4ft Wide Biscuiteers Gingerbread Installation Of Covent Garden Unveiled In Time For Christmas
An exclusive Covent Garden biscuit collection featuring a unique tin of designs and a DIY Gingerbread House kit will also be sold on the estate for the first time
This Christmas, Covent Garden’s iconic decorations will have a sweet update as the estate welcomes a gigantic gingerbread version of the Market Building, created by London gifting company, Biscuiteers. From Monday 11th November the showstopping display made from over 5kg of icing and weighing in at over 10kg will provide the ultimate festive picture moment in Covent Garden’s Market Building
Decorated entirely by hand, the gingerbread grand design took two of Biscuiteers biscuit designers over 100 hours to construct and ice. The installation will include Covent Garden’s most iconic Christmas decorations, such as the West Piazza Christmas tree and Market Building garlands crafted out of gingerbread and decorated with fine icing. The recreation of Covent Garden’s infamous Market Building will be Biscuiteers’ most detailed project to date, with every single pane of glass in the Market Building having been iced by hand and to perfection.
Covent Garden is London’s number one destination to enjoy the magic of Christmas and an exclusive Biscuiteers Covent Garden tin will add to the unrivalled selection of gifts available to purchase across the estate. Located in the Market Building’s Central Avenue, Biscuiteers will showcase bespoke tins filled with 10 designs of Covent Garden hand-iced biscuits. A limited-edition build-your-own Covent Garden Market Building gift set will also be offered, with pre-baked gingerbread pieces, royal icing sugar, piping bags and tips and tricks for enthusiastic bakers to create their own designs at home. Offering bespoke and popular Biscuiteers gifts, such as mugs, aprons and cake tins, Biscuiteers will join Covent Garden’s unrivalled shopping selection including Charlotte Tilbury, Tiffany & Co, Tom Ford, Polo Ralph Lauren and more, providing the best selection of gifts in London.
The Biscuiteers Covent Garden grand design will pop up in Central Avenue within the Market Building from Monday 11th November until the New Year. The installation follows Biscuiteers successful construction of other iconic British landmarks made from gingerbread including Leeds Castle and the Old Vic, the Biscuiteers team have taken on one of their most detailed projects yet with the recreation of the iconic market. Biscuiteers signature hand-iced artistry will be featuring in Covent Garden for the first time as they bring their delicious London-baked biscuits to visitors this Christmas.
Harriet Hastings, Founder of Biscuiteers said: “We are really excited to introduce Biscuiteers to Covent Garden this Christmas. Our talented biscuit designers have reimagined this iconic London landmark in gingerbread and icing with hours of painstaking and highly skilled work. We are very excited to see it installed in Covent Garden’s Market Building and hope that it will be enjoyed by all the visitors this Christmas.”