The opportunity to network with the best in the industry.

To keep you in-touch, regular events are organised both Regionally and Nationally. While hosting seminars, on the issues that are important to you and your business, from labelling to HR issues, we also attend key bakery shows and exhibitions. As a member you will be able to network with other like minded members and share ideas and thoughts, at regional dinners and gatherings.

Scottish Bakers Glasgow Presidential Dinner

Date: 24th February - 24th February 2018
Crowne Plaza Glasgow
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Oxford Region Dinner Dance

Date: 3rd March - 3rd March 2018
Oxford Spires 4 Pillars Hotel

Primary Authority Workshops 2018

Date: 15th March 2018
The Kia Oval, Surrey Country Cricket Club
In October 2017, the CBA signed up to a Primary Authority co-ordinating partnership with Horsham District Council which is recognised in law and Government approved.

This partnership will ensure consistent enforcement from local councils throughout the Country for any members following CBA Assured Advice in the subject areas of food hygiene, health and safety and trading standards.

Wholesale and retail bakery owners, managers, and supervisors

To explain how this Primary Authority Co-ordinating Partnership works and how it can benefit you and your business.
To introduce you to and distribute the first two guides to legal compliance – trading standards and health and safety management.

Primary authority co-ordinating partnerships

  • Background and benefits to members
  • How to make it work for you and your business

Health and safety assured advice – a management system

  • Roles and responsibilities and principles of risk assessment
  • How to set up and use the health and safety management system

Trading standards assured advice – a reference document

  • What is covered by the advice
  • Which parts are relevant to your products and operation

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15th March 2018

London – The Kia Oval, Surrey Country Cricket Club, Kennington, London SE11 5SS

10:30. a.m. – 4:30. p.m.

22nd March 2018

North West – Greenhalgh’s Craft Bakery, Beehive Industrial Estate, Crescent Road, Bolton, BL6 4BU

10:30. a.m. – 4:30. p.m.

19th April 2018

North – Park Inn by Radisson, York City Centre, North Street, York, YO1 6JF

10:30. a.m. – 4:30. p.m.

3rd May 2018

Wales – Park Inn City Centre, Mary Ann Street, Cardiff, CF10 2JH

10:30. a.m. – 4:30. p.m.

24th May 2018

Western – TBC

10:30. a.m. – 4:30. p.m.



HR GDPR Workshop - London

Date: 28th March - 28th March 2018
Would you like to find out more about how GDPR will impact your business from a HR perspective? GDPR comes into effect on 25th May 2018, so now is the time to act.

All attendees to the workshop with get a GDPR Toolkit which is a workbook and plan of action that you can take back to your organisation to implement compliance.

Craft Bakers Association members will receive 20% discount if they book before 28th February 2018. Call Rakee Das, Business Development Manager at HR Solutions on 0844 3245840 to book your space today.  

To find out more about this event please click on the below link. 

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Western Region AGM

Date: 18th April - 18th April 2018
BAKO Western Cullompton
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Scottish Bakers Annual Conference and Awards

Date: 4th May - 5th May 2018
Crowne Plaza Glasgow

National Doughnut Week

Date: 12th May - 19th May 2018


Sat 12th– Sat 19th May 2018

In aid of the Children's Trust

National Doughnut Week has announced it will be returning next year from Sat 12th– Sat 19th May 2018,for another huge week of fundraising.

The week, sponsored by CSM Bakery Solutions, raises funds for The Children’s Trust,the UK’s leading charity for children with brain injury. It has been running for 27 years, after being launched in 1991 by independent baker, Christopher Freeman.

Last year National Doughnut Week raised over £30,431.00 with the help of hundreds of independent bakers, cafes and shops who sold delicious doughnuts for charity.

Registration will open in 2018 at

For further information please contact Brazen PR on 0161 923 4994

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Kent Master Bakers Annual Ball

Date: 9th June - 9th June 2018
Oakwood House Hotel - Maidstone

Featuring their hugely successful bread and confectionary competition.

For further information please contact Ray Howlett (email:

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Craft Bakers 131st Conference and AGM

Date: 22nd June - 24th June 2018
The Hilton Deansgate, Manchester

BAKO Western Trade Show and Western Region Competition

Date: 14th October - 14th October 2018
BAKO Western Cullompton
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