Thursday, 12 September 2013

Free Giveaway ~ Tickets to cake International NEC Birmingham 8th -10th November 2013


Cake International – The Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating and Baking Show will be returning to the NEC, Birmingham from the 8-10 November bigger and better than ever before!  Celebrating its 20th anniversary show, visitors can spend three days in cake heaven exploring all the latest ideas, supplies, competitions, demonstrations and workshops from the industry experts.Baking legend Mary Berry and cake decorating extraordinaire Mich Turner will be officially opening the show on Friday 8 November

The world’s largest sugarcrafting, cake decorating and baking show will feature more than 100 exhibitors from across the globe offering the very latest in supplies and ideas.  With everything you need including cutters, moulds, stencils and sugarpaste – your passions for sugarcraft, cake baking and decorating will truly be indulged! Find some of the greatest sugarcraft and cake decorating talents from home and abroad showcasing their skills in the three Demonstration Theatres.

Paul Da Costa Greaves will once again be whipping up a range of irresistible quick and easy-to-bake recipes in the newly named Cake International Theatre.  Pop along to the Authors’ Kitchen for more inspiration where some of your favourite cake authors will be demonstrating their recipes from the bestselling books.If you have always wanted to take up sugarcraft but don’t know where to start then pop along to A Taste of Sugar Mini-Workshops where you will find a hands-on experience designed especially for newcomers and juniors to the craft.  Chocoholics will be flocking to the sinfully tempting Chocolate Workshops where you can get top tips and creative ideas in the art of chocolate!  If you want to make your cake extra special, head to The Renshaw School where you can learn how to create your own cake toppers, coverings and sugarpaste figures.  Admission is free and on a first come first serve basis.   

For the first time, The National Cupcake Week Championship finals will be taking place live at the show.  With individual competitions for both professional and home-bakers, the categories include Classic, Themed, Free-From and Made with Alcohol.  The finalists from each category will be put through their paces by a panel of top judges to go head-to-head to contend for the coveted title of National Cupcake Champion.

Wallace and Gromit will be launching their BIG Bake at the show, which will be supporting Wallace & Gromit’s Children’s Charity, helping children in hospitals and hospices across the UK.  Keep an eye out for our new friends who will be making a special appearance at the show.

In the Cake Decorators Kitchen’, Knightsbridge PME will be offering inspiring demonstrations with all the latest ideas and delicious creations. The exciting live PME Cake Decorating Competitions will be returning to the show with the Cupcake Challenge on Friday; PME Student of the Year on Saturday and PME Cake Decorator of the Year on Sunday.  Competitors will go head-to-head in a bid to produce the most creative and artistically decorated cake and cupcakes, while competing for the £1000 grand prize!  
With all this and much more, make sure you put a date in your diary to come to Cake International – The Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating & Baking Show at the NEC, Birmingham this November.

Cake International - The Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating & Baking Show
Friday 8 - Sunday 10 November 2013
Open: 9.30-5.30 Fri, 9.00-5.30 Sat, 9.00-5.00 Sun
Ticket Prices:
On the Door:  
Adult £14.00 (Advance £12.00)
Senior £13.00 (Advance £11.00)
2 Day Ticket (Advance Only) Adult £18.00 Senior £16.00
3 Day Ticket (Advance Only) Adult £25.00 Senior £23.00

Children free if accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket, otherwise £5.00
All advanced tickets need to be ordered by 5pm Monday 4 November
For more information please visit  Book tickets online or phone Ticket Hotline 01425 277988. has teamed up with Cake International - The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating and Baking Show to offer 10 lucky readers a chance to win a pair of tickets to this fantastic show. Taking place at the NEC, Birmingham from 8-10 November, visitors can spend a day in cake heaven exploring the latest ideas, supplies, competitions,demonstrations and workshops from the industry’s experts.  

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  1. To be honest I am looking forwards to the whole show. I love anything about food so would be very happy there!

  2. I'm looking forward to the chocolate workshops the most!

  3. Can't wait for the demonstrations - hopefully I can get some tips! Also, would like to have a look round to see if there's any stuff for Christmas sugarcraft - I would like to better my Christmas cake from last year!

  4. I have never been, so looking forward to it all!

  5. honestly? I'm looking forward to the free samples of cakes ;) hehehe

  6. I'm so looking forward to buy some cake essentials at the show and also hoping to learn a few tricks from the experts!!

  7. Sugar craft, I've this year become obsessed with it and I'd love to see some professionals at work :)

  8. Sugarcraft, I've this year become obsessed with it and would love to see some professionals at work :)

  9. I would say the best bit is Wallace and Gromit. I'm entering to take my mother in law as she loves sugarcrafts.

  10. For me i want to see how cakes have changed in the 3 years that i haven't gone to the show - theres so many more tv programmes for baking now i would imagine its changed quite a bit.

  11. I'd like to visit The Renshaw School most, I'm fascinated by sugar work.

  12. im looking forward to tasting loads of free cakes and chocolate.... yummy

  13. love to get ideas for icing cakes

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