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Our slogan this winter is ‘Do it yourself!’ No other season is better suited to being creative and trying something new. So what about creating your very own chocolate, beer, perfume or art masterpiece? We’ve collected a few of the most out of the ordinary workshops in Berlin, where not only will you learn real craftsmanship, but you’ll also create your very own personal souvenirs. All the workshops are available in German and English.
Belyzium – Make your own… chocolate
Experience the real taste of chocolate! At the artisan chocolaterie Belyzium, high quality dark and vegan chocolate is made using premium organic cocoa beans from Belize. As a participant at the cocoa workshop, you’ll learn everything about the production chain according the principle of ‘tree to bean to bar’, and afterwards you’ll be able to make your very own chocolate creation – to enjoy for yourself or to give away as the perfect gift.
WHERE: Lottumstraße 15
DURATION: 2 hours
PRICE: €37 per person
Frau Tonis – Create your own… perfume
Want to discover the secrets of perfume manufacturing? As a visitor to Frau Tonis, a stylish perfume boutique in the heart of Berlin, you can not only browse through the refined selection of in-house perfumes, but also create your very own personalised scent under the direction of experts.
WHERE: Zimmerstraße 13
DURATION: 1 hour
PRICE: From €99 per person
Malsalon – Paint your own… Picasso
Van Gogh, Vermeer, Monet – is your wall missing a genuine masterpiece? ‘Everyone can draw!’ at the Malsalon, and here you can try your hand at copying a great work of art under the guidance of a qualified artist. Don’t worry: it’s not illegal. Instead, it’s rather relaxing. Painting sessions in English are available two Saturdays a month.
WHERE: Knaackstraße 80
DURATION: 2.5 hours
PRICE: From €29 per person
Bierlieb – Brew your own… beer
Welcome to craft beer paradise! At Bierlieb, there are not only hundreds of different types of beer from all over the world to try, but they also have a small in-house brewery that hosts regular brewing courses. Snacks, training materials, a diploma and two bottles of your own self-brewed beer are included. Happy brewing!
WHERE: Petersburger Straße 30
DURATION: 4 hours
PRICE: From €69 per person