Press

For Press enquiries please contact us at comms@luminarybakery.com


Podcasts



Passion & Purpose

The Independent Awards

Best Social Enterprise

Foodism 2019

Community Champion

Olive 2019


Videos & Podcasts



"In this episode we speak to Luminary Bakery’s Essy Sparrow. Essy has over 11 years experience in coffee shops and now oversees a team of 20 as manager at Luminary’s Camden branch here in London."


"Episode 1 is with Luminary Bakery’s Commercial Director Rachael Coulson. Luminary Bakery is a business and a charity whose mission is to empower women through training and employment."

"Remember how Rachel was when we we went to Pinterest? This is Ellie's version of that, as we interviewed the amazing Rachael and Emma from Luminary Bakery."

Iridescent Co-founder Alex Brown interviews authors of Rising Hope, Kaila H. Johnson and Rachel Stonehouse. Learn more about what it took to bring this cookbook to life, how Luminary Bakery is empowering women, and a preview of the inspiring stories and irresistible bakes Rising Hope is filled with!



Articles



The London Bakery That’s On A Mission To Empower Women

If you happen to come across Luminary Bakery’s Stoke Newington location (their Camden shop is temporarily closed during lockdown), you’ll also have the chance to support a great cause with your latte to-go.


Why This Luminary Bakery Graduate Wants To See More Women Rising To The Top Of The Industry

“I think it was a very nurturing programme, and I think that’s something that makes Luminary Bakery very unique,” says Grace, a graduate of the East London bakery’s free six-month training scheme provided to women facing multiple disadvantages. “They’re just the most uplifting, supportive bunch of ladies you’ll ever meet in your life.”

Exclusive Recipes
Trail-blazing bakery Luminary doesn’t only create knock-out bakes – it also helps disadvantaged women build a future. Here the team share three brilliant recipes and some of the inspiration they’ve gained along the way.

Valentine's Gifts that Give Back

Drizzled with white chocolate and packed with raspberries, this brownie is every bit as good as it looks. In fact, it’s better, because Luminary Bakery is a social enterprise that uses baking as a tool to take women on a journey to employability and entrepreneurship. So by treating your loved one, you’ll be helping to break cycles of poverty, violence and disadvantage.


The Best Birthday Cakes in London

Not only does Luminary Bakery make exceptional cakes, it also does inspirational things for its community. A social enterprise, it helps disadvantaged women build careers through training and employment, and the delicious side effect is some of London’s loveliest baked goods.


Rising Hope – Recipes & Stories from Luminary Bakery – Interview with Rachel Stonehouse & Kaila H. Johnson

Luminary Bakery is a social enterprise founded to support women experiencing disadvantage by teaching them how to bake. Since 2014 Luminary Bakery has offered courses, work experience and paid employment within their cafes in London, empowering women to build their careers. Now the organisation has published its first cookery book – Rising Hope.


Luminary Bakery shares yummy recipe and reveals how COVID-19 has affected its small business

"HELLO! Canada spoke with Luminary Bakery's Communications Officer, Kaila Johnson, to find out how the business is evolving in light of COVID-19 after having to temporarily close its doors due to United Kingdom government regulations. The staff also shared a recipe people can make at home while self-isolating!


Celebrating women in business - Introducing Luminary Bakery

"Luminary was built by women - for women. Supporting women from all walks of life and those with a social and economic disadvantage, Luminary Bakery started as a social enterprise designed to offer opportunities for women to build a future for themselves."


Cafe Highlight | Luminary Bakery

"In a quiet residential street in Stoke Newington lies a truly hidden gem. Luminary Bakery.

The most amazing smell of cinnamon swirls fills the café - that wouldn’t look totally out of place in a Wes Anderson production..."


Social Justice | A Spotlight on Luminary Bakery

"Luminary Bakery is a social enterprise bakery and café who advocate for women in the workplace, with their employment schemes and skills training having been created to improve the lives of disadvantaged women in London..."


Behind the scenes with Meghan Markle: Duchess tells Bryony Gordon how vulnerability is one of humanity's greatest strengths

"In a small, sparse room at the back of a bakery on the urban streets of Camden, north London, the Duchess of Sussex is comforting a crying woman..."


The London bakery that's transforming lives, and why the Duchess of Sussex is a fan

"Behind the coffees, cakes and sourdough loaves is a thriving social enterprise aimed at helping women from disadvantaged backgrounds get their lives back on track."


Bread Winners: Meet The Women Baking Their Way Into Employment

"An all-female bakery is empowering disadvantaged women to bake their way into employment, finds Ellie Pithers, in Vogue's September 2019 Forces for Change issue."



For Press enquiries please contact us at comms@luminarybakery.com


Awards


Passion & Purpose

The Independent Awards

Best Social Enterprise

Foodism 2019

Community Champion

Olive 2019


Videos & Podcasts


"In this episode we speak to Luminary Bakery’s Essy Sparrow. Essy has over 11 years experience in coffee shops and now oversees a team of 20 as manager at Luminary’s Camden branch here in London."

"Episode 1 is with Luminary Bakery’s Commercial Director Rachael Coulson. Luminary Bakery is a business and a charity whose mission is to empower women through training and employment."

"Remember how Rachel was when we we went to Pinterest? This is Ellie's version of that, as we interviewed the amazing Rachael and Emma from Luminary Bakery."

Iridescent Co-founder Alex Brown interviews authors of Rising Hope, Kaila H. Johnson and Rachel Stonehouse. Learn more about what it took to bring this cookbook to life, how Luminary Bakery is empowering women, and a preview of the inspiring stories and irresistible bakes Rising Hope is filled with!


Articles


The London Bakery That’s On A Mission To Empower Women

If you happen to come across Luminary Bakery’s Stoke Newington location (their Camden shop is temporarily closed during lockdown), you’ll also have the chance to support a great cause with your latte to-go.


Why This Luminary Bakery Graduate Wants To See More Women Rising To The Top Of The Industry

“I think it was a very nurturing programme, and I think that’s something that makes Luminary Bakery very unique,” says Grace, a graduate of the East London bakery’s free six-month training scheme provided to women facing multiple disadvantages. “They’re just the most uplifting, supportive bunch of ladies you’ll ever meet in your life.”

Exclusive Recipes
Trail-blazing bakery Luminary doesn’t only create knock-out bakes – it also helps disadvantaged women build a future. Here the team share three brilliant recipes and some of the inspiration they’ve gained along the way.

Valentine's Gifts that Give Back

Drizzled with white chocolate and packed with raspberries, this brownie is every bit as good as it looks. In fact, it’s better, because Luminary Bakery is a social enterprise that uses baking as a tool to take women on a journey to employability and entrepreneurship. So by treating your loved one, you’ll be helping to break cycles of poverty, violence and disadvantage.


The Best Birthday Cakes in London

Not only does Luminary Bakery make exceptional cakes, it also does inspirational things for its community. A social enterprise, it helps disadvantaged women build careers through training and employment, and the delicious side effect is some of London’s loveliest baked goods.


Rising Hope – Recipes & Stories from Luminary Bakery – Interview with Rachel Stonehouse & Kaila H. Johnson

Luminary Bakery is a social enterprise founded to support women experiencing disadvantage by teaching them how to bake. Since 2014 Luminary Bakery has offered courses, work experience and paid employment within their cafes in London, empowering women to build their careers. Now the organisation has published its first cookery book – Rising Hope.


Luminary Bakery shares yummy recipe and reveals how COVID-19 has affected its small business

"HELLO! Canada spoke with Luminary Bakery's Communications Officer, Kaila Johnson, to find out how the business is evolving in light of COVID-19 after having to temporarily close its doors due to United Kingdom government regulations. The staff also shared a recipe people can make at home while self-isolating!


Celebrating women in business - Introducing Luminary Bakery

"Luminary was built by women - for women. Supporting women from all walks of life and those with a social and economic disadvantage, Luminary Bakery started as a social enterprise designed to offer opportunities for women to build a future for themselves."


Cafe Highlight | Luminary Bakery

"In a quiet residential street in Stoke Newington lies a truly hidden gem. Luminary Bakery.

The most amazing smell of cinnamon swirls fills the café - that wouldn’t look totally out of place in a Wes Anderson production..."


Social Justice | A Spotlight on Luminary Bakery

"Luminary Bakery is a social enterprise bakery and café who advocate for women in the workplace, with their employment schemes and skills training having been created to improve the lives of disadvantaged women in London..."


Behind the scenes with Meghan Markle: Duchess tells Bryony Gordon how vulnerability is one of humanity's greatest strengths

"In a small, sparse room at the back of a bakery on the urban streets of Camden, north London, the Duchess of Sussex is comforting a crying woman..."


The London bakery that's transforming lives, and why the Duchess of Sussex is a fan

"Behind the coffees, cakes and sourdough loaves is a thriving social enterprise aimed at helping women from disadvantaged backgrounds get their lives back on track."


Bread Winners: Meet The Women Baking Their Way Into Employment

"An all-female bakery is empowering disadvantaged women to bake their way into employment, finds Ellie Pithers, in Vogue's September 2019 Forces for Change issue."



For Press enquiries please contact us at comms@luminarybakery.com


Awards


Passion & Purpose

The Independent Awards

Community Champion

Olive 2019

Best Social Enterprise

Foodism 2019


Videos & Podcasts


"In this episode we speak to Luminary Bakery’s Essy Sparrow. Essy has over 11 years experience in coffee shops and now oversees a team of 20 as manager at Luminary’s Camden branch here in London."

"Episode 1 is with Luminary Bakery’s Commercial Director Rachael Coulson. Luminary Bakery is a business and a charity whose mission is to empower women through training and employment."

"Remember how Rachel was when we we went to Pinterest? This is Ellie's version of that, as we interviewed the amazing Rachael and Emma from Luminary Bakery."

Iridescent Co-founder Alex Brown interviews authors of Rising Hope, Kaila H. Johnson and Rachel Stonehouse. Learn more about what it took to bring this cookbook to life, how Luminary Bakery is empowering women, and a preview of the inspiring stories and irresistible bakes Rising Hope is filled with!


Articles


The London Bakery That’s On A Mission To Empower Women

If you happen to come across Luminary Bakery’s Stoke Newington location (their Camden shop is temporarily closed during lockdown), you’ll also have the chance to support a great cause with your latte to-go.


Why This Luminary Bakery Graduate Wants To See More Women Rising To The Top Of The Industry

“I think it was a very nurturing programme, and I think that’s something that makes Luminary Bakery very unique,” says Grace, a graduate of the East London bakery’s free six-month training scheme provided to women facing multiple disadvantages. “They’re just the most uplifting, supportive bunch of ladies you’ll ever meet in your life.”

Exclusive Recipes
Trail-blazing bakery Luminary doesn’t only create knock-out bakes – it also helps disadvantaged women build a future. Here the team share three brilliant recipes and some of the inspiration they’ve gained along the way.

Valentine's Gifts that Give Back

Drizzled with white chocolate and packed with raspberries, this brownie is every bit as good as it looks. In fact, it’s better, because Luminary Bakery is a social enterprise that uses baking as a tool to take women on a journey to employability and entrepreneurship. So by treating your loved one, you’ll be helping to break cycles of poverty, violence and disadvantage.


The Best Birthday Cakes in London

Not only does Luminary Bakery make exceptional cakes, it also does inspirational things for its community. A social enterprise, it helps disadvantaged women build careers through training and employment, and the delicious side effect is some of London’s loveliest baked goods.


Rising Hope – Recipes & Stories from Luminary Bakery – Interview with Rachel Stonehouse & Kaila H. Johnson

Luminary Bakery is a social enterprise founded to support women experiencing disadvantage by teaching them how to bake. Since 2014 Luminary Bakery has offered courses, work experience and paid employment within their cafes in London, empowering women to build their careers. Now the organisation has published its first cookery book – Rising Hope.


Luminary Bakery shares yummy recipe and reveals how COVID-19 has affected its small business

"HELLO! Canada spoke with Luminary Bakery's Communications Officer, Kaila Johnson, to find out how the business is evolving in light of COVID-19 after having to temporarily close its doors due to United Kingdom government regulations. The staff also shared a recipe people can make at home while self-isolating!


Celebrating women in business - Introducing Luminary Bakery

"Luminary was built by women - for women. Supporting women from all walks of life and those with a social and economic disadvantage, Luminary Bakery started as a social enterprise designed to offer opportunities for women to build a future for themselves."


Cafe Highlight | Luminary Bakery

"In a quiet residential street in Stoke Newington lies a truly hidden gem. Luminary Bakery.

The most amazing smell of cinnamon swirls fills the café - that wouldn’t look totally out of place in a Wes Anderson production..."


Social Justice | A Spotlight on Luminary Bakery

"Luminary Bakery is a social enterprise bakery and café who advocate for women in the workplace, with their employment schemes and skills training having been created to improve the lives of disadvantaged women in London..."


Behind the scenes with Meghan Markle: Duchess tells Bryony Gordon how vulnerability is one of humanity's greatest strengths

"In a small, sparse room at the back of a bakery on the urban streets of Camden, north London, the Duchess of Sussex is comforting a crying woman..."


The London bakery that's transforming lives, and why the Duchess of Sussex is a fan

"Behind the coffees, cakes and sourdough loaves is a thriving social enterprise aimed at helping women from disadvantaged backgrounds get their lives back on track."


Bread Winners: Meet The Women Baking Their Way Into Employment

"An all-female bakery is empowering disadvantaged women to bake their way into employment, finds Ellie Pithers, in Vogue's September 2019 Forces for Change issue."