70 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. 

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Last updated on 21st May 2024




Merchant House

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.

Forbiddendog

When it comes down to the best events in East London, Forbiddendog is at the top of our list. Not only will you get to enjoy exciting soundtracks and indulge in an enticing performance show during the life drawing classes, but there are also plenty of surprises in store.

Map Maison

Map Maison in Hackney is home to some fantastic drinks masterclasses, and whether you're more into gin, whisky or cocktails, they've got you covered. These experiences start from £45 per person, and in some sessions you can even enjoy tasty cheese and tapas pairings with your tipples.

Hobgoblin Music

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.

Ride Republic

With your own custom playlist, a leader board where you're split into teams and lots more fun, Ride Republic is a great choice of class for group fun with friends. Expect a shake bar to refuel at afterwards too.

Crack Comedy

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.

Paint a Pic London

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.

Sip & Sew

Discounts available on certain events

Want to stitch up some fun while sipping on your favourite drink? Sip & Sew is the event for you. Whether you're a pro or a complete newbie, this workshop will teach you the joy of modern embroidery, touching on different stitching techniques, embellishment tricks, and blending threads to create something special. Plus, you'll even get a party bag and your very own embroidery to take home.

Melt Chocolates

Love chocolate and want to experience it a whole new, sensory and immersive way? Then check out Melt Chocolates' workshops and events in Notting Hill. From making bonbons to creating chocolate bars all the way from beans, these master chocolatiers have plenty of classic experiences. Plus, you can branch out by pairing your favourite sweet stuff with everything from tequila to sound healing too.

Greenwich Pantry

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. 

La Bibliotheque

La Bibliotheque is an elegant Hackney restaurant which offers all sorts of fun, sophisticated events. Try out their world whisky masterclass, where you'll sample five of the finest flavours from around the world, or check out their sake experiences with food pairings instead.

Vagabond Cheese + Wine

When in need of London's best food classes, Vagabond is the place to head to. At their locations across the city, you'll find masterclasses pairing cheese with wine, giving you all the important knowledge to take home and impress others with.

ArtistAnd

AristAnd is hosting a bunch of brilliant beginner art classes across London. Not only will you develop your skills in a variety of workshops, from sketching to watercolours, but also enjoy some seriously great company and laugher while you do so.

Experiences by Ibérica

Iberica is holding all kinds of exciting experiences and classes in Farringdon, Victoria and beyond. Learn how to pair Spanish wine with delicious cheeses, sample and carve an enticing Iberico ham and discover a fantastic range of sherries too.

Party n Paint

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.

Evening Adult Painting Workshop at Art Social Club - no art skills needed! BYOB

@ Art Social Club on Various dates from Thursday 30th May 2024

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.

The Exhibit

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. 

Bella Whispers Cabaret

Make your way over to The Glitch for Bella Whispers Cabaret's unique life drawing session. The self-guided class provides you with the opportunity to refine your skills as a talented cabaret performer strikes a range of fabulous poses.

RSA House Events

RSA House is hosting all kinds of brilliant classes, including creative workshops that encourage clarity and relaxation, using your creative expression to depict what you'd like to manifest. You can also enjoy sip and paint or wine tasting sessions here.

Masters of Pinot Noir - Champagne Bollinger Tasting

@ The Whisky Exchange Great Portland Street on Sat, 29th Jun 2024 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Chunky and charming, Bollinger's style relies heavily on Pinot Noir for a rich, full-bodied profile. Head down to The Whisky Exchange Great Portland Street for Masters Of Pinot Noir - Champagne Bollinger Tasting, a 45-minute masterclass on 29 June to taste the signature style featuring their Special Cuvee, PN series, and La Grande Annee. And the best part? Tickets start at just £25 for this epic vino-heavy experience.

Theo Randall at The Intercontinental Park Lane

After the best cooking classes in London? Join award-winning chef Theo Randall at The Intercontinental Park Lane for a masterful demo, which will offer insights into the chosen dish alongside tips and tricks. But that's not all, as you'll get to try the food with some fine wine, before heading to the restaurant for four courses.

Cocktail Making At The Chocolate Cocktail Club

@ The Chocolate Cocktail Club on Saturday 1st June 2024 and 5 other Saturdays

Combining two of our favourite things, The Chocolate Cocktail Club in Farringdon knows how to whip up a pretty tasty drink - and now you can too. You'll be greeted with a glass of prosecco on arrival, before diving into a 90-minute masterclass on shaking and stirring, where you will create two delicious concoctions full of chocolatey goodness, all for £32.50 per person.

Davy's Wine Bars

Whether you fancy a full wine school where you learn all about professional tasting techniques or you want your vino paired with cheese, Davy's Wine Bars has your back. Plus, there are also events where your flights are accompanied by three-course meals.

DWTN

Taking place in South London, DWTN is a fabulous shout if you're after a fun art classes and parties. Create your epic masterpiece all while they provide the materials needed to do so, and a few drinks at the bar (if you get a bit parched).

Fuller's

You can always rely on Fuller's for some fabulous fun in the city, so be sure to head to check out its Paint & Party and Heels ConfiDance Classes. Whether you're an expert or an amateur, these events will have you getting all creative, boosting confidence and spending time with pals.

YO!

If you're looking for classes in the city, then be sure to check out YO! This best-loved Japanese venue has its very own sushi school. Not only will you get to learn how to make the signature plates with the help of a professional, but you'll also get to dig into it all afterwards.

Kindred

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.

Latin Soul

Sizzle and seduce with some brand new moves thanks to Latin Soul's dance classes. Learn the ways of the Ochos and the beauty of the Giros guided by experts Daniel and Goldie. Tickets start from £35 per person and the event takes place in East London, with a finger food buffet to fuel your feathers too.

TANTRA SOUND CLUB

Head on over to Tantra Sound Club on Warren Street for immersive events, unique live performances and brilliant workshops, including its sound healing classes. So, what's in store? Help improve sleep and relieve stress with sound baths, meditation and more.

Neon Naked Life Drawing

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.

Shuffle Club

From Bacardi masterclasses to wine cellar treats, London Shuffle Club has a range of drinks events in store. Plus, each date also includes pizzas and games of competitive table shuffle after your session.

Firmdale Hotels

Whether rooftop yoga with brunch or floating HIIT is more your thing, Firmdale Hotels have you covered for cool fitness classes. But that's not all, as the food-based happenings here cover everything from cooking to French cheese masterclasses too.

Disco Yoga

The Phoenix at Cavendish Square is ready to bring the funk to your weekend with some Disco Yoga Brunches. Get ready to stretch, sparkle and shine with your friends in a full hour of yoga to the beats of disco and bottomless prosecco. No need to worry if you're a yoga newbie; this event is for everyone, from beginners to pros.

Paintvine

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.

London Bridge Distillery School

You can always rely on London Bridge Distillery School for boozy classes galore. From rum and whisky blending experiences to gin distilling activities, there's plenty to get stuck into. The best part? Each and every event will boast help from experts.