Sugar Sculpture – The Grand Tour

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During the era of the Grand Tour, wealthy young gentleman visited the sites of the classical past and recorded their experiences of art and architecture.

For many of the grand tourists new culinary encounters at the dinner table could rival many a painting or sculpture.

Delve into the past, present and future of sugar sculpture with this unique workshop hosted by food historian and founder of AVM Curiosities, Tasha Marks. Produce your very own sugar sculpture using 17th-century sugar paste recipes and techniques, alongside AVM Curiosities’ bespoke contemporary tools.

This unique event promises to marvel and delight. Providing you with a snapshot into the life of a grand tourist, taking inspiration from the past and looking towards the future.

Sugar Sculpture is part of The Grand Tour, showcasing the diverse richness of art, architecture and landscape Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire have to offer. Discover more of the region’s hidden gems at www.thegrandtour.uk.com.

Supported by Arts Council England’s Cultural Destinations fund and The D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership.


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