Category Archive: Clandestine Cake Club

Bake for Victory

This Clandestine Cake Club was trailed in a short film to participants, and the venue, the NAAFI Tea Room on Quorn & Woodhouse station kept as a closely guarded secret.  The station is… Continue reading

Radio Interview

The other day I popped along to BBC Radio Leicester to talk to Tony Wadsworth about the Clandestine Cake Club.  It was live, which was surprisingly far less daunting than any pre-recorded interview… Continue reading

Bake for Victory – venue teaser

I made a little film at Great Central Railway giving guests a glimpse of the secret venue for a Clandestine Cake club meeting. Here it is…

Clandestine by Candlelight

It was the 19th of November, the nights had started to draw in and it all went a bit ‘dramatic’ at Loughborough Clandestine Cake Club.  We’d been enjoying Downton Abbey and reading Wuthering Heights,… Continue reading

Innocent Victim Cake

I met Julia the organiser of the Derby Clandestine Cake Club at our ‘Once upon a Cake…’ event in September.  Julia works, writes a blog called awannabefoodie, is a mother to three lovely… Continue reading

Sugar Rush Mountain – a culinary confession

A previous Clandestine Cake Club gathering ‘Once upon a cake…’ in Swithland Woods was a family orientated one, so I wanted to make something ‘child friendly’.  I’d been attracted to the ‘Oreo Dirt… Continue reading

Once upon a cake…

One warm and changeable day in mid September 32 adults and children with cakes followed a trail of balloons to a hidden woodland clearing to find a cabin decorated with bunting and tables with flowers… Continue reading

Clandestine Cake Club ‘Club Tropicana’

In early 2011 I met Lynn Hill, the founder of  The Clandestine Cake Club. I was doing research into pop-up events and other ways of doing things.  I was interested in setting up… Continue reading