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Candlemaking courses

Candle-making courses, classes and workshops taught all across the UK. Want to learn the art of making your own candles? Making candles is not only a useful and cost effective hobby but is also incredibly satisfying. Attending a candle making course can light up your days by showing you how to create attractive and elegant candles using gel, paraffin, beeswax, soy and tallow. Learn how to properly embed the wick, carve beautiful candles and incorporate perfumes, scents, essential oils and colour into your candle designs.

£55
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 16th June 2019
Understand more 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 workshop will show you how to make beautiful container, floating and rolled candles. Choose from a variety of fragrances and dyes to personalise your very own candle range. Partly run by a “Chandler” (a professional candle-maker), this course will cover: -Introduction to candle-making through the ages -Overview...
£65
West Yorkshire - Next course on 8th June 2019
Do you want to learn a new skill? Stuck for a fun Christmas gift? Then join us for a fun and friendly workshop in container candle making at Crafters Cottage just outside Holmfirth. Learn how to make exquisite gifts for family & friends. Brides & bridesmaids learn how to make your own wedding decorations & favours. Or maybe you would like to start your own artisan business? Whatever the reason, you are very welcome to...
£85
Sussex - Next course on 1st June 2019
Our course will offer a brief introduction to the history of candle making, an understanding of the types of waxes available and their advantages and disadvantages, how size and types of candle wick are also important, burn times and so on. We will then move on to the equipment necessary for both the hobbyist and those who are interested in a business opportunity. All the techniques will be explained and demonstrated, and common mistakes ironed...
£65
East Riding of Yorkshire - Next course on 23rd June 2019
Join us for this candle making workshop on the outskirts of the historic market town of Beverley, in the East Riding Of Yorkshire. Please get in touch for dates and to discuss venues. If you fancy learning a new skill in 2019 then come and learn how to make container candles. You will receive a full demonstration of candle making in different containers. This will be a fun, friendly and a hands on experience where...
£45
Midlothian - Next course on 19th May 2019
Held in the lovely rural village of Temple just 15 miles south of Edinburgh, our half day candle making workshop will give you the basic skills to create a scented container candle made from 100% soy wax choosing from a selection of fine fragrance oils. Our groups are kept small (a maximum of 10) to allow for individual attention. Workshop Content - Overview of the different types of wax and their differences in candle making....
£90
Suffolk - Next course on 30th May 2019
This class is designed for total beginners, or those just starting out. It is beneficial for anyone considering starting a candlemaking business, giving you the tools to go away and start the experimenting you will need to do to make your business a success. The workshop is held on the 1st floor of our new premises, above a quaint tearoom (where light lunch is served) overlooking the beautiful green in the Suffolk village of Cavendish....
£39
East Sussex - Next course on 7th June 2019
Learn how to make beautiful scented candles using vegan soywax and natural essential oils and fragrances. A great skill to learn whether you want to start making candles to sell or make gorgeous gifts for your friends and family. Click through to our website to book your place: use candledeal discount code to get your class for £39 instead of £45! A fun and friendly experience for Brides & bridesmaids who want to make their...
£175
Midlothian
"Home Business Idea" This one to one candle making workshop is specifically tailored for those thinking of starting a candle making business. On this comprehensive workshop, award winning candle maker Kerrylyn Bell will teach you the steps involved in making and selling candles as well as giving you the confidence and knowledge to create your own soy candle business with minimal start up costs. The workshop is held midweek only, simply get in touch for...
£45
Isle of Anglesey - Next course on 26th May 2019
Flexible course dates! Learn practical, hands-on candlemaking in this fun and relaxed workshop - perfect for beginners. Create a variety of beautiful candles, from scented soy wax votives to traditional hand-dipped candles, scented tealights and soy wax melts. Choose from a range of fragrances and dyes to design your very own candles! At the end of this class you will take home all the wonderful candles you have made - and the skills to make...
£39
Gloucestershire - Next course on 13th July 2019
Held at ‘The Chantry’ in the lovely market town of Thornbury just 12 miles north of Bristol. Enjoy a fun and relaxing 2.5 hour candle making workshop on either a morning (10am -12.30pm) or an afternoon session (1.30pm - 4.00pm). We will give you the basic skills to create 3 different styled, scented, container candles made from 100% natural soy wax and a selection of fragrance oils. Our groups are kept small (a maximum of...