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Pork Pie Evening experience

Pork Pie Evening experience

Address

10 Nottingham Street,
Melton Mowbray,
Leicestershire,
LE13 1NW

Details

Dickinson & Morris host "Pork Pie Experiences" where 'ready made' groups of people (e.g. clubs, societies, colleagues etc) discover the heritage & fascinating link between Stilton Cheese, Pork Pies & Hunting. The group is then skilfully guided through each person making their very own Melton Mowbray pork pie which, after baking, are then available to collect the following day, after mid-day, from Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe.

Available Tuesday - Thursday an Experience takes place from 5.30pm - after the Shop has closed. An Experience usually lasts for about 1.5 hours and costs £12.00 per person (with a minimum of 18, maximum of 35 people in the Group). This includes a tasting session with Q&As and the opportunity to make purchases from the Shop. Finger buffets are also available (for post pie making) and cost a further £10.00 per person.

During normal opening hours demonstrations of the traditional craft of hand raising a pork pie are available any time between 9.30am to 2.45pm for either a single person or groups of up to 15 people. For larger groups we split the numbers and run successive demonstrations - each lasting 15 minutes. These take place in a demonstration area within Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe, include sampling a range of pies (as well as Melton Hunt Cake) and cost £2/person.

Cash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)German signs/guidesRegional Tourist Board MemberSpanish signs/guidesAccepts groups

Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Limited disabled access - no step into the Pie Shop, but once inside there are two small steps. Cash points within 30 seconds walk.

Prices

Pork Pie Experience: £12.00 (£10.00 per person plus VAT) (subject to change)

Directions

See location of Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 751192  Lat: 52.76518 Long: -0.88754

Follow the A607 to Melton, the shop is situated on Nottingham Street in the centre. Parking for cars and coaches is 40p. There is designated parking for disabled.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 km from Melton Mowbray station

Facilities

  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Limited disabled access - no step into the Pie Shop, but once inside there are two small steps. Cash points within 30 seconds walk.