What you will do
3 hour workshop
This three hour workshop will teach you about the different types of candles that are sold in the UK, then learn the skills to make your own using natural soy and beeswax! This hands-on workshop will show you how to make a variety of beautiful candles. Choose from a range of fragrances and dyes to personalise your very own candle range. At the end you take home the candles you have made plus a copy of our step-by-step course notes.
• Workshop run by a “Chandler” (a professional candle-maker) • Introduction to candle-making through the ages • Overview of the different types of wax, wicks, dyes, fragrances and candles • Demonstration of 4 different candle-making techniques • Using individual melters, melt two types of soy wax (container and pillar), add dyes, fragrance oils and wicks to make four types of candle: container, pillar, floating and rolled beeswax. • Finish your candles off with beautiful packaging and decorations • Participants take home their own candle creations and a user guide to enable them to recreate other candles at home
Please note: If you are booking for 2 or more people, please make sure to include the full names of all of your guests when booking.
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You will only receive an email from us if new dates are added for this class, you will not receive any marketing emails, and that's a promise!
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We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
About your host, Candle By Events
Candle by Events is the candle-making experience company - passionate about creating fun, hands-on candle-making events for organisations and individuals.
The company was founded in 2008 by Sarah Ditchfield, who has a HR and training background. Following a candle-making Christmas present she received one year Sarah discovered a passion for candle-making and later combined this with her experience in training and development to set up Candle by Events. Today the company runs candle-making events, parties and workshops across the UK. Sarah as an author of two candle-making books published by Dorling Kindersley and Search Press.
The philosophy behind Candle by Events is creating fun, hands-on and memorable events around candle-making that appeal to adults and children across all age groups.
We run the following types of workshops:
Open Workshops Special Occasion Parties Hen Parties Children's Parties Company Parties Team Building Family Fun Days
All the equipment and materials are included plus soft drinks and cakes! Please note: If you are booking for 2 or more people, please make sure to include the full names of all of your guests when booking.
All students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.