Meet the maker: Bracey Bees honey
Aug
18
10:00 AM10:00

Meet the maker: Bracey Bees honey

Returning to Slate Aldeburgh with his delicious local honey, Simon Bracey will be with us on Saturday 18th between 10am and 12pm.  Simon has ninety hives dotted around Suffolk between Levington, Framlingham and Dulwich, Simon's honey is a true taste of coastal Suffolk.  Call in to taste his delicious honey and find out more about looking after bees.

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Meet the Maker: St Jude cheese
May
28
12:00 PM12:00

Meet the Maker: St Jude cheese

Julie Cheyney makes her beautiful St Jude cheese from the rich milk of Montbeliarde cattle that graze at Fen Farm near Bungay.  Julie will be at Slate Southwold on Bank Holiday Monday, 28th May, 12 to 2pm.  Pop in to meet Julie, taste her delicious cheese and hear all about the new cheese room being built on the farm.

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Butter making workshop
May
28
11:00 AM11:00

Butter making workshop

The fabulous and energetic Vivia Bamford will be making butter at Slate Aldeburgh on Bank Holiday Monday, 28th May, 11am to 1pm.  Bring the kids along to shake, shake, shake!  Stop by for just a few minutes to tire them out and thrill them with the magic of butter making. 

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Meet the Maker: Brays Cottage Pork Pies (Southwold)
May
12
1:00 PM13:00

Meet the Maker: Brays Cottage Pork Pies (Southwold)

Sarah Pettegree of Bray's Cottage will be heading down from Pork Pie HQ in Norfolk on Saturday 12th May and doing the "Slate double".  With an array of her very special pies, Sarah will be at Slate Aldeburgh before heading up to our Southwold shop from 1pm - 3pm.  Come and discuss with Sarah the all important pork pie question:  jelly or no jelly?  

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Meet the Maker: Brays Cottage Pork Pies (Aldeburgh)
May
12
10:00 AM10:00

Meet the Maker: Brays Cottage Pork Pies (Aldeburgh)

Sarah Pettegree of Bray's Cottage will be heading down from Pork Pie HQ in Norfolk on Saturday 12th May and doing the "Slate double".  With an array of her very special pies, Sarah will be at Slate Aldeburgh between 10am and 12pm before heading up to our Southwold shop from 1pm.  Come and discuss with Sarah the all important pork pie question:  jelly or no jelly? 

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Glemham Hall Luxe Love Wedding Fair
Apr
22
10:00 AM10:00

Glemham Hall Luxe Love Wedding Fair

If you're planning a wedding, join us at the Glemham Hall Luxe Love Wedding Fair (Little Glemham, IP13 0BT) on Sunday 22 April, 10am to 3pm to talk to us about how a cheese wedding cakes can make a stunning and delicious centrepiece for your reception.  We will have lots of ideas to create the special stack for your wedding, and of course, lots of cheese to taste too! 

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Cheese & Wine evening at The Lighthouse Restaurant
Apr
19
7:00 PM19:00

Cheese & Wine evening at The Lighthouse Restaurant

Join us for a wonderful evening of cheese and wine at The Lighthouse Restaurant on Aldeburgh High Street on Thursday 19 April.  Alongside a delicious main course, you will enjoy a tempting selection of cheeses and wines to accompany them.  Please email or call the The Lighthouse on 01728 453377 for reservations.

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Eastgate Larder Tasting (Southwold)
Apr
14
2:00 PM14:00

Eastgate Larder Tasting (Southwold)

Norfolk-based, Jane Steward, has created these delicious Medlar preserves with the fruits of her own orchard of over 100 medlar trees.

Jane will be with us for tasting and to tell you more about the Medlar. Call in to sample her delicious preserves which are perfect with cheese.  Jane will be at Slate Southwold between 2pm and 4pm.  

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Eastgate Larder Tasting (Aldeburgh)
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

Eastgate Larder Tasting (Aldeburgh)

Norfolk-based, Jane Steward, has created these delicious Medlar preserves with the fruits of her own orchard of over 100 medlar trees.

Jane will be with us for tasting and to tell you more about the Medlar. Call in to sample her delicious preserves which are perfect with cheese.  Jane will be at Slate Aldeburgh 10am-12pm.

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Meet the maker: Pump Street Chocolate
Mar
17
10:00 AM10:00

Meet the maker: Pump Street Chocolate

Pump Street Chocolate will be with us at Slate Aldeburgh on Saturday 17th March from 10am - 12pm. 

Learn more about how their award-winning bean-to-bar chocolate is made locally; taste different single origin bars; and pick up an Easter treat with their beautifully presented chocolate chickens.

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Cheese & wine evening at the King's Head, Orford
Mar
8
7:30 PM19:30

Cheese & wine evening at the King's Head, Orford

In collaboration with Orford pub The King's Head and Adnams Aldeburgh we will be showcasing a selection of six cheeses and the wines that complement them. 

Tickets are £10 per person, available for purchase from The King's Head (call 01394 450271 or email thekingsheadorford@gmail.com to book).  Do come along, it should be a brilliant evening! 

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The Breadwinner Tasting
Feb
10
10:00 AM10:00

The Breadwinner Tasting

We are thrilled to welcome Ravi Muniandy, The Breadwinner, for his first tasting event at Slate.  He will be in our Southwold shop on Saturday 10th February from 10am to 12pm showcasing his artisan bread, luxurious granola and delicious crackers.  

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