Painting Class in a City Farm

Find this hidden gem in the heart of East London and get artsy!

4 hours Class size 1 to 6     label £59

When the hustle and bustle of London is getting you down, join this art class to get creative in a peaceful and encouraging environment.

You'll be guided by an experienced and friendly teacher, Georgie, on Stepney City Farm. This little slice of green paradise is the perfect place to open yourself up to new skills and enjoy a mindful break.

This painting class begins by setting up your canvas and taking a mindful pause. Georgie will then introduce you to this month's theme, which we hope will inspire you. As a group, you will then go for a walk around the farm and soak up nature before getting stuck into your artwork.

Paint whatever you want! You could replicate famous work, paint your favourite place, or take inspiration from our farm. You'll learn how to construct your very own masterpiece by building texture, colour mixing, mark-making. Your teacher will help you detach from your inner-perfectionist, enjoy the process and find flow. It's a perfect way to unwind and reconnect with your imaginative side.

If you've ever wanted to start painting but lacked the materials or motivation to get going, this art workshop is ideal. It's also perfect for all occasions, from a birthday party, a hens do or just a fun day out in London.

This class includes an hour break where you can visit our on-site food locations and purchase lunch. We have a cafe, The Allotment Kitchen, and a farmers market, so you can enjoy local produce meals made with care. Or you can bring your own packed lunch.

Add-on available for this class

Oil Paint Upgrade (£8)

You can add these when you book (optional).
Knowledge Required
What you'll get
  • All materials are provided, from canvas to paints, as well as expert guidance.
  • You'll also get a tour of the farm to see our cute animals.
  • Unlimited tea and coffee.
What to bring
  • Inspiration (A picture or an idea of something you'd like to paint)
  • Scruffy clothes you don't mind getting paint on.
  • An open mind.
  • Lunch or money to use at our on-site food locations.
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hen do, team building activity, corporate event, stag do or Christmas party.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum or anniversary gift.


Stepney City Farm, Stepney Way, London E1 3DG, UK

Your teacher
Georgie Mason Art Studio
Georgie Mason Art Studio


Georgie Mason is an intuitive abstract painter working in an assortment of media. She values the art-making process for its therapeutic benefits and as a process of self-exploration just as much as she values the final product.

Georgie teaches weekly workshops from her studio at Stepney City Farm in London: a wholesome and creative environment, physically close but atmospherically very far from the hustle and bustle of the city, with glass double doors looking out onto the farm, animals all around, and neighboured by a spoon-carver and a ceramicist.

Georgie’s workshops are very process-led, with the intention of connecting with the innate creativity that already exists within each of us. For centuries humans have instinctively created, but many people believe they’re no good so they don’t try. Georgie’s aim is to reinvent the purpose of painting as a means of reconnecting to ourselves. The classes are relaxed and Georgie offers guidance and structure but also encourages freedom of expression and risk-taking.

Since graduating with a degree in English Literature and History of Art at Nottingham University, Georgie has exhibited internationally including at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, the Affordable Art Fairs and the Museum of Goa in India. Her work is held in public and private collections across the UK. Georgie has been a guest lecturer at Queen Mary University.

Georgie Mason Art Studio is COVID-19 aware This means that this teacher won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days, and will adhere to relevant government restrictions (e.g. maximum number of guests).
More about this class

This class is new, and is covered by ClassBento's money-back guarantee.

0 6037 0 0 6 1 1 1 simple 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 51.516814300 -0.043092000
We use our own and 3rd party cookies on this site to improve your experience and for personalised advertising. By clicking ‘OK’, you consent to use of our cookies. You can change your preferences here
1E57MXLBSX b30fa37a8c654059964d2a78c24cea95 production London London GB aberdeen birmingham bournemouth brighton bristol cardiff coventry edinburgh glasgow leeds liverpool london manchester newcastle reading southampton