Masterclasses

Masterclasses

CLAW is Clevelands annual Leatherweekend with hundreds of visitors participating in over 150 workshops.
Passing on knowledge in the community is their key objective. Darklands is thrilled to collaborate with the worlds biggest institute when it comes to sharing knowledge about play and fetishism.
We’re starting with a modest 13 workshops but plan to grow over the years.

Valid Access With

Valid Access With One of the Masterclass Tickets in Combination with a Dark World Pass, Alpha Madness Pass, Madness Pass or Darklands Day Festival

Available tickets

Darklands Access

The following events will take place at the Darklands venue and require an additional ticket. Access to the Darklands venue is not included and you are required to purchase either a Darklands Day Festival ticket or a combi ticket.

Thursday March 5, 2020

Kink relationships
By Matthew Bennett
€ 10 • 20 pers.
Together we’ll explore connection, values and meaning in kink relationships, allowing singles to better express their needs and those in any sort of kinky relationship to understand themselves and their partner(s) more deeply.

Friday March 6, 2020

Fetish Event Experience
By Bob Miller
€ 10 • 20 pers.
Overview and group of some of the best fetish events in Europe and the United States, and what makes each one unique.

Cigar play
By Olaf Hartsmangruber
€ 10 • 20 pers.
tba

Unarmed bdsm
By John Pendal
€ 10 • 20 pers.
Together we’ll explore the many different kinds of SM which can be practised with just the human body.

Saturday March 7, 2020

Edge Play
By John Pendal
€ 10 • 20 pers.
We’ll look at what the pitfalls are of edge play and what you should do when things go wrong. And practical tips for enjoying scenes where limits are pushed…

How to block pain
By John Pendal
€ 10 • 20 pers.
What techniques do people use to process pain or block it completely? For a fun & knowledgeable introduction to pain management this is the class for you.

Dungeon disasters
By John Pendal
€ 10 • 20 pers.
This BDSM class examines pitfalls of kinky scenes with tips for warning signs and ways to avoid a disaster. We also look at negotiation.

Thuddy Impact Play
By John Pendal
€ 10 • 20 pers.
This class examines health risks, aftercare needed and how to maximise the endorphin rush that thuddy impact play inevitably brings.

Speeddating
By Bob Miller
€ 10 • 20 pers.
A sexy version of the speeddating format. Two circles of people interact for 3 minutes, then they move on to the next person.
Versions: assplay – bottom, assplay – top, bdsm – submissive, bdsm – dominant, couples & singles – couple, couples & singles – single.

Sunday March 8, 2020

Bootblack Secrets
By Krizsly
€ 10 • 20 pers
tba

Alphatribe & you
By Bob Miller
€ 10 • 20 pers.
Alphatribe Magazine is looking for writers, editors, researchers, photographers, artists, organizers, social media enthusiasts and all others who want to be part of our effort and success. We’ll tell our story and you tell us yours.

Nipple play
By John Pendal
€ 10 • 20 pers.
This class looks at ways to including nipples in a BDSM scene.