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Masterclasses 2024

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Les Masterclasses 2024

Welcome to the 2024 Edition of Le Festival Masterclasses at South Bank Cultural Forecourt, Brisbane

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and refined tastes of France at this year’s edition of Le Festival in Brisbane. We are thrilled to offer an array of masterclasses that capture the essence of French artistry and craftsmanship. From the culinary arts to the finesse of winemaking and beyond, each masterclass is an invitation to explore new skills, indulge in your passions, and enjoy the rich traditions of France.

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Join us for an enlightening Beer and Cheese Pairing class where experts Franck Berges and Peter Gross will explain why these two are a perfect match. Learn the secrets to baking the perfect croissant in our Croissant Making Class led by master of French pastry, Lachlan Scott. Delve into the elegant world of French floral design with Bart Hassam in our Floral Arrangement Workshop, where you can create your own arrangement to take home.

Explore France’s prestigious vineyards in our Wine Tasting Experience with Julian Berthier, enhancing both your knowledge and your palate. Unleash your inner artist in a relaxed setting with our Paint and Sip Class hosted by Marcel Desbien, where fine wines will complement your creative endeavours.

Learn all about choosing the right perfume for your skin type with Libertine, then go further and join an exclusive workshop to craft your signature scent using 100% natural ingredients in the Perfume Making Workshop led by Miriam Young, a master of traditional French perfumery techniques. Details for our Champagne Tasting and Cooking Demonstrations will be announced, promising expert guidance through the effervescent world of Champagne and the finesse of French cooking.

Each masterclass is designed not just to educate but to provide a sensory experience that reflects the depth and diversity of French culture. Join us at Le Festival to enhance your skills, meet experts, and enjoy a taste of France right here in Brisbane.

Book your spot now and be part of an unforgettable cultural journey!


Live entertainment ​Program

All Week-end Roving

Ruba Tuba ♦ Mademoiselle Glitter ♦ Stilt walkers ♦ Mlle Glitter – Eiffel Tower ♦ French acrobats ♦ Ground Rovers