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. 

Last updated on 28th January 2020

Merchant House

20 user reviews 4

When it comes to masterclasses, Merchant House it a top choice, whether it's whiskey, gin or rum that whet your appetite. Sip on cocktails, soak up samples and learn all about the history.

PAUL Bakery

4 user reviews 5

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.

@ Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club on Monday 10th February 2020 and 4 other dates

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.

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. 

VSF Wine Education

2 user reviews 5

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. 

From Battersea to Islington and everywhere in between, Paintvine is the quirky class that brings you arts, crafts and booze. Join one of these events and experience painting in a variety of scenarios; whether that's in the dark or with UV lights.


6 user reviews 5

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).

House Of Burlesque

315 user reviews 5

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.

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. 


20 user reviews 5

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.

@ Factory Coffee on Tuesday 25th February 2020 and 3 other dates

Save £35.00 on ticket Welsh Whisky & Food Pairing (MEAT) with discount code JAN50

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'.

HIX Events

51 user reviews 5

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.

Megan's Events

2 user reviews 5

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.

@ HALF HITCH Micro-Distillery on Various dates from Wednesday 29th January 2020

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.

@ 504 Arch on Thu, 12th Mar 2020 @ 19:00 - 21:00

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. 

Scott's Apothecary

3 user reviews 5

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. 

Drink Shop Do

61 user reviews 4

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. 

Paint Jam London

4 user reviews 5

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. 

The Exhibit

159 user reviews 4

The Exhibit host all kinds of classes for you to enjoy, whether you're into life drawing and becoming an artist, wanting to learn a new decorating skill, or even informative talks from podcasters and other social influencers. 

@ Leicester Square Kitchen on Various dates from Saturday 8th February 2020

Ever wondered how to whip up the perfect Margarita? Well these classes at Leicester Square Kitchen will have you knocking them out with ease. Head on down to the bar and restaurant to play around with South American creations, sample canapes and signature mixes, and finish off with a celebratory dinner.