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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.

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

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Upcoming Events

April 2017
£25
Tasting Events

Meat + Beer Pairing with The Kernel Brewery

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Thu 27 April @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Craft British beers and artisan British cured meat. A match made in heaven. Learn about a range of at least five different beers from The Kernel brewery, and taste five different cuts of meat to match. After the 1.5 hour long tasting part of the evening, guests are welcome to stay and enjoy our simple bar and food offer, allowing you to chew the fat and sup beer for a good while longer.

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May 2017
£25
Tasting Events

Meat + Wine Pairing

Thu 4 May @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Our famous meat and wine pairing evening! Learn about a range of four different wines selected by our guest wine expert and host, and taste eight different cuts of British cured meat to match. After the 1.5 hour long tasting part of the evening, guests are welcome to stay and enjoy our simple bar and food offer, allowing you to chew the fat and sup fine wine for a good while longer.

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£95
Hands on Courses

Make Your Own Bacon

Sat 13 May @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This morning class runs for about three hours and includes the butchery of a middle of pork and insights into the curing process. It begins with a bacon butty and mug of tea, ends with a spot of charcuterie tasting, and you'll take away plenty of bacon to finish off in your fridge at home. Hugo Jeffreys, a brilliant London based charcutier, will be your trusty tutor.

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£150
Hands on Courses

Cured Meat Butchery

Sold out!
Sat 20 May @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Cured Meat Butchery is our flagship Meat School course, where you'll learn about provenance, butchery skills, and curing. You’ll get stuck in and find out how to break down a pig carcass for the purposes of curing, the essentials of fermentation and preservation of meats, butchery and knife skills, and how to make guanciale and pancetta style meat at home.

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£25
Tasting Events

Meat + Beer Pairing with Orbit Brewery

Thu 25 May @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Craft British beers and artisan British cured meat. A match made in heaven. Learn about a range of at least five different beers from cracking London brewers Orbit, and taste five different cuts of meat to match. After the 1.5 hour long tasting part of the evening, guests are welcome to stay and enjoy our simple bar and food offer, allowing you to chew the fat and sup on a few more Orbit beers for a good while longer.

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June 2017
£25
Tasting Events

Meat + Wine Pairing

Thu 8 June @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Our famous meat and wine pairing evening! We match at least four different wines with eight different cuts of British cured meat, with some sensational results. After the 1.5 hour long tasting part of the evening, guests are welcome to stay and enjoy our simple bar and food offer, allowing you to chew the fat and sup fine wine for a good while longer.

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£75
Hands on Courses

Make Your Own Bacon

Wed 14 June @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An evening class where you make your own bacon! It includes the butchery of a middle of pork and insights into the curing process. You’ll take away some bacon to finish off in your fridge at home. We’ll finish the evening with a sup of beer and a bite of cured meat.

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£125
Hands on Courses

Get Intimate with a Pig’s Head

Sat 24 June @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This course, run by Hugo Jeffreys, is for the enthusiasts, adventurous and intrigued. Learn how to bone out a pig’s head and roll it to make pig head ham; and how to stuff a beef bung to make your own ‘cotechino’ style sausage. Hugo’s there to teach and guide you through a unique and massively fun class.

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£25
Tasting Events

Meat + Beer Pairing

Thu 29 June @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Craft British beers and artisan British cured meat. A match made in heaven. Learn about a range of at least five different beers from an independent brewer, and taste five different cuts of meat to match. After the 1.5 hour long tasting part of the evening, guests are welcome to stay and enjoy our simple bar and food offer, allowing you to chew the fat and sup on a few more beers for a good while longer.

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July 2017
£25
Tasting Events

Meat + Wine Pairing

Thu 6 July @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Our famous meat and wine pairing evening! We match at least four different wines with eight different cuts of British cured meat, with some sensational results. After the 1.5 hour long tasting part of the evening, guests are welcome to stay and enjoy our simple bar and food offer, allowing you to chew the fat and sup fine wine for a good while longer.

Find out more »
£95
Hands on Courses

Make Your Own Bacon

Sat 8 July @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This morning class runs for about three hours and includes the butchery of a middle of pork and insights into the curing process. It begins with a bacon butty and mug of tea, ends with a spot of charcuterie tasting, and you'll take away plenty of bacon to finish off in your fridge at home.

Find out more »
£150
Hands on Courses

Cured Meat Butchery

Sat 15 July @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Cured Meat Butchery is our flagship Meat School course, where you'll learn about provenance, butchery skills, and curing. You’ll get stuck in and find out how to break down a pig carcass for the purposes of curing, the essentials of fermentation and preservation of meats, butchery and knife skills, and how to make guanciale and pancetta style meat at home.

Find out more »
£25
Tasting Events

Meat + Beer Pairing

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

Craft British beers and artisan British cured meat. A match made in heaven. Learn about a range of at least five different beers from an independent brewer, and taste five different cuts of meat to match. After the 1.5 hour long tasting part of the evening, guests are welcome to stay and enjoy our simple bar and food offer, allowing you to chew the fat and sup on a few more beers for a good while longer.

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August 2017
£25
Tasting Events

Meat + Wine Pairing

Thu 3 August @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Our famous meat and wine pairing evening! We match at least four different wines with eight different cuts of British cured meat, with some sensational results. After the 1.5 hour long tasting part of the evening, guests are welcome to stay and enjoy our simple bar and food offer, allowing you to chew the fat and sup fine wine for a good while longer.

Find out more »
£25
Tasting Events

Meat + Beer Pairing

Thu 24 August @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Craft British beers and artisan British cured meat. A match made in heaven. Learn about a range of at least five different beers from an independent brewer, and taste five different cuts of meat to match. After the 1.5 hour long tasting part of the evening, guests are welcome to stay and enjoy our simple bar and food offer, allowing you to chew the fat and sup on a few more beers for a good while longer.

Find out more »
September 2017
£25
Tasting Events

Meat + Wine Pairing

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

Our famous meat and wine pairing evening! We match at least four different wines with eight different cuts of British cured meat, with some sensational results. After the 1.5 hour long tasting part of the evening, guests are welcome to stay and enjoy our simple bar and food offer, allowing you to chew the fat and sup fine wine for a good while longer.

Find out more »
£95
Hands on Courses

Make Your Own Bacon

Sat 9 September @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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. Your tutor for the morning will be Tom Whitaker, a chef, butcher and charcuterie maker based in Wandsworth, London. He was a Masterchef finalist in 2011 and has since worked in a range…

Find out more »
£150
Hands on Courses

Cured Meat Butchery

Sat 16 September @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Cured Meat Butchery is our flagship Meat School course, where you'll learn about provenance, butchery skills, and curing. You’ll get stuck in and find out how to break down a pig carcass for the purposes of curing, the essentials of fermentation and preservation of meats, butchery and knife skills, and how to make guanciale and pancetta style meat at home.

Find out more »
£25
Tasting Events

Meat + Beer Pairing

Thu 28 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Craft British beers and artisan British cured meat. A match made in heaven. Learn about a range of at least five different beers from an independent brewer, and taste five different cuts of meat to match. After the 1.5 hour long tasting part of the evening, guests are welcome to stay and enjoy our simple bar and food offer, allowing you to chew the fat and sup on a few more beers for a good while longer.

Find out more »
October 2017
£25
Tasting Events

Meat + Wine Pairing

Thu 5 October @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Our famous meat and wine pairing evening! We match at least four different wines with eight different cuts of British cured meat, with some sensational results. After the 1.5 hour long tasting part of the evening, guests are welcome to stay and enjoy our simple bar and food offer, allowing you to chew the fat and sup fine wine for a good while longer.

Find out more »
£75
Hands on Courses

Make Your Own Bacon

Wed 11 October @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An evening class where you make your own bacon! It includes the butchery of a middle of pork and insights into the curing process. You’ll take away some bacon to finish off in your fridge at home. We’ll finish the evening with a sup of beer and a bite of cured meat.

Find out more »
£25
Tasting Events

Meat + Beer Pairing

Thu 26 October @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Craft British beers and artisan British cured meat. A match made in heaven. Learn about a range of at least five different beers from an independent brewer, and taste five different cuts of meat to match. After the 1.5 hour long tasting part of the evening, guests are welcome to stay and enjoy our simple bar and food offer, allowing you to chew the fat and sup on a few more beers for a good while longer.

Find out more »
November 2017
£25
Tasting Events

Meat + Wine Pairing

Thu 9 November @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Our famous meat and wine pairing evening! We match at least four different wines with eight different cuts of British cured meat, with some sensational results. After the 1.5 hour long tasting part of the evening, guests are welcome to stay and enjoy our simple bar and food offer, allowing you to chew the fat and sup fine wine for a good while longer.

Find out more »
£95
Hands on Courses

Make Your Own Bacon

Sat 11 November @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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. Your tutor for the morning will be Tom Whitaker, a chef, butcher and charcuterie maker based in Wandsworth, London. He was a Masterchef finalist in 2011 and has since worked in a range…

Find out more »
£150
Hands on Courses

Cured Meat Butchery

Sat 18 November @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Cured Meat Butchery is our flagship Meat School course, where you'll learn about provenance, butchery skills, and curing. You’ll get stuck in and find out how to break down a pig carcass for the purposes of curing, the essentials of fermentation and preservation of meats, butchery and knife skills, and how to make guanciale and pancetta style meat at home.

Find out more »
£125
Hands on Courses

Get Intimate with a Pig’s Head

Sat 25 November @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This course, run by Hugo Jeffreys, is for the enthusiasts, adventurous and intrigued. Learn how to bone out a pig’s head and roll it to make pig head ham; and how to stuff a beef bung to make your own ‘cotechino’ style sausage. Hugo’s there to teach and guide you through a unique and massively fun class.

Find out more »
£25
Tasting Events

Meat + Beer Pairing

Thu 30 November @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Craft British beers and artisan British cured meat. A match made in heaven. Learn about a range of at least five different beers from an independent brewer, and taste five different cuts of meat to match. After the 1.5 hour long tasting part of the evening, guests are welcome to stay and enjoy our simple bar and food offer, allowing you to chew the fat and sup on a few more beers for a good while longer.

Find out more »

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