Courses with Claire Fitzsimons

Following 25 years working as a fulltime schoolteacher, Claire embarked on a career change and retrained as a chef, gaining a diploma in cuisine at Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts School in London. She subsequently attended several sugarcraft courses at Squires Kitchen’s International School and a three-year wired flowers and sugarcraft diploma course to Advanced Level at Brooklands College.

Claire is a member of the British Sugarcraft Guild and has received many private commissions for her work. She was a medal winner in the wedding cake category at the prestigious Salon Culinaire competition in 2011 and 2012. Claire’s patience and excellent teaching experience are ideal for students wishing to learn new sugarcraft techniques. Claire also works in the Squires Kitchen shop in Farnham as a demonstrator, where she specialises in making wired sugar flowers.

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November 2018

  • 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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  • Key Skills: Christmas Cake

    Sunday 25th November (0.0 day) . 1 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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December 2018

  • Key Skills: Christmas Cake

    Sunday 2nd December (0.0 day) . 1 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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January 2019

  • Key Skills: Sugar Flowers

    Tuesday 22nd January to Wednesday 23rd January 2019 (0.0 day) . 6 other dates available.

    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: £295.00

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  • Writing and Lettering

    Monday 28th January (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

    Fun

    Suitable for Beginners



    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.

    Price: £155.00

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February 2019

  • Complete Introduction to Sugarcraft

    Tuesday 5th February to Friday 8th February 2019 (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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  • Key Skills: Celebration Cakes

    Saturday 16th February (0.0 day) . 5 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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March 2019

  • Key Skills: Sugar Flowers

    Tuesday 12th March to Wednesday 13th March 2019 (0.0 day) . 6 other dates available.

    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: £295.00

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April 2019

  • Key Skills: Celebration Cakes

    Monday 8th April (0.0 day) . 5 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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  • Writing and Lettering

    Tuesday 9th April (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

    Fun

    Suitable for Beginners



    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.

    Price: £155.00

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May 2019

  • Key Skills: Sugar Flowers

    Tuesday 21st May to Wednesday 22nd May 2019 (0.0 day) . 6 other dates available.

    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: £295.00

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  • Complete Introduction to Sugarcraft

    Tuesday 28th May to Friday 31st May 2019 (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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June 2019

  • Key Skills: Celebration Cakes

    Tuesday 11th June (0.0 day) . 5 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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July 2019

  • Key Skills: Sugar Flowers Orchid

    Tuesday 2nd July (0.0 day) . 6 other dates available.

    Foundation

    Suitable for Beginners



    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.

    Price: £155.00

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  • Key Skills: Sugar Flowers

    Friday 5th July to Saturday 6th July 2019 (0.0 day) . 6 other dates available.

    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: £295.00

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August 2019

  • Complete Introduction to Sugarcraft

    Tuesday 6th August to Friday 9th August 2019 (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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  • Key Skills: Celebration Cakes

    Tuesday 13th August (0.0 day) . 5 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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September 2019

  • Key Skills: Sugar Flowers

    Tuesday 17th September to Wednesday 18th September 2019 (0.0 day) . 6 other dates available.

    Foundation



    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: £295.00

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October 2019

  • Key Skills: Celebration Cakes

    Wednesday 2nd October (0.0 day) . 5 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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  • Writing and Lettering

    Tuesday 29th October (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

    Fun

    Suitable for Beginners



    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.

    Price: £155.00

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November 2019

  • Complete Introduction to Sugarcraft

    Tuesday 5th November to Friday 8th November 2019 (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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  • Key Skills: Sugar Flowers

    Friday 15th November to Saturday 16th November 2019 (0.0 day) . 6 other dates available.

    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: £295.00

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  • Key Skills: Christmas Cake

    Saturday 30th November (0.0 day) . 5 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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