Hen parties or home groups, cake decorating is a great idea for fun with your friends..

Location Options

  • Our bakery & shop in Chelmsford Essex – up to 20 adults
  • Some evening sessions available
  • Your home – any number of people you can seat around your kitchen table
  • External venue of your choice – restaurant, bar, office etc

Hen Parties
Pass the time at our lovely bakery and shop where we’ll keep the bubby flowing whilst showing you all how to make gorgeous cakes that are tasty too. Alternatively let us come to you! We travel to some local counties with our mobile parties either in your own home or party venue.

Groups & Clubs
Got a group of friends who fancy a day off? Want to arrange a club or charity group session? Just ask about our bespoke session solutions to suit your learning needs.

Numbers & Prices
We run group sessions for 8 – 20 people at our Chelmsford shop. So if you want to make it a big one then you’ve come to the right place! Party length and activities can be adapted to suit, however a typical format would be as follows costing £35 per person, and lasting between 1.5 and 2.5 hours depending on the number of people in attendance and whether you will be baking with us or using ready-baked cupcakes:

– arrive / welcome drink / cake (if at our Chelmsford shop)
– presentation box per person of 6 ready-made cupcakes (or choose to bake in the class  for adults and over 11’s)
– decoration / flower making / icing modelling
– making icings (ready-made icings if any location other than our shop)
– colouring & flavouring icings
– piping in different styles
– applying decorations
– finishing touches, sprinkles & sparkles

Parking
The Riverside Retail Park immediately next door to our estate offers 2 hours free parking (camera monitored) which could cover the duration of your party. Alternatively there are several pay and display car parks within a short walk. On Sundays and evenings you may park on the single yellow lines on the road our shop is on. We kindly ask that you do not park in our limited staff and customer collection bays out the front of the store when attending a party. Thank you.

Party at your home?
Your venue must have a sink facilities and be able to accommodate all of your guests seated at a table. We will bring all equipment, cakes, icings, tools etc for use at the party, plus patisserie bags and boxes for your guests to transport the cakes away in at the end. Travel is charged at a flat rate of £12 then £1.5 per mile from our shop.

How To Book
Please Contact Us to book your party. We take a £95 deposit to secure a date for your party and will require you to give us a number of attendees at the time of booking with the balance due the week before your party. (Our availability is limited and constantly changing therefore early booking is highly recommended! Due to the large number of enquiries for a limited number of dates we are unable to hold dates until you are ready to leave a deposit.)

Terms & Conditions
A £95 deposit is required to secure the date for your party. When you book a party with us we will often turn down other customers who enquire about bookings on the same date therefore deposits are non refundable under any circumstances and cannot be transferred to other courses or dates. We recommend leaving your deposit as soon as possible as dates are not held on enquiries until this deposit is received. You may decrease or increase your attendee numbers after booking but not by not more than 4 people below the original number of attendees given at the time of booking. This number must not fall below 8 people in total. Increases in numbers may be possible but availability varies depending on staff and venue capacity so please call us with number increases as soon as possible. The balance of your party will be due on arrival at the shop on the day of your party. Parties may not arrive more than 15 minutes prior to your scheduled time as we may be holding another event or need to close the shop to set up for your own event. Similarly we may have another party after you so late arrivals will need to join the class at the point at which they arrive and we regret we are unable to repeat course content due to lateness. There is a 15 minute grace period to wait for late attendees after which the course will commence with the attendees that have arrived. We provide tea, coffee, soft drinks and a cake free of charge as part of all our parties which are self service on the course. You may bring your own drinks however we cannot guarantee storage or service.