The Rumpus Room | Wollongong Central

Get crafty this Christmas with the guys from Wild Rumpus at the Rumpus Room!

Located next to Santa’s grotto, the Rumpus Room will be open daily until 24 December offeringfree DIY gift wrapping and decoration making.

Wild Rumpus will also be hosting a number of different workshops from the space to help you make your festive season playful, creative, sustainable and fun.

A handmade present, card or decorations come from the heart, saves money and helps the planet!

Workshop bookings are essential so please follow the links below to sign up.


DIY Gift Wrapping and Decoration Making – Free
8th November – 24th December

Baubles, glue, bright ribbons, bedazzling, paper folding, drawing.
Need we say more? Come along and get your Christmas craft on!!
With all materials sustainable, and safe and fun to use from any age, bring the kidlets along for this festive DIY fun!

No bookings required.

Embroidered Brouches – $40
2 December

Embroider your very own piece of Christmas cheer. Learn from an expert in her field, the beautiful art of embroidery. In this 3 hour class, you will make a brooch which you can wear every Christmas season. Decide from cute Christmas motifs and beautiful threads. A hand-made Christmas is a wonderful piece of mind.

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Christmas Wreath Workshop – $60
8 December

Make your own Christmas wreath workshop. Join Rose from A Pocket Full of Roses in this fun day class where you’ll get to take home and hang your very own Christmas wreath. Ticket includes all materials and flowers! Get your friends together and make it a fun Christmas crafty catch-up.

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Knitting Dishcloth Workshop – $30
9 December

You won’t know what you did without these little dishcloths in your life once you’ve made one!

They are a super easy way to begin your knitting skills, and they are environmentally friendly, amazingly, they have enough texture to scrub those pots clean, yet soft enough to wipe down bench tops. All materials included, needles and yarn to take home too. A perfect time to start knitting for all those Christmas gifts.

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DIY String Kokedamo Planter Workshop – $40
15 December

Learn how to make these great Kokedama string ball planters. Sarah from Popes produce is a garden enthusiast. These planters are so fun to make and also are a great living pressie to give someone at Christmas time. All materials are covered in the ticket price.

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Gift wrapping Furoshiki Style Workshop – $30
22 December

In this 2 hour class, You’ll learn the art of Furoshiki wrapping. A really clever and resourceful way to sustainably contribute to Christmas this year.

All participants will get a piece of fabric to take home, and if you have a special cloth you may want to use… bring it along.
Dianne uses this form of wrapping herself and keeps special fabrics for special occasions… imagine using the same piece of fabric every year for the kids’ pressies, such lovely sentiment.

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