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Lambeth

£50

Learn crochet the fun way! Hook A Monster is a unique beginner crochet workshop - instead of granny squares, come and make a crochet monster with us. What we do is called Amigurumi - the Japanese art of making soft cute toys.

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Westminster

£65

Working from the marble busts and paintings, you will be learning how to draw a face at the National Portrait Gallery; the perfect location for drawing portraits. Many people struggle with face drawing, so we will show you how to draw a realistic face in no time at all!

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Lambeth

£25

The classes are run by artists with over 20 years experience who have an amazing passion for their art forms. The artists will inspire you to explore your creativity in a relaxed learning environment. These classes cover the basics as well as more advanced techniques – dive in at whatever level suits you! For drop-ins you create a mosaic tile to take home. The studio shelves are full of treasure for you to use. One of the best stocked mosaic studios in London. The range is unbelievable. You will be introduced to the fundamentals of mosaic which can allow you to progress onto further projects, e.g a mosaic art piece, plant pot, mirror frame, table top - we have all the bases for you to choose.

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Southwark

£39.90

PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed. Your event at Brasserie Blanc will be themed around this iconic Starry Night over the Rhone by Vincent Van Gogh! Vincent Van Goghs work is characterised by his bold brushstrokes and expressive use of colour perfect to play with! Since 2013 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places people meet on an every day basis. You will be guided step by step by a practicing artist, while you drink, paint and create your way to becoming an artist for the night!

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Southwark

£55

Learn the dying art of making pasta entirely by hand and enjoy a truly unique experience in a relaxed, homely atmosphere, where you'll learn all there is to know about pasta and will create some of the most unusual and beautiful pasta shapes, traditional in Italy but virtually unknown in the UK. Each month there is a new pasta to learn, new flours and flavours to explore.

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Haringey

£40

Join international artist, Vera Moore, for her unique and bespoke classic art workshop. Using only the finest of materials, you will learn how to really create your own paintings and artwork on quality canvas using the highest standards.

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Southwark

£35

Join our painting sessions and complete your masterpiece with step-by-step instructions of our experienced and enthusiastic artists. No talent or experience is required. Even better if you have none. This is not an art course but a fun focused art experience. Bring your own wine; and enjoy our one of a kind art sessions in a relaxed atmosphere.

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Southwark

£35

"Sam & Diana were very helpful, great atmosphere and BYOB - what's not to like?" - Ollie Join us in this relaxing pottery painting class in our colourful studio in Central London - no experience required and it's BYOB! Tea and coffee also included, especially relevant if doing the morning session! You'll have a wide variety of ceramics to paint - mugs, bowls, plates, tiles and ornaments, that'll liven up any home, desk space or loo. There will be a selection of patterns and designs (or you can bring your own) and you'll be shown a nifty way to transfer patterns and designs onto your ceramic piece, after which you'll paint it, whilst also seeing a few different styles of painting - so you will be able to paint whatever you like! You'll leave having painted some fantastic ceramics for you or as a present! You'll also feel the proven mindfulness benefits of being creative - it is amazing!

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Lambeth

£45

Join Kes making Mosaic Plant Pots in a relaxed and friendly environment. The workshop is for all levels - whether you're a beginner or a keen mosaic artist! You will learn the basic skills of mosaic and begin the creative journey in the world of Mosaic. Kes is on hand at all times throughout the workshop to advise and support. Price includes Kes grouting your creations for you to collect the following week.

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Islington

£26.9

PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed. Your event at The Castle will be themed around our own version of Charlotte Ellinas Banksy inspired Umbrella Girl. As no one knows Banksys true identity, come to our event and pretend you are the real thing! Since 2013 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places people meet on an every day basis. You will be guided step by step by a practicing artist, while you drink, paint and create your way to becoming an artist for the night!

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Barnet

£25

You can come for a date night, or bring a group of friends or family for a fun, relaxed evening of painting pottery. You can also choose to do canvas painting or deco patch, whatever takes your fancy!

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Kensington and Chelsea

£85

Learn how to set up, thread and use a sewing machine from scratch then put your newly found talents to use to make a fabulous cushion and a gorgeous make-up bag in this 1 day beginners sewing bootcamp!

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Hackney

£50

Welcome to the Botanical Boys. An established terrarium company based in the heart of Dalston. Come and learn how to create a living self-sustaining eco-system terrarium. We will teach you all the layering techniques required to make your garden. You will have immense fun and also feel relaxed in our green and cosy workshop hidden away in a private development. Come and find some wellness and peace with our unique classes that you will never forget. You will walk away with your own bespoke self watering eco garden. These make perfect gifts! We welcome you to our studio in Dalston in style! Free Prosecco and a Tom Dixon interior with private roof terrace awaits you!

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Southwark

£35

Join our painting sessions and complete your masterpiece with step-by-step instructions of our experienced and enthusiastic artists this time, we do a colourful deer!

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Southwark

£90

Learn how to turn a pile of wool fibres into a piece of cloth. Then learn how to make a vessel without sewing a single stitch! Taking place at Purr & Wag It HQ; Heather's home studio in Camberwell. An Any Time workshop or short course to slip perfectly into your busy diary adaptable to what you and your friends (four max) want to achieve. If you want to learn 2D and 3D the first part of the workshop will take you through how to make a small flat piece of felt, decorate it and blend colours. Then you'll chose and prepare your fibres for your 3D vessel before Heather guides you through how to use a resist (this is a piece of cloth or other material that stops the wool fibres from one set of layers felting to those below) to make a seam free 3D vessel. By the end of the workshop you will have a small flat decorative work and a 3D vessel.

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Kensington and Chelsea

£55

A perfect taster session to dip your toe into the sewing world: Learn how to set up, thread and use a sewing machine from scratch, then put your new talents to use by making a handy shopping tote bag.

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Hounslow

£55

This is a perfect class to introduce a keen crafter into the skills used in Silversmithing. This Stacking ring workshop includes annealing, hammering, stamping, filing and finishing. Students will also be introduced to piercing and soldering methods.

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Westminster

£57

Light is the most important tool available to you when enhancing the atmosphere and mystery of your story on camera. On the shoot, the Director of Photography will spend the greater part of his or her time getting the film lighting set-up to best represent the scene€™s aesthetic and emotional needs. This basic film lighting class will give you the information you will need on your next shoot. Using a digital camera and a simple film lighting kit, this evening film lighting class will introduce you to the basics of film lighting for moving pictures, with emphasis on working on the low-budget digital formats.

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Camden

£50

During the Babooche brush calligraphy workshop you will learn the fundamentals of modern calligraphy and how to use a brush and ink to hand write beautiful calligraphy and shapes.

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Southwark

£35

Join our sculpture sessions and complete your masterpiece with step-by-step instructions of our experienced and enthusiastic artists. No talent or experience is required. Even better if you have none. This is not an art course but a fun focused art experience. Bring your own wine; and enjoy our one of a kind art sessions in a relaxed atmosphere.

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Southwark

£35

Join our painting sessions and complete you masterpiece with step-by-step instructions of our experienced and enthusiastic artists. No talent or experience is required. Even better if you have none. This is not an art course but a fun focused art experience. Bring your own wine; and enjoy our one of a kind art sessions in a relaxed atmosphere.

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Lambeth

£55

Isabella will teach you the macrame knots to make a beautiful plant holder made from 100% recycled natural rope. Shelena will provide a selection of seasonal British blooms.

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Haringey

£48

Artist Ros Freeborn has a passion for paper and a belief that lampshades don't have to be boring, they should be art! You can create your own, totally original paper lampshade using all kinds of paper. Perfect for your home or as a present.

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Wandsworth

£70

Anyone can learn to draw and paint what they see around them. Using techniques perfected over hundreds of years, in the workshop you will be shown how to develop your drawing and painting skills into accurate and realistic works of art. If you are looking to develop your portfolio for school, college, university or simply wishing to learn more about the craft of drawing and painting, you will receive personalised tuition in a studio purposely designed for the craft of drawing and painting. In this easy going environment, you will be taken through the fundamentals of seeing visually from the initial block in, the full development of a piece, to a fully rendered work of art.

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Camden

£132

This class has long been a part of our one year Diploma in Creative Jewellery and we have had many requests to run it as a one day class. It has been designed for students who would like to deepen their knowledge and understanding of the history of jewellery whether for academic purposes or to inform your jewellery design work.

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Tower Hamlets

£80

During this class, our expert teachers will take you through every step of making your own bespoke shoes. You’ll choose from our stock of reclaimed leather and vegan materials, cut your pattern, fit and pin your material, and hand-sew your own unique shoes. All materials and equipment included, and no experience necessary. Everyone leaves with their own brand-new pair of shoes!

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Kensington and Chelsea

£35

Brush and Bubbles; an art class where you will create your own canvas painting with the step by step guidance from our resident artist, whilst you sip on a delicious glass of bubbly.

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Wandsworth

£55

Students will spend time exploring different ways to create marks and surface textures on their silver ring or choose the have plain finish. You will be working with a D shape silver wire, with the option of adding Rose gold detail at an extra cost.

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Camden

£50

During the Babooche Calligraphy beginners modern calligraphy workshop you will learn the fundamentals of modern calligraphy and how to use a dip pen and ink to hand write beautiful calligraphy and shapes.

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Westminster

£150

Established filmmakers will often tell you that writing, directing and producing a film is merely ten percent of the equation. The remaining 90% of a filmmakers effort is finding their independent film distribution. This one-day masterclass is lead by writer/director Simon Hunter and distributor and marketing expert Jonathan Sadler. Together they form an invincible team with over fifty films produced and distributed between them. They worked together on Simon’s award-winning film Edie starring Sheila Hancock.

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Wandsworth

£80

Reduction lino cut is a method of block printing, in which each colour is printed on top of the last. You will learn the technique\'s involved to create these striking colour lino layered prints. You will learn to use carving tools in a variety of shapes and sizes from the delicate V tool to the shallow gouge tool. You will get to watch your print come to life over a multitude of layers, each unique and full of personality. You will go home with an artist proof series of 10 prints onto Fabriano paper. This class is perfect for anyone who would like to be submerged in a day of printmaking and who would like to learn from knowledgable, friendly tutors who will guide you on every step of the creative journey. Whether you are a complete beginner or at a more intermediate level, we tailor our teaching style around each individual.

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Southwark

£28

This is an essential lesson is designed for all new knitters, which teaches you fundamental skills and supplies you need to kick start knitting through step-by-step instruction. Our tutor will widen your view about knitting and all its secrets.

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Recent Reviews

Make Your Own Painted Ceramics

An absolutely wonderful evening of great company and fantastic facilities. Whilst there was no alcohol provided, the BYOB encouragement was a welcome and fun addition. The team were lovely and super attentive, and made sure that all needs were met at all times. Couldn’t recommend the experience more!

Jasmin
Been on 1 EmptyChair workshop(s)

BYOB Ultimate Pottery Experience

So much fun! And bring your own bottle, so great for anyone who loves to craft! :-)

Raksha
Been on 2 EmptyChair workshop(s)

BYOB Ultimate Pottery Experience

Very nice atmosphere and teacher

Anike
Been on 1 EmptyChair workshop(s)

Silver Stacking Ring Workshop

Loved the session and love my ring!! Will definitely book again x

Barbara
Been on 1 EmptyChair workshop(s)

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