelaide Hills. They also host painting parties so get a group together and celebrate a special day in creative style with lunch or high tea included! 

Jonathan Arts Centre Adelaide HillsImage via Jonathan Arts Centre