Lishmans Butchery Courses

We are delighted to announce that we are now working in association with Cooks, The Carlton School of Food.

Set in 250 acres of glorious parkland near Selby, Yorkshire, Carlton Towers plays host to a wonderful school of food. The very best of the original kitchens have been blended with state-of-the-art facilities. Each course is run by David Lishman, Master Butcher of Lishman’s of Ilkley.


We invite you to take advantage of a Lishmans-exclusive discount of £10 off all our butchery classes held at Cooks, The Carlton School of Food. All day-long Butchery classes cost £140, but if you book directly with us we will give you a £10 discount. Please note that our Cure a Ham for Christmas (evening classes) cost £125 and are held at our shop in Ilkley. 

Below you will find a list of all our upcoming butchery courses. For details on each course click on the links in the table below or contact

Further course dates will be published later this year - please get in touch to receive an update as soon as the new course calendar is available:

Butchery Courses
Course Name Date Time Available Price  
Who made all the Pies? Thu 24 September 2015 10:00 - 16:00 Available £130 Buy Now /
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Cure a Ham for Christmas Thu 12 November 2015 6-9pm Available £125 Buy Now /
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Cure a Ham for Christmas Thu 26 November 2015 6-9pm Available £130 Buy Now /
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Butchery Course Gift Voucher Thu 31 December 2015 10:00 - 16:00 Available £130 Buy Now /
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AW from Beamsley

'Just a quick note to say thank you for all the hard work that went into yesterday's course. I thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience and found it both informative and fun. Would definitely recommend to anyone!'


Please Note:

Until payment is received in full, places on a course will remain open. Once payment is received your place is secure and will send confirmation in writing - by e-mail if you provide us with an e-mail address, or by regular post.

Things do happen, so in the unfortunate event of you having to cancel a booking, let us know as soon as possible. Courses are transferable or we will endeavour to offer the place to someone on the waiting list or resell. If we are successful, then your course fee will be refunded in full, otherwise we will offer you an alternative course.

Always let us know as soon as possible if your circumstances change, and we will work with you to find a solution.

If we have to cancel a course, for whatever reason, we will offer you the choice of a replacement course or a full refund.

Should it be necessary for us to change the tutor or content of a course we will let you know in reasonable time. However, we cannot be responsible for last-minute changes due to unforeseen circumstances. In this case, we reserve the right to make changes as needed.

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