Christmas in a jar

Duration: One day (10-4)

Price: £65

Run by: Tamara Burgess
at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm

01694 781307

Wenlock Lodge
Acton Scott
Church Stretton

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About the Course

Christmas in a Jar at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm.

Winter preserving is usually undertaken with Christmas in mind, and using up the last of the orchard and vegetable bounty. Spend a lovely day creating wonderful Christmas inspired preserves that will liven up your Christmas store cupboard or be given as handmade gifts. All Christmas in a Jar courses are suitable for vegans.

There are three dates for this course in 2019, participants can come to all of them if they wish.

19th October: Plum and Russet Apple Mincemeat, Nectarine Relish and Pickled Red Cabbage
26th October: Christmas Chutney, Cranberry and Port Jelly and St Clements Marmalade
2nd November: Apple, Orange and Cider Jelly, Cranberry and Apple Mincemeat and Quince and Pumpkin Chutney.

Please bring an apron and something sturdy to carry the preserves home in.

Tutor: Sara-Jane Brough

Sara-Jane’s ethos is to reintroduce long-forgotten recipes, using seasonal produce such as the Shropshire prune damson and the bounty from the hedgerows and her kitchen garden. Her passion for everything preserved led her to start her business, The Ludlow Jam Pan, in October 2008.

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm is an outdoor site. Most areas are wheelchair accessible, but please be aware that the farm yard is cobbled and the ground often uneven. If you have any access concerns, please contact us. When booking please advise us of any medical conditions or special requirements.

Payment for courses
Course places must be paid for at the time of booking. Your place is not secure until paid for in full. If you have to cancel your booking, please inform Acton Scott Historic Working Farm as soon as possible by telephone and confirm in writing or by email. If you cancel your booking more than four weeks before the course start date, 90% of the course fee will be refunded (10% of the course fee will be reserved to cover administrative costs). You may use your fee towards an alternative course. If you cancel your booking less than four weeks before the course start date, fees paid will not be refunded unless the course was full and your place can be re-sold.

Please contact us via the form or phone number above to book your place.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Lunch, refreshments, tools and materials all provided, please bring an apron and a basket to take your preserves home in.

Want to review this course?

Sara-Jane was an excellent tutor and will be coming again next year.

- - #4725

All of it! Excellent day. We made a good selections of items which you could make at home!

- - #4724

All of it was great! The relish was good as it was a slightly different method from the usual jams and jellies!

- - #4723

Excellent course. Lots of hands-on and very good advice.

- - #4722

Brilliant. Have done a course with Sara Jane and can't wait to do another.

- - #4721

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 19th October 2019
Saturday 26th October 2019
Saturday 2nd November 2019

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