May Half Term at York Cocoa Works

Join us York Cocoa Works this May Half Term for chocolate-filled fun!

Create a Chocolate Bar fit for a Queen!

Join us in our Cocoa Academy and make your very own 200g chocolate bar! Our Chocolate Bar Making Workshops are a great chance for all ages to get hands on and discover the art of working with tempered chocolate. Work with your choice of White, Milk or Dark chocolate and a variety of flavours and edible toppings to design and mould your own unique chocolate masterpiece!

For the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations, why not create a chocolate bar fit for a Queen? Discover more about the Queen’s love of chocolate and jubilee chocolate celebrations from past and present.

Multiple slots available every afternoon.

£22.50 per person

Create a Viking shield inspired chocolate lollipop!

With the return of the Jorvik Viking Festival to the streets of York, why not create your own Viking Shield inspired lollipop in our Chocolate Cafe? Create a delicious chocolate lollipop treat, using a variety of edible toppings to create your own unique design! Suitable for all ages and an ideal introduction to chocolate for little ones! Why not enjoy a chocolate drink from our new summer menu while you wait for your creation to set.

Multiple slots available each morning or drop in any time.

£4.50 per person

Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in our Chocolate Cafe

Chocolate lovers are invited to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee in style, with our take on an Afternoon Tea! Enjoy an array of fresh, homemade chocolate cakes and treats in the surrounds of our chocolate manufactory. Your experience will start with a chocolate tasting followed by a chocolate drink of your choice and a selection of our handmade chocolate cakes.

Multiple slots available every afternoon.

£11.50 per person

Chocolate Manufactory Tasting Journey

During this 45 minute guided tasting tour discover our cocoa origins, the history of chocolate in York and how we create chocolate from cocoa beans in our Manufactory. The experience concludes with a special tasting of our cocoa and chocolate, where you will discover the different origins, strengths and flavour notes within our range. Following the journey, you are invited to enjoy a discount across our whole product range.

Multiple time slots available daily.

£9.50 per person

Discover the fundamentals of working with chocolate and ganache in our Introduction to Chocolate Masterclass

Perfect for a budding chocolatier, discover the basics of chocolate making, from working with chocolate to make simple, gorgeous ganache to professionally tempering chocolate to create 300g of your own chocolate creations together with lots of hints and tips to be able to make chocolates easily at home.

Saturday 4th June 9:30 – 12:30

£55 per person

Baking Chocolate Cakes Masterclass

We’ll share with you the secrets of making classic, gorgeous cakes, before dressing them up with a variety of chocolate decorating techniques, from butter icing, piped ganache frosting, chocolate glace to working with tempered chocolate to perfectly dress and glamour up your chocolate creations.

Saturday 28th May 9:30 – 12:30

£55 per person


Sat 28 May


All Day


York Cocoa Works
10 Castlegate, York YO1 9RG

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