Sophie’s Cookery School is Oxford’s first and foremost pop-up cookery school. Their nomadic style gives them the freedom to offer an exceptionally wide variety of courses, be it basic pasta making, putting together a selection of tapas, or constructing glamorous gateaux. Classes are led either by Sophie Grigson or a specialist teacher from their team. Staff and students all cook together (hands-on is their middle name!), then everyone sits down to enjoy the feast, along with a glass of wine. Their style is informal, enjoyable, and enthusiastic: they want you to take delight in the pleasures of the home kitchen. Sophie’s Cookery School run several public classes a week, to which anyone with any experience level is welcome. They also organise corporate and private classes for a wide variety of clients, for which they can either find you a venue or come to your door.