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In-person classShoe Making - Shoe Shine Masterclass
5(3 reviews)
A favourite pair of leather shoes? Learn how to make them look great and last longer

Hoxton

£39 pp

2 hour workshop

Beginner

Next available date:24th September 2020
What happens in this class?

Beautiful leather shoes are a great investment and well-looked-after, they'll last you for a good many years. This shoe polish and shoecare masterclass is a fun way to get some handy hints and tips from the experts!

Over a relaxed evening, we’ll show you just how satisfying cleaning and polishing a pair of shoes can be; and what amazing results you can achieve. Bring along a pair of your favourite leather shoes (no Nubuck, suede or patent please) and we’ll show you how to give them a new lease of life, whilst enjoying a glass…

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Things to remember

Everything is provided for the class including an apron, you just need to remember your shoes!

Latest Reviews
5(3 reviews)
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Adrian - April 26th
It was an excellent evening - informative and fun. Deborah was a fantastic teacher and host, passing on her here extensive shoe-knowledge . the conversation and banter flowed as we all gave new life to well-loved favorite pairs of shes.
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Ian Synge - February 21st
Polishing our shoes is something we all notionally know how to do, but Deborah and James over the course of a couple of hours and accompanied by a good glass of Scotch show you that it's something to savour, to take delight in doing well, and start to understand that the very act of doing it builds a sense of content that strips away the underlying stress in life just as the polish removes dirt, wear, and tear from your shoes.
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William - February 10th
We learnt how to renovate, moisturise and feed leather shoes, followed by a complete mirror shine finish. Teachers Deborah & James are super friendly and relaxed, the atmosphere is all the more enhanced by the group and a jovial drink. The venue is great and easily accessible (Central London). It's a nice way to do something a little different, meeting new people and of course useful if you are interested in shoes and want to make sure you are looking after yours well. I highly recommend it!
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Your Teacher
Teacher
Carreducker are master handsewn shoemakers based in historic Clerkenwell, London who learned their craft the traditional way, as shoe making apprentices. Today, they make bespoke shoes for private customers and deliver the bespoke shoe service at Gieves & Hawkes on Savile Row and at James Purdey & Son in Mayfair, London. Passionate for the heritage, handsewn craft and keen to share their skills, Carreducker have been teaching shoe making since 2006. James Ducker originally taught shoe making at Cordwainers College and Deborah Carre was a visiting lecturer in shoe and accessory design at the London College of Fashion, so teaching has always
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Carreducker Shoe & Leather School
Hoxton
50 Chocolate Studios
7 Shepherdess Place
N1 7LJ
London
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Thu 24 Sep 2020, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Hoxton, N1 7LJ
£39pp
Thu 22 Oct 2020, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Hoxton, N1 7LJ
£39pp
Thu 26 Nov 2020, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Hoxton, N1 7LJ
£39pp
Thu 10 Dec 2020, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Hoxton, N1 7LJ
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Adrian - April 26th
It was an excellent evening - informative and fun. Deborah was a fantastic teacher and host, passing on her here extensive shoe-knowledge . the conversation and banter flowed as we all gave new life to well-loved favorite pairs of shes.
review
Ian Synge - February 21st
Polishing our shoes is something we all notionally know how to do, but Deborah and James over the course of a couple of hours and accompanied by a good glass of Scotch show you that it's something to savour, to take delight in doing well, and start to understand that the very act of doing it builds a sense of content that strips away the underlying stress in life just as the polish removes dirt, wear, and tear from your shoes.
review
William - February 10th
We learnt how to renovate, moisturise and feed leather shoes, followed by a complete mirror shine finish. Teachers Deborah & James are super friendly and relaxed, the atmosphere is all the more enhanced by the group and a jovial drink. The venue is great and easily accessible (Central London). It's a nice way to do something a little different, meeting new people and of course useful if you are interested in shoes and want to make sure you are looking after yours well. I highly recommend it!