Keep your eye on this page and the Guild News for further details and for more workshops as they are scheduled.
Some workshops fill quickly - so if you are interested, don't leave signing up until later!
Guild workshops are affected by covid-19 restrictions.

Basic Information about Workshops:
  • Unless otherwise stated, workshops are held at the HSWGSA premises (196 South Road, Mile End - 2 blocks south of Henley Beach Road).  
  • Early enrolment is for all workshops is encouraged to ensure a place.
  • For enrolments or questions: Please contact Andy on Guild Meeting days monthly on the 1st Sat (no meeting in January) from 10:30am to 12 noon, by email at, or by phone: 0430 216 298 (but please avoid phoning in the late evening or early morning!).
  • If just making a booking for a workshop, email contact is the preferred method.

Workshop fees (unless otherwise stated) are:

  • Guild members: $30 (half day), $50 (full day)
  • Affiliated group member: $35 (half day), $55 (full day)
  • Others: $40 (half day), $60 (full day)

The materials fee (where given) is payable separately to the tutor on the day of the workshop.

Half-day workshops include two-and-a-half hours' tuition plus a break; full-day workshops include five hours' tuition plus breaks. 

Please note that if you wish to cancel after paying, you may receive a refund (minus $10 admin fee) if you give sufficient notice and someone can be found to take your place.
If the Guild cancels a workshop, you will receive a full refund  by direct transfer.

Masterclass fees:
These are given by professionals, often from overseas, and generally take place over two days. The price, unless otherwise stated, is $350 per workshop for HSWG SA Members.

If you wish to make a booking for a workshop online:
A credit card is required when making online payments using the Pin Payments system. Contact the workshop organiser by email ( and a one-click link to pay by credit card will be emailed to you.
You must contact the organiser before your place can be confirmed.

Note that all electronic payments will incur a processing charge of 1.75% + 30 cents. This is roughly 85 cents on a $30 payment, $1.20 on a $50 payment and so forth.

You may still pay in person at the Guild, but please phone or email Andy first to ensure there are still places.

Free parking is available in the Guild's parking lot at the rear of the Guild premises. The parking lot is accessed via Lurline Street. 
Public Transport Options: There are regular bus services from the Adelaide city centre; the nearest railway station is at Mile End (a 15 mins. walk away). 
2020 Workshops:

Beginner's Spinning Workshop
Date: Sat 14th Nov 2020
Time: 9am-12pm (2 1/2 hrs + break)
Cost: $30 Members, $35 Affiliates, $40 Non-members
Materials: $15 (to be paid with enrolment)
Requirements: closed shoes, apron or old clothes, own spinning wheel in working order, three bobbins, lazy kate, hand carders (if you have them).

Future Workshops:

Your suggestions are wanted!  

If you have suggestions about possible workshops or would like to be a tutor, please let Andy know (