Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe

Uncover the Story of the Original Melton Mowbray Pork Pie

Option 1 - Pork Pies, Stilton Cheese and Melton Mowbray (available immediately)

Take a little time to explore the church and then settle down to watch a specially commissioned video showing the art and craft of ‘hand raising’ a Melton Mowbray Pork Pie with a commentary that explains the rich heritage associated with Melton Mowbray and the fascinating story of how Stilton Cheese, Pork Pies and Hunting have made the town so famous. Afterwards, a gentle wander of 3 minutes or so takes you to Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe where you can enjoy complimentary sampling.

Available – Monday to Saturday by prior arrangement, all year round.
Duration – Allow up to 90 minutes
Maximum group size – 45
Cost- £10 per person

Includes –

• Video show
• Professional Host
• All guests will be given a voucher worth £5 redeemable against any purchase at Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe

Optional extras by arrangement –

• Refreshments
• Guided Tour
• Additional Visits to the Melton Cheese Board and/or Round Corner Brewery

Option 2 - The Pork Pie Experience - Hand Raise Your Own Melton Mowbray Pork Pie

The Pork Pie Experience is tailored for Groups of people (minimum 20, maximum 45) and takes place in the magnificent surroundings of St Mary’s Parish Church in Melton Mowbray. The Group is greeted by a member or two of the Dickinson & Morris team and after removing jackets and coats, aprons and hats are duly donned, and hands are washed.

The Masterclass is presented through hi-tech audio-visual screens and equipment. A step by step demonstration of hand raising a Melton Mowbray Pork Pie incorporates the intriguing story of how Melton Mowbray became associated with Pork Pies and Stilton Cheese, the fascinating link with hunting and the numerous points that make the authentic Melton Mowbray Pork Pie so unique.

Available – Monday to Saturday by prior arrangement, all year round.
Duration – Allow up to 120 minutes
Maximum group size – 45 (20 minimum)
Cost- £20 per person


Includes –

• Services of professional hosts/instructors
• Pastry, meat and a dolly and instructions on how to hand raise a Pork Pie
• Tasting and further discussion allows ample time for whatever questions there may be about Pork Pies, Dickinson & Morris and Ye Olde Pork Pie Shop
• Early the following morning our bakers bake and jelly the Pies which are then ready for collection from 1pm
• Each person receives the very same Pork Pie they personally made

If the group is not in town the next day, we can arrange to package and ship the pies in a single delivery to a nominated place at extra cost – prices on application

Optional extras by arrangement –

• Refreshments
• Guided Tour
• Additional Visits to the Melton Cheese Board and/or Round Corner Brewery

All enquiries and bookings should be made by email initially to –
Mr Pork Pie – Stephen Hallam stephen.hallam@porkpie.co.uk

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