Obby is turning 1 year old on Thursday – what a milestone!

Obby now works with 100+ class hosts and partners, has 1,000+ classes on the platform and has contributed to 5,000+ hours of learning. It has been a great first year and we wanted to share some of our favourite memories (before the surprises and party on Thursday begin!).

It all started before Obby even had a website, when we convinced the wonderful Lynne down in Twickenham to help us run a Dim Sum class for some of our friends and family.

It was Obby class #1 and it was the beginning of this magnificent journey.

You Dim Sum, you lose some!

Jan was one of our first Obbyists. Here he is at Dinner Party Dining with the fabulous Diana from The Avenue.

Do you even Jamu? One of our first Obby classes was with Tanita, founder of Jamu Kitchen, where we learned how to make ancient Indonesian turmeric tonics!

Jammin wit Jamu… @jamukitchen @obbyuk #turmeric #healthyfood #healthy #londonlife

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Late May is when we met our amazing friend Jane from Tea and Crafting – we share the same mantra so we knew it was meant to be!

When was the last time you did something for the first time? cc @teaandcrafting

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One of our all time favourites has been our Life Drawing classes with the amazing Bella Franks at Pearl & Groove. Life drawing, cakes and champagne – what more could you want? Pippa and Jenny agree!

Then there was that time we hosted the Obby x Rude Health Porridge Championship 🤗

One of our highlights is seeing the amazing things people are creating with the help of Obby – such as this amazing terrariums made on Grace & Thorn’s Terrarium Tuesday class.

Or this incredible embroidery pattern Laura made for us which sums up everything Obby is about!

And we end our tour with our favourite picture from Year 1 – Tom and Diana at The Avenue doing, not sure exactly what… but we love it!

This is just the start of our Birthday celebrations. We have a big surprise planned for you this Thursday so mark your diaries and keep your 👀 peeled on our social media platforms or your email inbox as we announce what we have in store 🙌

And in the meantime, thanks for being part of this fantastic journey!

With all our love,

Team Obby