Top 10 Best Festive classes, courses, learnings kits and gifts in the UK

Lets get festive with festivities! Experience a range of classes, courses and workshops that can help develop your festive Wreath making skills in time for Christmas, to enjoying festive flower crowns with drinks or cooking vibrant and sumptuous African feasts. All skills able to take home to your family and friends to have your own festivities with help from these accomplished teachers.

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7. Festive African Cookery Class - Plant based Roasts & Canapes
Love African food, interested in trying unique and exciting flavours or you need to master a jollof rice recipe? Join Lerato in her kitchen for a culinary adventure as she shares her secrets to cooking vibrant and sumptuous feasts with seasonal produce inspired by cuisine from Africa and beyond that, you can easily recreate at home. This class is plant-based and supercharged with seasonal greens, nuts, pulses, fruits and more. Vegans, vegetarians and all diets are well catered for. This cookery session will start with hibiscus botanical cocktails as you get to know your fellow cooks, followed by an introduction to African cooking, the regional inspirations for recipes on the menu, spices and unique African produce. Lerato will share her secrets to popular African recipes and you will learn how to incorporate these foods into your cooking. Festive Sample Menu Zobo’ Cocktail and canapés on arrival A welcome glass of my homemade brew of hibiscus flowers, seasonal berries and prosecco (non-alcoholic available) Make your own Ras-el-hanout Spice Mix You will learn to blend this wonderful Moroccan spice mix Moroccan Aubergine Rolls with Caramelised onions & Peppers A delicious treat to get the festivities started Smoked Jollof Rice or British Grown Quinoa with Green Beans & Pomegranates Sweet, spicy grains cooked in a rich traditional West African stew -Stuffed Butternut Squash & Groundnut Stew An indulgent showstopper inspired by a West African stew of groundnuts, squash and leafy greens This cookery class is very hands-on, as you peel, chop and cook together with Lerato. After cooking, you will sit to enjoy your meal. Including Included are welcome drinks, the use of aprons, all cooking equipment, ingredients and recipes of the day and matched wine with your meal.
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12. Festive Christmas Card Calligraphy Workshop
Join Cat for a very special 75-minute Festive Lettering Workshop at the annual Etsy Made Local Christmas Fair held at the famous Bussey Building in Peckham. The focus is to make sure everything you gift this year is adorned beautifully with classy modern lettering and looks stunning under the tree or on the mantle! Working with our favourite versatile paint pens, you'll learn to create stylish hand-lettering for any type of paper, card or label with a range of upper and lowecase alphabets, fancy flourishes and playful patterns. The styles you will learn in this workshop can be applied with various calligraphy materials after the class including brush-pen and dip-ink. This is a class aimed at learning through doing - you will be provided with a range of blank labels, cards and envelopes to adorn after practicing with your bespoke guidelines and practice sheets. The paint pens we will be using work on almost any surface - paper, wood, glass, fabric, metal - and the pens are yours to keep after the class to get creative at home! Each student will take home: 2 x Paint Pens (colours of your choice) 4 x Alleycat Guide Sheets 4 x Practice Sheets Your choice from a selection of paper, card, envelopes and tags in various weights and colours, along with your own personalised festive gift bag. Refreshments are also included (mince pie anyone?) so there's no need to bring anything along except for your merry self and some festive cheer. PS - "but my handwriting is awful I'm going to be terrible"... I promise you, you'll have changed your mind by the end!
13. Christmas Festive Season Cooking
Are you looking for inspiration and unique ideas for your festive feast? Let’s take the stress out of your planning and give you the skills and knowledge to entertain effortlessly with recipes that look impressive. KitchenJoy will get you into the Christmas spirit with some easy to follow recipes and homemade presents to help create your perfect yuletide. Our evening medicinal cookery class is an introduction to nutritional cooking which incorporates the healthiest foods into exciting and tasty recipes in a simplistic way, providing an alternative choice on the festive season offerings. You will learn to cook a wide range of simple, healthy dishes using fresh and easily available ingredients. You will discover the medicinal benefits of selected herbs and spices with an explanation of the importance of certain nutrient groups enabling you to make festive dishes with passion and fun. This evening cookery class is an introduction to preparing festive foods based on scientific knowledge of how they can help your body maintain optimum health into exciting and tasty recipes in a simplistic way, providing healthy cooking tips and allowing you to adapt your existing recipes at home. You will learn to cook a range of simple, healthy dishes using fresh and easily available ingredients. You will discover the medicinal benefits of carefully selected herbs and spices and how to incorporate them into dishes. Sample recipes include: Veg Nog (plant-based milk, brazil nuts, cinnamon, nutmeg & dates) Roast duck stuffed with christmas spices, truffle polenta chips, and celeriac puree Brussels sprouts pad thai - Gluten-free mince pies Raw cacao walnut truffles - Pomegranate rosemary spritzer Our hands-on cookery classes at Kitchen Joy’s Kitchen in Chiswick include the ingredients, food preparation and cooking equipment, and soft drinks. You will prepare and cook dishes around the Kitchen Joy Island and can enjoy eating your dishes together with the group on the long dining table. There will also be some left over foods and festive gifts for you to take home to share with your loved ones.

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