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Sweet Making Experience - Sold Out

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10 November 2018

Experience Days, Food & Drink Events, advance-booking, Fully Booked

Usual opening hours and admission prices apply for this event.

The BCLM UnChained Annual Pass is valid for this event.

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10 November 2018

This Experience Day has now sold out -  Find out about similar Experiences at BCLM 

Experience life in our traditional sweet shop; known locally as the ‘suck shop’.

Meet your host with a welcoming  freshly brewed cuppa, put on your vintage  style clothes, tie up your apron and get ready to enjoy some traditional sweet making with our specialist demonstrators.

Firstly, you will discover  the history of our T.Cook's sweet shop and the role it played within the community, followed by getting  hands-on with  the sticky and sweet stuff -  check the copper is warm and you’ll soon be on your way to making both traditional Kali and boiled sweets.

You will learn  how to create bags of tasty sweetness to take home and experience demonstrating your new skills to Museum visitors as they drop into the shop to admire your sweet creations.

It’s thirsty work so you’ll look forward to the billycans coming round with the tea and a  well-earned famous fish and chip lunch.

  • Booking Details

This Experience Day has now sold out -  Find out about similar Experiences at BCLM 

Times: 10am to 3pm

Availability: 1 person per time slot. 

Price: £120 includes drinks and lunch

We will provide you with costume to wear on the day but please come in a pair of dark coloured trousers. Sensible, traditional style closed toe footwear is essential to complete your look and keep your feet safe.  All safety equipment will be provided.

Important Notice:  You will be dealing with hot liquids which  can be hazardous. When booking please ask more about the physical demands of fully participating in all the elements of this experience.


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