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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.

£90
Suffolk - Next course on 24th April 2019
This class is designed for total beginners, or those just starting out. It is beneficial for anyone considering starting a candlemaking business. 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. This course focuses on the art of Soy Wax candlemaking, but does include a brief foray into Paraffin wax. It includes an introduction to materials,...
£55
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 18th May 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
Yorkshire - Next course on 11th May 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 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 join us for an informative and...
£85
Sussex - Next course on 3rd May 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...
£75
Cumbria - Next course on 5th June 2019
We’re excited to host Siobhan from The Little Lakeland Soap Company at Swallows & Artisans. Siobhan combines 100% pure essential oils and quality natural ingredients into beautifully luxurious soaps, candles, bath salts, lip balms and more. In this one day workshop you will learn about the different scent blends, the properties of each oil and why they were chosen. First watch a demonstration and then, with help and guidance from Siobhan, you will create your...
£45
Midlothian - Next course on 4th 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....
£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 28th April 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...
£75
Warwickshire - Next course on 4th May 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...