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April 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 1st Apr (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.

£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 6th Apr

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.

£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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Monday 8th Apr

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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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 9th Apr

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.

£295.00
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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 27th Apr (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.

£375.00
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Monday 29th Apr (3 days)

Marble, Sparkle and Gold Leaf Wedding Cake

Join award-winning cake designer Emma Woods to create a stunning ‘Marble, Sparkle and Gold Leaf’ sharp-edged cake. Emma has great experience in styling cakes for weddings and will be sharing her expert advice on how to create a striking and luxurious statement three-tier cake. A fantastic course focusing on some of the most on-trend skills required of the contemporary cake decorator.

May 2019

£250.00
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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 11th May (2 days)

Sugar Peonies

Peonies make some of the most beautiful and impactful statement flowers on a cake and Tara Gan makes some of the most stunning blooms out there! 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.

£99.00
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Vicky Teather
Vicky Teather, from the Yellow Bee Cake Company, is an award winning cake artist. After completing a BA (Hons) degree in Video Game Design, Vicky discovered the world of cake in 2011 and swapped computer graphics for sugar artistry. In 2012 Vicky entered the prestigious Squires Exhibition and came second with her cupcake entry. Her awards include, Cupcake Artist of the year 2016 and Best Magazine Cover 2017 at the Cake Masters awards, 1st place for her cupcake designs and miniature work at the prestigious Squire's Kitchen Annual Exhibition 2013, 2014 and 2016. Multiple awards at Cake International, Piece of Cake and the Cake and Bake show. Vicky also creates tutorials for Cakes and Sugarcraft, Cake Masters, Cake Decoration and Sugarcraft and Cake Decorating Heaven magazines. She spends the majority of her time creating tutorials and teaching sugarcraft classes at her home in Basingstoke, Hampshire.
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Tuesday 14th May

Beginners Guide to Modeling - Fairy Figure

Join Vicky, for this masterclass in sugar modeling, where she will share with you all the secrets, tips and tricks needed to create magical characters to top your cakes with.

£99.00
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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 15th May

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!

£375.00
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Thursday 16th May (3 days)

Floral Waterfall Cake with Emma Woods

Join award-winning cake designer Emma Woods to create a flawless sharp-edged cake with a cascade of romantic sugar peonies, tea roses and Juliet roses. Emma has great experience in styling cakes for weddings and will be sharing her expert advice on mixing soft pastels with bold colours to create a striking and luxurious statement two-tier cake. A fantastic course focusing on two of the most essential skills required of the contemporary cake decorator.

£295.00
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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 21st May   PLACES
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Tuesday 21st May (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.

£295.00
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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 24th May (2 days)

Intermediate sugar flowers: Parrot tulip, moth orchid, muscari 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 this springtime showstopper, complete with a Parrot tulip, moth orchid, muscari and foliage.

£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 25th May

Sharp Shapes with Helen Mansey

A stunning cake starts with a crisp, clean foundation. Learn how to create the perfect blank canvas on not only round but square cakes with razor sharp edges and corners in this class taught by award-winning Cake designer, author and expert tutor Helen Mansey.

£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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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
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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.

£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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Monday 8th April   PLACES
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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.

£195.00
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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!

£295.00
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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
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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
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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 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.

£295.00
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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 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
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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 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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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
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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!

£295.00
Places Available
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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 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.

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