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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February 2018

  • Key Skills: Celebration Cake

    Wednesday 28th February (0.0 day)

    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: £150.00

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March 2018

  • Springtime Arrangement: Narcissi, Freesia and Pussy Willow with Claire Fitzsimons

    Thursday 1st March (0.0 day)

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    Spring into Spring with expert tutor Claire Fitzsimons where she will teach you how to make a sweet and dainty posy of Narcissi (miniature daffodils) just in time for St David's Day!

    Price: £150.00

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  • Key Skills: Sugar Flowers

    Tuesday 27th March to Wednesday 28th March 2018 (0.0 day) . 4 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: £290.00

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June 2018

  • Key Skills: Celebration Cakes

    Wednesday 6th June (0.0 day) . 4 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: £150.00

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

    Saturday 9th June (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: £150.00

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July 2018

  • Key Skills: Sugar Flowers

    Tuesday 3rd July to Wednesday 4th July 2018 (0.0 day) . 4 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: £290.00

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November 2018

  • Key Skills: Sugar Flowers

    Thursday 8th November to Friday 9th November 2018 (0.0 day) . 4 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: £290.00

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December 2018

  • Key Skills: Christmas Cake

    Saturday 1st December (0.0 day) . 4 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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