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September 2019

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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.

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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)

Key Skills: Sugar Flowers

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 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.

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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.

October 2019

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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

Key Skills: 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
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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.

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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.

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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.

November 2019

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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 , baby eucalyptus, silver brunia and Anemone

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 mint & lilac winter arrangement featuring Hellebores, Dusty Miller , baby eucalyptus, silver brunia and Anemone.

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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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Friday 15th Nov (2 days)

Key Skills: Sugar Flowers

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 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

Key Skills: 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

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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 2nd Dec (2 days)

Key Skills: 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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