Weekday Classes

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June 2024
July 2024
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HISTORY TOUR OF BLACKFRIARS & LUNCH

Explore the long and turbulent history of Blackfriars, a 13th-century former Dominican friary from its medieval origins, right up to the present day. Dating back to 1239, Blackfriars lays claim to being the oldest dining room in the UK, the jewel in […]
Mon - Wed, 1 - 31 July 2024
11:30 am
LITTLE MONKS PIC

LITTLE MONKS COOKERY CLUB

For all 7 to 10 year olds with a burgeoning interest in all things food. These popular sessions are all about allowing kids to go at their own pace, making cooking fun and giving them some confidence in the kitchen. […]
Wed, 24 July 2024
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
caribbean

EVENING COOKERY CLUB – CARIBBEAN

Navigate the exciting and diverse culinary traditions of the Caribbean islands. On this cookery class you will learn how to create a selection of authentic dishes which touch on the distinct flavours and customs of the Caribbean. You will create […]
Wed, 24 July 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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SMART COOKIES COOKERY CLUB

For the slightly more confident 11–17-year-old ‘Smart Cookies’ fed-up with making fairy cakes and wanting to get their teeth stuck into something a little more challenging! These sessions are all about building on from the basics and really developing their […]
Thu, 25 July 2024
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
bao buns

BAO & BEER

Relax and have fun at our convivial evening of Chinese Bao making. Our cookery school teacher will show you just how easy it is to make home-made soft pillows of steamed buns with succulent savoury fillings and luscious sweet treats. […]
Thu, 25 July 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AD GEFRIN

AD GEFRIN TASTING

Join us at Blackfriars for a very special tasting event hosted by Jordan Rutherford of Ad Gefrin – one of the UK’s newest distilleries! Ad Gefrin’s spirits hale from Wooler in the heart of Northumberland – the same landscape that […]
Fri, 26 July 2024
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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CLOISTER GARDEN BBQ – 6PM SITTING

Fridays are the new… err, Fridays don’t you know – and we’re continuing the tradition in our Cloister Garden set with festoons, heated parasols and a newly-planted garden. We’ll be hosting a weekly BBQ most Fridays throughout the summer. Come […]
Fri, 26 July 2024
6:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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CLOISTER GARDEN BBQ – 7PM SITTING

Fridays are the new… err, Fridays don’t you know – and we’re continuing the tradition in our Cloister Garden set with festoons, heated parasols and a newly-planted garden. We’ll be hosting a weekly BBQ most Fridays throughout the summer. Come […]
Fri, 26 July 2024
7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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MIDDLE EASTERN COOKERY

With everyone loving vibrant and zingy hummus, falafels, tabouleh and baba ghannouj mopped up by freshly-baked soft pita bread; as well as spicy tagines, kebabs and shawarma, it’s no wonder Middle Eastern cuisine is claimed to be the fastest growing […]
Sat, 27 July 2024
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
August 2024
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CLOISTER GARDEN BBQ – 6PM SITTING

Fridays are the new… err, Fridays don’t you know – and we’re continuing the tradition in our Cloister Garden set with festoons, heated parasols and a newly-planted garden. We’ll be hosting a weekly BBQ most Fridays throughout the summer. Come […]
Fri, 2 August 2024
6:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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CHEF’S TABLE

CHEF’S TABLE Sit back, relax and enjoy an evening of fabulous food cooked right in front of you by your very own personal chef. Six courses of the finest, local and seasonal offerings we can find and may include canapés, […]
Fri, 2 August 2024
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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CLOISTER GARDEN BBQ – 7PM SITTING

Fridays are the new… err, Fridays don’t you know – and we’re continuing the tradition in our Cloister Garden set with festoons, heated parasols and a newly-planted garden. We’ll be hosting a weekly BBQ most Fridays throughout the summer. Come […]
Fri, 2 August 2024
7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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ARTISAN BREAD MAKING

Our most popular course will help develop your bread making skills. We follow the ethos of ‘Proper Bread’ using locally-milled stone-ground flours and sourdough starters to produce wonderfully delicious and nutritious bread. Following-on from our beginners course, our master baker […]
Sat, 3 August 2024
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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HISTORY TOUR OF BLACKFRIARS & LUNCH

Explore the long and turbulent history of Blackfriars, a 13th-century former Dominican friary from its medieval origins, right up to the present day. Dating back to 1239, Blackfriars lays claim to being the oldest dining room in the UK, the jewel in […]
Mon - Wed, 5 - 28 August 2024
11:30 am
bao buns

BAO & BEER

Relax and have fun at our convivial evening of Chinese Bao making. Our cookery school teacher will show you just how easy it is to make home-made soft pillows of steamed buns with succulent savoury fillings and luscious sweet treats. […]
Thu, 15 August 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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CLOISTER GARDEN BBQ – 6PM SITTING

Fridays are the new… err, Fridays don’t you know – and we’re continuing the tradition in our Cloister Garden set with festoons, heated parasols and a newly-planted garden. We’ll be hosting a weekly BBQ most Fridays throughout the summer. Come […]
Fri, 16 August 2024
6:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cocktail and canapes

COCKTAILS & CANAPÉS

Have some fun with a bespoke cocktail masterclass from one of our dedicated mixologists. Learn how to make three amazing cocktails from the experts and then get to drink them afterwards. You’ll enjoy a glass of fizz on arrival together […]
Fri, 16 August 2024
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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CLOISTER GARDEN BBQ – 7PM SITTING

Fridays are the new… err, Fridays don’t you know – and we’re continuing the tradition in our Cloister Garden set with festoons, heated parasols and a newly-planted garden. We’ll be hosting a weekly BBQ most Fridays throughout the summer. Come […]
Fri, 16 August 2024
7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
chinese szechuan

SZECHUAN CHINESE COOKERY

SZECHUAN CHINESE COOKERY What makes Szechuan/Sichuan cuisine so special? Hot, humid climates like this huge central-Chinese land-locked province call for food that is both hot and highly spiced because hot foods like red chilli stimulate the palate, making it more […]
Sat, 17 August 2024
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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EVENING COOKERY CLUB – THAI

The CNN Travel World’s ’50 Best Foods’ had no less than four dishes in the Top 10 alone. Lightly prepared with strong aromatics and a cutting-edge spice, these dishes are sometimes described as the ‘complicated juggling of disparate components to […]
Wed, 21 August 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
pad thai

MORNING COOKERY CLUB – THAI

The CNN Travel World’s ’50 Best Foods’ had no less than four dishes in the Top 10 alone. Lightly prepared with strong aromatics and a cutting-edge spice, these dishes are sometimes described as the ‘complicated juggling of disparate components to […]
Thu, 22 August 2024
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pizza and prosecco

PIZZA & PROSECCO

Relax and have fun at our convivial evening pizza-making social. Our master baker will teach you just how easy it is to make blisteringly good home-made sourdough pizzas full of tasty artisan toppings, both super savoury and decadently sweet, Learn […]
Thu, 22 August 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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CLOISTER GARDEN BBQ – 6PM SITTING

Fridays are the new… err, Fridays don’t you know – and we’re continuing the tradition in our Cloister Garden set with festoons, heated parasols and a newly-planted garden. We’ll be hosting a weekly BBQ most Fridays throughout the summer. Come […]
Fri, 23 August 2024
6:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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CHEF’S TABLE

CHEF’S TABLE Sit back, relax and enjoy an evening of fabulous food cooked right in front of you by your very own personal chef. Six courses of the finest, local and seasonal offerings we can find and may include canapés, […]
Fri, 23 August 2024
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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CLOISTER GARDEN BBQ – 7PM SITTING

Fridays are the new… err, Fridays don’t you know – and we’re continuing the tradition in our Cloister Garden set with festoons, heated parasols and a newly-planted garden. We’ll be hosting a weekly BBQ most Fridays throughout the summer. Come […]
Fri, 23 August 2024
7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
pad thai

THAI COOKERY

The CNN Travel World’s ’50 Best Foods’ had no less than four dishes in the Top 10 alone. Lightly prepared with strong aromatics and cutting-edge spices, these dishes are sometimes described as the ‘complicated juggling of disparate components to create […]
Sat, 24 August 2024
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
malaysian food

EVENING COOKERY CLUB – MALAYSIAN

A lover of Thai food? Situated right next door, Malaysian cuisine is a tantalising mixture of Chinese, Thai and Muslim influences. Malaysian food is fast becoming popular in the UK with exotic, hearty favourites like Rending and Nasi Lemak. Explore […]
Tue, 27 August 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LITTLE MONKS PIC

LITTLE MONKS COOKERY CLUB

For all 7 to 10 year olds with a burgeoning interest in all things food. These popular sessions are all about allowing kids to go at their own pace, making cooking fun and giving them some confidence in the kitchen. […]
Wed, 28 August 2024
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
malaysian food

EVENING COOKERY CLUB – MALAYSIAN

A lover of Thai food? Situated right next door, Malaysian cuisine is a tantalising mixture of Chinese, Thai and Muslim influences. Malaysian food is fast becoming popular in the UK with exotic, hearty favourites like Rending and Nasi Lemak. Explore […]
Wed, 28 August 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
49203769

SMART COOKIES COOKERY CLUB

For the slightly more confident 11–17-year-old ‘Smart Cookies’ fed-up with making fairy cakes and wanting to get their teeth stuck into something a little more challenging! These sessions are all about building on from the basics and really developing their […]
Thu, 29 August 2024
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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TACOS & TEQUILA

Relax and have fun at our convivial evening of Taco making. Our cookery school teacher will show you just how easy it is to make home-made soft corn and flour tortillas filled with succulent savoury fillings. Learn how to make […]
Thu, 29 August 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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CLOISTER GARDEN BBQ – 6PM SITTING

Fridays are the new… err, Fridays don’t you know – and we’re continuing the tradition in our Cloister Garden set with festoons, heated parasols and a newly-planted garden. We’ll be hosting a weekly BBQ most Fridays throughout the summer. Come […]
Fri, 30 August 2024
6:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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CLOISTER GARDEN BBQ – 7PM SITTING

Fridays are the new… err, Fridays don’t you know – and we’re continuing the tradition in our Cloister Garden set with festoons, heated parasols and a newly-planted garden. We’ll be hosting a weekly BBQ most Fridays throughout the summer. Come […]
Fri, 30 August 2024
7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
49017854

BREAD MAKING FOR BEGINNERS

Proper bread should be made from just flour, water, yeast and salt – and nothing else! Our bread-making courses follow this ethos using locally milled stone ground flours to produce wonderfully delicious and nutritious bread. On this course, you’ll learn […]
Sat, 31 August 2024
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
September 2024
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EAT MEDIEVAL SUMMER SCHOOL

EAT MEDIEVAL SUMMER SCHOOL 2024: 2-6 September Join us for another week of fun and interactive medieval cookery where you’ll learn all about what and how our predecessors from the middle ages cooked and ate. This five day course is […]
Mon - Fri, 2 - 6 September 2024
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cookery School
Blackfriars Restaurant, Friars Street, Newcastle. NE1 4XN
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HISTORY TOUR OF BLACKFRIARS & LUNCH

Explore the long and turbulent history of Blackfriars, a 13th-century former Dominican friary from its medieval origins, right up to the present day. Dating back to 1239, Blackfriars lays claim to being the oldest dining room in the UK, the jewel in […]
Mon - Mon, 2 - 30 September 2024
11:30 am
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WEDDING OPEN EVENING

Join us for a wedding open evening. This is a great opportunity to view our romantic Medieval Banquet Hall and other wedding spaces, sample some fizz and canapés and check availability of your desired date. WHERE: Banquet Hall TIMES: 5-8pm […]
Mon, 2 September 2024
5:00 pm
Kings Suite
Blackfriars Restaurant, Friars Street, Newcastle. NE1 4XN
Korean food

EVENING COOKERY CLUB – KOREAN

Whilst commonly used ingredients include sesame oil, fermented bean paste, soy sauce, salt, garlic, ginger, pepper flakes and fermented red chilli paste, it’s the salted and fermented vegetable preparation of kimchee such as napa cabbage which seems so ubiquitous to […]
Tue, 3 September 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Korean food

EVENING COOKERY CLUB – KOREAN

Whilst commonly used ingredients include sesame oil, fermented bean paste, soy sauce, salt, garlic, ginger, pepper flakes and fermented red chilli paste, it’s the salted and fermented vegetable preparation of kimchee such as napa cabbage which seems so ubiquitous to […]
Wed, 4 September 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
bao buns

BAO & BEER

Relax and have fun at our convivial evening of Chinese Bao making. Our cookery school teacher will show you just how easy it is to make home-made soft pillows of steamed buns with succulent savoury fillings and luscious sweet treats. […]
Thu, 5 September 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
french wine

HINNIES FRENCH WINE DINNER

Join us at Hinnies for a culinary soirée and discover the flavours of France at our French wine dinner, hosted by James of Enotria & Coe. Transport yourself to the vineyards as our talented chefs present a carefully curated 5-course […]
Thu, 5 September 2024
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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CLOISTER GARDEN BBQ – 6PM SITTING

Fridays are the new… err, Fridays don’t you know – and we’re continuing the tradition in our Cloister Garden set with festoons, heated parasols and a newly-planted garden. We’ll be hosting a weekly BBQ most Fridays throughout the summer. Come […]
Fri, 6 September 2024
6:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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CLOISTER GARDEN BBQ – 7PM SITTING

Fridays are the new… err, Fridays don’t you know – and we’re continuing the tradition in our Cloister Garden set with festoons, heated parasols and a newly-planted garden. We’ll be hosting a weekly BBQ most Fridays throughout the summer. Come […]
Fri, 6 September 2024
7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
indian cuisine

CURRY & SPICE

Curry comes from the Tamil word ‘kari’ meaning spicy sauce for rice. Ginger, garlic and turmeric have been found to have been combined for a sauce as far back as 4,000 years ago. Today, whether in Asia, India, Africa, The […]
Sat, 7 September 2024
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Nigerian cookery

EVENING COOKERY CLUB – NIGERIAN

Considered an ancestor of traditional American soul food – think jambalaya or gumbo – Nigerian cuisine offers a bright and colourful selection of meat and vegetable dishes that tantalise your senses. Nigerians are known for their love of parties and […]
Tue, 10 September 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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CLOISTER GARDEN BBQ – 6PM SITTING

Fridays are the new… err, Fridays don’t you know – and we’re continuing the tradition in our Cloister Garden set with festoons, heated parasols and a newly-planted garden. We’ll be hosting a weekly BBQ most Fridays throughout the summer. Come […]
Fri, 13 September 2024
6:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cocktail and canapes

COCKTAILS & CANAPÉS

Have some fun with a bespoke cocktail masterclass from one of our dedicated mixologists. Learn how to make three amazing cocktails from the experts and then get to drink them afterwards. You’ll enjoy a glass of fizz on arrival together […]
Fri, 13 September 2024
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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CLOISTER GARDEN BBQ – 7PM SITTING

Fridays are the new… err, Fridays don’t you know – and we’re continuing the tradition in our Cloister Garden set with festoons, heated parasols and a newly-planted garden. We’ll be hosting a weekly BBQ most Fridays throughout the summer. Come […]
Fri, 13 September 2024
7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
pub quiz

BLACKFRIARS QUIZ NIGHT

Join us for an unforgettable quiz night experience at Blackfriars Restaurant! You’ll be treated to a welcome fizz, beer, or soft drink, along with shared ploughman’s board for your team plus quiz master Paul Innes Magic Man — all included […]
Fri, 13 September 2024
7:00 pm
Kings Suite
Blackfriars Restaurant, Friars Street, Newcastle. NE1 4XN
indian cuisine

INDIAN COOKERY

INDIAN COOKERY Britain’s favourite type of takeaway food, Indian cuisine reflects an 8,000-year history of various groups and cultures interacting with the Indian subcontinent, leading to diversity of flavours and regional cuisines found in modern-day India. Spend a day learning […]
Sat, 14 September 2024
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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MIDDLE EASTERN COOKERY

With everyone loving vibrant and zingy hummus, falafels, tabouleh and baba ghannouj mopped up by freshly-baked soft pita bread; as well as spicy tagines, kebabs and shawarma, it’s no wonder Middle Eastern cuisine is claimed to be the fastest growing […]
Sun, 15 September 2024
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
greek

EVENING COOKERY CLUB – GREEK

Before the advent of cheap flights and package holidays, the most we knew about Greece was its ancient origins, empire and gods. However, after a few decades of Greek tavernas and sunshine, we’ve all grown to love Baklava, Tzatziki and Kleftiko. […]
Tue, 17 September 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
greek

EVENING COOKERY CLUB – GREEK

Before the advent of cheap flights and package holidays, the most we knew about Greece was its ancient origins, empire and gods. However, after a few decades of Greek tavernas and sunshine, we’ve all grown to love Baklava, Tzatziki and Kleftiko. […]
Wed, 18 September 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
greek

MORNING COOKERY CLUB – GREEK

Before the advent of cheap flights and package holidays, the most we knew about Greece was its ancient origins, empire and gods. However, after a few decades of Greek tavernas and sunshine, we’ve all grown to love Baklava, Tzatziki and Kleftiko. […]
Thu, 19 September 2024
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pizza and prosecco

PIZZA & PROSECCO

Relax and have fun at our convivial evening pizza-making social. Our master baker will teach you just how easy it is to make blisteringly good home-made sourdough pizzas full of tasty artisan toppings, both super savoury and decadently sweet, Learn […]
Thu, 19 September 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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CHEF’S TABLE

CHEF’S TABLE Sit back, relax and enjoy an evening of fabulous food cooked right in front of you by your very own personal chef. Six courses of the finest, local and seasonal offerings we can find and may include canapés, […]
Fri, 20 September 2024
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
fish seafood masterclass

FISH & SEAFOOD MASTERCLASS

Ever wondered how your fishmonger manages to fillet your fish with such speed and dexterity and how chefs manage to perfectly cook those delicate morsels so perfectly? Here’s your chance to learn the basics of fish filleting, what to look […]
Sat, 21 September 2024
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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