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Learn to Be

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!

Be a TV Presenter

East & South East London

Save £96 From £99

    • Learn how to present on television
    • Autocue and teleprompter training
    • Produce your very own presenting showreel
    • Work on vocal delivery and screen presence
CSI & Forensic Experience Days

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Special Offer From £59

    • 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
Saturday Film School London

Charing Cross, London

Save £30 From £120

    • 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
Screen Acting School Masterclass

Charing Cross, London

Save £30 From £120

    • One-day workshops in central London for screen actors
    • Learn how to act in front of the camera
    • Discover filming techniques used in screen acting
    • Lots of demos and exercises to take part in
A Day with a Perfumer
Based On 1 Reviews

Central London

From £250.00

    • 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
Animal Keeper Experiences Shropshire
Based On 5 Reviews

Telford, Shropshire

Save 50% From £75

    • Be an animal keeper for a half or full day
    • Undertake many of the tasks a keeper would do
    • Hosted by knowledgeable animal keepers
    • Meet a variety of reptiles and mammals too
Bee Experience Lancashire

Samlesbury Hall Estate near Preston

From £55.00

    • See how honey is made in Lancashire
    • Get kitted out in all the beekeeper gear
    • Be amazed by the view into the observation beehive
    • Suitable for all ages - a great family day out
Blacksmith Academy

Oldfield Forge, Hereford

Save £20 From £59

    • Courses at the Oldfield Forge Blacksmith Academy
    • Learn how to forge metal to make your own piece
    • All the instruction & materials you need included
    • Full range of blacksmithing courses available
Blacksmith Course Kent


From £199.00

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


From £99.00

    • 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
Blacksmith Experience Day Cumbria

Middle Row Forge, Brampton

Exclusive Offer From £140

    • 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
DJ Experience
Based On 1 Reviews

2 Locations

From £99.00

    • Discover the art of beatmatching mixing and cutting
    • Pro standard equipment and studios
    • Tips and tricks from experienced DJs and engineers
    • Recording of your set to take home
Drone Pilot Lessons

Haxey, Doncaster

From £120.00

    • One to one drone pilot training in Doncaster
    • Drone training takes place at a private airfield
    • Hosted by UK's only CAA approved heli & drone school
    • Choose between a one or two-hour drone lesson
F1 Pitstop Experience


From £30.00

    • F1-style pit-stop challenges & more
    • Hosted by a motor sports event company
    • Vouchers available for 2 to 24 people
    • Add-on challenges: kart building & F1 simulator
Learn to be a Pilot Experience

Coventry Airport, West Midlands

Save £50 From £349

    • 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
Learn to Play Snooker


From £99.00

    • 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
    • Lunch and certificate presentation included
Medieval Jousting Experience


Special Offer From £175

    • 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
Medieval Longbow Experience

Chelmsford, Essex

Save £49 From £149

    • 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
    • Includes a Medieval-style lunch for all archers
Potters Wheel Experience Staffordshire

Stoke on Trent

From £185.00

    • 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!
Border Collie Experience
Based On 8 Reviews

Near Rutland, Leicestershire

From £99.00

    • Learn the traditional art of shepherding
    • Meet the sheepdogs and have a training session
    • Superb surrounding countryside
    • Runs on selected weekdays and weekends
Sheepdog Experience
Based On 6 Reviews

Bingley, West Yorkshire

Special Offer From £85

    • 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
Silversmithing Workshops Kent

The Creative Quarter, Folkestone

From £40.00

    • Silversmith workshops in Folkestone, Kent
    • Learn the traditional techniques & methods
    • Make rings, bangles and pendants to keep!
    • There's even a course for all the family
Taxidermy Workshops

Bloomsbury, Central London

From £65.00

    • 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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