Course Information

£110 per person

The course fee includes all tuition and use of knives etc. Please bring your own apron. A hot meaty lunch is provided and tea/coffee or cold drinks.

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A Deer in a Day Butchery Course

Course Description

Learn butchery from two of the leading expert butchers in the area. Colin and Alan (From Huttons of Knaresborough) will demonstrate the skills involved in butchering a Roe deer from the whole gutted carcass into the main joints and cuts. You will be able to get hands on experience skinning, cutting, jointing, deboning etc. There will be the chance to make some venison sausages and instruction on curing and preserving meat.

The course starts promptly at 9.30am and finishes at 4pm. It will run in Taste the wild’s woodland kitchen where we will cook up samples of meat during the day. Coffee/tea are provided.

You will have a pack of sausages and a joint of venison to take home.

The course is run in an open sided barn in our 18 acre wood. Please wear appropriate clothing and robust footwear. You may want to bring gloves.

There are 8 places on the course.

Course Schedule

A Deer in a Day Butchery 26th March 2017 £110 Fully booked
A Deer in a Day Butchery 30th April 2017 £110 Fully booked
A Deer in a Day Butchery 8th October 2017 £110 Fully booked
A Deer in a Day Butchery 22nd October 2017 £110 5 places Book this course


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Coastal Foraging
& Fishing Courses
Wild Food, Foraging
& Cooking Courses
Artisan Food Courses
One off Courses