The Pigeon.




Join Charlie for an afternoon of trapping, butchery, fire and history. Guests will learn how to trap, butcher and cook a Pigeon.

Note: Pigeons are sourced and inspected by a certified game dealer. All meat is traceable.



How to catch a pigeon using survival methods.

Duration: 30-45 mins.

Key learning points: We will discuss the law on trapping in the UK. You will then be shown a variety of different trapping techniques. Finally, you will create a functioning trap from natural materials.

How to inspect and butcher a Pigeon. 

Duration: 30 mins.

Key learning points: We will inspect our Pigeons and talk through the ‘crop’ and how we can use this. You will then be shown how to butcher the pigeon, without the need for a knife, into two breasts before having a go yourself.


Duration: 1 hour

Key learning points: A firm favourite. This session explores the history of fire. Followed by how to create fires using materials scavenged from the urban as well as the natural environment. You will have the opportunity to practise the skills, and the fire for cooking the pigeon will be made by you.

How to cook the Pigeon. 

Duration: 30 mins

Key learning points: The processed Pigeons will be cooked rapidly over a fire made by the group. The pigeon will be served in a hot pitta bread with creme fresh and salad. We will discuss different flavours that can be collected from the British countryside to compliment the meal.


Sessions run from 10 am to approximately 1230 pm.


Cost: £55 per person

Date: 01/06/2019 

Location: Hampshire, Aldershot area, exact location given upon booking.

To book: email or contact me



Groups are never more than 6 unless requested.
All under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult.