November 13, 2022


Name Cultural Keys Phone 18611558781 Email Categories Culture Workshops , Family Friendly



Workshop: Sugar Art

Chinese sugar art – sugar blowing and sugar painting – has been a staple folk art at markets and fairs for hundreds of years. Both can technically be eaten but nowadays are just bought for fun! Want to try this for yourself? Come join us on November 13th and learn how to use sugar to create beautiful pieces of edible art in a workshop suitable for the whole family!


Seemingly simple, but actually quite challenging, both sugar painting and sugar blowing require a lot of practice to get right! Sugar painting is done by ladling melted sugar onto a metal sheet which rapidly cools the sugar. Sugar blowing is done by kneading hot sugar, pulling out a section of sugar to form a straw, then blowing through the straw to inflate the sugar, at which point it can be formed into a shape. In both types of sugar art animal designs are most common. 

This workshop is suitable for both adults and kids over 8 years old (though since this workshop involves handling hot sugar, children under 12 must come with a parent). 

– Sugar Art Workshop –

Date: November 13th 2022
Time: 3-6pm
Location: CK Culture Centre, Songzhuang, Tongzhou District
Places: Maximum 10 people
Price: Adults: 328RMB | Kids: 298RMB (kids 8 years old and over)
Payment: Prepayment via WeChat, AliPay, PayPal (no PayPal account required) or bank transfer. Fapiao available on request.

3.00Arrive, welcome
3.10Introduction to Sugar Art presentation
5.00Dumpling dinner (please note that the meal includes both meat and vegetarian dumplings. We are unfortunately unable to cater for vegans.)
6.00Event concludes

Our workshops are held at our culture centre in Xiaopu Village and limited to 10 people, to ensure each attendee gets full attention from the teacher. The price includes a private workshop with all materials, an English presentation on the history and culture of sugar art, snacks, tea and dinner. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to take your creations home with you. 

You might also like to explore our village before the workshop!

Early Bird Discount*: Book on or before November 20th to get a 15% discount!

Group Booking Discount*: If 4 people book together you can get a 10% discount!

*Discounts cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts. Highest value applicable discount will apply.

Private bookings are available! Have kids younger than 8? Or want an event just for your group? Please contact us to arrange a private booking!

If you have any questions, or to sign up, please scan the QR code on the poster, add AJDonnelly on WeChat, or email us at Alternatively, fill in the form below and we will get back to you within 24 hours.


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    Please note: This event involves handling very hot sugar. Please be aware that Cultural Keys accepts no responsibility for any injuries that may occur during the course of the event. Pre-booking and prepayment required. A minimum number of people is required for this event to go ahead. If we do not meet the required minimum number of participants, you will receive a full refund. Once payment is made and your booking has been confirmed, we are unable to offer refunds.

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