Outdoor classes

This year more than ever, we're all craving a bit of the outdoors, so we've taken note and are bringing you some fantastic new outdoor classes this year from our team and the incredible Manna from Devon Wood Fired Cookery School. Take a look at our wonderful interactive classes which get you out of the kitchen, over the takeaways and enjoy delicious dining in the fresh air! Our outdoor classes will have you paired up and currently we are limiting our class size 8 people.

Please note - we have been doing some work to our booking engine, if you have any issues booking online, simply email us and a member of our team will be in touch to book you in.

Exclusive members - don't forget you get 10% off, you can enjoy your exclusive rate when booking by email.

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An Introduction to Traditional Wood Fired Cooking - Manna from Devon at Lainston

Join David Jones from the renowned Manna from Devon Cookery School for a hands on introduction to the versatility of wood fired ovens. 

Start the day by arriving for refreshments in the kitchen garden (subject to weather of course!) with an introduction to wood fired oven cooking. Then it is time to really immerse yourself, where you will get involved in preparing and cooking everything from pizza to fish, as well as learning the art of roasting, grilling and baking! Who knew wood fired oven cooking could be so versatile and more importantly so flavoursome?! 

Refreshments will be included throughout the day. You will get the chance to savour your creations during the morning and afternoon and as well as some "show and tell" with your baked breads and cakes. All classes include detailed notes and recipes as well as links to learning, videos and links to suppliers and a keep sake Season cookery school apron.

10am - 3.30pm
Friday 16th April 2021
Saturday 17th April 2021


£225 per person

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Outdoor Wood Fired Entertaining - Manna from Devon at Lainston

Join us at Season Cookery School in partnership with renowned wood fired experts, Manna from Devon, for a practical workshop exploring the incredible versatility of wood fired ovens. Start the day with refreshments in the kitchen garden (subject to weather of course!) and an introduction by our expert wood fired chef. Then it is time to really immerse yourself preparing, baking, roasting and grilling a diverse range of foods. Who knew wood fired oven cooking could be so versatile and more importantly so flavoursome?!

Refreshments will be included throughout the day. You will get the chance to savour your creations during the morning and afternoon and as well as some "show and tell" baked breads and cake to take home. All classes include detailed notes and recipes, as well as links to learning, videos and suppliers...not to mention a keepsake Season cookery school apron!

*This class is a couple experience only for two adults, so two spaces need to be booked*

10am - 4pm
Friday 30th April 2021
Saturday 1st May 2021
Friday 25th June 2021
Friday 9th July 2021
Saturday 10th July 2021
£225 per person

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Barbecuing with Weber - BBQ Tapas

Dan Cooper, Head Grill Master at Weber has created a menu that suits everyone's needs for a leisurely afternoon of barbeque snacking. Fill everyone's plates with a different barbeque offering and be the talk of the summer! 

10am - 4pm

Thursday 29th April 2021
Friday 6th August 2021
£195 per person

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Barbecuing with Weber - Steak

Get hands on and master how to perfect cooking steak on the BBQ. This class focuses on the technique and cooking/grilling the perfect steak in more than one way, as well as looking at the science behind producing the best steak possible - from hanging, salting, grilling and slicing.

10am - 4pm
Friday 28th May 2021
Friday 10th September May 2021
£195 per person 

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Barbecuing with Weber - Smoke House

This is the perfect class to learn a selection of dishes and create the ultimate barbeque experience, making you King or Queen of the grill. Learn how to barbeque with Dan Cooper, Head Grill Master at Weber and Lainston House's Executive Chef, Phil Yeoman with this brand new partnership between Weber and Exclusive.

10am - 4.30pm
Saturday 24th April 2021
Monday 31st May 2021
£195 per person 

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Posh Barbeque

Have you perfected your barbeque skills so you're the envy of the family? Impress your guests with mouth watering recipes which are easy to remember and follow (don’t worry, we will give you a copy of the recipe card in case you do forget!) There is no test at the end, we promise!

Learn how to cure, smoke, braised pulled pork, one of our favourites - sticky ribs and double pork sirloin chop with Dr Pepper sauce. All topped off with the best garden chilli coleslaw and dirty wedges. Now who can resist that?  

Class includes refreshments throughout the day, garden BBQ to savour your creations and our classic fresh mint mojito all in the heart of the kitchen garden.

10am - 4pm 
Tuesday 12th April 2021
Monday 3rd May 2021
Saturday 15th May 2021
Saturday 26th June 2021
Saturday 7th August 2021
Sunday 5th September 2021 
£195 per person

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