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 16th July 2019

Merchant House

56 user reviews 5

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.

Get the creative juices flowing at this quirky art class. With no artistic skills necessary, your expert teacher will be guiding you through the creation process of a single painting that you'll be able to show off at the end of the night.

If fitness classes and DIY workshops aren't quite your thing, head to Searcys for a class of the liquid variety. Teaming up with some of the most luxurious wine and Champagne brands around, they've got a special selection of wine and food pairings just for you.

HIX Events

34 user reviews 4

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.

House Of Burlesque

170 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.

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. 

@ HALF HITCH Micro-Distillery on Various dates from Wednesday 17th July 2019

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.

@ Leicester Square Kitchen on Saturday 27th July 2019 and 5 other Saturdays

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.

@ Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club on Monday 29th July 2019 and 4 other Mondays

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.

Drink Shop Do

45 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. 

Japan Centre

13 user reviews 5

Head to west London where Japan Centre is hosting a variety of drinks and food events at Ichibar. From sake tastings to yakisoba masterclasses and katsu curry cooking demonstrations, you'll be an Asian foodie expert in no time.

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. 

  Black Tie Ballroom Club

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@ Colliers Wood Community Centre on Saturday 10th August 2019

Don your finest clothes and prepare to dance through the records of the 1930s with a live ten piece band, enjoying everything from quickstep and foxtrot to Viennese waltz and tango. There's dance classes for beginners and improvers.

@ Pasta Remoli Ealing Broadway Branch on Saturday 7th September 2019 and 3 other Saturdays

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.

@ Wine Vault and Bar on Wednesday 17th July 2019 and 2 other dates

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.

  Taco Masterclass

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@ temper Covent Garden on Saturday 27th July 2019 and 2 other Saturdays

Looking for a cooking class in London? Head to Covent Garden where Neil Rankin's temper is on hand to show you the ropes with a masterclass dedicated to the humble taco. Think mezcal cocktails, cheeseburger tacos and much more.

Neon Naked Life Drawing

12 user reviews 4

Get down to one of the London locations, for a quirky class in life drawing like you've never seen before. By combining an industrial UV light and reactive body paints, you can explore creative drawing in a brand new way.

@ The Old Crown Public House on Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th July 2019

From mocktail-making to taste-testing low-ABV beers, this unique pop-up bar from Sainsbury's is proving that alcohol content is not the be-all and end-all of a great drink. Head down for the chance to sample some of the goods on offer and get some inspo on how to go booze-free at home.

The Exhibit

123 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. 

Flex your pizza making muscles at your next date night or dinner party after taking part in Radio Alice's masterclass. The beloved Hoxton and Clapham restaurant is opening its doors and encouraging you to get a little hands-on this summer, with plenty of drinks to keep you going. 


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Looking to brush up on your cocktail knowledge? Ditch the boring old masterclass and join Christabels where they'll be taking over a secret location as you create elevated sips and sparkly drinks from scratch. Think negronis, glitter shots and more.

Keen on the bean? Then this masterclass has got your name written all over it. Learn the ins and outs of your favourite caffeinated beverage from how to make the perfect home brew to creating your own latte art.

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.

@ London Bridge Ceramics Studio on Various dates from Wednesday 17th July 2019

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.

Whether you're looking to get into whisky or just expand your knowledge, these great whisky tasting events from Firecrown will be introducing you to some of Scotland's lushest single malts through tutored tastings and a fun and informative talk on the history of the iconic spirit.

Feed your mind, body and soul with one of these unique summer events at Bloomsbury's Montague on The Gardens. From Edvard Munch printmaking workshops, to dinner with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, it's the chance to get out of your comfort and learn some fascinating an enriching stuff.

Ever wondered what a life coach could do for you? Now you don't have to as Mark Pitcher, professional life coach, heads to Charlotte's to teach you the art of confidence, perfect days and finding your purpose in life with these insightful classes.