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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.

£75
Warwickshire - Next course on 18th March 2019
In this half-day beginners course you will learn four different candlemaking techniques and take home at least five beautiful candles worth over £20. The course is ideal for those who are completely new to candlemaking or who have made a start at home and would like some further tuition. Groups are made up of no more than 5 people so that a degree of individual tuition is possible. Courses are run in a relaxed and...
£45
Essex
We discuss the theory of 4 different waxes (gel, soy, paraffin, beeswax), labelling, both regulatory, and decoratively, different wicks, health and safety, how to heat the wax safely, the different fragrance and colouring choices and how to apply them. Differences in containers, techniques and troubleshooting and finally, equipment needed with pro's and cons. For the practical side, you will make a candle in a teacup & saucer and decorate a pillar candle, and tea lights....
£95
Pembrokeshire
Candle-making workshops in Pembrokeshire. Courses run regularly and can be planned to suit you so please call or email Angharad to arrange! Learn to make and take at least 8 candles! The main aim of this workshop is to ensure that the art of candle making is fun for all. You will be using traditional and natural candle waxes, essential oils, candle oils and dye chips if you want to add something different. The workshop...
£65
Greater London - Next course on 24th February 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. Party run by a “Chandler” (a professional candle-maker) Introduction to candle-making through the ages Overview of the different types...
£59.99
County Durham - Next course on 24th February 2019
Come and join us for a fun filled day of safe candle making. Making handmade gifts such as candles is a rewarding and fun skill for all abilities. Save yourself a fortune by learning how to make your own soy wax poured candles either for pleasure or why not sell on at local craft fairs. Once you have discovered the many benefits of soy candles you will never look back. You will be able to...
£39
Gloucestershire - Next course on 23rd March 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...
£80
Sussex - Next course on 9th March 2019
Our intermediate candle making course is specifically designed for those interested in starting a candle making business. We cover a wide range of candle making methods to include an introduction into the legal requirements, along with the tools required and waxes available. Also, covered in detail are labelling, branding and selling ideas for your range of candles.
£59
East Riding of Yorkshire
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 2018 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...
£55
Hertfordshire - Next course on 15th March 2019
Join us for a fun and relaxed morning’s workshop in candle making held in a cosy village hall in the Hertfordshire countryside. No previous experience is needed – just come along and enjoy learning a new skill. All our candles are made with soy wax with a range of fragrance oils and dyes to choose from so you can create your own unique candles to take home. The workshop will involve making a variety of...
£30
West Sussex - Next course on 24th February 2019
This workshop covers the basics of candlemaking across a variety of different candle types, and takes you through different styles, wicks and waxes to use. You’ll make and take home at least 8 candles, including moulded candles in different designs, tealights, floating candles, votives and rolled beeswax candles. You can choose your own colours and fragrance. Enjoy a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, tea and biscuits, and get stuck into an addictive new hobby! Suitable for...