Top Interesting Classes To Take In Joburg


I’m always looking for something new to do, whether it’s to have a little bit of fun or learn something new. Taking a class in something you enjoy is a fun way to start a hobby, socialise and become an expert in a certain field. From cake decorating and scrapbooking to crafting, here is my Top 10 Interesting Classes To Take In Joburg! Tip: Booking is essential.

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Please note: the info in this article was correct at the time of writing

Wilton Courses by Baked Boutique – Sandhurst

If you are into baking, but want to expand your baking abilities and be a master at adding those perfect finishing touches, then be sure not to miss out on the Wilton Cake Decorating Courses. Perfect the art of your buttercream skills, learn how to create beautiful flowers and cake designs, and become the master of fondant and gum paste to help you create that wonderful and creative masterpiece to wow family, friends and guests. Visit their website to find out when the next courses take place.

For more information on course times and prices, visit their website.

Scrapbook Den  Edenvale

If you want to get a bit crafty but don’t know where to start, then the Scrapbook Den offers fun general classes Tuesday to Saturday from 09:30 to 12:30. And, if you cannot make these classes, then you can request evening classes by appointment. This is also a great way to socialise and have fun with friends, as you will have three hours of entertainment with crafting, good company and laughter!

For more information, visit their website.

Just Darling  Walkerville

Just Darling in Walkerville is the perfect spot if you are looking to have a unique workshop experience! They offer creative workshops for you to let your imagination run wild, from Annie Sloan chalk painting, ceramic painting, mosaics and more! Once you have had your fill of getting crafty you can take a browse through their selection of décor products in their little store or enjoy a great cuppa Joe from the coffee bar.

For more information, visit their Facebook page.

The Chocolate Studio  Fourways

If you are a chocoholic and just absolutely love everything about chocolate, then be sure to book yourself (and your friends) a fun evening class with The Chocolate Studio in Fourways! They have a number of courses available from making Swiss Roulades, the art of cupcake making, chocolate appreciation and much more! This is definitely the perfect way to learn everything there is about chocolate. Book now to avoid disappointment!

For more information, visit their website.

 

Grootplaas De Rust Cheese Academy  Broederstroom

I am not much of a cheese fan myself, but if you love cheese and are interested in the processes of making your favourite cheese from cottage cheese, mascarpone, halloumi and feta to ricotta, book yourself a three-day course at theGrootplaas De Rust Cheese Academy. They have a number of courses taking place throughout the year, so be sure to book your spot now as each course requires a maximum of eight students.

For more information, visit their website.

Belly Dance Goddess – Orange Grove and Rivonia

Dancing is great way to have fun and get fit at the same time, but belly dancing is an art! Whether you are just looking for a short term fun activity or want to be dedicated to learning this art form, Belly Dance Goddess offers you a great way to loosen up and enjoy yourself! You can pick from a monthly package if you want to dance for fun or a 12-month package if you want to take it more seriously!

For more information, visit their website.

Vertical Vixen – Northriding And Edenvale

Okay, pole dancing is a bit of a taboo topic to some, but in reality, it is becoming a fun, interesting and popular way to get in shape – I’m even interested in trying it out! Vertical Vixen offers a range of classes to cater to your needs, experience and fitness level, so there are no prerequisites required! You can sign up for a month-to-month membership, a three or six-month membership or an annual membership depending on what you are looking for.

For more information, visit their website.

The Grill Academy  Honeydew

Learn to braai like a pro at the Grill Academy at the food Design Agency in Honeydew. They offer a range of classes on Weber Grill which is perfect if you are looking to do something fun and interesting with friends. From beginners and ladies courses to speciality braaing courses, this is perfect if you want to refine and show off your braai skills at your next get-together! They also offer Ultimate Experiences which includes deboning demonstrations.

For more information, visit their website.

The Kitchen Space  Parkhurst

If you are looking to broaden your knowledge in the world of cooking, then be sure not to miss demos at The Kitchen Space! Crystal had a great time when she paid them a visit and swears they could be the best cooking class in Joburg –read her review here. The Kitchen Space focuses Asian cooking, and you will learn how to prepare everything from Vietnamese and Thai to Chinese and Malaysian dishes. Demos take place every Thursday from 19:00 to 21:00 – great if you are looking for something fun to do on a girls-night-out. Book now!

For more information, visit their website.

By Kim Brown

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