Parties for Children
Kids go mad for our cupcake parties, book yours today and make their year!
Ages & Numbers
We run group sessions for 8 – 16 children at our Chelmsford shop or any suitable number at your home or venue (see below). Numbers depend on the children’s ages and number of staff available. The content of the party will be adapted to age and ability, we provide ready baked cupcakes for younger children, older children can bake their own on the party for safety reasons with our mixing equipment.
Prices & Times
Party length and activities can be adapted to suit as per the above, however a typical format would be as follows costing £20 per child lasting 1.5 hours (or 1 hour 45 minutes if you choose to add the food option – see ‘Food & Drink’ below)
– finishing touches, sprinkles & sparkles
The Riverside Retail Park immediately next door to our estate offers 2 hours free parking (camera monitored) which could cover the duration of your party. Alternatively there are several pay and display car parks within a short walk. On Sundays and evenings you may park on the single yellow lines on the road our shop is on. We kindly ask that you do not park in our limited staff and customer collection bays out the front of the store when attending a party. Thank you.
Party at Home?
Food & Drink
We provide unlimited soft drinks for the children whilst they are with us. We can also provide a lunch bag with a sandwich, fruit snack, biscuits, and crisps for an extra £5 per child which is eaten at the end of the session. Please discuss options with us on booking if you would like to add this. Alternatively we are very close to the town centre and there are eateries nearby such as McDonalds on the retail park right next door or the new bond street restaurants just a few minutes walk away if you would like to take the group for food afterwards. (Please note only food purchased from us can be consumed at the party, which will add an extra 15 minutes to your time with us.)
How to Book...
Please Contact Us to book your party. We take a £95 deposit to secure a date for your party and will require you to give us a number of attendees at the time of booking with the balance due the week before your party. (Our availability is limited and constantly changing therefore early booking is highly recommended! Due to the large number of enquiries for a limited number of dates we are unable to hold dates until you are ready to leave a deposit.)
Terms & Conditions
A £95 deposit is required to secure the date for your party. When you book a party with us we will often turn down other customers who enquire about bookings on the same date therefore deposits are non refundable under any circumstances and cannot be transferred to other courses or dates. We recommend leaving your deposit as soon as possible as dates are not held on enquiries until this deposit is received. You may decrease or increase your attendee numbers after booking but not by not more than 4 people below the original number of attendees given at the time of booking. This number must not fall below 8 people in total. Increases in numbers may be possible but availability varies depending on staff and venue capacity so please call us with number increases as soon as possible. The balance of your party will be due in the week before the party, we will get in touch with you to confirm your final numbers. We kindly ask that guests do not arrive more than 10 minutes prior to your scheduled time as we may be holding another event or need to close the shop to set up for your own event. Similarly we may have another party after you so late arrivals will need to join the class at the point at which they arrive and we regret we are unable to repeat course content due to lateness. There is a 10 minute grace period to wait for late attendees after which the course will commence with the attendees that have arrived. We provide tea, coffee, soft drinks free of charge as part of all our parties which are self service on the course. Only food and drink purchased from us may be consumed on the premises for childrens parties and adding the food option to your party will add an extra 15 minutes to your time with us.)
Dietary requirements – we can provide dairy free and egg free icings and cupcakes, there is a surcharge of £5 per child for this. Regrettably we cannot cater for dietary requirements in the lunch bag option and on this occasion children are permitted to bring their own food if you are having the food option at the end of your party.
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