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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Head down to Clapham where this fun yoga and brunch session is getting your Saturday morning off to a flying start. Kicking off with a dynamic workout, you'll then be able to enjoy a tasty and nutritious brunch, with option to add bottomless bubbles if the mood takes you.
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).
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.
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.
Head over to the gorgeous La Goccia where they'll be showing you the secrets of their drinks list with this interactive cocktail class. You'll be given a brief history of mixology before you jump into the process of shaking up three delicious drinks off their menu.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Looking to pick up a new skill? These sushi-making classes in Fulham Broadway will have you whipping up maki, nigiri and plenty more like it's nothing. Just pop by YO!Sushi for a couple of hours with a few friends or a date and have a go for yourself.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Get the low-down on all things wellness with this insightful workshop in Brixton. The team behind doTERRA oils will teach you how to achieve a good night's sleep, how to reduce toxicity and give yourself a little TLC with essential oils, perfect for those looking to detox a little.
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.
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.
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.
Let out your inner Picasso over a boozy night of painting whilst overlooking the London skyline from New Zealand House. During the night you'll get to try some of the finest Kiwi beer and wine whilst Paintvine instructors teach you how to create a beautiful sunset.
Taking over Mindspace for a series of monthly classes, the FreeForm Life Drawing group are helping you tap into your creativity. Head down for drinks, music and drawing with a friendly group from all levels of expertise, and have a good at a little self-expression through art.
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.
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.