Feature image

Royal Wedding Cake Exhibition

When
22 April 2011 -
25 April 2011

10am - 5pm

Where
Wellington Arch

Nearest Tube
Hyde Park Corner

Cost
Free

Age Restrictions
n/a

A Royal Wedding Cake exhibition takes place in April just in time for the first royal wedding of the year. Celebrating the long and elaborate history of royal weddings and their cakes throughout the ages, this is your chance to experience a little regal cake making and even get to nibble on a piece or two.

Royal Wedding Cake exhibition
Bringing you the very best in the history of cake making, the Royal Wedding Cake exhibition invites commoners to sample the delights of royal cakes with a fully interactive show. Launched by the creative butter sculptor and masterchef Simon Smith and food historian Professor Roland Rotherham, the exhibition Let Them Eat Cake charts royal wedding cakes from William the Conqueror to the current Prince William.

Exhibition highlights
For fans of cake and art, look no further than this cake-baed art show. Visitors can expect to see such sugary delights as the recreation of a nine foot high cake made for Princess Louise's marriage in 1871 made by Ian Wilson, a replica of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's wedding cake by Dawn Gemmell, and Buckingham Palace made from sugar by Helen Pennels, which graced the top of Queen Elizabeth II's wedding cake.

Get baking
Not only can you expect to see several cakes made by professional bakers on show at the exhibition, but there is also the chance for you to have your very own royal wedding cake included too. Sponsored by Tate and Lyle Royal Icing Sugar, the We Love Baking competition is inviting you to create your very own design for the soon to be married royal couple, which could end up in pride of place at the show. So even if you've never so much as sifted icing sugar into a bowl, this is your chance to get baking for royalty and create a masterpiece in sugar for Kate Middleton and Prince Wiliam.

Interactive exhibition
As with all good food related exhibitions, there will of course be the chance to sample some of the wares at the Royal Wedding Cake exhibition, with a piece of wedding cake for you to munch on as you peruse the baked artefacts. And for anyone who wants to get even more hands on, you can take part in a series of extra curricular cake-themed events such as lessons in how to work with Royal Icing.

The Royal Wedding Cake exhibition takes place from Friday 22nd April - Monday 25th April 2011 at Wellington Arch, Hyde Park Corner. Entrance is free.

If you would like to take part in the Let Them Eat Cake baking competition, click on the link below for more information.


Let Them Eat Cake Competition Site

Royal Faberge Exhibition London

Summer Opening at Buckingham Palace

Impact at Royal Observatory

Royal Family at Hayward Gallery

Royal Wedding London

Royal Wedding Bank Holiday

Recommended Restaurants for the Royal Wedding

Royal Wedding Route London

Club de Fromage Royal Wedding Party

Royal Wedding Weekend at Southbank Centre

Polo in the Park London

Royal Parks Half Marathon

Enchanted Palace Exhibition London

Queens Diamond Jubilee London

Queens Jubilee Bank Holiday Events

Bank Holiday Weekend

Champagne BBQ Brunch TicketsChampagne BBQ Brunch Tickets

Enjoy an afternoon of decadent entertainment, indulgent champagne revelry & fine dinning with a mixture of summer treats from the live BBQ grill.

Hot Tickets

Calling Festival TicketsCalling Festival Tickets

Stevie Wonder joins the lineup for Calling Festival at Clapham Common.

Kate Bush London TicketsKate Bush London Tickets

Don't miss the highly anticipated return of the legendary singer this summer.

Froch vs Groves TicketsFroch vs Groves Tickets

After Froch defeated Groves in controversial circumstances, the huge rematch has been confirmed to take place at Wembley Stadium!

Electric Daisy CarnivalElectric Daisy Carnival

The world-famous dance music festival Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) will return to the UK for an epic two-day party

Sub Audio Festival TicketsSub Audio Festival Tickets

Sub Audio Festival tickets are on sale now as Gigalum bring a unique new festival to Clapham Common.

South West Four TicketsSouth West Four Tickets

deadmau5 headlines SW4 Sunday in his exclusive London appearance for 2014.

Field Day TicketsField Day Tickets

Entering its eighth year, Field Day will be returning to the leafy green surroundings of Victoria Park

Michael Buble London TicketsMichael Buble London Tickets

Tickets are expected to sell out quickly as Michael Buble returns to London in December.