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September 2019

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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.

£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 Herme, Paris.
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Saturday 28th Sep

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!

October 2019

£135.00
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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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Wednesday 2nd Oct

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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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 19th Oct

Double-Barrel Cake with Helen Mansey

Learn the techniques for creating on-trend, tall cakes with a double-barrel tier from expert tutor, author and wedding cake maker, Helen Mansey.

£1,025.00
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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 21st Oct (6 days)

Ultimate Sugarcraft: Essential Skills and Techniques

An intensive and professional six-day course designed to cover essential sugarcraft skills and the use of basic sugarcraft equipment, combining classic and contemporary decorative styles and techniques. This course is perfect for beginners, home decorators and anyone looking to refresh or update their knowledge of key sugarcraft materials and equipment.

£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 29th Oct

Writing and Lettering

Whether you royal ice your cakes using traditional techniques or opt for a modern sugarpaste covering, piped greetings add a professional touch to any celebration cake. This class will cover royal iced piped inscriptions and run outs, along with new modern techniques to include brushtroke lettering, painting with cocoa butter and working with Tappitts and stencils.

£49.00
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Penelope DArcy Graham
Having originally started a small business from home nearly 15 years ago, Penelope has made cakes for a number of 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 and classes, as well as recipe and product development. She has worked with and taught some of the best in the cake decorating industry and loves working closely with the top names in the sugarcraft world.
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Wednesday 30th Oct

Junior Bakers - Cookie Workshop

To all the young, keen Bakers looking to learn and create, join us with your Guardian for our ‘Junior Bakers - Cookie Workshop’. This fun packed session will be full of great tips and techniques, with all our bakers going home with their own beautiful box of tasty treats.

November 2019

£99.00
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Penelope DArcy Graham
Having originally started a small business from home nearly 15 years ago, Penelope has made cakes for a number of 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 and classes, as well as recipe and product development. She has worked with and taught some of the best in the cake decorating industry and loves working closely with the top names in the sugarcraft world.
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Saturday 2nd Nov

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!

£695.00
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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 5th Nov (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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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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Monday 11th Nov (2 days)

Intermediate Sugar Flowers: Hellebores, Dusty Miller, Eucalyptus, Silver Brunia and Anemone

Join award-winning sugarcrafter Elena Wilkinson and take your sugar flower skills to the next level. Learn how to create this subtle mint and lilac winter arrangement perfect for wedding and celebration cakes.

£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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Friday 15th Nov (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.

£155.00
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Claire St Quinton
Claire St Quinton is a professional cake decorator, teacher and presenter who creates unique and realistic bespoke cakes. From whimsical novelty birthday cakes and realistic children's characters to jaw-dropping wedding cakes and intricate sugar flowers, her work is precise and elegant. She launched her business, Delicious Occasions, over six years ago and now supplies cakes to some of The South East’s most prestigious venues. A presenter on Cake Decorating TV, Claire loves to share her passion and expertise with those eager to learn the art of cake decorating both online and in the classroom.
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Saturday 16th Nov

Sharp Shapes and Flawless Finishes

A stunning cake starts with a crisp, clean foundation. Learn how to create the perfect blank canvas on not only round but square cakes. Mastering razor sharp edges and corners with perfectly smooth and flawless fondant.

£49.00
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Penelope DArcy Graham
Having originally started a small business from home nearly 15 years ago, Penelope has made cakes for a number of 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 and classes, as well as recipe and product development. She has worked with and taught some of the best in the cake decorating industry and loves working closely with the top names in the sugarcraft world.
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Sunday 17th Nov

Junior Bakers - Cookie Workshop

To all the young, keen Bakers looking to learn and create, join us with your Guardian for our ‘Junior Bakers - Cookie Workshop’. This fun packed session will be full of great tips and techniques, with all our bakers going home with their own beautiful box of tasty treats.

£125.00
6 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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Saturday 30th Nov

Beginners Christmas Cake

Get ready for Christmas with this festive edition of our Key Skills: Celebration Cakes course! 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
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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 30th Nov

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.

December 2019

£295.00
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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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Tuesday 3rd Dec (2 days)

Beginners Royal Icing: Christmas Cake

Essential to complete your sugarcraft repertoire, royal icing is an impressive and stunning medium to work in. This is the Christmas edition of our Key Skills: Royal Icing course.

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