Techniques & Tips

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

APRIL, 2019

NEW - Hobby Class - Love In A Mist (Nigella) In Sugar

23/04/2019 (Tuesday) to 21/05/2019 : 10:00 to 12:00 :
1 Space Available
Love in a Mist 250
 
Skill Level: Intermediate Wired Sugar Flowers
Tutor: Hannah Collison

Join our friendly, fun 5 week hobby class and learn how to make these beautiful, delicate and detailed wired flowers & foliage in sugar.

PRICE: £92.00

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NEW - Hobby Class - Love In A Mist (Nigella) In Sugar

25/04/2019 (Thursday) to 23/05/2019 : 10:00 to 12:00 :
2 Spaces Available
Love in a Mist 250
 
Skill Level: Intermediate Wired Sugar Flowers
Tutor: Hannah Collison

Join our friendly, fun 5 week hobby class and learn how to make these beautiful, delicate and detailed wired flowers in sugar.

PRICE: £92.00

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NEW - Hobby Class - Love In A Mist (Nigella) In Sugar

25/04/2019 (Thursday) to 23/05/2019 : 19:30 to 21:30 :
Waiting List/Alternative Date(s) Available
Love in a Mist 250
 
Skill Level: Intermediate Wired Sugar Flowers
Tutor: Hannah Collison

Join our friendly, fun 5 week hobby class and learn how to make these beautiful, delicate and detailed wired flowers & foliage in sugar.

PRICE: £92.00

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NEW - Child Characters - Modelling with Sugarpaste & Chocolate

27/04/2019 (Saturday) : 09:30 to 17:00 :
2 Spaces Available
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 :
4 Spaces Available
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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NEW - Introduction to Piping with Buttercream - 2 hours (Tues Eve)

14/05/2019 (Tuesday) : 19:30 to 21:30 :
1 Space Available
Introduction to Buttercream 2hr 250 
Skill Level: Beginner
Tutor: Hannah Collison

An introduction to piping skills using buttercream.

Join this fun, 2 hour evening workshop and learn how to pipe a selection of designs onto cupcakes using just a few piping tips and multi coloured buttercream.

PRICE: £45.00

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JUNE, 2019

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

01/06/2019 (Saturday) : 10:00 to 17:00 :
Waiting List/Alternative Date(s) Available
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 :
3 Spaces Available
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 16:30 :
4 Spaces Available
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 - Farm Animals - Modelling with Sugarpaste

23/07/2019 (Tuesday) : 19:15 to 21:45 :
5 Spaces Available
Farm Animals Beginner Character Modelling Skills
Skill Level: All Levels
 Tutor: Hannah Collison

Join this fun 'all inclusive' 2 1/2 hour character modelling workshop with Hannah Collison.

Learn how to make these 'oh so cute' farm animal characters in sugar.

PRICE: £45.00

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AUGUST, 2019

NEW - Sharp Sugarpaste Edges - Sponge Cake Covering Skills

18/08/2019 (Sunday) : 10:00 to 15:30 :
5 Spaces Available
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 :
5 Spaces Available
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 :
5 Spaces Available
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 - Covering Tall / Double Barrel Cakes - Ganache & Sugarpaste

26/10/2019 (Saturday) : 09:30 to 16:30 :
4 Spaces Available
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 - Chocolate Drip Cake, Ombre Effect & Buttercream Piped Flowers

27/10/2019 (Sunday) : 10:00 to 17:00 :
5 Spaces Available
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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