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Meat School

Meat School puts both the fun and informative into British cured meat.

Choose below from one of our hands-on butchery/curing classes or an indulgent tasting evening.  Unless otherwise stated, all our events are held here at our Borough Market HQ, near London Bridge.  We can also run a private event for you.

Please note course times and dates are subject to change or cancellation.

Got a question? Contact us on meatschool@cannonandcannon.com.

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Upcoming Events

Hands on Courses


Wed 5 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Everyone loves the smell of bacon (even vegetarians). Have you thought about making your own? You should – it’s fun, rewarding and achievable at home. Learn which pig breeds produce the most intense flavours and which parts of the glorious pig turn into the tastiest of lardons. We’ll introduce you to the wonderful world of wet cure, dry cure, show you how to butcher a middle of pork to suit all your bacon needs, and guide you through a number of…

Hands on Courses


Wed 12 September @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

In this course ex Masterchef finalist, professional charcutier and owner of one of London’s top catering businesses, Tom Whitaker, will guide you through the clever techniques we can use to best use our limited space and machinery in our domestic kitchens to produce fantastic cured and smoked products in your very own home. Using our new upgraded Meat School facility in Borough Market, Tom will host you in a small group of 12 and talk through how you can get…

Tasting Events


Thu 20 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

There are definite parallels between the British craft beer revolution and its cured meat counterpart.  Both are driven by passionate people who delight in producing stunning products in small batches.  They love their craft, they love building teams of like-minded people, they love growing a business, and they love to talk about what they do. So come and join us on these slightly indulgent (and fun!) evenings where we pair the meats and the beers to show off their stunning…

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