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The Christmas Barbecue Class will return in 2022. Class dates will be released and bookings will open in late summer.

Christmas dinner on the barbecue. Come to this class and learn all the secrets to an excellent Christmas lunch or dinner on the barbecue.

We will talk barbecue cooking techniques, logistics, and how to make sure the day runs like clockwork.


Location: London Barbecue School, SE15 4QN
Duration: 5 hours | Experience level: beginner to intermediate | Cost: £145 per person.


  • Curing fish and cold smoking
  • Finishing ham on the barbecue (we will also discuss curing your own, and soaking/boiling the ham)
  • Brining poultry and hot smoking
  • Indirect roasting; cooking by internal temperature


  • Home-smoked salmon
  • Succulent smoked turkey
  • Perfect roasted rib of beef
  • Christmas ham
  • Two barbecued sides
  • Barbecue roast potatoes


The format for the class is relaxed, fun and instructive. We cover the preparation and cooking of all the items above during the class. The class is mostly based around demonstration, discussion and eating. There will be plenty to eat.


  • Tea or coffee and a bacon roll on arrival
  • A mug of mulled cider for warmth! (other alcoholic drinks are available to purchase)
  • Notes and recipes for you to keep (electronic format)


We look forward to running the class again in 2022, class dates will be released and bookings will open in late summer. Join our mailing list and and we will let you know when class dates are released.

Important Information

  • Most bookings are subject to a minimum of 2 spaces per booking (why?), for people to share a barbecue. We have a limited number of spaces on all classes for individuals to attend alone - only book one if you are attending alone (contact us if you wish to add a space to an existing booking).
  • Classes can be cancelled/rearranged up to 2 weeks prior to the class date. After that cancellation/rebooking fees are payable, unless we can fill your space.
  • Advanced written warning of any food allergies or dietary requirements is needed.
  • Participants are required to wear flat, closed sole footwear for the class, we cannot allow entry to people who are not wearing this type of footwear.
  • Classes are only for participants aged 16 or older. Participants aged 16 or 17 must be accompanied by an adult participant for the duration of the class.
Other terms and conditions apply, full details are here.


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