Masterclasses at Darklands are a way of passing on knowledge in our community. The instructors are either professionals or experienced in their field of expertise.

In 2023, the Masterclasses will be in a brand new, even quieter, heated tent to offer the best learning environment.  Each class lasts for one hour and is given in English.

‘Seats for each Masterclass are limited to 25. You can reserve your seat via the Darklands ticket shop on Seats come at a small fee starting at €10 to cover materials and instructors’ expenses. 

Masterclasses Area

The Masterclass area is located outside the building in a tent. You can access it by walking past the main entrance and you’ll bump right onto it.

Masterclasses schedule

Teaching a masterclass

Passing knowledge to the new generations in our community is a honourable and fulfilling activity. Darklands has prepared space for instructors to give Masterclasses.

We’ve created a dedicated Education Coordinators team to help presenters prepare their classes and with the on-site logistics, so you can concentrate on delivering the best masterclasses possible.

 If you would like to pass on your knowledge about a fetish related subject, fill out the form via the link below and our Education Coordinators will be in touch with you shortly. Various subjects are possible. Some examples: gear care, gear reparations, disciplines, mental health, …

All the classes for 2023 are scheduled.

Click here to submit a request to give a Masterclass at Darklands 2024.

Please note:

  • Darklands does not arrange travel and accommodation.
  • You can teach without a festival entry wristband. If you would like to visit the festival besides your Masterclass(es) you will need to purchase an entry ticket.
  • You can present a masterclass for free or charge a fee of your choice  to cover expenses.
  • Darklands provides a separate low-noise room with chairs and tables
  • There is a possibility to use a flip-over or a large TV with laptop.
  • Specific requests can be handled by e-mail:

Required tickets

You can join a Masterclass with a Masterclass ticket in combination with a Day Festival ticket, an Alpha Madness ticket or a Madness Ticket.

Tickets for Masterclasses go on sale late 2022.

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