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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 £140.00

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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Blacksmith Courses 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
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Bee Experience Lancashire

Samlesbury Hall Estate near Preston

Buy For £55.00

Bee Experience Lancashire
• 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
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Blacksmith Academy

Oldfield Forge, Hereford

Save £20 From £59.00

Blacksmith Academy
• 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
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Blacksmith Course Kent


Buy For £199.00

Blacksmith Course Kent
• 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
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Drone Pilot Lessons

Haxey, Doncaster

From £120.00

Drone Pilot Lessons
• 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
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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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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 6 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

F1 Pitstop Experience


From £30.00

F1 Pitstop Experience
• 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
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Medieval Longbow Experience

Chelmsford, Essex

Save £49 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
• Includes a Medieval-style lunch for all archers
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Based On 5 Reviews

Animal Keeper Experiences Shropshire

Telford, Shropshire

Save 50% From £75.00

Animal Keeper Experiences Shropshire
• 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
Border Collie
Based On 8 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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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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Silversmithing Workshops Kent

The Creative Quarter, Folkestone

From £40.00

Silversmithing Workshops Kent
• 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
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Learn to be a Pilot Experience

Coventry Airport, West Midlands

Save £50 From £349.00

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

Screen Acting School Masterclass

Charing Cross, London

Save £30 Buy For £120.00

Screen Acting School Masterclass
• 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
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Based On 1 Review

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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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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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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Based On 1 Review

DJ Experience

2 Locations

Buy For £99.00

DJ Experience
• 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
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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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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
• Lunch and certificate presentation included
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