Feather and Fur Wild Game Butchery and Cookery

Join us for a day in the woods celebrating all things feathered and furred.
October 8, 2020

Start Time

10:00 am

end Time

4:30 pm


£120 per person

The Woods

The Salt Box

Red Oak Barn

Priory Farm Estate

South Nutfield

Surrey RH1 4EJ


Tea/coffee & refreshments throughout the day

Combination of hands-on and demonstration led teaching

3 course lunch

E-mail recipe pack

All ingredients, equipment and apron will be provided.

Learn how to pluck, draw and butcher feathered wild game such as pigeons, pheasants or duck or skin and joint small game like rabbits and squirrels. You will be surrounded by the crackle and pop of fires as you graze your way through the day with a feast over fire cooked by yourselves in a relaxed and informative environment.


What We Cover

The benefits of eating wild game and the effect it has on our natural environment.


How to skin and butcher a selection of wild game.


Using the whole animal from nose to tail (or beak to bottom!) and showing you how to reduce waste getting the most from the animal.


How to cook a veritable feast, with a chance to try lots of different techniques ranging from making pigeon saltimbocca with flamed peppers, fried rabbit with jack-by-the-hedge mayo, squirrel tacos with hawthorn berry hot sauce…to rabbit, coppa and butterbean stew with crispy polenta.


Cookery and knife skills, which can easily be translated into your day to day cooking at home.


Fire lighting and fire management for extended cooking periods.


Due to the nature of the event, we cannot cater for vegetarians.

Please note we have limited capability to cater for all dietary requirements without advance warning, due to the set menu nature of our events. We cannot always provide alternative options, therefore please let us know about anything relevant prior to booking your tickets, a minimum of 7 days prior to the event. Please refer to our FAQs for further detail.

please note

Course content is subject to change.

wild game cookery course
pheasants at a wild game cookery course

book your seat

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