A better Medway

Family cookery classes

Cooking with your family is a great way to spend time together, try new ingredients and learn useful skills.

To get you started we’ve a range of free cookery courses you can join in with. Little Chefs is aimed at families and children aged 2 to 4 while Tri Cookery welcomes school aged children.  

Little Chefs

Little Chefs is a fun filled online cookery group for families with children aged 2 to 4.

Gain confidence in your cooking skills and learn how to involve your little one in preparing food.

Children will find out where food comes from, how it grows and why we need to eat a variety of foods to stay healthy.

Each week we'll explore themes like eat a rainbow and plants give us food through cookery, craft activities or a story time.

Book your place

To book your place phone 01634 333 741 or email change4life@medway.gov.uk.

We will arrange home delivery of the ingredients that you will be cooking with each week.

The day and time of your online session will depend on where you live. Please refer to the list below to find out when your session will run. If you are unsure about anything, please do get in touch.

  • Tuesday 10.30am to 11.30am: Chatham and Wayfield
  • Wednesday 10.30am to 11.30am: Rochester and Strood
  • Wednesday 1.30pm to 2.30pm: Strood and Peninsula
  • Thursday 10.30am to 11.30am: Gillingham
  • Thursday 1.30pm to 2.30pm: Rainham

Tri Cookery

Tri Cookery is a course that helps school children to learn new cookery skills, find out why it’s important to eat a balanced diet and try out some tasty, healthy recipes.

This free 6 week course runs during term time in venues across Medway and is suitable for families with children aged 5 to 17 years.

To register your interest in joining us at one of our family cookery groups, phone 01634 333 741 or email change4life@medway.gov.uk with your preferred area.