coffee school

Espresso Masterclass
55.00

Book your place on our Espresso Masterclass and learn how to pull beautiful shots of espresso!

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Espresso Masterclass

Want to know how to pull the perfect shot of espresso? Then this evening is for you.

Spend 3 hours learning about the art of espresso and get hands on experience with our skilled baristas, using some of the best equipment in the coffee industry. Whether you are a coffee newbie, experienced home brewer or professional barista this course will certainly be insightful and most importantly fun!

The course will run for 3 hours and includes:

  • An introduction into espresso and speciality coffee, explaining why what we do at Wayland's Yard is different to other coffee shops
  • How to dial in and calibrate a coffee machine and grinder
  • The importance of water quality, dose/yield consistency, grind size and the impact these have on flavour
  • Hands on experience with our La Marzocco Linea PB, Mahlkönig Peak and EK43
  • FREE 250g bag of our espresso blend to take home and practice with

Upcoming dates:

- Sunday 16th June 5.00pm - 8.00pm

If you have any queries, please don't hesitate to get in touch: hi@waylandsyard.com

Please book your space online or speak to a member of staff instore!

Want to learn how to make the perfect filter coffee at home?

We can help with that.

Our HomeBrew classes at the shop provide you with the knowledge and skills to consistently make and most importantly enjoy awesome cups of coffee wherever you are. The evening will provide plenty of hands on experience, with expert tuition from owner Sam and head barista Filip, you will be sure to leave as a HomeBrew master. These evenings are suitable for both the coffee novice and seasoned pro, we tailor each evening to your specific needs.

The course will run for 2 hours and includes:

  • An introduction into speciality coffee, explaining why what we do at Wayland's Yard is different to other coffee shops
  • Plenty of coffee tasting
  • A lesson on how to make coffee at home with V60, Aeropress and French Press/Cafetiere methods
  • 10% off our brewing equipment

 

Upcoming dates:

TBC - check back soon!

If you have any queries, please don't hesitate to get in touch: hi@waylandsyard.com

Please book your space online or speak to a member of staff instore!

 

a bit about us

 

Wayland’s Yard is a place for the whole community to gather and enjoy proper coffee and proper food. Whether it’s to meet friends, make new friends, work on your latest project or simply grab a coffee before jumping on the train. Wayland’s has got you covered.

the story

With a passion for speciality coffee and a season spent on the sidelines due to injury, the concept of Wayland's Yard has been brought to life. Sam Smith, previously found playing rugby on the wing for Worcester Warriors and formally Harlequins, has turned a career ending injury into making his long-term dream a reality. This isn't just another coffee shop, but a way for Sam to give back to Worcester, the city that he now calls home.

the coffee

Our single origin speciality grade beans have been carefully sourced from some of the worlds best farms and are hand roasted just 15 miles from the shop by our friends Mark and Tre at Method Roastery. We are constantly striving for that perfect shot of espresso and the passion of our highly skilled baristas will shine through in every cup. We have developed an amazing espresso blend with Method and will also be serving their single origin coffees on our brew bar through a variety of pour over filter methods. Want to learn more about our coffee or the world class La Marzocco and Mahlkönig equipment we use then please ask!

the food

If it isn't locally sourced and made fresh to order then it isn't served in Wayland's Yard. Our menu changes the meaning of brunch, check out the game changing toast options, cooked breakfasts, pancakes and oat options - we have all manner of tastes and appetites covered. All our meat is from the surrounding area, our bread baked locally by Peter Cook's Bread and our cakes made freshly in house. We feel passionately about providing for everyone, therefore we have a range of tasty veggie, gluten free and vegan options.

the yard

You'll be hard pushed to find a better spot in the centre of this busy City. Trust us on this one. Keep your eyes peeled for our next Yard Party.

yaur yoga

We host a daily power vinyasa yoga schedule with the amazing Yaur Yoga. Your first class is free, so make sure you get involved and see what all the fuss is about.

we crowdfunded: thank you

Over a three week period nearly 150 of you amazing people joined our crowd and helped to raise £10,385 towards our shop fit out. And, for this - we love you! Having the community involved with the shop from the very beginning is amazing and we hope to see you guys enjoying what you helped to build for years to come.

careers

We're not currently looking to expand our amazing team, but we are constantly on the look out for potential future members of staff as we look to grow and expand. If you are a motivated and ambitious individual, committed to customer happiness and want to embark on or continue a career in the coffee industry then get in touch and we can hold your CV on file.

As always, experience is great but a good attitude is better. We offer a comprehensive training programme and want a group who will really buy in, flourish and grow within this exciting business.

If this is you - please send an introductory paragraph or two and your CV to hi@waylandsyard.com

community room

We're lucky to have a pretty epic private space upstairs, which we want to use to give back to this City that we love so much! It's available for FREE hire for any community group; we're thinking kids birthday parties, charity groups, business meetings, university societies, book clubs, talks and art groups.