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'Learn to Be' experiences


No more ifs or buts with these experiences, you will learn to be just who you always wanted to be! In this section of the Into the Blue website you'll find experiences that give you a fascinating insight into a particular job or career.

So, whether you've always fancied learning the tricks of the trade to being a TV presenter, fancy learning what's it's like to be a Blacksmith, these 'Learn to be..' activities have two things in common - they are all fun and informative!


Blacksmith Experience Day Cumbria

Middle Row Forge, Brampton

Exclusive Offer From £159.00

Blacksmith Experience Day Cumbria
• Blacksmithing at a forge in Brampton near Carlisle
• Workshops are in a purpose-built teaching forge
• Learn to forge using traditional techniques & tools
• Take your very own hand-made forged item home with you
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Online Children's Book Writing Course

Online Training

Save £120 Buy For £29.00

Online Children's Book Writing Course
  • Learn to write books for children
  • 18 modules to work through online
  • No time limit for your access
  • Be the next Walliams or Rowling!
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Based On 5 Reviews

Blacksmith Courses Essex

Maldon, Essex

From £99.00

Blacksmith Courses Essex
  • Blacksmithing tasters & day courses in Essex
  • Learn basic blacksmith skills from an expert
  • Make your own forged metal item(s) to take home
  • Classes for up to two only - lots of hands-on time
father and daughter
Based On 2 Reviews

Bee Experience Lancashire

Brindle near Chorley

Buy For £69.00

Bee Experience Lancashire

• Explore the world of the honeybee
• See how honey is made in Lancashire
• Get kitted out in all the beekeeper gear
• Help the beekeepers open & inspect a hive

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Online Writing Courses

Online Course

Save 80% Buy For £29.00

Online Writing Courses
  • How to write a page-turning stories
  • Choose fiction or romantic fiction courses
  • 14 modules to work through online
  • Advice on publishing included
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Based On 1 Review

Oldfield Forge Experience Days

Oldfield Forge, Hereford

Save £14 From £65.00

Oldfield Forge Experience Days
  • Hosted by Oldfield Forge Blacksmith near Hereford
  • Learn how to forge metal to make your own piece
  • All the instruction & materials you need included
  • A lovely family-run forge in the countryside

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Based On 8 Reviews

Blacksmith Course Kent


Discounted Offers From £175.00

Blacksmith Course Kent
  • Learn the art of blacksmithing in Kent
  • Hosted by award-winning blacksmith Michael
  • Full day courses with a max of four pupils
  • Make three metal-work creations to take home
Drone course

Three Day UK Commercial Drone Pilot Course

Luton Airport, Bedfordshire

Save £600 Buy For £599.00

Three Day UK Commercial Drone Pilot Course
  • Certificated drone training at Luton Airport
  • Gain the GVC qualification
  • For commercial drone flying 
  • Tutors all from aviation backgrounds
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Medieval Jousting Experience


Special Offer Buy For £175.00

Medieval Jousting Experience
• Learn jousting skills on horseback
• Immerse yourself in the full Medieval setting
• Quintaine, tilt rings & pig sticking competitions!
• Run the Gauntlet Challenge & face the Black Knight
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Based On 1 Review

Taxidermy Workshops

Bloomsbury, Central London

From £65.00

Taxidermy Workshops
• Learn to stuff a rodent!
• Taxidermy classes for beginners in London
• Naturalist & anthropomorphic taxidermy styles
• Take home your creation - a real talking point!
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Based On 7 Reviews

Sheepdog Experience

Bingley, West Yorkshire

Special Offer Buy For £85.00

Sheepdog Experience
• A full day with Border Collies
• Learn how to handle and train the dogs
• Learn about farming, sheep and sheepdogs
• Shepherd a small flock of sheep
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Based On 5 Reviews

Animal Keeper Day in Telford

Telford, Shropshire

Buy For £200.00

Animal Keeper Day in Telford
• Be an animal keeper for a day
• Undertake many of the tasks a keeper would do
• Hosted by knowledgeable animal keepers
• Meet a variety of mammals too
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Based On 10 Reviews

Border Collie Experience

Near Rutland, Leicestershire

Buy For £99.00

Border Collie Experience
• Learn the traditional art of shepherding
• Meet the sheepdogs and have a training session
• Superb surrounding countryside
• Runs on selected weekdays and weekends
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Medieval Longbow Experience

Maldon, Essex

Buy For £149.00

Medieval Longbow Experience
  • Go back in time to play the role of a soldier in 1346
  • Learn to shoot Medieval longbow weapons
  • Re-enact battle tactics & shoot for silver coins
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A Day with a Perfumer

Central London

Buy For £250.00

A Day with a Perfumer
• Design and name your own perfume
• An insight into the world of perfumery
• 20ml of your bespoke fragrance
• A glass of bubbly and three course lunch
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CSI & Forensic Experience Days

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Special Offer From £59.00

CSI & Forensic Experience Days
• Become a crime scene investigator for the day!
• Learn from real life crime scene investigators
• Secure and investigate a crime scene set up
• Lift fingerprints, take photos & gather evidence
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Saturday Film School London

Charing Cross, London

Save £30 Buy For £120.00

Saturday Film School London
• One-day film school course in central London
• Learn from experienced film industry speakers
• The day is split into four sessions on film
• Includes tips tricks & advice on getting into films
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Be a TV Presenter

East & South East London

Save £96 Buy For £99.00

Be a TV Presenter
• Learn how to present on television
• Autocue and teleprompter training
• Produce your very own presenting showreel
• Work on vocal delivery and screen presence
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Potters Wheel Experience Staffordshire

Stoke on Trent

From £185.00

Potters Wheel Experience Staffordshire
• A one-to-one pottery workshop in Staffordshire
• Spend a day learning to throw clay
• Create up to 6 pieces on the potter's wheel
• Your pieces will be kiln fired so you can use them!
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Learn to be a Pilot Experience

Coventry Airport, West Midlands

Discounted Offer From £399.00

Learn to be a Pilot Experience
  • Find out what the life of a pilot is like
  • Includes landaway flight to a local airfield
  • Hosted by expert pilot instructors at Coventry Airport
  • Vouchers available for one or two people
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Learn to Play Snooker


Buy For £99.00

Learn to Play Snooker
  • Improve your potting on this snooker skills day
  • Tuition from a World Snooker Grade A coach
  • Learn the history and equipment used in the game
  • Certificate presentation included