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50 Of The Best Classes In London
You don't have to go back to school to learn something new, London is chockablock full of classes and lessons, from how to smoke a cigar through to improving your wine knowledge. Whether you're into arts and crafts or looking to get physical, these classes in London are not just fun, they will also send you home with a shiny new skill.
Learn how to make bespoke cocktail creations at The Montague, where you'll utilise herbs, fruits and exotic flavours under the guide of expert mixologists. The two-hour sessions at the Garden Terrace perfectly ties into the pretty surroundings, perfect for date nights and birthdays.
Keen to learn more about the grape that goes into your favourite glass of rouge? Look no further than Vagabond's regular wine-making workshops and tasting masterclasses. Learn all about the art of wine pairing while trying a few sips for yourself at one of their stunning London-wide bars.
If you're looking for a class in a beautiful location, then look no further. Located on the rooftop of a swanky Shoreditch hotel, this event will see you getting crafty as you make your own bath salts, learn how to tie-dye or spend an afternoon practicing mindfulness through drawing.
Learn all about the craft the goes into making your favourite sweet treats with the help of a master chocolatier at this private workshop. The perfect activity for a birthday party or hen do, bring a long a group of firends and leave laden with delicious bars and truffles, perfect for sharing (...or not).
Head to Covent Garden this spring and you'll find La Goccia's authentic past making workshops. Teaching you all you need to know about dough recipes, pasta shapes and simple sauces, it's the perfect introduction into cooking the finest Italian dishes.
Perfect for novices, learn how to create pottery using a pottery wheel at this intimate two to one session, where you'll learn how to create pottery using special techniques, compete with each other, and have a fun time along the way.
Unleash your inner artist over an easy-going night of bubbles, R&B and paint. Get those creative juices flowing over an hour of bottomless prosecco before taking to the canvas and going wild, all to a soundtrack of hip hop and soul tunes.
Learn more about the world of Japanese whiskies at this fun and informative London cocktail class. Whether you're looking to whip up some cocktails or sample some great Japanese whisky, it's the perfect way to spend an evening.
Head over to Pimlico for a unique life drawing class at the gorgeous No.11 Pimlico Road. Join your teacher, artist Lily Holder, for a fun and creative session that focuses on experimentation and artistic freedom, and provides music and drinks throughout.
Ever wanted to learn the moves for Mariah Carey's All I Want For Christmas Is You, or stitch your very own handmade gift? Then head over to Drink Shop & Do immediately as the King's Cross party bar put on some of the quirkiest nights in London - perfect for birthdays and hen parties.
Looking for quirky classes in London? Megan's have you covered. From Balham to Kensington, the neighbourhood favourites are bringing you prosecco-fuelled life drawing classes where models are some of the best drag queens in London. You heard.
Soak up G&Ts, learn about the history of gin and bottle your very own blends as Albion & East's bars invite you to venture deep into the world of botany. Not only will you taste tonics and blend botanicals, but you'll also get to create your own bespoke gins to bring home.
One of the best drinks classes in London, this cool and creative gin course at the Half Hitch micro-distillery will teach you the basics of distilling your favourite spirit using their ultra-modern still. Bring your own botanicals or ingredients for the chance to distil your very own gin.
Ever wondered how to perfect the art of dim sum? Luckily for you, dumpling and cocktail haven Ping Pong are hosting crash courses complete with cocktails and a free meal, giving you the chance to wow all your mates at your next dinner party.
Head to VSF headquarters in Canada Water for a series of masterclasses and tasting workshops this winter. VSF Education are known for offering high-quality events and experiences, ranging from sampling of Middle Eastern wines to specialist Asian Spirits.
Whether you're a budding burlesque performer or fancy learning something a little different, join the acclaimed House Of Burlesque as they let you in on all their tips and tricks; from fan dance to floorwork and even costume design workshops.
Ever wanted to learn more about the process that goes into producing the honey that goes into your breakfast every day? Look no further than the St Ermin's Hotel beekeeping workshops. Lasting two and a half hours, you'll be given a brief introduction, before donning a bee-suit and giving it a go for yourself - with a delicious honey-themed cocktail to finish up.
Hix Events have all sorts of classes for you to enjoy, whether it's joining Mark Hix for a delicious dinner that he demonstrates how to make in front of you, or masterclasses where the chef will impart his knowledge.
Founded by nutritional practitioner and chef, Anna Scott, this unique venue hosts classes and workshops on how to create your very own candles, perfume and beauty products. Using all-natural ingredients you'll be taught the skills needed to blend botanical oils and create a scent that is completely personal to you.
Boasting charm, charm and luxuriousness without the pretention, join the May Fair Bar's talented mixologists as they teach you how to shake up one of their many fantastic cocktails, all while enjoying a selection of canapes.
A unique fusion of art and music, Paint Jam sessions are the perfect space for you to express your inner-Picasso. Complete with a prosecco reception, all the required art materials, a protective T-shirt and a carefully curated playlist - this place promises a night out like no other.
One London's best immersive cocktail experiences is showing you how its done as every Tuesday Moonshine Saloon lets you get down and dirty behind the bar at this fun drinks masterclass. Led by one of their expert mixologists you'll be taught the ins and outs of three unique sips, complete with a tasty welcome drink.
Located just minutes from Columbia Road, this fun wine tasting will have you nosing, tasting and learning all about wines and what to pair them with. Chow down on cheese and chocolate as you pair them with wuality vino in the heart of east London.
If you're looking to learn from the creme de la creme in cooking, look no further than Le Cordon Bleu Spring Festival. Renowned for churning out fine-dining experts and Michelin-starred pros, the day-long event will include a number of guest chefs, practical workshops and tastings.
From tagliatelle to gnocchi, Londoners are going crazy for pasta and this cookery class is the next step. Learn how to create your favourite dishes from scratch and top things off with a graduation dinner at Ealing's outpost of Pasta Remoli.
Get an education on all things whisky from some of city's best connoisseurs. Merchant House will be opening their doors to their enormous whisky collection to guide you through 5 handpicked creations, unveiling the secrets of each as you go.
Craving a little creative stimulation while in lockdown? This welcoming life drawing class will have you unleash your inner erotic artist as FORBIDDENDOG bring you this innovative art class that combines strip-teasing with life drawing against an inspirational music backdrop.
Explore the different aspects of Carnival through art at BacchanalNBrushes. This paint party and games night guarantees a good time with its creativity, refreshing food and cocktails, and soundtrack of tracks from RnB, reggae and dancehall while you work.
In celebration of Welsh Week, Factory Coffee is hosting a luxurious Welsh whisky masterclass and food pairing, hosted by Forbes whisky writer, Felipe Schrieberg. During the evening you'll be treated to five variations of the spirit accompanied by delicious dishes such as Glamorgan sausage bites and vegetarian 'cawl'.
Temper host a range of masterclasses, varying from making the perfect taco or learning how to butcher and cook a mouthwatering steak. Led by the team of expert chefs, experiences include a post-class dinner, where you can feast on all the mouthwatering produce that your hard work has created.
Brushstrokes And Nudes are adding a little heat to the usual pastime of life painting. The BYOB event will see you letting out your inner artist as a buff nude model poses and interacts with you throughout the session.
One of the best classes in London, this cool and quirky life drawing event swaps your standard model for one of the city's cabaret and burlesque performers. Grab a couple of drinks from the bar and get those creative juices flowing at this fun London art event.
The perfect experience for a love of all things sweet and crisp, this cider-making workshop takes place in Bermondsey-based bar Hawkes. During this four-hour experience you'll be given a tour of the facilities and talked through each step of the cider production process, before having the chance to give it a go for yourself.
Consider yourself a budding screenwriter? This 4-week crash course will help you to write and develop a script that you'll be proud of with one of the industry's best minds. Join Maddy Anholt as she lends her expertise and teaches you how to harness your creativity.
PAUL Bakery are offering a number of masterclasses to learn how to make your very own artisan bread at their Covent Garden and Bankside spots. With a Tiptree World Bread Award under their belts, spend a session mixing, kneading and proving your own dough, knowing you're in expert hands.