Tickets selling like hot cakes for Food Festival ‘have a go’ workshops

Tickets are selling like hot cakes for our ‘have a go’ workshops at this year’s Bishop Auckland Food Festival.


Cupcakes

Our chef lecturer Elizabeth MacIntyre is leading the cake decorating skills sessions at Bishop Auckland Town Hall on Saturday and Sunday April 20-21, supported by student trainee chefs.

But some are already sold out – so you’ll need to be quick to secure a ticket for the remaining workshops.

If you would like to turn your hand to baking, the three workshops will show you how to impress your friends and family as you create cakes that look like flowers, allotments and pigs in mud!

Flower Cupcakes

‘Have a go’ – Flower Cupcakes

Only a few spaces left

Have fun learning how to colour sugar to create a set of four marshmallow flower cupcakes

Bishop Auckland Town Hall Saturday and Sunday 10.30am – 11.30am

Price per ticket: £6

Maximum group numbers: 12

Age: Children age 5+

Spaces for both days still available – book here.

Allotment Cake

Have a go’ – Allotment Cake

SOLD OUT both days

Learn how to make chocolate soil and discover the art of sugarcraft to decorate an allotment celebration cake.

Bishop Auckland Town Hall Saturday and Sunday 12.30pm – 1.30pm

Price per ticket: £8.50 (adults)

Maximum group numbers: 12

Age: Must be 16-plus

Pigs in mud cake

‘Have a go’ – Pigs in Mud Cake

SOLD OUT both days

Learn how to make ganache and discover the art of sugarcraft to decorate a pigs in mud celebration cake.

Bishop Auckland Town Hall

Date and time: Saturday and Sunday 2.30pm – 3.30pm

Price per ticket: £8.50

Maximum group numbers: 12

Age group: Children age 12+

Elizabeth MacIntyre

Meet our chef lecturer

The college has been training chefs and sous chefs for more than 30 years, providing professional training alongside cooking courses for leisure and pleasure.

Elizabeth MacIntyre has been with the college since 2012, assessing trainee chef apprentices in their place of work and training full-time and part-time students.

Elizabeth’s speciality is cake baking and decorating. If you can’t make either day why not check out our menu of catering courses available at the college?

Find out more here.