Love baking or cake decorating? Or perhaps you are more into crafting and sewing? In recent years and with shows like The Great British Bake Off and The Great British Sewing Bee, the amount of people practicing their skills associated with these has risen massively, which is perhaps why we are seeing an increase of events dedicated to the crafts.
This year two of the biggest shows are returning, this time bigger than ever.So whether you are just starting out in the crafting world or you are a seasoned pro, there will be something for you to enjoy.
Cake International, the world’s largest cake show, is returning to the NEC Birmingham from 4-6 November.
Cake International 2016 is set to be the biggest and most exciting show yet; hosting the world’s largest display of cake competition pieces and a collection of industry experts from across the globe ready to inspire and share their knowledge of the latest techniques and trends.
Not to be missed features include an exquisite, life-sized ballerina and a swan in flight, cark art inspired by new film Fantastic Beasts and two of the world’s most expensive dresses along with stunning replicas of the dresses in cake lace and sugar-art.
Cake International – The Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating & Baking show will amaze visitors. As well as the unmissable features, the show allows visitors to get up-close to the extravagant competition cakes and offers them a chance to find out all the hints and tips needed to make their own masterpieces through daily programmes of workshops, talks and demonstrations. Tickets are available here www.cakeinternational.co.uk
If baking isn’t your scene then maybe this will be more your cup of tea. Simply Christmas and the Stitching, Sewing and Hobbycrafts show returns to ExCeL, London from 17 – 19 November with over 300 exhibitors offering the latest craft inspiration and supplies.
You also enjoy a festive mix of gorgeous craft materials, handmade Christmas gifts and decorations, live music and indulgent food and drink. From quirky stand-out gifts that can be personalised while you wait to festive foodie treats, Simply Christmas will get you in the spirit of the season. The perfect show for discovering handcrafted gifts, Simply Christmas is the place to bag gifts to wow friends and family before heading over to Stitching, Sewing and Hobbycrafts to buy supplies to fuel your own creations. Buy your tickets here www.simplychristmasshow.co.uk/