Fancy trying a Butchery Masterclass?

Why not try something different? We offer hands on butcher masterclass with The Farmers Butcher’s very own Master Butcher, Michael Alexander.  Bespoke butchery tuition to suit your requirements, groups or individuals welcome. Mike’s patience and teaching skills make this a fun and interesting few hours, he has taught many people and has even featured in magazines and has appeared on Countryfile, showing Matt Baker how to butcher a pig for bacon!

We are now taking bookings for Masterclasses in January, book now, or why not buy a voucher for a Christmas present?

Butchery Masterclass

3 Hour Pork Butchery Masterclass

£115 per person (minimum of 2 people)

Mike will show you, and talk through the process of how the carcass is broken down into different cuts of meat, and talk about different uses for each cut, and how to cook them. Then it’s your turn to do some butchery. This is very hands-on, you will learn how to butcher one side of the pig. We can even incorporate sausage making into the session!(on request)

We work on a ratio of one butcher per two people if possible, with a maximum group of four. We find this is a nice sized group and everyone gets plenty of help from the butcher. The price includes a joint you have boned, rolled and tied to take home to impress your family!

All masterclasses are held at Swallowfields Farm, Near Bramshaw with Mike. Apron’s and knife are included, along with plenty of tea and coffee.

If you are interested in a one-to-one masterclass, with Pork, Lamb or Beef, please do get in touch. If you can gather a few friends, we will do a demo specifically for you! Just ask.

*NEW* 2 Hour Lamb Butchery Masterclass

Cost: £85 per person (minimum 2 people)

Don’t fancy Pork, then why not try something smaller?

It’s the same format as the Pork Butchery Masterclass.

To book, or if you have any questions; please email Sarah;, or speak to Mike at the shop on 01794 322686.

I wanted to drop you a line to express my thanks for such an enjoyable butchery experience last night. You and your team were very patient, welcoming, informative and I have a new found respect thanks to a greater understanding of just how skilled you butchers are.
Not only do you possess an intimate knowledge of all the animals anatomy’s, the origin of the animals you work on, the cuts and how to use them in various dishes and volumes required for catering. All that before how physically exerting the role is. Literally amazing.
As you know, this was a Christmas gift to me from friends and I can highly recommend this experience to anyone.
Thanks again and I wish you and your team continued growth and prosperity.

I thoroughly enjoyed it thanks, a very full and worthwhile day. Hands on was excellent but as equally as good was the background I picked up on all aspects of meat and butchery, particularly the cuts I didn’t previously know much about.

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