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Immediate Live Academy

Continue your Good Food experience throughout the year with Immediate Live Academy, our home for passion-led online learning experiences taught by masters in their field. Join any of our live and on-demand masterclasses to learn new skills, master your craft and enjoy doing more of what you love.

Explore our masterclasses in food, craft and history, you can choose from a range of taster sessions, workshops, in depth masterclasses and courses.
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Get a taste of some of the masterclasses that are waiting for you... 

On-Demand and Live Masterclasses

Success with Sourdoughaccordian title

Learn how to make the perfect sourdough in this 1.5 hour-long class withexpert tutor, shows  and skills editor Barney Desmazery. Through Barney's detailed explanations you will  understand every stage of the process, so you can become a master baker. Best of all, you can reflect on these top tips in your own time as this is an On-Demand Masterclass, pausing and rewinding to your heart's content.

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Sourdough Beyond Basics accordian title

Stuck in a sourdough rut? Join Barney Desmazery for this in-depth exploration of baking sourdough. In this 1.5 hour long masterclass you'll be guided through every stage of the process to troubleshoot any issues you might be having. You'll even be shown how to make pizza dough and focaccia with your dough, more strings to add to your baking bow! 

Discover more about this workshop and book your place on the Immediate Live Academy website

Printing with Household Objects accordian title

Looking to pick up a new hobby or brush up on existing skills? This is the class for you! During this masterclass, you will receive step-by-step guidance and practical tips on how to make your own print plate and experiment using low tech equipment, and items such as washers, buttons, paper clips and elastic bands, to learn they can be used to make interesting prints on fabric.

There is plenty more where this came from. Click here to book and view the variety of masterclasses currently available. 

Tudor Women: A Series by Tracy Bormanaccordian title

Step back in time and learn from expert Tracy Boorman. This series of talks will focus on some of the most celebrated women of the Tudor period: from the six wives of Henry VIII to the iconic Virgin Queen, Elizabeth I, her ‘bloody’ sister, Mary, and the tragic Mary, Queen of Scots.

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Finesse your Knitting Skillsaccordian title

Knitting brings people together, so why not take your craft to the next level with Juliet Bernard’s Finesse your Knitting Skills masterclass. Over this 10-part Masterclass Series, Juliet will help you to perfect techniques, so you can add to your knitting repertoire. You’ll finish the class with skills that you will ‘knot’ forget in a hurry!

Discover more and book your place on a workshop on the Immediate Live Academy website

Punch Needlework for Beginnersaccordian title

Calling all crafters! In this masterclass leading wool-based fibre artist and author, Lucy Rowan, teaches you how to use the punch needle and create this beautiful botanical hoop art. You’ll master how to stretch your fabric and transfer the design, how to combine different yarns so you can create different effects and textures and how to finish off. You’ll leave with a work of art and heaps of inspiration.

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Immediate Live Academy is brought to you by the people behind the UK’s largest passion-lead consumer events including the BBC Good Food Shows.

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