Demonstration Theatres · Cake International Birmingham

Cake International
returns to Birmingham

2-4 November 2018

Watch this space!

Highlights from the last show

NEC, Birmingham

3-5 November 2017

Tickets are no longer available

Workshop tickets 7.00 each

Online workshop ticket sales have now closed, however tickets
can still be purchased at the Organisers Office for any remaining seats.

Friday 3rd November

Friday 10:30am

Demonstration Theatre

Mary Torte

Sponsored by Saracino

Modelling With Mary

Modelling expert Mary Torte will show you how to model this cute doll's face during this demonstration. Mary is a gold award winning artist and travels the world teaching her skills, don't miss out on learning from one of the very best!

Friday 11:45am

Demonstration Theatre

Kelvin Chua

Sponsored by Vinism Sugar Art

Bas Relief Angel

We are privileged to welcome Kelvin Chua to our demo theatre! Kelvin Chua, cake designer and instructor based in Malaysia, specialises in royal icing. Kelvin will show you how to create this stunning royal iced bas relief angel.

Friday 1:00pm

Demonstration Theatre

Bhav & Sam

Sponsored by 3D Cake Designer Baking It

Create Digital Cake Designs & Sketches

Join Bhav & Sam, founders of Baking It, to see how you can bring your cake ideas to life by digitally designing and sketching using world's first web-based 3D Cake Designer. They will show you how you can create and display your virtual cake portfolio during cake consultations, helping you work faster, bridging the communication gap between you and your client. All demo attendees get a free "Cake On Board" sign worth 7 and a demo special offer on 3D Cake Designer for the first year of membership!

Friday 2:30pm

Demonstration Theatre

Queen Of Hearts Couture Cakes

Sponsored by Queen Of Hearts Couture Cakes

Basic Palette Knife Painting

Join buttercream experts Valeri & Christina as they show you the basic principles of palette knife painting technique on a cake, learn the impressive blending on background to create different effects and simple piped flowers to adorn the cake too!

Friday 3:45pm

Demonstration Theatre

David Brice

Sponsored by Paul Bradford Sugarcraft School

Making Profit

Don't know what to charge for cakes? Where do you start with effective marketing? What are the tax and environmental health rules? This and much more will be covered in the presentation. With a wealth of experience and anecdotes, David will pack the 45 minutes with hints and tips to make this the most profitable 45mins of your cake career so far!

Saturday 4th November

Saturday 10:30am

Demonstration Theatre

Rhu Strand

Sponsored by Rhu Strand Sugarcraft Teacher

Armature For Sugarcraft Figures

Rhu Strand will demonstrate how to design and make an internal armature to make a standing figure, and how to fix to a board. Learn the best materials to use and hints and tips for along the way. Rhu is a Cake International Judge and travels the world teaching her craft.

Saturday 11:45am

Demonstration Theatre

Calli Hopper

Sponsored by Calli Creations

Painting A Butterfly With Cacao Butter

Calli Hopper of Calli Creations does not need a great deal of introduction as she is an incredible artist. Calli will show you how to paint a beautiful butterfly and share with you how she uses cacao butter painting techniques.

Saturday 1:00pm

Demonstration Theatre

Laura Dodimead

Sponsored by Life in Sugar

Chocolate Modelling

Learn the art of modelling in chocolate with these cute animated pets by award winning artist Laura Dodimead of Life in Sugar

Saturday 2:30pm

Demonstration Theatre

Christine Flinn

Sponsored by Christine Flinn

Pressure Piped Brush Embroidery

Join royal icing expert Christine Flinn as she guides you through the technique of pressure piped brush embroidery. Christine will share her hints and tips along the way and with nearly 40 years experience in the industry, a Cake International Judge, and countless awards under her belt, you are sure to gain plenty of knowledge from Christine's demo.

Saturday 3:45pm

Demonstration Theatre

Beata Khoo

Sponsored by Saracino

Isomalt Crystal High Heel Shoe

Beata Khoo is a gold award winning Isomalt expert, if you're nervous about using this medium then this is the demo for you! Beata will create this stunning isomalt crystal shoe in 45 minutes and share all the isomalt advice along the way.

Sunday 5th November

Sunday 10:30am

Demonstration Theatre

Penney Pang

Sponsored by Penney Pang Designer Cakes

Precious Peony

Penney Pang is a multi award winning cake designer and will be demonstrating one of her spectacular sugar flowers, peony, including the movement of petals and colours.

Sunday 11:45am

Demonstration Theatre

Etty van Urk

Sponsored by Cake Dutchess

Santa and his reindeer pal

Etty van Urk of Cake Dutchess is renowned for her modelling skills with their cute animated faces, Etty will show you how to create Santa and the reindeer and answer any queries you have too!

Sunday 1:00pm

Demonstration Theatre

Karen Reeves Of Caking It Up

Sponsored by Caking It Up

3D Effect with watercolour painting

Karen Reeves designs stunning cakes, and is well known for the techniques she includes with her designs. Here Karen shows you how to create 2D/3D effect and watercolour painting

Sunday 2:30pm

Demonstration Theatre

Petya Shmarova

Sponsored by Shmaroff's Sugarcraft Centre

Wafer Paper Flowers Hellebore/Christmas Rose

Wafer paper expert Petya guides you through the process of creating a Christmas Rose (excluding foliage) using this very popular medium. Petya's designs are stunning, this is a demonstration you can't afford to miss!

Sunday 3:45pm

Demonstration Theatre

Claire Anderson

Sponsored by Clairella Cakes

Special Effects With Airbrushing

Claire Anderson will be using the Clairella Cakes Airbrush to show effective use of different modes, how to achieve gorgeous colours & airbrushing confidently with stencils to achieve a quick & simple eye-catching design. Be sure to go along and see Claire's amazing feature too!

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