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April 2019

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Venison Butchery and Cookery Day

The premise for the design of the Venison Butchery and Cookery Day is that although the countryside is full of this fine, healthy meat, it’s often missing from the menu. This one day course will take you on a journey from field to fork. You’ll start with a talk and demonstration on how to skin and butcher a venison carcass and then have the chance to get involved hands-on, with a cookery session designed to show you how to get…

Course date: 13th April 2019

Price per person: £195

One Day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Game Butchery and Cookery Day

The trouble with game is that it’s often a case of feast or famine and it’s all to easy to get stuck in a rut with the cookery. The game cookery day is all about turning this tasty wild meat into great dishes. The day begins with an introductory talk, followed by a series of practical preparation and cookery tasks and some demonstrations designed to put game firmly back on the menu in your kitchen. You’ll be shown a modern…

Course date: 26th April 2019

Price per person: £195

1 day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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May 2019

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Simulated Game Day

Our Simulated Game Day is hosted at the award winning Shellard Shoot in the village of Wellow just 15 minutes drive from Vale House Kitchen. Shellards Shoot is an award winning game shoot which focusses on both conservation and providing excellent sport during the game season. The drives used on the simulated days are the same drives used during the season which makes it as realistic as possible, resulting in testing clays throughout each drive. The estate has a valley…

Course date: 11th May 2019

Price per person: £195

One Day - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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June 2019

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Simulated Game Day

Our Simulated Game Day is hosted at the award winning Shellard Shoot in the village of Wellow just 15 minutes drive from Vale House Kitchen. Shellards Shoot is an award winning game shoot which focusses on both conservation and providing excellent sport during the game season. The drives used on the simulated days are the same drives used during the season which makes it as realistic as possible, resulting in testing clays throughout each drive. The estate has a valley…

Course date: 22nd June 2019

Price per person: £195

One Day - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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October 2019

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Introduction to Game Shooting

Our Introduction to Game Shooting course aims to give you a full day in the field, experiencing everything game shooting has to offer. Incorporating both a clay pigeon shoot and a couple of game drives, it’s the ideal way for less experienced guns to learn more about the sport. Skills • Clay pigeon shooting • Driven game shooting • Etiquette, tipping and the countryside code We’ll meet at the award-winning Shellard’s Shoot just outside Bath for a few breakfast bites…

Course date: 5th October 2019

Price per person: £450

One Day - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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The Shooting Experience – 2 day Course

Our 2 Day Shooting Experience aims to fully introduce you to both Game Shooting and how to put Game on the menu at home. On Day 1, we will meet at Award winning Shellards Shoot where after a few breakfast bites you will be given a full gun safety briefing by the shooting instructors before enjoying a morning clay-pigeon shooting. After lunch we will cover the subjects of driven game shooting, etiquette, tipping and the countryside code and then head off…

Course dates: 5th October 2019 - 6th October 2019

Price per person: £625

2 day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Game Butchery and Cookery Course

Here in Britain we have some incredible wild game, but so often we find that cooking with it can be an intimidating prospect even for an experienced home cook. This Game Butchery and Cookery Course aims to introduce you to the world of British game, covering everything from practical preparation skills to delicious recipes, under the guidance of expert game chef Tim Maddams. Skills • Boning • Butchery • Fast cooking and smoking • Gutting • Hanging • Plucking •…

Course date: 6th October 2019

Price per person: £195

1 day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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November 2019

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Driven Game Shooting

Our Driven Game Shooting days, hosted by Shellard’s Shoot (winners of The Shooting Times ‘Best Small Shoot’ in 2013) are designed to give you a full game shooting experience, with a 100-120 bird driven day in the beautiful Somerset countryside. The day starts with a warm welcome, a few breakfast bites and a full briefing. Each of the 9 guns will get to shoot on a 100-120 bird driven day, with elevenses out in the field and lunch at the…

Course date: 16th November 2019

Price per person: £600

one day - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Driven Game Experience – 2 Day Course

We're hosting The Driven Game Experience bringing you a unique opportunity to spend two full days with two of the South West's most inspiring Gamesmen, Tim Maddams and Frank Shellard. This two-day course is all about the complete field to fork experience, beginning with a day at Shellard’s Shoot on a 100-120 driven bird shoot, followed by a day in the kitchen learning how to put game on the menu at home, with all the necessary preparation techniques and some…

Course dates: 16th November 2019 - 17th November 2019

Price per person: £775

2 day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Game Butchery and Cookery Course

Here in Britain we have some incredible wild game, but so often we find that cooking with it can be an intimidating prospect even for an experienced home cook. This Game Butchery and Cookery course aims to introduce you to the world of British game, covering everything from practical preparation skills to delicious recipes, under the guidance of expert game chef Tim Maddams. Skills • Boning • Butchery • Fast cooking and smoking • Gutting • Hanging • Plucking •…

Course date: 17th November 2019

Price per person: £195

1 day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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