We all love a good party, but sometimes it’s nice to come away from an event more than just fond memories and sore skin. These workshops, taking place in London this August 2017 will help you build on your skills, whether you’re interested in learning tips from top Mistresses to how to spank for pain and pleasure.

Drawn to rope

2 August, Peckham, £12

Rope studio Anatomie’s life drawing class led by InkyLayla. Bring your own materials and perch on one of the venue’s beanbags to draw beautiful shibari, and lovers of shibari. There’ll be free tea and coffee, and free street parking. Booking in advance is recommended.

For images from previous Drawn to Rope sessions, have a look at their Instagram .


London Alternative Market

8 August, £5, The City

L.A.M is back once again with their ever-popular market full of toys, costumes, and other delicious kinky treats for you to take home and enjoy. As usual, there’ll be several workshops on the day. For August, there’ll be three.Biological and physical responses during play, followed by Healthy Mental Practices and  finally, “Spanking” for pain and pleasure presented by Cosmic1.

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Club Rub Mistress Workshop

(c) Club Rub

26 August, £89, Hackney

The inimitable Club Rub is holding yet another of their popular Mistress Workshops. Places are limited to just seven participants, who all receive a glass of cava upon arrival and will be treated to a special spanking workshop over lunch. Insight and guidance on how to conduct a playful session, and bring out your natural dominance.

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Sacred Sex Sundays: Getting Conscious with Kink: The Women’s Edition

27 August, £65/75, Finsbury Park

This Conscious Kink workshop, focused on women is designed to help expand with understanding of bodies, subconscious patterns, and sexualities. With a strong emphasis on boundaries and consent, Conscious Kink aims to give a diverse set of tools to allow participants to expand their sexuality, be more confident with our lovers and play partners, and become more empowered as self-aware erotic beings.

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Wax play workshop

2 September, Gatwick, £10

Okay, technically this one isn’t in August, but we wanted to give it a mention anyway. This wax play  workshop will give you ideas on how to get creative, either adding elements of temperature play into your regular scene or creating a whole scene based on temperature.

Candles, fire and (blunt) blades will all be demonstrated and head games will be discussed. There will be the opportunity to try out techniques under guidance, so bring your candles and kit! Items will be available to buy on the day if you do not have them already

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