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September 2018

  • Key Skills: Celebration Cakes

    Sunday 23rd September (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

    Foundation

    Suitable for Beginners



    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.

    Price: £155.00

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  • Buttercream Layer Cakes

    Tuesday 25th September to Wednesday 26th September 2018 (0.0 day) . 1 other dates available.

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    In this two-day course, baking and piping expert Marianne Stewart will take you through everything you need to know to create contemporary and stylish buttercream layer cakes that taste as delicious as they look!

    Price: £295.00

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  • Intermediate Sugar Flowers: Dahlia, Alstroemeria and Virginia Creeper

    Tuesday 25th September to Wednesday 26th September 2018 (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

    Project

    Prerequisite Skills Required



    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 the ever-popular Dahlia, complete with Alstroemeria and Virginia Creeper for a truly stunning display.

    Price: £295.00

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  • Bake and Decorate Biscuits: Autumn

    Saturday 29th September (0.0 day) . 1 other dates available.

    Fun

    Suitable for Beginners



    Iced biscuits make perfect gifts, afternoon tea treats or wedding favours. On this one day course make and bake biscuits perfect for coating and decorating with royal icing. You will learn a range of royal icing decorating techniques to create your own unique autumnal biscuits.

    Price: £155.00

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  • Sunday Workshop: Gold and Rose Gold Cakes

    Sunday 30th September (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

    Fun

    Suitable for Beginners



    Have you taken a shine to metallic cakes? Gold and rose gold cakes make dazzling centrepieces to mark special occasions such as weddings, anniversaries and – for those thinking ahead – Christmas dinners and New Year’s parties.

    Price: £60.00

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October 2018

  • Life size Akito rose with foliage and Lilacs with Claire Fitzsimons

    Tuesday 2nd October (0.0 day)

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    Learn how to hand craft this stunning sugar Akito Rose under expert sugarcrafter Claire Fitzsimon's guidance. You will learn how to wire and assemble a life size rose and complimentary foliage along with how to model dainty hand-pulled lilacs, perfect for a wedding, birthday or other special occasion.

    Price: £155.00

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  • Floral Romance Oil Paint Effect Cake

    Sunday 7th October to Tuesday 9th October 2018 (0.0 day)

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    Your cake is your canvas on this fascinating three-day course, where you will learn how to create a dramatic painted two-tier cake with vintage wafer paper and sugar flowers. With a palette of sumptuous colours and bold brush strokes, award-winning Italian sugar artist Francesca Speranza will show you her trademark techniques for decorating cakes in her unique and expressive style. The skills you will learn on this new and exclusive course include covering and stacking cakes, painting with edible colours, making sugar flowers and foliage and working with wafer paper.

    Price: £555.00

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  • Elegant Crackle Cake and Sugar Magnolias with Naomi Lee

    Saturday 13th October to Sunday 14th October 2018 (0.0 day)

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    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.

    Price: £295.00

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  • Complete Introduction to Sugarcraft

    Monday 15th October to Thursday 18th October 2018 (0.0 day)

    Foundation

    Suitable for Beginners



    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.

    Price: £695.00

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  • Complete Airbrushing

    Wednesday 17th October to Thursday 18th October 2018 (0.0 day) . 1 other dates available.

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    On this two-day course, discover everything you need to know about airbrushing including the basics of working with an airbrush through to perfecting a variety of complex techniques.

    Price: £375.00

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  • Techniques Trio with Naomi Lee

    Tuesday 23rd October (0.0 day)

    Skill Development

    Suitable for Beginners



    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!

    Price: £195.00

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  • Foundation Royal Icing

    Thursday 25th October to Friday 26th October 2018 (0.0 day)

    Foundation

    Suitable for Beginners



    Essential to complete your sugarcraft repertoire, royal icing is an impressive and stunning medium to work in. This course will count towards achieving your Foundation Master Certificate.

    Price: £290.00

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  • Pretty Graffiti Chocolate Sail Cake with Naomi Lee

    Saturday 27th October to Sunday 28th October 2018 (0.0 day)

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    Give your cakes that Modern touch! Join Naomi Lee of The Cake Botanist and put together this two tiered work of art! This action packed course will teach you how to temper chocolate to achieve those smooth, shiny sails and moulded and filled chocolates all with a perfect snap. Naomi will also show you how to create a beautiful yet edgy textured watercolour effect using buttercream. All in just two days!

    Price: £295.00

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  • Sunday Skills Workshop: Sugar Succulents

    Sunday 28th October (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

    Fun

    Suitable for Beginners



    Create 3 different varieties of on-trend succulents to decorate your next celebration cake with expert sugar crafter Fran Willoughby! Under Fran’s expert guidance you will learn how to hand shape, use cutters and veiners, wiring techniques and dusting for realistic effects with custom colours and variations.

    Price: £60.00

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  • Buttercream Flower Cupcakes: Autumn Blooms

    Monday 29th October (0.0 day)

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    In this special Autumn edition of Buttercream Flower Cupcakes, buttercream expert Marianne Stewart will show you how to hand pipe Swiss meringue buttercream flowers in gorgeous autumnal colours including red, oranges, yellows and golds.

    Price: £185.00

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November 2018

  • Intermediate Sugar Flowers: Winter Rose, Jasmine, Dusty Miller and Baby eucalyptus with Elena Wilkinson

    Saturday 3rd November to Sunday 4th November 2018 (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

    Project

    Prerequisite Skills Required



    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 subtle winter arrangement featuring Hellebores (Christmas Rose), dainty snowy white jasmine, Dusty Miller and eucalyptus.

    Price: £290.00

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  • Cute Winter Animals with Karen Taylor: Penguin, Polar Bear, Robin and Reindeer

    Saturday 3rd November (0.0 day)

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    Colourful and cute cartoon-style animal models are sure to put a smile on anyone's face, making your celebration cake extra special. Karen's class is a great place to begin learning about sugar modelling or to add different techniques to your existing skills. Perfect for a winter birthday or a modern Christmas Cake Topper!

    Price: £175.00

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  • Masterclass with Naomi Yamamoto: Signature Sugar Flowers

    Tuesday 6th November to Thursday 8th November 2018 (0.0 day)

    Master Class

    Prerequisite Skills Required



    A fantastic chance to be taught by talented Japanese sugar artist Naomi Yamamoto. Join Naomi for this exclusive class where you will learn invaluable floral skills from a true master with over 30 years of experience and international recognition. Naomi’s work is elegant, meticulous and flawless and in this special three day class, she will share her advanced flower making techniques with you.

    Price: £795.00

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  • Illustrated and Iced Biscuits

    Friday 9th November (0.0 day) . 1 other dates available.

    Fun

    Suitable for Beginners



    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.

    Price: £175.00

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  • Sunday Skills Workshop: Minimalist Marble Techniques

    Sunday 11th November (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

    Fun

    Suitable for Beginners



    In this on-trend class, learn how to achieve one of the most requested and sought after effects with expert sugar crafter Fran Willoughby. You will learn two different techniques for achieving elegant marble patterned sugarpaste and then use it to decorate geometric/hexagon shaped cookies with a marble and honey-bee theme, perfect for wedding favours or a summer birthday. You will also learn how to pipe a bead border with royal icing.

    Price: £60.00

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  • Ultimate Sugarcraft: Essential Skills and Techniques

    Monday 12th November to Saturday 17th November 2018 (0.0 day)

    Foundation

    Suitable for Beginners



    A brand-new, 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.

    Price: £1,025.00

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  • NEW! Techniques Tapas with Peboryon

    Saturday 17th November (0.0 day)

    Skill Development

    Suitable for Beginners



    No experts allowed! Learn from the best and fast track your techniques to the next level with multi-award winning and "Channel 4 Extreme Cake Maker" Phil Jensen - one half of power duo Peboryon - in this one day course packed with new contemporary techniques! You will come away with skills in airbrushing, painting with cocoa butter and screen printing. You will get a taster of each technique and open the door to a whole new world of cake decorating possibilities. Not to be missed - sign up now!

    Price: £195.00

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  • NEW! Grow Your Cake Business Masterclass with Peboryon

    Sunday 18th November (0.0 day)

    Commercial

    Suitable for Beginners

    Prerequisite Skills Required



    In just two years Christine and Phil Jensen took their cake company Peboryon from home grown startup to being the preferred supplier at London’s top hotels as well as being featured a number of times on Channel 4’s "Extreme Cake Makers". As part of SK International School's Special Guest Tutor Series for 2018, Phil Jensen of the infamous and multi-award winning Peboryon will share with you Peboryon's in-depths insights and guidance in this relaxed and interactive seminar, where he will share practical techniques, advice and learnings from their successes (and failures!) to help your existing cake business grow, flourish, and last.

    Price: £195.00

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  • Key Skills: Sugar Flowers

    Tuesday 20th November to Wednesday 21st November 2018 (0.0 day)

    Foundation

    Suitable for Beginners



    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.

    Price: £290.00

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  • Modern Drama: Pink Peony and Rose 3-Tiered Cake with Emma Woods

    Thursday 22nd November to Saturday 24th November 2018 (0.0 day)

    Project

    Prerequisite Skills Required



    Spend 3 days creating this dramatic modern wedding cake by Award-winning cake designer Emma Woods. Discover the secrets to working with ganache, perfect your sharp edges, create delicate modern sugar blooms & apply a hand painted metallic design to your cake.

    Price: £550.00

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  • Key Skills: Christmas Cake

    Sunday 25th November (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

    Foundation

    Suitable for Beginners



    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.

    Price: £150.00

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  • NEW! London Love Story Wedding Cake with Peboryon

    Monday 26th November to Tuesday 27th November 2018 (0.0 day)

    Project

    Prerequisite Skills Required



    Get the London Look with this incredible wedding cake perfect for any London loving bride and groom or city slicker! As part of SK International School's Special Guest Tutor Series for 2018, Christine Jensen of the infamous multi-award winning Peboryon (as featured on Channel 4's hit tv series "Extreme Cake Makers") will expertly guide you on creating this 3-tiered extravaganza. This course is perfect if you want to improve your skills all-round as you will learn a whole host of skills including covering, sugar floristry, painting, gilding, modelling, silhouettes and creating secure internal support and structure.

    Price: £345.00

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  • Perfect Piping and Pearls

    Tuesday 27th November (0.0 day)

    Fun

    Suitable for Beginners



    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 first cover your own cake dummy and then 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.

    Price: £155.00

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  • Key Skills: Christmas Modelling

    Thursday 29th November (0.0 day)

    Foundation

    Suitable for Beginners



    Author and novelty modelling expert Jan Clement-May will teach you the secrets of modelling figures, animals and other objects which are perfect for the festive season including Santa, Rudolph and toys.

    Price: £150.00

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December 2018

  • Wafer Paper Winter Bouquet with Naomi Lee

    Saturday 1st December (0.0 day)

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    Have you tried sugar flowers and want to learn something new? In this special winter edition Naomi Lee from 'The Cake Botanist' will show you her tips and tricks for creating a stunning wafer paper floral bouquet, perfect as a gift in their own right or to display on a cake! Wafer Paper flower making is quick, effective and less fragile then sugar flowers. They are also great for humid climates, such as celebrations abroad!

    Price: £185.00

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  • Key Skills: Christmas Cake

    Sunday 2nd December (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

    Foundation

    Suitable for Beginners



    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.

    Price: £155.00

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  • Christmas Inspiration: Piped Festive Flowers and Filigree Greetings

    Saturday 8th December (0.0 day)

    Fun

    Suitable for Beginners



    Royal icing expert Tessa Whitehouse will teach you the techniques for piping a range of festive flowers and decorations including piped pine cones, poinsettia, Christmas roses and bells complete with a charming Christmas greeting message created from an intricate filigree design.

    Price: £155.00

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  • Intermediate Sugar Flowers: Poinsettia, Vanilla Orchid, Berries, Cinnamon and Star Anise

    Monday 10th December to Tuesday 11th December 2018 (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

    Project

    Prerequisite Skills Required



    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 poinsettia arrangement, complete with a Vanilla Orchid, Berries, Cinnamon and Star Anise.

    Price: £290.00

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  • Clean Edge Christmas Cake with Helen Mansey

    Saturday 15th December (0.0 day)

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    A stunning cake starts with a crisp, clean foundation and on this festive edition of Helen’s popular course, you’ll learn how to create the perfect blank canvas for a pre-Christmas party centrepiece. Learning how to create razor sharp edges and corners on cakes is an essential skill and Helen will share her expert tips and techniques for getting it right every time.

    Price: £230.00

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  • Introduction to Airbrushing

    Monday 17th December (0.0 day) . 1 other dates available.

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    Discover how to bring your cakes to life with this one-day course on airbrushing techniques. Learn everything you need to know about using an airbrush and create fun and impressive effects on cakes.

    Price: £150.00

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