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Welcome to Penningtons
We can help you create with confidence

Penningtons offers a range of cake decorating courses in Bournemouth. These are suitable for all levels whether you are an absolute beginner looking for a fun filled stimulating hobby, a cake artist seeking confidence to create a cake business from home or a pastry chef needing to build on your piping skills.

Important information: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

I am delighted to announce the school is reopening in September, courses have been added to the website so you are now able to book your course.
Our class sizes have been reduced in compliance to the government 2metre social distancing regulation for yours and our safety.
As classes bring us in close proximity with those of you who have perhaps travelled recently, we would like to make sure you are aware of protocol and latest Government guidance below and take precautions, as appropriate.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): latest information and advice Coronavirus (COVID-19)
If you have travelled from abroad within the last two weeks, or if you are feeling unwell, then we politely request that you refrain from attending class for 14 days.
The situation is obviously changing and evolving daily so we will keep you updated with any further relevant advice, but if you have any questions in the meantime please do hesitate to contact us.

Sugar paste and modelling

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Royal Icing

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One day special classes

and special guest tutors…

Wired sugar flowers

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Personal coaching

One to one or small group sessions


The perfect gift!

I love love love Pennington’s. Everybody is so lovely and I was made to feel welcome the minute I walked through the door. Fabulous place to learn or improve skills and their teaching is second to none. I am really looking forward to continuing my little journey with the help of Dawn and the other… Read More

Sarah Louise

Penningtons Cakeschool
Penningtons Cakeschool
A video showing how to do oriental string work
Lovely royal iced technique demonstrated on my latest advanced Royal iced September cake.
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Penningtons Cakeschool
Penningtons Cakeschool
Penningtons Cakeschool
Sorry for the delay, 2nd option for advanced Royal !
Butterfly theme, with full, piped line collar, brush embroidery and string work 😊
8” round cake 5” high
Penningtons Cakeschool
Penningtons Cakeschool
It’s not too late to join us for this September term !!!

Monday day evenings “Bit of Everything “ perfect for any beginner to cake decoration or brushing up on some basic skills, 2 places available

Wednesday mornings Wired sugar flowers, Peony spray or project of your choice, 4 places available

Saturday mornings, learn how to make 3 varieties of beautiful Roses the most popular flower, 4 places available

Wednesday Evenings the wonderful art of royal icing learn how to pipe or improve your piping skills 1 space available

Book your space
We look forward to welcoming you to a friendly environment and quality teaching