Class Bar Academy

CLASS magazine hosts free to attend workshops aimed at educating bartenders on all aspects of the bar business. Sessions include category history and product knowledge, cocktail making techniques, service, best practice and bar management. Class Bar Academies are hosted by world-leading bar or category experts over a day-long event. The host presents a history of the subject, provides a tutored tastings and one-to-one feedback to bartenders on their cocktails.

Upcoming Tour Dates 2017

London Tuesday April 11th Agave
Manchester Tuesday May 3rd Cognac
London Tuesday June 6th Service & Hospitality
Bournemouth Tuesday August 8th Champagne
Cardiff Tuesday August 15th Blended Scotch
Bristol Tuesday October 3rd Irish Whiskey
London Thursday October 5th American Whiskies
Leeds Tuesday November 7th Gin
Edinburgh Tuesday November 14th Aged Rum

Apply for a free space

To apply for a place at a Class Bar Academy please state you full name, job position and bar you represent by emailing

View our archive coverage from previous events

American Whiskey with Dave Wondrich
Rum with Ian Burrell
Sherry with Dave Broom