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Westminster

£45

Learn the dying art of making pasta entirely by hand and enjoy a truly unique experience! Under the expert guidance of Silvana, you will learn all there is to know about pasta and will create some of the most unusual and beautiful pasta shapes.

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Lambeth

£35

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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Tower Hamlets

£35

Set in a hidden gem, let your creativity go and create your own painting to take home. Using the new skills and materials learnt on the day associated with graffiti and street art. Taught by a professional, local, and internationally recognised artist.

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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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Westminster

£59

The aim of this course is to provide a contextual background to the traditional arts and crafts of Japan and to show how they have influenced Western art!

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Lewisham

£17

A great workshop for learning how to use a sewing machine if you've never done it before, or use your already honed skills to make beautiful lined bunting. We will show you how to design your bunting, make a pattern, sew your triangles!

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Lambeth

£30

This tasting session is dedicated to the best extra virgin olive oils from Spain for this current 2017/2018 harvest. Spain is the largest producer of Olive Oil in the Mediterranean area but it is now also earning reputation for its high quality oils. The workshop is fun and is great to introduce yourself to the world of Olive Oils. We will go through these points: What is Extra Virgin Olive Oil? History of the Olive tree and Olive Oil. Olive Oil in the world, UK and Spain. The Olive Tree and the olive: cultivation, harvest, production, storage, labelling. Commercial categories. How to assess the quality by tasting the oil: positive and negative attributes. Healthy benefits of the Extra Virgin Olive Oil as part of the Mediterranean Diet. EVOO tasting and food pairing. We will finalise tasting minimum 6 oils and learning some tips on how to pair with different food!

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Tower Hamlets

£32

One to one Guitar, Bass or Ukulele lessons in the heart of The City of London. Lessons are taught in a low-stress format, meeting once a week for a half-hour or full-hour lesson, and follow a program developed by the Guitar Cities instructors based on their experiences as instructors and their careers as touring and recording professionals. Lessons are catered to the individual needs and goals of every individual student.

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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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Southwark

£65

Learn the art and craft of building natural walls without mortar. A one day, hands-on practical sorting material, laying foundations, assessing use of different shapes and sizes, placing through stones, building corners and placing top stones! It is also a practical introduction to the heritage and the craft. In addition, you also receive an extensive discussion overview, packed with 'How to' tips and information regarding the construction of other dry stone walling features. At the end of the workshops you will be able to safely and confidently, set out and construct a dry stone wall or other basic feature, understand DSW heritage and terminology used, distinguish various stone shapes, material and it's uses.

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Westminster

£59

London has transformed almost unrecognizably since 1900. At the beginning of the period the capital of a truly global empire and its largest port. At the end, the centre of one of the worlds most cosmopolitan societies & financial and cultural hub.

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Southwark

£35

Mandala is a Sanskrit word that means Circle. It symbolises the universe and everything in it! In this Mandala drawing we will teach you all the skills and techniques you need to draw your own beautiful Mandala. Mandalas can be as intricate as you wish and Ubie will demonstrate the techniques you may use to create a beautiful piece of work. This class is suitable for ALL levels of ability, the structure is perfect for complete beginners or for more experienced artists looking to create something more complex. You will be guided to create your own unique Mandala drawn on canvas (25cm x25cm) and will leave the course with your own completed piece of art suitable for display. All materials are provided. And we will give you a lovely guidebook to take away with you and as an aide memoire for your own future creations The class is suitable for Adults or Children 8+ (if accompanied by an adult) You will leave the class relaxed and with a great sense of achievement in creating your own unique, beautiful art !

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Tower Hamlets

£35

Set in a hidden gem, let your creativity go and create your own painting to take home. Using the new skills and materials learnt on the day associated with graffiti and street art. Taught by a professional, local, and internationally recognised artist.

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Westminster

£12

Learn about Londons rich muggle and wizarding history, amazing facts about the books and films and see many of the Harry Potter film locations used in London, including the Ministry of Magic and the entrance to the Leaky Cauldron.

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Hackney

£20

Don't forget to fall in LOVE with yourself first!

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Camden

£29

Cuddle Workshops are bursting with fun, connection, deep relaxation, laughter and healing. We include playful light exercises to get everyone in the mood, boundary setting practice, some real heart warming exercises and of course a cuddle puddle!

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Southwark

£35

No talent or experience is necessary, this is painting for fun! We provide everything you need to make the painting; all art supplies including oil paint, brushes and apron. Step by step guidance from our experienced artist.

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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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Westminster

£45

Learn the dying art of making pasta entirely by hand and enjoy a truly unique experience! Under the expert guidance of Silvana, you will learn all there is to know about pasta and will create some of the most unusual and beautiful pasta shapes.

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Recent Reviews

Papershades Workshop

Absolutely fabulous workshop! Ros was a wonderful teacher and very friendly!

Tejni
Been on 23 EmptyChair workshop(s)

Artisan Pasta Making Class

Fun class. Now the challenge will be to recreate the same at home! Great time and worth the money.

Nathalie
Been on 2 EmptyChair workshop(s)

Beginner Crochet Amigurumi Workshop

Nice intro to Crochet. Be prepared to be very focused!

Kirill
Been on 18 EmptyChair workshop(s)

Papershades Workshop

The charming workspace is enough to get your crafting dose for weeks. When coupled with Ros and her polite and gentle approach to making papershades, this workshop is a winner everyday.

Kendrik
Been on 8 EmptyChair workshop(s)

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