Nancy Birtwhistle


Best known as the winner of the fifth series of popular TV programme, The Great British Bake Off, Nancy Birthwhistle is now an established baker, speaker, demonstrator and lifestyle blogger. With her own website, Nancy shares hints and ticks along with recipes and video demonstrations to help the everyday baker.

Nancy was a huge fan of The Great British Bake Off and had applied for series four, although she was unsuccessful Nancy continued to master and perfect the art of baking and applied for series five. Series five saw Nancy among eleven other bakers make it to ‘The Tent’ ahead of 16,000 other applicants. From the end of April through to the end of June Nancy took part in the show at the grounds of Welford Hall near Newbury, she described her experience as ‘one of the most difficult things I have ever undertaken in my life, but equally the most enjoyable.’

Nancy is extremely popular within the baking industry and she has acquired a huge social following who enjoy her Kitchen Rescue this consists of daily recipes or ‘how to’ videos and tips and tricks. Having wrote over five hundred recipes, Nancy shares with her audiences all the shortcuts and how to put the wrongs right.

Nancy has a wealth of experience when it comes to keynote speaking and demonstrations from huge food shows in front of hundreds to small select groups at private house, Nancy has the ability to engage and teach all ages. From teaching at primary and secondary schools to mature groups with considerable baking skills such as U3A, WIs and older audiences among cruise ships.

Nancy brings a different approach when speaking and demonstrating as she feels a lot of chefs over complicate making the outcome unachievable. Nancy provides a no-nonsense approach to help people learn to grow, preserve, cook and eat in a realistic way that reduces waste. Having run her own home for fifty years from a very young age, Nancy adds a relatable aspect to her teachings and can tailor recipes and demonstrations to allow audiences to achieve the most from it.

Nancy makes a very entertaining speaker revealing to her audiences all the ‘gossip’ from her journey on the Bake Off along with how her life has changed. With a range of amusing stories to share Nancy can run workshops or comfortably share her experiences in front of any sized audience.

To book Nancy Birtwhistle to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.

When at corporate events, Nancy is known to cover the following topics:

  • Celebrity Chef
  • British Culinary
  • Cooking Shows & Events
  • Cooking Demonstrations