Cookery School Venues

General Information

  • Please arrive 10 minutes before the start time for a prompt start
  • We provide you with all ingredients, equipment, apron & recipe sheet
  • Tea & coffee available throughout the session
  • Feel free to bring a notepad and pen
  • Bring a container/bag to take your cooked goods home
  • Bring a hair tie for long hair
  • Wear layers as the room can get warm!
  • Feel free to bring your favourite cooks knife/knives
  • Notify us of any food intolerances and dietary requirements and we will do our best to accommodate
  • Important: If you booked for someone other than yourself, please remember to also pass this information on to them!
  • If you need to contact someone on the day of the session, are having problems finding the venue, are going to be late, or for any other reason, please call or text the session co-ordinator on 07419 379712

Chorlton High Training Kitchen

Nell Lane, Chorlton-cum-Hardy,
Manchester, M21 7SL

Accessible by public transport and is a 5-10 minute walk from St Werburgh’s Road Metrolink station.

If you are late, please make your way to room G49 (through reception, turn right and follow the corridor round to the end. You will see the room ahead of you at the end of the corridor).

Parrs Wood High School

Wilmslow Road, East Didsbury, Manchester, M20 5PG

Located on Wilmslow Road in East Didsbury and is about 10 minute walk from East Didsbury Metrolink station or East Didsbury Railway Station. From the Metrolink, walk west on Parrs Wood Lane towards the leisure complex on Kingsway/A34. Keep the complex on your left and continue walking to the little zebra crossing. Cross over and the main reception is ahead of you, although you may need to walk around to the facing door to enter the building. From the railway station, cross Kingsway and you will see the Parrs Wood Leisure complex ahead of you.

By Car – You are free to park in the Parrs Wood Leisure complex and can access the main entrance via the zebra crossing (outside the school). Alternatively park in the school’s car park: continue to follow the road around with the leisure complex car park to your left and the school on your right. You will reach a right hand turn with a ‘No Exit’ sign. Turn right here and follow the road past the basketball courts round to the rear of the sports hall, until you arrive at the rear car park. Please report to the main reception.

Prestwich Arts College

Heys Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1JZ

Accessible by public transport and is located on Heys Road, only about 5 minute walk from the Prestwich Metrolink station. Come out of the station, turn right under the bridge towards the newsagents, turn right down Heys Road and the school is 400 yards down on the left.

If you’re driving, please turn right when you arrive and park in the lower car park. Reception is accessed through the middle gate. This should be open for you to go in, but if for any reason it is not, ring the buzzer and the site manager will let you in. Please wait at reception and a member of the team will come to collect you.

Stretford High School

Great Stone Rd, Stretford, Manchester, M32 0XA

The main gates will be open here and parking will be accessible next to the atrium block (to the left).

From Great Stone Road Gate entrance go past the reception building, you will see a separate green windowed annex building to the left. Enter the first door rather than the bottom on the road round to the sports complex

The Spoon Inn

364 Barlow Moor Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 8AZ

Accessible by public transport and is located on Barlow Moor Rd. About a 10 minute walk from Chorlton tram stop.

Exit the tram stop and turn right along Wilbraham Rd. Turn left at the junction (the 4 banks) and walk along Barlow Moor Rd. The Spoon Inn will be on your left.

Foraging Venues

General Information

  • Please arrive 10 minutes before the start time for a prompt start
  • We try to finish on time but there is always a chance that a foraging & cooking session could run over slightly
  • Wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the time of year & the weather, suitable for being outdoors for at least 3 hours!
  • If possible, bring a basket for collecting
  • Something to tie back long hair while cooking what you forage
  • A flask with a hot or cold drink depending on the time of year and a snack to keep you going if you think you might get hungry
  • A small food container should the be leftovers!
  • Please note: if you are having any difficulty finding us, or need to call someone in the hour before for any other reason, please call Jesper on 07900 544 826.
  • Important: If you booked for someone other than yourself, please remember to also pass this information on to them!

Chorlton Water Park

Meet at the car park at Chorlton Water Park, it is right at the end of Maitland Avenue (M21 7WH), off Barlow Moor Road. Wheelchair friendly venue.

Chorlton Ees

Meet at the Chorlton Ees entrance car park on Brookburn Road, opposite The Bowling Green pub, Chorlton Green, Manchester M21 9ES. Wheelchair friendly venue.

Fletcher Moss

Meet at the Fletcher Moss main park entrance on Wilmslow Road, next to The Didsbury Pub, 852 Wilmslow Rd, Manchester M20 2SG

Heaton Park

Sheepfoot Lane Carpark, M25 2SW.

Meet at the top right corner of the carpark.

Sale Water Park

Meet at Rifle Road, M33 2LX

Hebden Bridge

Meet at the main entrance to the woods is on Keighley Road, next to what used to be the Nutclough Tavern and is now Zion housing co-op. On the A6033 to Keighley heading north out of Hebden Bridge, after the second set of traffic lights, turn right (walkers access). Postcode HX7 8HA Directions here.

Riverside Park

Meet at the Rangers Building at Riverside Park, Beechwood Mews, Macclesfield SK10 2SL