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Posted on 17th SEPTEMBER 2018 by NEKQUAI Adeniyi

What’s ‘Obby?’

Before writing this article I had no idea what the hell ‘Obby’ was. (An abbreviation of the word ‘hobby,’perhaps?) Thanks to Google, I’ve now wised up and am proud to be able to say you can come to me for advice on exactly where to go if you wanna learn a new skill. Drum roll, please…

“With passionate teachers and inspiring environments, Obby is on a mission to get everyone to rethink learning. From pottery to salsa, piano to Spanish, discover the best classes, courses and workshops London has to offer.” –

Obby is all about grabbing life by the balls (or the bull’s horns, if you’re funny about holding onto genitals). Working with specially selected teachers, they provide courses for Londoners to engage with in a non – stressy, fun environment. Many people hated school because of the restrictive rules and prison-like learning structure. Having been introduced to the world only three years ago, Obby are on a mission to continue to ease people back into the process of learning whilst simultaneously breaking them out of this mentality that associates classes and workshops with pressure, stress, boredom and dissatisfaction.

Prices on Obby range from OMG how is this so cheap?! to will I regret this tomorrow morning when I wanna go to pret for lunch with my colleague? If you wanna get more of an idea of how awesome this site is, check out our list of courses we’re dying to try below! Plus, if your class doesn’t meet your expectations, you get your money back, guaranteed.

To find out more about how Obby came about, visit their website here :

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Cuban Salsa for Beginners

Delivered by: Baila Cuba Dance

Length: 1 hour

Location: Various

Price: £7 p/p

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Private 2:1 General Italian Lessons

Delivered by: City Lingual

Length: 1 hour

Location: Flexible

Price: From £25 p/p

Sculpture Night - Faces

Delivered by: Studio Masterpiece

Length: 3 hours

Location: London Bridge

Price: £35 pp


Tai Chi in the Morning

Delivered by: St Margarets House

Length: 1 hour

Location: Bethnal Green

Price: £5pp

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Neon Naked Life Drawing class

Delivered by: Neon Naked Life

Length: 2 hours

Location: Various

Price: £12 p/p

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Perfume Making Experience with Prosecco

Delivered by: The Secret Scent Société

Length: 2 hours

Location: Hatton Garden

Price: £95 p/p


Workshop Superclub: Sushi

Delivered by: The Avenue Cookery School

Length: 2 hours

Location: Wandsworth Town

Price: £55 p/p


Bookbinding for Beginners at Drink Shop & Do!

Delivered by: Amber Cooper Davies

Length: 2.5 hours

Location: Kings Cross

Price: £30 p/p

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Acoustic Guitar Classes

Delivered by: Tony Rath

Length: 1 hour

Location: Walthamstow

Price: £35 p/p

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