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 7th April 2020

Merchant House

23 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.

Vagabond Wines

2 user reviews 5

Keen to learn more about the grape that goes into your favourite glass of rouge? Look no further than Vagabond's regular wine-making workshops and tasting masterclasses. Learn all about the art of wine pairing while trying a few sips for yourself at one of their stunning London-wide bars. 

If you're looking for a class in a beautiful location, then look no further. Located on the rooftop of a swanky Shoreditch hotel, this event will see you getting crafty as you make your own bath salts, learn how to tie-dye or spend an afternoon practicing mindfulness through drawing.


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).

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. 

Bubbly & Art

16 user reviews 5

Unleash your inner artist over an easy-going night of bubbles, R&B and paint. Get those creative juices flowing over an hour of bottomless prosecco before taking to the canvas and going wild, all to a soundtrack of hip hop and soul tunes.

Drink Shop Do

64 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. 

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 Tuesday 7th April 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.

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

3 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. 

House Of Burlesque

357 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.

@ St. Ermin's Hotel on Saturday 11th April 2020 and 7 other Saturdays

Ever wanted to learn more about the process that goes into producing the honey that goes into your breakfast every day? Look no further than the St Ermin's Hotel beekeeping workshops. Lasting two and a half hours, you'll be given a brief introduction, before donning a bee-suit and giving it a go for yourself - with a delicious honey-themed cocktail to finish up. 

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.

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. 

Paint Jam London

7 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. 

Pair and Compare

26 user reviews 5

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.

@ Factory Coffee on Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th April 2020

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'.


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.

Brushstrokes And Nudes are adding a little heat to the usual pastime of life painting. The BYOB event will see you letting out your inner artist as a buff nude model poses and interacts with you throughout the session.

@ Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club on Monday 13th April 2020 and 3 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.

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.