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May 2019

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Penelope DArcy Graham
Originally starting as a small business from home nearly 15 years ago, Penelope made cakes for some prestigious venues including Harrods, London Zoo and St. Paul's Cathedral. Penelope now works as a freelance trainer and is lucky enough to have taught all over the world. Some of the countries she has worked in include Vietnam, UAE, Australia, Malaysia and Hong Kong. She specialises in commercial bakery training, events, classes, recipe and product development. She has worked and taught some of the best in the industry and loves working closely with the top brands in the cake world.
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Thursday 30th May

Junior Bakers Magical Layer Cake

To all the young, keen Bakers looking to learn and create, join us with your Guardian for our ‘Young Bakers Magical Layer Cake class’. We will be creating a fun and colourful layered cake with a piped Buttercream finish and hand modelled rainbow decoration. All perfectly topped off with Candy Floss clouds!

June 2019

£250.00
7 Places Left
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Tara Gan
Tara is a sugarflower artist based in London, UK. She previously supplied sugarflowers to home bakers and professional cake companies. In 2016 she started to teach her techniques both privately and to group classes throughout the UK. Her work has been featured in Town and Country, Cake Decoration and Sugarcraft, You and Your Weddings, DIY Weddings and Wedding Cakes and Sugar Flowers magazines. She is a Gold award winner in Floral Sugarcraft at Cake International Birmingham 2016.
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Saturday 8th Jun (2 days)

Sugar Roses

Join us and Tara for this wonderful 2 day class where you will learn how to make a stunning collection of beautiful and different sugar Roses. Whether you are a beginner or want to perfect your flower-making skills, there is plenty to learn and enjoy on this creative and inspiring course.

£125.00
8 Places Left
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Claire Fitzsimons
As a medal winner in the prestigious Salon Culinaire competition, Claire’s expertise makes her a first class tutor. Her patience and excellent teaching experience are ideal for students wishing to learn new sugarcraft techniques.
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Tuesday 11th Jun

Beginners Celebration Cakes

If you'd like to learn the skills needed to cover celebration cakes to a professional finish with sugarpaste (fondant), this is an essential course for you. You will also learn how to create simple decorations and benefit from an introduction to a wide range of basic sugarcraft tools.

£155.00
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Naomi Lee
Naomi Lee of The Cake Botanist is an award winning pastry chef and cake artist. She graduated from Le Cordon Bleu, Paris, and has worked with the world-famous Pierre Hermé, Paris.
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Thursday 13th Jun

Techniques Trio with Naomi Lee

Join Naomi Lee of The Cake Botanist in this exciting 1-day class where you will learn how to make this eye catching cake using plenty of new technical skills for you to master! You will learn everything from how to temper chocolate, making crunchy colourful meringues and to getting those on-trend textured finishes on buttercream. Perfect for any celebration!

£225.00
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Elena Wilkinson
Elena has a global reputation for her amazingly life-like, award winning sugar flowers and travels regularly to teach, both in the UK and abroad.
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Tuesday 9th July   PLACES
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Saturday 15th Jun (2 days)

Intermediate Sugar Flowers: Magnolia, lisianthus, succulent, matthiola, berries and foliage

Join international sugarcrafter Elena Wilkinson and take your sugar flower skills to the next level on this new and exclusive Squires Kitchen course. Learn how to create this impressively elegant arrangement complete with Magnolia , lisianthus , succulent, matthiola , berries, foliage in refined shades of purples, mauves and silver greens.

£175.00
6 Places Left
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Natasha Collins & Tessa Whitehouse

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Tuesday 25th Jun

Illustrated and Iced Biscuits

A great opportunity to learn with not one but two leading sugarcraft tutors – royal icing expert Tessa Whitehouse and expert cake artist, Natasha Collins. On this special one-day course, you will learn how to achieve amazing painted effects with edible colours and a wide range of royal icing techniques on cookie canvases to create your own edible mini masterpieces.

£225.00
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Elena Wilkinson
Elena has a global reputation for her amazingly life-like, award winning sugar flowers and travels regularly to teach, both in the UK and abroad.
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Tuesday 9th July   PLACES
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Friday 28th Jun (2 days)

Intermediate Sugar Flowers: Open peony, wild anemone, grape vine, foliage, berries

Join international sugarcrafter Elena Wilkinson and take your sugar flower skills to the next level on this exclusive Squires Kitchen course. Learn how to create a gorgeous open peony with clematis , foliage and berries in soft, delicate colours.

£99.00
6 Places Left
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Penelope DArcy Graham
Originally starting as a small business from home nearly 15 years ago, Penelope made cakes for some prestigious venues including Harrods, London Zoo and St. Paul's Cathedral. Penelope now works as a freelance trainer and is lucky enough to have taught all over the world. Some of the countries she has worked in include Vietnam, UAE, Australia, Malaysia and Hong Kong. She specialises in commercial bakery training, events, classes, recipe and product development. She has worked and taught some of the best in the industry and loves working closely with the top brands in the cake world.
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Friday 31st May   PLACES
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Saturday 29th Jun

Junior Bakers Magical Layer Cake

To all the young, keen Bakers looking to learn and create, join us with your Guardian for our ‘Young Bakers Magical Layer Cake class’. We will be creating a fun and colourful layered cake with a piped Buttercream finish and hand modelled rainbow decoration. All perfectly topped off with Candy Floss clouds!

July 2019

£155.00
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Claire Fitzsimons
As a medal winner in the prestigious Salon Culinaire competition, Claire’s expertise makes her a first class tutor. Her patience and excellent teaching experience are ideal for students wishing to learn new sugarcraft techniques.
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Friday 5th July   PLACES
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Tuesday 2nd Jul

Beginners Sugar Flowers - Orchid

Beautiful orchid sugar flowers are the perfect addition to any celebration cake and make for pretty and unique decorations. Whether you are a beginner or want to perfect your burgeoning flower-making skills, there is plenty to learn and enjoy on this creative and inspiring course.

£99.00
7 Places Left
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Naomi Lee
Naomi Lee of The Cake Botanist is an award winning pastry chef and cake artist. She graduated from Le Cordon Bleu, Paris, and has worked with the world-famous Pierre Hermé, Paris.
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Thursday 4th Jul

Wafer Paper Wreath

Tired of kneading gum paste for sugarflowers… Try Wafer Paper flower making, quick, fast, humidity withstanding, light flowers fit for that stunning cake or display!

£225.00
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Claire Fitzsimons
As a medal winner in the prestigious Salon Culinaire competition, Claire’s expertise makes her a first class tutor. Her patience and excellent teaching experience are ideal for students wishing to learn new sugarcraft techniques.
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Tuesday 2nd July   PLACES
Friday 5th July   PLACES
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Friday 5th Jul (2 days)

Beginners Sugar Flowers - Roses, Sweet peas, Filler Flowers and Foliage

Delicate sugar flowers are the perfect addition to any celebration cake and make for pretty and unique decorations. Whether you are a beginner or want to perfect your burgeoning flower-making skills, there is plenty to learn and enjoy on this creative and inspiring course.

£225.00
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Elena Wilkinson
Elena has a global reputation for her amazingly life-like, award winning sugar flowers and travels regularly to teach, both in the UK and abroad.
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Friday 28th June   PLACES
Tuesday 9th July   PLACES
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Tuesday 9th Jul (2 days)

Intermediate Sugar Flowers: Gerbera , nomocharis lily , ivy leaves and berries

Join international sugarcrafter Elena Wilkinson and take your sugar flower skills to the next level on this new Squires Kitchen course. Learn how to create a festive showstopper with this Gerbera arrangement, complete with nomocharis lily , ivy leaves and berries.

£225.00
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Naomi Lee
Naomi Lee of The Cake Botanist is an award winning pastry chef and cake artist. She graduated from Le Cordon Bleu, Paris, and has worked with the world-famous Pierre Hermé, Paris.
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Wednesday 10th Jul (2 days)

Wafer Paper Flowers and Print

Tried sugar flowers and now want to learn something new… Wafer Paper flower making is quick, fast, humidity withstanding and you will make flowers fit for that stunning cake or display! Not only that The Cake Botanist will share with you how to apply a printed sugar print on a cake!

£99.00
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Penelope DArcy Graham
Originally starting as a small business from home nearly 15 years ago, Penelope made cakes for some prestigious venues including Harrods, London Zoo and St. Paul's Cathedral. Penelope now works as a freelance trainer and is lucky enough to have taught all over the world. Some of the countries she has worked in include Vietnam, UAE, Australia, Malaysia and Hong Kong. She specialises in commercial bakery training, events, classes, recipe and product development. She has worked and taught some of the best in the industry and loves working closely with the top brands in the cake world.
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Saturday 20th Jul

Junior Bakers - Under the Sea Layer Cake

To all the young, keen Bakers looking to learn and create, join us with your Guardian for our ‘Junior Bakers - Under the Sea Layer Cake’. We will be creating a fun, Sea Themed Chocolate layered cake with a professional Buttercream finish, moulded Mermaid Tails and handmade Candy Waves.

August 2019

£155.00
Only 4 Places Left
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Tessa Whitehouse
Tessa learnt her expansive royal icing skills from Eddie Spence MBE, going on to win gold for her Rene Lalique-inspired wedding cake at Salon Culinaire in 2014. With a relaxed style, Tessa loves to inspire others to work with the amazing medium of sugar.
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Friday 2nd Aug

Piped flowers and Filigree butterflies

Hand piped royal icing flowers are a charming and quick way to decorate your cakes, biscuits and cupcakes. Join royal icing expert Tessa Whitehouse to learn three key techniques for piping flowers which will enable you to pipe a host of different flowers. You will also learn how to pipe delicate filigree butterflies to complement your flowers.

£495.00
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Claire Fitzsimons
As a medal winner in the prestigious Salon Culinaire competition, Claire’s expertise makes her a first class tutor. Her patience and excellent teaching experience are ideal for students wishing to learn new sugarcraft techniques.
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Tuesday 6th Aug (4 days)

Complete Introduction to Sugarcraft

Over four eye opening days expert tutor Claire Fitzsimons will walk you through the foundations of the four pillars of sugarcraft: sugarpaste, royal icing, pastillage and sugar flowers! Perfect for those totally new to sugarcraft and wanting to fast-track their skills on their way to a professional standard.

£225.00
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Naomi Lee
Naomi Lee of The Cake Botanist is an award winning pastry chef and cake artist. She graduated from Le Cordon Bleu, Paris, and has worked with the world-famous Pierre Hermé, Paris.
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Saturday 10th Aug (2 days)

Cascading Wafer Blooms

Over two days, learn to work with on trend wafer paper to create gorgeous blousy blooms with Naomi Lee from 'The Cake Botanist'. Naomi will teach you how to create a delicate English rose, ranunculus, striking anemones and pretty hydrangeas all arranged in a eye catching cascade over two dummy tiers which you will cover in marble sugarpaste. Naomi will also share with you how to paint your tiers to give a popular worn finish and also how to work with wafer paper border cutters for stunning results.

£125.00
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Claire Fitzsimons
As a medal winner in the prestigious Salon Culinaire competition, Claire’s expertise makes her a first class tutor. Her patience and excellent teaching experience are ideal for students wishing to learn new sugarcraft techniques.
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Tuesday 13th Aug

Beginners Celebration Cakes

If you'd like to learn the skills needed to cover celebration cakes to a professional finish with sugarpaste (fondant), this is an essential course for you. You will also learn how to create simple decorations and benefit from an introduction to a wide range of basic sugarcraft tools.

£230.00
6 Places Left
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Helen Mansey
Much of Helen’s work is inspired by the clean lines and sharp sugarpasted edges of Australian cake design and these features are now part of her signature style along with hand-piping, a skill she learnt from Eddie Spence MBE.
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Saturday 17th Aug

Elegant Sharp-Edged Cake with Helen Mansey

Have you ever wanted to learn the secrets of how to achieve a sharp edged cake, without using royal icing? This fail-safe method will reveal everything you need for the confidence to create your own flawless sharp edged cake using sugarpaste at home, adding an elegant twist to any celebration cake.

£225.00
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Elena Wilkinson
Elena has a global reputation for her amazingly life-like, award winning sugar flowers and travels regularly to teach, both in the UK and abroad.
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Friday 28th June   PLACES
Tuesday 9th July   PLACES
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Tuesday 20th Aug (2 days)

Intermediate Sugar Flowers: Dahlia , sweet pea, cosmos and foliage

Join international sugarcrafter Elena Wilkinson and take your sugar flower skills to the next level on this new and exclusive Squires Kitchen course. Learn how to create this impressively elegant arrangement complete with Dahlia, sweet pea, cosmos and foliage in refined shades of purples, mauves and silver greens.

September 2019

£225.00
6 Places Left
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Naomi Lee
Naomi Lee of The Cake Botanist is an award winning pastry chef and cake artist. She graduated from Le Cordon Bleu, Paris, and has worked with the world-famous Pierre Hermé, Paris.
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Monday 16th Sep (2 days)

Elegant Crackle Cake and Sugar Magnolias with Naomi Lee

Join Naomi Lee of The Cake Botanist and make this super elegant textured cake complete with stunning sugar magnolias! Over two days you will first bake rich chocolate sponges before achieving crisp, sharp edges on your square cakes. You will then learn how to create an amazing natural textured crackle effect using Naomi's special technique which is on trend right now. You will then work with flower paste to make beautifully realistic wired magnolias for a real statement.

£195.00
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Claire Fitzsimons
As a medal winner in the prestigious Salon Culinaire competition, Claire’s expertise makes her a first class tutor. Her patience and excellent teaching experience are ideal for students wishing to learn new sugarcraft techniques.
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Tuesday 17th Sep (2 days)

Beginners Sugar Flowers - Roses, Sweet peas, Filler Flowers and Foliage

Delicate sugar flowers are the perfect addition to any celebration cake and make for pretty and unique decorations. Whether you are a beginner or want to perfect your burgeoning flower-making skills, there is plenty to learn and enjoy on this creative and inspiring course.

£225.00
Places Available
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Elena Wilkinson
Elena has a global reputation for her amazingly life-like, award winning sugar flowers and travels regularly to teach, both in the UK and abroad.
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Friday 28th June   PLACES
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Friday 20th Sep (2 days)

Intermediate Sugar Flowers: Cymbidium orchid, Vanda orchid, clematis, hydrangea and foliage

Join international sugarcrafter Elena Wilkinson and take your sugar flower skills to the next level on this new Squires Kitchen course. Learn how to create a showstopper with this orchid arrangement, complete with a Cymbidium and Vanda Orchid, clematis, hydrangea and foliage.

£125.00
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Tessa Whitehouse
Tessa learnt her expansive royal icing skills from Eddie Spence MBE, going on to win gold for her Rene Lalique-inspired wedding cake at Salon Culinaire in 2014. With a relaxed style, Tessa loves to inspire others to work with the amazing medium of sugar.
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Monday 23rd Sep

Perfect Piping and Pearls

Piping is an essential skill for all sugarcrafters to master. Join royal icing expert Tessa Whitehouse on this one day course to practice and perfect your piping. Over the course of the day you will experiment with the various patterns that can be created with a simple shell nozzle, learn how to drop even scallops around the side of a cake and achieve a perfectly rounded hand-piped pearl. You will leave with the confidence to create your own stunning designs and a Squires Kitchen certificate of achievement.

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