Techniques & Tips

A selection of short workshops for you to tap into including professional cake covering, character modelling, buttercream piping and royal icing...

FEBRUARY, 2019

NEW - A Garland of Dogwood, Astrantia & Cow Parsley

26/02/2019 (Tuesday) to 26/03/2019 : 10:00 to 12:00
Dogwood Garland 1
 
Skill Level: Intermediate Wired Sugar Flowers
Tutor: Hannah Collison

Join our friendly, fun 5 week hobby class and learn how to make beautiful, realistic, flowers in sugar.

PRICE: £92.00

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NEW - A Garland of Dogwood, Astrantia & Cow Parsley

28/02/2019 (Thursday) to 28/03/2019 : 10:00 to 12:00
Dogwood Garland 1
 
Skill Level: Intermediate Wired Sugar Flowers
Tutor: Hannah Collison

Join our friendly, fun 5 week hobby class and learn how to make beautiful, realistic, flowers in sugar.

PRICE: £92.00

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NEW - A Garland of Dogwood, Astrantia & Cow Parsley

28/02/2019 (Thursday) to 28/03/2019 : 19:30 to 21:30
Dogwood Garland 1
 
Skill Level: Intermediate Wired Sugar Flowers
Tutor: Hannah Collison

Join our friendly, fun 5 week hobby class and learn how to make beautiful, realistic, flowers in sugar.

PRICE: £92.00

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MARCH, 2019

NEW - Sharp Sugarpaste Edges - Sponge Cake Covering Skills

03/03/2019 (Sunday) : 09:30 to 14:30
sharp sugarpaste edges
Skill Level: Some Experience Covering Cakes
Tutor: Hannah Collison

A 4 hour technical workshop focused soely on the skills required to split, fill, crumb coat using buttercream & cover a sponge cake with sugarpaste to achieve a sharp sugarpaste edge.

PRICE: £77.00

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NEW - Daffodil, Snow Glory, Daisy & Foliage - Wired Sugar Flowers

16/03/2019 (Saturday) : 10:00 to 17:00
Spring Flowers in Sugar 19
 
Skill Level: Intermediate Wired Sugar Flowers
Tutor: Hannah Collison

Join this fun, all inclusive one day workshop and learn how to make beautiful, realistic, flowers in sugar. Pictured is the project you will be making.

PRICE: £110.00

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NEW - Chocolate Drip Cake, Ombre Effect & Buttercream Piped Flowers

24/03/2019 (Sunday) : 10:00 to 16:30
Drip Effect Cake Decorating Class250 1
 
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Hannah Collison

Drip effect cakes are all the rage!

Take your skills one step further.. Join this 'all inclusive' workshop working on a real cake and learn how to achieve a smooth ombre effect buttercream coating with a sharp edge finish and belgian chocolate ganache drip.

Practice buttercream piping techniques and create your own a selection of beautiful hand piped flowers to finish off your cake creation..

PRICE: £125.00

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APRIL, 2019

NEW - Chocolate Drip Cake, Ombre Effect & Buttercream Piped Flowers

03/04/2019 (Wednesday) : 10:00 to 16:30
Drip Effect Cake Decorating Class250 1
 
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Hannah Collison

Drip effect cakes are all the rage!

Take your skills one step further.. Join this 'all inclusive' workshop working on a real cake and learn how to achieve a smooth ombre effect buttercream coating with a sharp edge finish and belgian chocolate ganache drip.

Practice buttercream piping techniques and create your own a selection of beautiful hand piped flowers to finish off your cake creation..

PRICE: £125.00

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NEW - 2 Day - Tiered Cakes, Bird House & Cherry Blossom in Sugar

05/04/2019 (Friday) to 06/04/2019 : 09:30 to 17:00
Bird House Cake Design 4
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Hannah Collison

A NEW 'on trend' certificate course that will focus on the main essential elements of cake decorating. It will include sponge cake & faux cake covering, working with sugarpaste, stacking, making simple wired sugar flower blossoms & foliage, cocoa butter painting, making and working with royal icing & pastillage..

PRICE: £210.00

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NEW - Covering Tall / Double Barrel Cakes - Ganache & Sugarpaste

07/04/2019 (Sunday) : 09:30 to 16:00
Double Barrel
Skill Level: Some Experience Covering Cakes
Tutor: Hannah Collison

A one day technical workshop focused solely on the skill of covering tall / double barrel (7inch +) multi-layered sponge cakes with ganache and sugarpaste/fondant to achieve a sharp edge.

PRICE: £110.00

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NEW - March Hare - Sculpting using Chocolate Modelling Paste

14/04/2019 (Sunday) : 10:00 to 17:00
March Hare Sculpting 1
Skill Level: Intermediate Modelling
Tutor: Hannah Collison

A NEW 'all inclusive' one day workshop suitable for those who already have some experience modelling characters in sugar or chocolate paste.

Learn how to sculpt using chocolate modelling paste without moulds. Enable this March Hare to stand proud at 12 inches tall by creating internal armature to support the structure and add the finer details using cocoa butter painting techniques..

PRICE: £135.00

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Girl & Toddler Characters - Modelling with Sugarpaste & Chocolate

27/04/2019 (Saturday) : 09:30 to 17:00
Modelling Girl Toddler in Sugar
Skill Level: Some Experience Modelling In Sugar
Tutor: Hannah Collison

Join this fun 'all inclusive' full day of character modelling with Hannah Collison.

Learn how to work successfully with Sugarpaste & Chocolate Modelling Paste to create your own 'oh so cute' Girl & Toddler characters complete with their favourite cuddly toys.

PRICE: £115.00

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MAY, 2019

NEW - Sharp Sugarpaste Edges - Sponge Cake Covering Skills

12/05/2019 (Sunday) : 10:00 to 15:30
sharp sugarpaste edges
Skill Level: Some Experience Covering Cakes
Tutor: Hannah Collison

A 4 hour technical workshop focused soely on the skills required to split, fill, crumb coat using buttercream & cover a sponge cake with sugarpaste to achieve a sharp sugarpaste edge.

PRICE: £85.00

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JUNE, 2019

NEW - Chocolate Drip, Ombre Effect & Buttercream Piped Flowers

01/06/2019 (Saturday) : 10:00 to 16:30
Drip Effect Cake Decorating Class250 1
 
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Hannah Collison

Drip effect cakes are all the rage!

Take your skills one step further.. Join this 'all inclusive' workshop working on a real cake and learn how to achieve a smooth ombre effect buttercream coating with a sharp edge finish and belgian chocolate ganache drip.

Practice buttercream piping techniques and create your own a selection of beautiful hand piped flowers to finish off your cake creation..

PRICE: £125.00

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NEW - A Garland of Dogwood, Astrantia & Cow Parsley

29/06/2019 (Saturday) : 10:00 to 17:00
Dogwood Garland 1
 
Skill Level: Intermediate Wired Sugar Flowers
Tutor: Hannah Collison

Join this fabulous one day 'all inclusive' workshop with Hannah Collison and learn how to make this beautiful, realistic floral garland with Dogwood, Astrantia and Cow Parsley in sugar.

PRICE: £110.00

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JULY, 2019

NEW - Covering Tall / Double Barrel Cakes - Ganache & Sugarpaste

14/07/2019 (Sunday) : 09:30 to 16:00
Double Barrel
Skill Level: Some Experience Covering Cakes
Tutor: Hannah Collison

A one day technical workshop focused solely on the skill of covering tall /double barrel  (7inch +) multi-layered sponge cakes with ganache and sugarpaste/fondant to achieve a sharp edge.

PRICE: £110.00

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AUGUST, 2019

NEW - Sharp Sugarpaste Edges - Sponge Cake Covering Skills

18/08/2019 (Sunday) : 10:00 to 15:30
sharp sugarpaste edges
Skill Level: Some Experience Covering Cakes
Tutor: Hannah Collison

A 4 hour technical workshop focused soely on the skills required to split, fill, crumb coat using buttercream & cover a sponge cake with sugarpaste to achieve a sharp sugarpaste edge.

PRICE: £85.00

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SEPTEMBER, 2019

Autumn Theme - Nuts, Berries & Foliage - Wired Sugar Flowers

07/09/2019 (Saturday) : 09:30 to 17:30
Autumn Nuts Berries1
Skill Level: Intermediate Wired Sugar Flower Skills
tor: Hannah Collison

Featured in Cake Craft & Decoration Magazine this is an 'all inclusive' one day Intensive course with Hannah Collison where you will create this beautiful, highly detailed autumnal spray of wired nuts,berries & foliage in sugar coloured using airbrushing techniques.

This course is suitable for those who wish to extend their sugar flower making skills.

PRICE: £110.00

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NEW - March Hare - Sculpting using Chocolate Modelling Paste

08/09/2019 (Sunday) : 10:00 to 17:00
March Hare Sculpting 1
Skill Level: Intermediate Modelling
Tutor: Hannah Collison

A NEW 'all inclusive' one day workshop suitable for those who already have some experience modelling characters in sugar or chocolate paste.

Learn how to sculpt using chocolate modelling paste without moulds. Enable this March Hare to stand proud at 9 inches tall by creating internal armature to support the structure and add the finer details using cocoa butter painting techniques..

PRICE: £135.00

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OCTOBER, 2019

NEW - Sharp Sugarpaste Edges - Sponge Cake Covering Skills

20/10/2019 (Sunday) : 10:00 to 15:30
sharp sugarpaste edges
Skill Level: Some Experience Covering Cakes
Tutor: Hannah Collison

A 4 hour technical workshop focused soely on the skills required to split, fill, crumb coat using buttercream & cover a sponge cake with sugarpaste to achieve a sharp sugarpaste edge.

PRICE: £85.00

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