Some of our Branches run children's groups known as Cygnets; where children and young adults up to the age of 18 can learn different cake decorating techniques. All our leaders and helpers are volunteers who are DBS (CRB) checked.
The National Cygnet Representative produces a Cygnets' newsletter which is emailed out to the leaders or Individual Cygnet members to keep them updated. If you have any skills files or branch photos that you wish to be included in the Cygnet newsletter please contact national office.
Branch fees differ from group to group, an average cost is around £5 but occasionally an extra fee may be requested for materials. The meetings last for around 2 hours. Most of the groups have equipment that can be borrowed until you decide if you wish to continue.
The following items can be useful as Christmas and birthday presents as it is nice to have your own: workbox to keep equipment in, apron, non stick rolling board, non stick rolling pin, ball tool, dresden tool, paint brushes, a sharp knife (depending on the age of Cygnet), cocktail sticks. As you become more experienced you may want piping tubes/nozzles and other items. Your leaders can recommend items that you will find useful.
If your branch wishes to open a Cygnet branch or have more helpers DBS (CRB) checked, please contact Gill Edley as our regional Cygnet representative direct or via the contacts page. For more information please use the website contact page. Please include the group you are interested in visiting, your age and a contact phone number then we will put you in touch with their Cygnet leader or the appropriate person.