Pizza craft – earth oven baking for families May Half Term and Summer Holidays

Do you like pizza? Do you like playing outside? Well, come to…  Pizzacraft    Enter the world of Martineau Gardens and find out what it’s like to cook in a real earth oven, made out of mud! In this hands-on and unique workshop, you will:

  • Learn the secrets of safely guarding the earth oven fire
  • Forage in the wilderness for fresh herbs
  • Build your own funky pizza
  • Bake it in the wood-fired oven
  • Eat it in the fresh air in the beautiful gardens

So grab your apron, tie back long hair, wash your hands and get ready for an edible adventure!!!

Lizzy Bean will be your guide and chef. Lizzy is an experienced earth oven builder and baker. She has helped hundreds of children to bake tasty, wood-fired pizzas. Her favourite topping is ‘Four Cheese’ with fresh herbs!

Taking place over the Spring Half-term and again in the Summer holidays, choose from one of the following sessions.

Spring Half-Term 2018

Tues 29 May 10.30am – 12.30 noon OR 2pm – 4pm

Wed 30 May 2pm – 4pm

Summer Holidays 2018

Mon 20 Aug 10.30am – 12.30 noon OR 2pm – 4pm

Tues 21 Aug 10.30am – 12.30 noon OR 2pm – 4pm

Suitable for children aged between 5 and 16 years, with adult participation expected. The cost is £15 per child (which includes one free adult); two children (with one free adult) costs £30. Maximum two children per adult.

How to book:

Advance booking is essential – to book, please telephone Reception on 0121 440 7430 for card payments or call in, in person (Monday to Friday) for payments by cash, card or cheque.  At point of booking, please clearly state any food allergies or dietary requirements on booking.

What else do I need to know?

Please dress appropriately for the weather, since the session will take place outside – in our outdoor kitchen.

Find out more about our therapeutic community garden, Martineau Gardens here.

This activity is designed to enable children to learn how to make pizzas in our Earth Oven with support and supervision from their family or carers. If you’d like to learn how to bake on our Earth Oven, in a course led by Lizzy Bean (adults only), have a look at the details here – there are courses running once a month until October 2018.