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The expert hosts at our visitor centre create a fascinating experience for our visitors. From community outings and school trips to team-building and development sessions for military groups, The Poppy Factory is here for you to discover and explore.

For groups of 25 or more we would be grateful if you could please pay in full at the time of booking. If this is not possible, visit organisers can pay a £75 group reservation fee to hold a time slot for a minimum of 25 and a maximum of 50 guests.

Once the size of your group is confirmed, you will be invoiced for the payment balance which is due no less than three weeks before your scheduled visit. If, due to unforeseen circumstances, you need to rearrange the date of your visit, we will do our best to offer an alternative slot within six months of your booking.

Please choose only one ticket type (entry only or entry with tea break*) for your whole group. *Entry with tea break includes one cup of tea or speciality coffee and one serving of cake for each group member.

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Christmas cupcake masterclass

12 December 2022

Get ready for Christmas by creating your own Christmas cupcakes!

Level: Beginners | Duration: 2.5 hours

Looking for fun and original ways to celebrate this year’s Christmas season? Why not learn how to make and decorate yummy Christmas treats in this hands-on cupcake decorating workshop! As well as learning to make your own Christmas cupcakes you’ll have access to our exhibition space where you can discover our 100 year history with a complimentary hot drink. 

Ideal for beginner bakers keen on learning how to decorate cupcakes in an entertaining way, you’ll be able to test your imagination and build your confidence in the kitchen. Not only that, but you’ll be helped throughout by our head pâtissier, Cristina, ensuring that you return home with something extra special to make at Christmas.

You will learn
  • buttercream icing essentials
  • how to masterfully decorate Christmas cupcakes
  • a core range of skills and recipes for creating seasonal desserts at home
You will receive
  • bespoke, professional guidance from Cristina
  • all necessary ingredients and materials
  • 6 of your own cupcakes in a pastry box
  • a digital booklet with recipes and tips for cupcakes and icing


12 December 2022


The Poppy Factory
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The Poppy Factory
20 Petersham Rd
Richmond, TW10 6UR United Kingdom


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Christmas cupcake workshop plus entry to visitor centre
12/12/2022 12:30 PM
£ 55.00
15 available