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.
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.
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.
Get to grips with the ins and outs of darkroom development at this private workshop in Shoreditch. Head to the Dark Studio where their expert technicians with guide you through making your very own A0 poster from a selection of photos.
Drinks tasting meets watercolour painting class at this unique event in Bethnal Green. Head to The Star where they'll be playing host to a Lillet wine tasting, followed by the chance to get crafty with your spritz of choice.
Not only can you come to this Hackney restaurant for classy cocktails and Neapolitan-style pizzas, you can learn to make these wood-fire cooked delights yourself at their classes.
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 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.
Add a bit of spice to your shower time with this boozy soap making class. Taking place at Drink, Shop & Do, the activity includes a free drink and two hours to craft your alcohol-inspired bar, think anything from pina colada to whisky scented.
Want to know how to strut it to Beyone's Single Ladies? How about perfecting your downwards dog to 80s tunes? Frame in Fitzrovia, King's Cross, Hammersmith, Queen's Park, Shoreditch, and Victoria hosts personalised and private classes that can be tailored for every occasion.
Whether you're looking to get an agent, get your TV script commissioned or just get really good at rap battles, The Academy of Dramatic change is bringing you masterclasses designed to alter those creative horizons for the better.
Head to the gorgeous rooftop of the Ham Yard Hotel where this unique talk is taking you through the realities of urban beekeeping. Join resident bee keeper Camilla Goddard as she shares with you her years of experience from how to create a bee-friendly habitat to an actual honey tasting.
Think you know swing? Get down to Cahoots where the lively subterranean spot is hosting a special bank holiday edition of their infamous Swing Dance Sunday. That means old school tunes, espresso martinis and plenty more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Whether you're completely new to photography or looking to move from digital to analog, this unique darkroom masterclass will talk you through the basics of developing prints and producing beautiful pictures.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Are you ready to unleash your inner witch or wizard? Check out these fun, quirky workshops near Oxford Circus at The School of Wandcraft where you'll be able to construct your own wand with a 3D pen and customise it to suit your style, perfect for all you Potterheads out there.
Whether you're looking for regular life drawing classes, or the kind that come with a hefty side of brunch fun, Exhibit B has got your art session covered this month.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
London's only magic bar, Maskelyne & Cooke are bringing you the ultimate mash up of cocktails and card tricks as they bring you a fun and fascinating mix of sleight of hand and highly sippable cocktails.
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.
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.
Boasting charm, charm and luxuriousness without the pretention, join the May Fair Bar's talented mixologists as they teach you how to shake up one of their many fantastic cocktails, all while enjoying a selection of canapes.
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.
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.
The Skip Kitchen Gardens are providing the ultimate introduction into creating your own sourdough. Head on down and not only will you get the inside scoop on creating home baked beauties, but you'll also get to take part in a number of fun activities throughout.
Learn how to brew the perfect coffee, with a masterclass at this City coffee bar. Learn all about the bean from professional baristas and master the latte art in no time.
Home to one of the capital's best collections of scotch, this relaxed bar on Northcote Road also offers a range of cocktails masterclasses and tasting sessions that will help you really get to grips with the water of life.
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.
An all day experience that you won't want to miss out on, Baluchi executive chef Santosh Shah is offering an all-new masterclass that will show the ins and out of plant-based Indian cooking across three unique courses.
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.
Whether you're a fan of Neil Rankin of just have a thing for mouthwatering meat, this masterclass is for you. Master the art of butchery with demonstrations from the experts at Temper. There's even free-flowing prosecco and a 3-course feast to butter you up.
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.
With a gin distillery on site, a restaurant and gin making classes, Gin Tonica is the perfect place for gin fans. Head to the restaurant for goblets of G&T and tapas plates before heading down to the Distillery for an epic gin class.