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Tea Experiences and Masterclasses

Discover our extraordinary range of Twinings tea tasting experiences. Join us throughout the day, online or in the heart of London at 216 Strand.

COVID-19

We are excited to welcome customers back in store for a range of live tasting experiences. Our health and safety measures are designed to make you feel as comfortable as possible during your visit. To learn more, please contact us on 0207 353 3511

Tea Masterclass at 216 Strand

Book a place or find out more by calling our Brand Ambassadors on 0207 353 3511

Please note that you must be over 18 years old to attend our masterclasses.

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Classic Masterclass

£38 per person

In this 2-hour masterclass, you’ll uncover the secrets of the world’s favourite drink. Where does tea come from? When and how did it arrive in Britain? What makes a quality tea?

We’ll guide you on the tea plant’s journey from bud to cup.

Taste the six categories of tea, and learn how the professionals ‘slurp’!

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Classic Tea Masterclass

Book your Classic Masterclass Today

Please see below for our upcoming in person Classic Masterclass dates. Additional dates are available on request.

Book a place or find out more by calling our Brand Ambassadors on 0207 353 3511

September 2021

  • 25th Sept - 16.00-18.00
  • 30th Sept - 16.00-18.00

October 2021

  • 2nd Oct - 15.00-17.00
  • 7th Oct - 16.00-18.00
  • 9th Oct - 15.00-17.00
  • 14th Oct - 12.00-14.00
  • 14th Oct - 16.00-18.00
  • 16th Oct - 15.00-17.00
  • 21st Oct - 12.00-14.00
  • 21st Oct - 16.00-18.00
  • 23rd Oct - 15.00-17.00
  • 28th Oct - 12.00-14.00
  • 28th Oct - 16.00-18.00
  • 30th Oct - 15.00-17.00

November 2021

  • 4th Nov - 16.00-18.00
  • 6th Nov - 15.00-17.00
  • 7th Nov - 15.00-17.00
  • 11th Nov - 12.00-14.00
  • 11th Nov - 16.00-18.00
  • 14th Nov - 15.00-17.00
  • 18th Nov - 12.00-14.00
  • 18th Nov - 16.00-18.00
  • 20th Nov - 15.00-17.00
  • 21st Nov - 15.00-17.00
  • 25th Nov - 12.00-14.00
  • 25th Nov - 16.00-18.00
  • 27th Nov - 15.00-17.00
  • 28th Nov - 15.00-17.00

December 2021

  • 2nd Dec - 16.00-18.00
  • 4th Dec - 15.00-17.00
  • 5th Dec - 15.00-17.00
  • 9th Dec - 12.00-14.00
  • 9th Dec - 16.00-18.00
  • 11th Dec- 15.00-17.00
  • 12th Dec - 15.00-17.00
  • 16th Dec - 12.00-14.00
  • 16th Dec - 16.00-18.00
  • 18th Dec - 15.00-17.00
  • 19th Dec - 15.00-17.00

Women in Tea History Masterclass

£25 per person

Join Twinings as we pay tribute to some of the most influential figures in tea culture. In this 90-minute session, you’ll hear all about the resilience, innovation, and expertise of women across the globe.

From the royal courts to working class tea tables, women have always come together over a hearty brew. We’ll take you on a journey through the ages, starting in ancient China and ending in modern-day tea gardens, whilst you sip some of our favourite teas and infusions.

  • In person Masterclass at 216 Strand: 23rd September 2021 - 16.00-18.00
  • Virtual Masterclass: 23rd September 2021 - 12.00-14.00

More date available on request - book a place or find out more by calling our Brand Ambassadors on 0207 353 3511

Bespoke Blending Session

£150 per session + 1kg of your finished tea blend

What better way to mark a special occasion, or simply indulge your love of tea, than a Twinings Bespoke Blending Session?

Create the blend of your dreams with our team of Tea Experts. We’ll help you find your perfect balance of premium single-origin loose leaf, or experiment with fruits and flowers.

You’ll gain insight into Twinings’ rich blending heritage, and leave with your own exclusive blend to take home with you. A beautiful wedding favour or a memorable gift.

One bespoke blend per session, priced separately, minimum purchase of 1kg.

Available on request - book a place or find out more by calling our Brand Ambassadors on 0207 353 3511

Tea Masterclass Gift Voucher

Tea Masterclass Gift Voucher

Give a truly unique gift with a Twinings tea experience, in store or from the comfort of their own home with a digital masterclass voucher. Ideal for tea lovers and foodies alike.

Buy Masterclass Voucher

Terms and conditions apply as follows

The voucher entitles you to attend a Classic Tea Masterclass at our London Flagship Store at 216 Strand, WC2R 1AP.

Maximum one person per voucher. Limited availability – please call +44 (0)207 353 3511 to confirm availability and reserve your place. Original voucher gift card must be handed over before the class starts. Photocopies of this voucher will not be accepted.

Voucher valid for 14 months from date of purchase. The expiry date will be stated on the voucher. Cannot be exchanged for cash. Please note that teas sampled during the masterclass contain caffeine.  

Special Events & Corporate

We can also arrange exclusive special events tailored to your specific requirements.

Take a private tour of the world’s oldest tea shop with an After-Hours Shopping Experience and tea cocktails. Plan a themed VIP event at 216 Strand, or a location of your choice.

Whether you’re looking for a corporate networking event, a client appreciation evening or team-building activities, we offer bespoke experiences to suit all needs and desires.

Details and prices available on request.

For more information, contact the Twinings Brand Ambassadors at the.strand@twinings.com or +44 (0)207 353 3511

Special Events & Corporate
Who Can Take the Masterclass?

Who Can Take the Masterclass?

Our tea experiences are popular with people from all around the world. Close to Covent Garden and the London West End, the Twinings flagship store stands in the very heart of the capital. Perfect for a group of friends, or an office day out.

Our stunning new downstairs tasting room can seat up to 10 guests. We can also accommodate larger groups with after-hours sessions.

If you are unable to join us in person, we invite you to explore our Virtual Masterclass options.

Please note that you must be over 18 years old to attend our masterclasses.

Online & Virtual Tea Experiences

If we can’t meet in person and welcome you to our historical London home, why not try a virtual tea experience? Learn how to get the most from your brew from your very own kitchen.

Virtual Tea Masterclass

£25 per session

  • Enjoy the taste of Twinings tea from across the world with our Virtual Tea Masterclass.
  • Log in for a live, interactive session with one of our London Brand Ambassadors.
  • Compare the different categories of tea and hear the fascinating stories behind each one.
  • Recognise common brewing mistakes and how to avoid them.
  • Witness the tea plant’s versatility as you prepare an inspiring new recipe.
  • You’ll receive an exclusive Virtual Masterclass Pack with six of our premium loose leaf teas, ready to brew in deluxe tea bags. We’ve also popped a few extra goodies in there for you to sample!

This class is only available for UK & European customers at this time.

Virtual Tea Masterclass times and dates are available on request. For more information and to book, contact the Twinings Brand Ambassadors on 0207 353 3511

Private Virtual Masterclass

  • Book a private Virtual Masterclass for an exclusive tea experience.
  • An excellent choice for group or corporate events.

We also offer tailored Virtual Tea Experiences for private and corporate events. Get in touch to talk through your personalised virtual options on 0207 353 3511

Virtual Tea Masterclass