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Our half-day workshop will teach you the skills of candle-making so you can make your own, unaided at home. In addition to using natural soy wax we introduce you to two other popular waxes: petroleum and beeswax beads. This is very much a hands-on course where you practice what you have learnt. At the end you take home the candles you have made plus a copy of our step-by-step candle-making book and a candle-making kit to help you start making your own projects at home.

Part One

  • Create a “home” candle-making workshop, including the use of a double-boiler on your hob
  • Following the step-by-step guide and our support you make your own pillar and container candles using soy wax 
  • Calculate all the materials yourself including identifying the correct wick and calculating the quantities of wax, dyes and fragrance oils 

Part Two

  • Learn more about the different waxes: their characteristics and when to use each type depending on your project and requirements
  • Produce a taper candle using the traditional method of candle-dipping
  • Make a pillar candle using beeswax beads
  • Using different moulds, make a pillar candle with petroleum wax

Part Three 

  • Take home one of our candle-making kit plus our advanced user guide to get you started with your first candle-making projects
  • Access to our Facebook group for ongoing support and further inspiration



We run a number of these each year and are reasonably flexible with dates, which are agreed individually at the time of booking


Length: Half day 

Cost: £135 per person (or 2 persons for £250)

Minimum no. of people: 1

Maximum no. of people: 3

Ideal for: You need to have previously attended one of our introduction to candle-making workshops or parties

Other Public Workshops:

Introduction/Beginners Workshop








"I just wanted to say thank you for the workshop the other day, I really enjoyed it! In fact I enjoyed it so much that I now want to make candles properly and sell them!"