FAQs

We have moved!

As of March 2013, we have moved over to a new blog called the Edinburgh Bakers.

Email: edinburghbakers (at) gmail.com     Facebook – Facebook.com/Edinburghbakers

Twitter – @EdinburghBakers      You can sign up to our mailing list (we will never spam you)

 

 

 

We have moved!

As of March 2013, we have moved over to a new blog called the Edinburgh Bakers.

Email: edinburghbakers (at) gmail.com     Facebook – Facebook.com/Edinburghbakers

Twitter – @EdinburghBakers      You can sign up to our mailing list (we will never spam you)

Who are the Edinburgh Cake Ladies?

You can read more about us and how we formed here.

Who runs the club?

Various people have volunteered to run events, so it changes from time to time. June’s event organisers are Wendy and Lucy.  Alison does all the administration to do with the running the club, Facebook and twitter etc. She assists the current organiser in the running of the event. Victoria aka @21_urbhousewife also assists with admin.

Is everybody welcome to attend one of the meetings?

Absolutely! We welcome ladies and gents from across town (and beyond). We have ladies that travel from Aberdeen and Glasgow at the moment, so distance is no object to joining in the fun.

How do I get a place at a meeting?

You must keep an eye out for future events. You can do this a variety of ways.

Do I have to be able to bake?

No, sometimes there are places for non-bakers at the events and some events don’t involve any baking at all (such as Charity Afternoon Teas and special meetings).  It is all about the cake with us and not a competition. Naturally there are some fabulous bakers amongst us, but you will find that everyone will encourage you and offer tips.

Does it cost anything to attend?

No, it doesn’t cost anything to attend a meeting (apart from cost of your drinks). We will never charge for anyone to attend and no money should ever change hands at these meetings (except in special circumstances, such as a charity event).

Is it ok to come alone?

Yes, if you’re new to town, or just fancy trying something new, then this group is perfect for you. The Edinburgh Cake Ladies started with 3 members and has grown considerably with lots of friendships formed along the way.

Am I allowed to promote my business at these events?

No hard-sell is allowed as cake is the priority. But of course, if someone asks you in the passing what you do for a living, you are more than welcome to tell them.  Once you have attended an event, you can get named on the blogroll.

What is the motive of the Edinburgh Cake Ladies group?

The only motive we have is to continue to get groups of people together for good conversation over cake. There are no promotions of our other businesses and websites on this blog or at meetings. It’s all about the cake.

I would like to help run a future event, how can I do this?

Please email us to discuss the possibility.  We can assign you a meeting and provide the necessary guidance and support if needed.

If I sign up for blog entries via email, will I be sent lots of updates?

No. You will only be sent new blog entries which will be sporadic. Cake ‘chat’ is done on our twitter feed and facebook pages. Subscribing to the blog via email gives you the opportunity to unsubscribe any time you wish.

Blog entries on past events

Katey’s entry

Susan’s entry

Alison’s entry

Victoria’s entry

Blog entry by Janis and an entry by Caro.

mymonkfish 

Clandestine Cake Club

Charlie and Evelyn’s Table

e rucola

Edinburgh Eats

21st Century Urban Housewife

Katey’s blog entry

Fiona’s blog entry

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s