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Sub categories: Baking, Bread making, Cake decorating, Cheese making, Chocolate making, Cookery, Cupcakes, Foraging & wild food, Free From Food, Patisserie, Preserves: jam, chutney, pickle and jelly making

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The joy of creating artisan food! Learn bread making from artisan bakers and and cheese-making from this country's finest cheese-makers. Enjoy cupcake and cake decorating courses with master bakers and sugar-crafters. Browse artisan food craft courses and workshops across the UK.

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Dads and Lads Bushcraft courses with Stuart Lawrence - This course is designed to strengthen your mental endurance and to give you the basics of camp management, hunting, preparing animals for eating, fire starting. It is an intensive course even though it is basic - you will be put through a real life scenario as if you were in that situation. Even though these are basic bushcraft courses they are designed to simulate real-life situations,...
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Whether you wish to add to your existing skills or need to know the very basics of gift wrapping, our inspiring classes will teach you how to wrap your gifts perfectly. Professional Gift Wrapping Tutor, Jo Thompson reveals the tricks of the trade and covers a wide range of techniques including perfectly wrapped boxes, awkward shapes and those all important finishing touches – bows! Courses held at: Horsley, Derbyshire Sheffield, Sth Yorkshire Ripon, Nth Yorkshire...
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Next course on 23rd September 2017
How can we ensure the survival of honey bees? This weekend Course on sustainable beekeeping is run by Bees for Development at Ragman's Lane Permaculture Farm, in the Wye Valley.  The Course covers the management of bees, and natural ways to take care of them. Course content: Meet the bees - a hands-on look at honey bee colonies housed in different hives The natural life-cycle of honey bees - bee biology and ecology Being a...
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On this course you will learn how to: -level, crumb coat & ice your cake with a professional finish -how to work with & colour sugar paste -how to make a variety of festive decorations and bows -make festive models -do decorative piped detailing You will also have a chance to discuss handy hints and tips in a relaxed environment while learning. All Courses are in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere with a maximum of...
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Next course on 30th June 2017
Enjoy two days of expert, hands-on, bread-making tuition on an all-inclusive weekend's stay at The Artisan Bakery School. The School is in a 300-year old cottage in the village of Sparkwell. It lies within easy reach of both Dartmoor and the stunning South Devon coast, making it also an ideal location for non-baking partners (who only pay £165). This is a great opportunity to develop your artisan bread-making skills, or try your hand at pizza,...
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Learn how to make incredibly realistic sugar flowers to put on cakes. There is practically no flower you can't make, although the most popular ones are roses, peonies, lilies and orchids. They are suitable for all celebration cakes and can also be made from non-edible cold porcelain for home decoration purposes. I am a two times Gold award winner from Cake International, NEC for floral arrangements I am passionate about my craft and really enjoy...
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On this course you will learn how to: -top your cupcakes with buttercream and sugar paste to a professional standard -work with and colour sugar & modelling paste -make festive models and other decorations by hand including roses -use cutters to create beautiful decorations You will also have a chance to discuss handy hints and tips in a relaxed environment while learning. All Courses are in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere with a maximum of...
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Next course on 11th November 2017
Home Dairying one day course with tutor Neil Clarke at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm. With Christmas just around the corner, how about learning to make those special flavoured cheeses to impress your friends and family? You’ll leave the course with lots of ideas for soft and hard cheeses especially for Christmas, made with those extra special ingredients. You will take some samples home so please bring a cool box. We will also provide you...
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Next course on 28th October 2017
Christmas in a Jar at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm. Winter preserving is usually undertaken with Christmas in mind, and using up the last of the orchard and vegetable bounty. Spend a lovely day creating wonderful Christmas inspired preserves that will liven up your Christmas store cupboard or be given as handmade gifts. There are two dates for this course in 2017, participants can come to either or both. 28th October: Quince Cheese, Whisky Marmalade,...
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Next course on 11th October 2017
Click through above to see our website and browse our full 2017 course programme. Our Bread workshops are always very productive - Gillian will explain over our morning coffee the importance of the various ingredients, dried yeast versus fresh, liquids and proving times - and very soon you'll be making your first loaf of basic farmhouse bread (wholemeal or granary). You will quickly move on to rolls, focaccia, rustic soda breads, challah, parmesan buns, garlic...