40 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. 

Last updated on 6th October 2022




Merchant House

196 user reviews 5

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.

Fuller's

638 user reviews 5

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.

The Tapas Room

9 user reviews 5

Fancy learning all about Spanish wine with the help of expert Rubén Quintana? Now you can at The Tapas Room in Peckham, as they are hosting: Discover Rioja With Finca Manzanos. Gain insight about this best-loved tipple, all while devouring mouthwatering cheese and nibbles.

Callooh Callay

15 user reviews 4

At its bars in both Chelsea and Shoreditch, Callooh Callay is bringing us a fabulous bunch of unique classes. Whether you fancy a Champagne tasting focusing on Moet & Chandon or the chance to make your own seltzer, there's a lot to check out.

Hobgoblin Music

2 user reviews 5

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.

Kindred

101 user reviews 5

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.

Forbiddendog

20 user reviews 5

Forbiddendog is offering you a fetish wonderland performance and life drawing experience. Taking place at The King's Head, this naughty event provides you with all the art materials you'll need, as well as indulgent treats and so much more.

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.

Head to Petersham Nurseries in Covent Garden for some of the best classes in London. You'll be able to learn tips and tricks from industry professionals, through their fun pasta masterclasses, bouquet workshops and seasonal vase arrangements.

YO!

89 user reviews 5

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.

Discounts available on certain events

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.

Searching for a fun event in Hackney? ABQ is known for its Breaking Bad-themed events, but did you know they also have a pizza-making class as well? Create your own masterpiece or opt for their immersive cocktail making experience.

DWTN

3 user reviews 5

Discounts available on certain events

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).

If you're after drinks classes in London, then wine-lovers will adore these beginners guides to tastings. Vagabond Sessions are taking place at venues all across the city, bringing a judgement-free space to try new bottles and ask questions.

London Paint Party

30 user reviews 4

If you're looking for a fun painting class in London, this unique offering is taking over Sofia's in Dalston to bring you an hour of bottomless drinks, tutoring from a professional artist and a live DJ keeping the energy up throughout the workshop.

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. 

Paint a Pic London

34 user reviews 5

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.

Paintvine

5 user reviews 5

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.

The Exhibit

253 user reviews 4

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. 

Looking for different things to do in London? We've got you set with some of the best events from Art Play. From acrylic pour workshops to beginner's dance classes, and ancient pottery making, it's a great spot to bring your pals for a more wholesome weekend.

The Richmond Club

12 user reviews 5

Over at exclusive members' haunt The Richmond Club, they're hosting exciting classes, including Yoga For All With Harriet. Appropriate for newbies cutting their teeth and the more experienced, this will take you through breathwork, physical form and balance.

Crack Comedy

202 user reviews 4

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.

Events @ Pizza Pilgrims

64 user reviews 5

From 'Little Slice' masterclasses for kids to boozy 'Dough It Yourself' events for adults, Pizza Pilgrims' pizza-making classes are sure to hit the spot. Better yet, tickets include a selection of Italian street food, refreshments and the chance to eat your creation once it's baked.

@ Art Social Club on Various dates from Friday 7th October 2022

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.

MyChocolate

7 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).