Vivid Sydney 2021 | Cocktails and Code

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General Assembly Sydney

1 Market Street

Sydney, NSW 2000


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This event is part of the Vivid Sydney 2021.

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Come have a fun night of socializing, drinking cocktails and coding!

Kicking off the night as part of Vivid Sydney Ideas 2021, join us for this fun, interactive experience where you'll learn to use HTML and CSS to build a beautiful website to share with clients, add to your portfolio, or use as a tool in your job search.

By writing your own lines of code, you’ll:

Get a closer look at how the developer community and many different fields benefit from coding knowledge.

  • Learn how HTML and CSS function together to form the backbone of the web.
  • Cover key coding terms and principles.
  • Develop a custom, working web page from scratch.

If you've ever been interested in learning how to code, this is a great event to get your feet wet while drinking cocktails by Archie Rose! At GA, we provide a welcoming, kind and fun environment to learn. All are invited to attend.


5.30pm - 6.00pm: Check-in

6.00pm - 7.45pm: Cocktails & Code

7.45pm - 8.00pm: Q&A


  • Know the difference between HTML, CSS.

  • Learn how to get started with coding


Please bring a laptop!

COVID-19 Notice

General Assembly remains guided by the prioritisation and preservation of the safety of our community, and providing access to the best possible educational environment for our patrons. General Assembly Sydney is a registered COVID-Safe business and will be reopening gradually in 2021 with strict COVID-19 Safe policies in place: including access only for those who declare themselves symptom-free and increased cleaning standards and hygiene procedures. You must register before an event/class/course/workshop as we have limited spots available due to social distancing measures and will not be accepting walk-ins. Please review our COVID-19 Acknowledgement before signing up to any General Assembly Sydney on campus event/class/course/workshop.

Your Instructor

Biagio Abignano

Engineering Manager, Siteminder

Having worked all over Sydney from GPYR to News Corp Australia, Rockmelon and now at Siteminder, Biagio has over 10 years experience working in Web and Application Development. Numerous students of his have gone onto become full time developers in the industry.

Biagio also brings with him 3 years experience of teaching at TAFE NSW in Web Development.

He is an excellent communicator who loves sharing his knowledge. He has experience teaching designers how to code, and loves seeing web development from different perspectives.

In recognition of his exemplary service in the classroom, Biago has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program.

About our Partners

Archie Rose Distillery Co.

Proudly Australia's most highly awarded distillery, Archie Rose embraces the tradition of local distilling with a bold new world approach. They produce a diverse range of whiskies, gins, vodkas and rums, as well as one-off collaborations, limited releases and spirits experiences.

Guided by their belief that spirits are best shared, Archie Rose open their doors to all who wish to experience the best that authentic local distilling has to offer.

Vivid Ideas Sydney

Vivid Sydney is a celebration of creativity, innovation and technology that transforms the Sydney CBD in winter through Light, Music and Ideas. Celebrating its 12th anniversary in 2021, Vivid Sydney captures the uniqueness, vibrancy and imagination of Sydney, positioning the Harbour City as the creative hub of the Asia-Pacific. The festival features mesmerising art displays and large-scale 3D projections from local and international artists, an eclectic line-up of musical performers, thought provoking talks from some of the world’s greatest minds, and collaborations including Vivid LIVE at Sydney Opera House. Vivid Sydney is owned, managed and produced by Destination NSW, the NSW Government’s tourism and major events agency.

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General Assembly is a campus for technology, design, and entrepreneurship. We provide educational programming, space, and support to facilitate collaborative practices and learning opportunities across a community inspired by the entrepreneurial experience.

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