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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.

This course is targeted at people who are interested in carving candles or have decided to open a small business. What will you learn in that Workshop: 1. The technology of manufacturing of candle blanks: • Selection of candle molds; • Preparation technology of the wick; • The composition and proportions of the material; • The correct choice of melting temperature range. 2. Preparation and application of colored paraffin onto the candle base (blank): •...
County Durham
Our Christmas Workshops give you the chance to experiment with some wonderful christmas scents. Make our signature two-toned christmas candle which has Mistletoe and Wine for Christmas and then merges into a delightful Prosecco fragrance ready to rock the New Year in. Or come up with your own combination. 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...
Northumberland - Next course on 25th May 2019
Held in my studio in the lovely market town of Hexham, this informative and fun beginner's workshop, will give you the skills for creating your own scented, container candles and tealights using 100% soy wax and specially selected essential or fragrance oils. Numbers are kept small to allow for individual attention as I guide you step by step through the process of candle-making.
Suffolk - Next course on 10th May 2019
This candle making workshop will be held at The Barn inside Nutshells Tea Room, Stowupland, Suffolk. This will be a relaxed, fun and informative day suitable for beginner and novice candle makers. It will be very much a hands on day where you will learn about the art and science of candle making. There will be a maximum of six people on the day so there will be plenty of time for individual attention and...
This online course is designed for you if you are determined to create an extraordinary candle brand. Perhaps you are confident in making candles but you are absolutely unsure as to where to start from, what laws to comply with, how to establish a niche market and set up an unique value proposition. You struggle with defining your own customer, you are targeting wrong audience, perhaps you have made candles for friends and family and...
How about creating your own bespoke candles? You will learn about different types of wax, what is best for you. How to make your own coloured and scented candles. Perfect for yourself or to gift to someone. We will be using jars however, should you wish to use a teacup and saucer then please just let me know as I have a variety to use. A deposit of £10.00 per person is required at point...
Berkshire - Next course on 10th May 2019
Learn how to make your own (plastic free) lip balm, face and hand cream each scented with your preferred herbs and oils. Make some hand rolled candles from natural bees wax. The day is held in our bee barn and if weather permits in our lovely wild meadow, which during the summer months is resplendent with native flowers. We will give you the recipes so you can practice at home and we hope it will...
This course will equip you with the skills and to make and take home: * 1 x 165g/extra large reed diffuser (RRP £17.50) * 1 x 100g/standard reed diffuser (RRP £12.50) All the components you need will be provided and guided step-by-step tuition given to help kick-start your reed diffuser making journey. The course is over one 2 hour session where you will make and take home the two diffusers above which will come with...
Devon - Next course on 8th June 2019
Candles are not only a popular gift but also a wonderful way to give ambiance and fragrance to your room. They can be expensive to buy but if you learn the techniques to make them yourself you can do so at a fraction of the cost. On this 1 day course you will learn three main techniques, container candles, pillar candles in moulds and dipped candles with beeswax. Types of wax and the appropriate wicks...
Lincolnshire - Next course on 25th April 2019
Bring a friend and get £5 off one admission (or if paying together £5 off the total). Learn how to make scented candles (or tea lights) in a relaxed, informal setting in ‘The Wicked Wick’ home kitchen In Stamford or alternately at a nearby local venue, where you can learn how to make a scented, natural soy wax candle in your own kitchen. This workshop can also be combined with my Soap Making workshop. Please...