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Birmingham Hen Party and Chocolate Making Workshops: Latest News and Testimonials

Here’s Chocolate Collectives latest news about all things chocolaty that we’ve been involved in, in and around Birmingham and the West Midlands. There's also a selection of great testimonials from satisfied customers.

Mums' Chocolate and Champange Workshop in BirminghamChocolate and Champagne Workshops for Mums in Birmingham anyone?

Chocolate Collective recently ran a special Valentine's Express Chocolate Making Workshop with Champagne for the Mums' Club in Altrincham, Cheshire. The event was held at a beautiful local venue and was a huge success, with the Valentine's themed evening being well received my all the mums who took part.

We would be delighted to do the same sort of thing for Mums in Birmingham, giving you some wonderful "me time" with friends. There's no need to wait until next Valentine's Day either, as we can build our chocolate making workshops around any theme you like, or just make it an excuse for a chocolate and champagne treat!

We had Louise from Chocolate Collective for one of our events that are focused around Mums. From the moment Louise arrived she was brilliant. Very organised, very friendly and a brilliant instructor. It was the ideal night off for mums to indulge in a little bit of 'me time' with chocolate truffle making and champagne. We can not recommend Louise enough and will look to use her skills again in the near future.

Jess and Lauren from "The Mum Club": Altrincham, Cheshire.

Men can make chocolate in Birmingham too!

Chocolate Collective was approached to run a chocolate making session for a large corporate company. The company was holding an all-day conference at a central hotel in Leeds City centre and their event manager was looking for an hour or so's activity to avoid the team hitting the bars too early!

Chocolate making was something the group hadn't done before and the Express chocolate workshop, where each person makes 15-20 truffles using Belgian dark chocolate for approximately 1 to 1.5 hours seemed to fit in perfectly with the day's schedule. It was a big surprise though when 32 chaps arrived for the workshop! All had great fun, enjoyed making their chocolates and did enjoy a beer or two whilst making them.

Men can make chocolates in Birmingham too

The Express chocolate workshops in Birmingham are perfect for any group of people, be it hen parties, stags do's, birthday celebrations, mums' groups, dad's groups or family groups and are suitable for men and women of all ages.

Chocolate and Home Education in Birmingham

Though education is compulsory in the UK for ages 5-16, school is not. Many families choose to educate their children in other ways than through a school and it is their right to do so. Home educated families do not have to follow the National Curriculum and there is no "right" way to educate a child at home.

Both Manchester and Leeds home educated groups have enjoyed sessions run by Chocolate Collective and we are now offering chocolate learning / chocolate making in Birmingham. The groups make varying chocolate goodies (depending upon age): from lollipops to piping, to making individual chocolates and truffles. The children also learnt about the history of chocolate, where chocolate is obtained from and the chocolate making process.

Home Education with Chocolate Home Education with Chocolate

Everyone had an enjoyable time including adults, children and myself.

Chocolate in Home Education could be great fun for your children too!

Chocolate Collective can tailor our chocolate workshops to your special needs, so if you are looking for something different as part of the home education of your children in the Birmingham area, please get in touch to find out more.

Express Chocolate Making Workshops for Hen Parties in Birmingham

Hen parties in BirminghamThe Express Belgian Chocolate Making workshops for Hen Parties are expanding into Birmingham in 2017. 

Birmingham is a city that likes to party - with star-filled theatres and comedy clubs, stylish bars and the hottest nightspots there is something to suit every taste just a stone's throw from our workshop venue on Broad Street. The area acts as a magnet for party-goers from Birmingham and beyond, which makes it a great venue for a weekend Hen Party.

Get your Birmingham Hen Party weekend off to a great start!

Birmingham has much to offer its visitors and you'll be amazed by the number of attractions. With world-class art galleries, stimulating museums and historic markets, or the world-famous Jewellery Quarter, the shops in Birmingham offer you everything you could ever want in an attractive and compact space. With plenty of great café bars and restaurants to keep you going, it's no wonder ladies are flocking to Birmingham for their Hen Party weekends.

If you are interested in a chocolate making experience on a Saturday morning to get your Hen Party weekend off to a great start in the exciting city of Birmingham, please get in touch with Chocolate Collective now.

Chocolate Madness hits city of Birmingham

Chocolate Collective have headed down the M6 and are now offering Express and Deluxe chocolate making classes, courses and workshops in the heart of the City Centre of Birmingham. Having enjoyed great success with the Saturday morning workshops designed for Hen Parties it was time to show Birmingham the fun that Manchester and Leeds hens have been enjoying for the last few years. The Deluxe Saturday afternoon class is designed for all chocolate lovers be it individuals or groups.

Here's a testimonial from one of our Leeds Deluxe Chocolate Workshops:

Chocolate workshops surpass expectations!

Hi Louise - just to say how much Stuart (birthday boy!) and I enjoyed your chocolate workshop yesterday afternoon in Leeds. I'm not quite sure what I was expecting but the experience certainly surpassed my expectations! I dread to think how many extra calories I consumed whilst participating but secretly loved every one of them!
We shall certainly recommend you and your workshops. Once again many thanks for our lovely initiation into the art of truffle making!
Regards, Patty and Stuart, Hull

Chocolate making in the Heart of Birmingham

All our chocolate making courses and classes are held at the Birmingham Novotel Hotel a the heart of the city centre, providing easy access to the chocolate making workshops and the bright lights, shopping and entertainment offered by the City of Birmingham, the cultural and party capital of the West Midlands!