Experience Europe's charm without leaving H&F

Right on your doorstep, H&F’s Macbeth Centre in Hammersmith offers a variety adult learning courses where you can immerse yourself in European culture.

From enchanting Italian cinema to crafting delectable French pastries with a Cordon Bleu trained chef, you don’t need a passport to experience the linguistic and culinary delights of Europe.

These popular courses are as little as £6 per class and fill up quickly. To reserve your place, call 020 8753 3600 or book online now.

Learn the language

Beginner French

Learn practical and useful French to help you communicate while traveling.

  • Starts 6 June
  • From 9am to 12pm
  • Every Tuesday for five weeks

Beginner Spanish

Learn the basic vocabulary to use in an airport, a restaurant, a hotel and a shop to help during your Spanish summer travels.

  • Starts 17 July to 21 July (Monday to Friday)
  • From 10.30am to 12pm

Intermediate Spanish

Improve your Spanish language skills through speaking.

  • Starts on 6 June
  • From 12.30pm to 2pm
  • Every Thursday for five weeks

Italian through film

Expand your Italian language and culture by watching film.

  • Starts 6 June
  • From 12.30pm to 2pm
  • Every Tuesday for five weeks

Introduction to British Sign Language (BSL)

Learn the basics of BSL, including fingerspelling, greetings and basics signs.

  • Starts 21 July
  • From 11am to 1pm
  • Every Friday for five weeks

Polish conversation and grammar

Our borough is home to the largest Polish centre outside of Poland, the Polish Social and Cultural Association (POSK). We’ve partnered with them to offer this course.  

  • Starts 5 June
  • From 7pm to 9pm
  • Every Monday for seven weeks

Serve up a European feast

Cooking in French 

Each day, you’ll learn about the history and significance of a different dish in French, before making and eating the delicacy itself.

  • 11, 12, 13 and 14 July
  • From 10.30am to 1pm

Make French pastries

Create beautiful classic French pastries guided by a Cordon Bleu trained chef.

  • Starts 22 June
  • From 12.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Every Thursday for 4 weeks

Afternoon tea

Learn how to make delicious cakes, pastries and sandwiches for the perfect afternoon tea. 

  • Thursday 15 June
  • From 10am to 3pm

If you have an appetite for European cuisine, H&F’s restaurants can transport your tastebuds to the continent. Check out our list of European restaurants here.

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