In the pre-COVID world, we cribbed about rarely ever having time to pursue a hobby. Now is the time to actually do something about it. If you’re looking for a way to spend the lockdown constructively, pick up that paintbrush or spatula and learn some skills by signing up for these workshops.

Rael Padamsee’s Speech & Drama

Kindle a keen interest in theatre in your child with Rael Padamsee’s lessons in speech and drama.
When: Wednesday, August 5 at 5.15pm.

Dance with Madhuri

Dance your lockdown woes away pick from several styles such as kizomba, lavani and salsa. While Madhuri Dixit Nene will take workshops in kathak and lavani, top instructors will conduct workshops in the other dance forms.
When: Saturday, August 1 onwards.

For more on this workshop series, see here.

Kreative Kitchen with Chef Gaurav Chawla

The preliminary MasterChef India Judge, chef Gaurav Chawla teaches you how to make appetising food.
When:  Wednesday, August 5 at 3pm.

Bollywood Dance

Learn to shake a leg Bollywood style at this workshop conducted by Lahe Lahe, the performing arts theatre in Bangalore.
When: Until Thursday, August 27 at 6.30pm.

Online Pottery Workshop

Get your hands dirty with clay and learn how to make your own pottery masterpiece.
When: Until Monday, August 31.

Food of Modern India with Chef Hardeep Singh

Learn how to make delicious modern Indian dishes such as chowki ki tikki, broccoli popcorn and more from celebrated chef Hardeep Singh.
When: Friday, August 7pm at 4pm.

Acting Masterclass with Atul Satya Kaushik

Director, playwright and producer Atul Satya Kaushik delivers a class on how to prepare for a role.
When: Saturday, August 8 onwards at 10am.

Weekend Theatre Workshop

Learn acting and more in this workshops by the renowned Hyderabad-based theatre group Samahaara.
When: Saturday, August 8 at 10am.

Natskies Amateur Astronomy

Natskies observatory, an affiliate of the NASA Museum Alliance, takes you on a celestial journey.
When: Sunday, August 9 at 7.30pm.

For more online workshops see here.