Connecting Cultures


Connecting Cultures is a program of North Melbourne Language & Learning (NMLL) and seeks to celebrate the cultural diversity of North Melbourne through events, workshops and celebrations.

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Upcoming Events

“Exploring the history of women’s rights in Victoria” – International Women’s Day archives tour & morning tea .

Tuesday 8th March, 10am – 11:30 am

Victorian Archive Centre
99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne VIC 3051

On International Women’s Day, explore the history of Victorian women’s rights on a tour of the Victorian Archive centre and learn about remarkable Victorian women, followed by morning tea.

Entry is free, everyone welcome. Interpreters are available on request. Please register your attendance with Tara Willersdorf by email or phone 03 9326 7447

Mosiac Card Making Workshop

Wednesday 16th March 4pm – 5:30pm

NMLL, 33 Alfred Street, North Melbourne

Mosaic art can be found all around the world and has been used extensively by Greek, Roman and Byzantine empires. It also features prominently in Islamic art.
Held as part of Cultural Diversity week, in this free workshop appropriate for all ages, you will use paper to create a mosaic card. You will have the option to follow a template pattern or create your own.
Bookings essential. Book online at or call 9326 7447


In 2015, we delivered 2 workshops, 2 excursions and 2 community celebrations. To see an overview of what Connecting Cultures has achieved this year, view the CC progress overview 2015


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