News and events

  • Monday 16th November

    We have a present for you!

    For one lucky person Christmas might come early this year!

    We have one space to give away on Jan Clement-May's Christmas Modelling course.
    So if you don't have plans for Friday November 27th yet, why not try your luck.
    Send us an e-mail with your contact details to This competition ends on Thursday November 19th at midnight and the winner will be contacted the day after.
  • Friday 30th October

    Squires Kitchen International School - The perfect gift for budding bakers this Christmas

    We know the run-up to Christmas can be really busy with parties, presents and plenty of cake, so we’ve put together a handy guide to our pre-Christmas courses. Why not share your hobby with a friend, or pass this list onto loved ones to give them a hint? For more information about any of the courses below or online, please call 0845 61 71 812 or +44 (0)1252 260 262 or email

    November 2015

    ·         Friday 6th November

    Christmas Flowers: Poinsettia

    ·         Saturday 7th November

    Christmas Temari Cake

    ·         Saturday 7th November

    Foundation Modelling: Santas Helper


    ·         Saturday 21st - Sunday 22nd November

    Foundation Royal Icing: Christmas Cake

    ·         Friday 27th November

    Christmas Modelling


    December 2015

    ·         Thursday 3rd December

    VIP Christmas Shopping Experience with Mark Tilling

    ·         Friday 4th December

    Foundation Sugarpaste: Christmas Cake

    ·         Saturday 5th December

    Christmas Inspiration: Festive Brush Embroidery

    ·         Monday 7th December

    Professional Intensive Week of Cake Decorating

    ·         Sunday 13th December

    Foundation Sugarpaste: Christmas Cake

  • Friday 2nd October

    Win a space on the Foundation Sugarpaste course

    Want to up your game? If you'd like to learn the skills needed to cover cakes to a professional finish and the know-how to use basic sugarcraft tools, this is the essential course for you.

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  • Friday 11th September

    New Masterclasses and Guest Tutors

    Squires Kitchen International School is delighted to announce that the courses running the week before and after our 30th Squires Kitchen Exhibition March 11th-14th in 2016 are now online and ready for booking. As we already have a long list of interest we can only advise you to book as soon as possible as spaces are limited.

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  • Wednesday 2nd September

    Your cakes look good and taste good and now they can do some good, too!

    Squires Kitchen Sugar Modelling Paste – the ultimate, all-purpose modelling paste for making figures, simple flowers and cake toppers is now Fairtrade certified.

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  • Wednesday 12th August

    The Professional Intensive Wedding Week is back!

    Spend 6 intensive days at our school and give your wedding displays a professional finish.

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  • Wednesday 20th May

    Have you found The One? Discover three professional pastes for three unique uses

    If you’re baffled by the choice of icings and pastes, the sugarcraft experts at Squires Kitchen have made things as simple as one, two, three. SK Modelling Paste – The One for sugar modelling SK ready-to-roll Fairtrade Sugarpaste – The One for flawless cake covering SK Sugar Florist Paste (SFP) – The One for sugar flowers

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  • Saturday 9th May

    Elaborate Three Dimensional Cake Design Course in Guangdong, China

    We are pleased to announce that Kathy Moore, a senior Tutor and Ambassador for Squires Kitchen will be conducting a class on 18th , 19th and 20th May for Squires Kitchen at Sweet Forest cake decorating school, in Dongguan City, Guangdong, China in conjunction with Faithful Family Service Limited (Hong Kong) and Shenzhen Faithful World Trading Limited.

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  • Friday 20th March

    Introduction to Airbrushing

    If you’d like to give airbrushing a go but aren’t sure where to begin, then an Introduction to Airbrushing is the perfect course to get you started. Learn everything you need to know about using an airbrush and create unforgettable 3D effects on cakes with this popular sugarcraft technique.

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  • Tuesday 3rd February

    Prestigious Gourmand Award for ‘Cake Decorating Bible’

    The Art of Sugarcraft, the definitive collection of sugarcraft, cake decorating, baking and chocolate techniques, has won a Gourmand World Cookbook Award for the Best Food Book for Professionals in the UK 2014.

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  • Friday 16th January

    Squires Kitchen Exhibition 2015

    Squires Kitchen’s 29th Annual Exhibition will be taking place on 13th–15th March 2015 and, for the first time, the ever-popular mini classes will be held in the beautiful, fully equipped teaching rooms at Squires Kitchen International School.

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  • Tuesday 16th December

    Christmas Course Bookings

    We’ve had such a busy year here at Squires Kitchen International School and it’s gone by so quickly! We welcomed new tutors Jorge Cruz, Natasha Collins and Paul Bradford to teach at our school, as well as hosting courses on a range of new and exciting techniques, including how to make a French croquembouche and a 1-metre chocolate showpiece.

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  • Monday 17th November

    UK Cookery School Awards 2014

    After being shortlisted for the UK Cookery School Awards 2014, we’re very pleased to announce that Squires Kitchen International School was runner-up in the closely contested baking category for our 5 Day Baking School with Mark Tilling.

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  • Monday 3rd November

    Get ready for Christmas

    Whether you’re looking for ideas for your Christmas cake or edible decorations to trim your tree, be inspired this winter with our selection of festive courses. Why not treat yourself to a special day out or book a course as an early Christmas gift for friends and family?

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  • Monday 6th October

    Feeling inspired to get baking?

    The Great British Bake Off has had everyone feeling inspired to find their scales and try their hand at something new, whether it’s a basic Victoria sponge or more challenging recipes, such as baklava or baumkuchen.

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  • Monday 15th September

    Advance your royal icing skills with Ceri DD Griffiths

    If you’re looking to develop your sugarcraft skills, then we have some important dates for your diary. Join international royal icing expert, Ceri DD Griffiths, on a range of brand new project courses, as well as some old favourites which are back by popular demand.

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  • Friday 1st August

    Behind the Scenes with Alan Dunn

    Alan Dunn is a world-renowned sugar flower expert, successful author and international tutor who travels all over the world to share his incredible talent for making lifelike sugar and cold porcelain flowers. With two exclusive sugar flower Masterclasses coming up this autumn at Squires Kitchen International School, we went behind the scenes to ask Alan what inspires his designs and how he develops his sell-out courses.

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  • Monday 7th July

    Discover a ‘raisin’ to bake at home

    Have you ever wanted to learn how to create irresistible, patisserie-style brioche, croissants or pain aux raisins? If so, French Master Baker, Mickael Jahan, is here to pass on his years of baking experience on a new two-day course at Squires Kitchen International School.

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  • Wednesday 2nd July

    VIP Shopping Experience and Book Signing with Karen Taylor

    Find out how to make impressive cakes the easy way! On Monday 7th July Squires Kitchen International School will be celebrating the launch of Quick Cakes for Busy Mums by Karen Taylor with a special VIP shopping experience starting at 7pm.

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  • Friday 6th June

    Sugar Modelling with Jorge Cruz

    We’re really pleased to welcome award-winning Colombian artist and architect, Jorge Cruz, as our newest Guest Tutor at Squires Kitchen International School. Jorge’s signature sugar models are commissioned worldwide and his achievements are internationally recognised.

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