Workshops & Courses

Workshops and courses around South Kensington. Learn from our experts, whether it is a new language, illustration, drawing classes, photography or philosophy - these are just some of the new skills you can dive into for adults and children.

Professional Development at the V&A

Online & onsite
Daily: 10am-5:45pm - Friday: 10am–10pm
V&A
Map
Visit Website

Develop the professional skills you need to work in today's museum sector. Led by expert staff, these intensive part-time courses use V&A case studies to provide unique insights into our collections, work and best practice.

Online Learning at Goethe-Institut

Goethe-Institut
Map
Visit Website

Learn German Online - anywhere, anytime and as part of a group! You will not be learning alone but in a small group of between six and 16 participants. The course will introduce you to the German language on the basis of everyday situations, and you will practice your German skills in various ways.

Adults

New Imperial Evening Classes in April

Starting April 2022
Onsite & Online
Imperial College London
Map
Visit Website

Imperial College London is offering a range of courses in the arts, humanities, languages and sciences. Engaging, enlightening and enjoyable day and evening classes for adult learners. You don't need previous experience in a subject or entrance qualifications.

Online

Institut français: Learn French online

Institut français
Map
Visit Website

Have you always wanted to learn French but never had the time? Or felt self-conscious amongst a group of strangers in a classroom? Well now you have no excuses! The Institut français has a dedicated team of native speakers who can teach you one-to-one - or even with a group of friends.

Image credit: Getty images
Online

Tailor-Made German Courses at the Goethe-Institut

Courses from 10 Jan - 25 April 2022
Online & Onsite
Goethe-Institut
Map
Visit Website

Study German at the Goethe-Institut London with their tailor-made courses. Whether online in their virtual classrooms at your own pace or onsite in South Ken, choose your level from beginner to intermediate to advanced.

Online
Workshop

V&A Academy Practical Courses & Workshops

Tue 8 February - Tue 12 July 2022
Onsite and online
V&A
Map
Visit Website

Learn to sew like a couturier, or master your digital camera with the V&S's rigorous practical courses. Making things with our hands helps us learn – about craft, about materials, about ourselves. Everyone is welcome, from absolute beginner to seasoned professional.

Family
Workshops & Courses

Make It Clay: Microworlds

Sun 29 May 2022
10:30am-4pm
V&A
Map
Visit Website

In this family workshop get creative and learn clay techniques with artist and potter Emily Stapleton-Jefferis as she explores nature up-close through the work of Beatrix Potter.

Drop-in Design: Plume Parade

Thurs 2 June & Sat 4 June 2022
11am-5pm
V&A
Map
Visit Website

Take part in this families workshop and create your very own paper bird for any sort of celebration! Join graphic designer Bethan Durie as you work with paper to create spectacular birds to celebrate all together.

Creative
Workshops & Courses

Kantha Embroidery workshop

Mon 4 July 2022 – Tues 5 July 2022
10:30am-4:30pm
V&A
Map
Visit Website

Explore the art of Kantha: beautiful stitched textiles from the Indian subcontinent whose ethos is rooted in sustainability, storytelling and mindfulness. Learn to create your own Kantha panel under the gentle guidance of textile artist Ekta Kaul.