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National Butchers' Week

National Butchers' Week 2018 - 12th to 18th March

One of the most popular events in the butchery calendar, National Butchers’ Week is a great opportunity to engage with your customers by hosting an event, developing a new product or simply reminding your customers about the great quality meat available at your shop.

Be sure to follow National Butchers’ Week on Facebook and Twitter using the #ButchersWeek hashtag to keep on top of what’s happening in the run-up to the week and perhaps spark some creativity.
If you have an event or a new product planned for National Butchers’ Week, email and let us know about it.

To get in touch with us about National Butchers’ Week:
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National Butchers' Week 2018 is kindly sponsored by Henry Winning & Co and Tulip.

Your one stop shop for National Butchers’ Week. Help create awareness for the week by printing off the poster and putting it in your window, and contact your local press with our pro forma press release.

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