40 Of The Best Classes In London

You don't have to go back to school to learn something new, this city 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, but they will also send you home with a shiny new skill. 

Last updated on 12th May 2022

Merchant House

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When it comes to masterclasses, Merchant House is a top choice. Whether it's whiskey, gin or rum that whets your appetite, this award-winning bar will have you sipping on cocktails, soak up samples and learn all about the history.

Searching for a fun event in Hackney? ABQ is known for its Breaking Bad-themed events, but did you know they also have a pizza-making class as well? Create your own masterpiece or opt for their immersive cocktail making experience.

Looking to flex those culinary muscles? Check out Greenwich Pantry as their classes teach you all you need to know about cooking. From rolling your own sushi to baking bread and learning all about the art of fermenting, there are heaps of hands-on experiences to try out. 

Events & Masterclasses

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Fancy doing something fun in Marylebone? Then look no further than The Perseverance in Marylebone. Grab your pals and enjoy some of their fabulous classes ranging from cocktail making to rum tasting.

Hobgoblin Music

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Ever wanted to try your hand at the ukelele, the harp, or even just the guitar? Over at the quirky Hobgoblin Music in Fitzrovia, you can enjoy all kinds of lessons, classes and activities, led by a specialist staff member. They also offer gift vouchers for your friends.

Tap into your creative side over at Party N Paint. Taking place at Duo London, the event will see you with a paintbrush in one hand and a cocktail in the other. All art supplies will be provided and there'll even be a prize for best masterpiece.

Crack Comedy

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Learn all the tips and tricks to make a crowd laugh with Crack Comedy's stand-up course. Over six weeks you'll be taught how to structure your set and given feedback on your routine by American comic Erich McElroy.

Bake2Explore are holding exciting vegan and vegetarian flatbread classes. These are ideal for amateur bakers looking to upgrade their skills and experienced cooks who want to widen their repertoire, plus would be a great activity for birthdays and team-building events. 

The Exhibit

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Get in touch with your artist side over a life drawing class at The Exhibit. The Balham spot will be joined by pros who'll guide you through a number of techniques and help you hone your skills as you create your own masterpieces. 

Paint a Pic

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Learn some art skills with an afternoon at Paint a Pic. Hosting a number of creative classes in London, the events will be led by a talented professional who'll teach you how to make a masterpiece that you can take home. Plus, there's also a bar if you fancy a drink as you draw.

Not your average class, Salsa Brunch combines the Latin dance with tasty food and bottomless cocktails at Glam Shoreditch. Enjoy a show from some of the UK's best salsa performers, a two-course feast and a whole hour of free-flowing rum punch. You can also join them for a brilliant party afterwards where you can show off your skills.

Pasta Remoli

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If you've ever wanted to learn how to make your own tagliatelle, now's your chance. Pasta Remoli in Ealing Broadway is hosting a whole bunch of cooking classes where you'll get to make the perfect bowl of the favoured Italian classic. Once you're done, you'll get to enjoy your grub with wine.

Head to Petersham Nurseries in Covent Garden for some of the best classes in London. You'll be able to learn tips and tricks from industry professionals, through their fun pasta masterclasses, bouquet workshops and seasonal vase arrangements.

Looking for different things to do in London? We've got you set with some of the best events from Art Play. From acrylic pour workshops to beginner's dance classes, and ancient pottery making, it's a great spot to bring your pals for a more wholesome weekend.

@ Art Social Club on Various dates from Tuesday 17th May 2022

Searching for a fun event near London Bridge? This adult painting workshop at the Art Social Club is giving you everything you need for a chilled afternoon. Enjoy creating a masterpiece while experimenting and being guided by a professional. Plus, you're more than welcome to bring snacks and booze.

London Paint Party

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If you're looking for a fun painting class in London, this unique offering is taking over Sofia's in Dalston to bring you an hour of bottomless drinks, tutoring from a professional artist and a live DJ keeping the energy up throughout the workshop.


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Live your best life and head on over to Paintvine across multiple venues in London. Not only will you learn how to paint and sculpt your way to masterpieces even Bob Ross would be proud of, but you also get to enjoy some tasty tipple with it too.

Stripey Spanish

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Stripey Spanish are here to help you brush up on your language skills, all while you engage in another fun skill. Think whipping up traditional dishes in a cookery class, tasting mezcal and more.

Get ready for a quirky class in life drawing like you've never seen before. Whether it's online or in person, this is one for the books. By combining an industrial UV light and reactive body paints, you can explore creativity in a brand new way.


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From spoken word evenings and wine-fuelled colouring events to art and writing workshops, the offerings at Kindred are sure to keep you on your toes. Hit up the West London members club for one of its many fun and wallet-friendly experiences.


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Hosted by a Market Row global brand ambassador, POP Brixton has a fun-filled cocktail-making course, where you'll get to learn the history behind everyone's favourite dark liquor while creating three different rum tipples.


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Forbiddendog is offering you a fetish wonderland performance and life drawing experience. Taking place at The King's Head, this naughty event provides you with all the art materials you'll need, as well as indulgent treats and so much more.