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Beginners candle-making workshop

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Course Provider: Candle by Events

Contact Name: Sarah Ditchfield

Telephone: 01628 947224

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12 Gossmore Walk

Course Length: 3 hours

Price: £55.00
Prices include VAT

5 star rating, 7 reviewers.

Gift vouchers available

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Course Start Dates
Saturday 1st April 2017
Saturday 6th May 2017
Saturday 10th June 2017
Saturday 15th July 2017
Saturday 16th September 2017
Saturday 4th November 2017
Thursday 14th December 2017


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 of wax, wicks, dyes, fragrances and candles
Demonstration of 4 different candle-making techniques
Using individual melters, melt two types of wax, add dyes, fragrance oils and wicks to make four types of candle
Finish your candles off with beautiful packaging and decorations
Participants take home their own candle creations and a user guide to enable them to recreate other candles at home

If you are interested in a private workshop/party please contact us.

What's included in the price?

The price includes all the equipment and materials plus coffee/tea/soft drinks and homemade cakes!

You will take home with you:

Pillar candle
Fragranced tin container candle
6 Floating candles packaged in a pretty organza bag
Rolled beeswax candles
Several tealight candles

We will also email to you after the workshop our Candle-making Guide.

Want to review this course?

Sarah really is an inspirational person. Her courses are great value for money and I recommend them 100%. I've got 2 of her books about candle making. The candles you learn to make are fantastic. I wouldn't hesitate to book.



Sarah was a fantastic teacher and it was such fun making candles and finding out about the process and ingredients. Truly inspiring and great fun. Thank you.


I had such a lovely day on Saturday, thank you so much for the candle-making workshop. I can't believe how many different candles we made! I will definitely recommend you to all of my friends/family.


This workshop was one of the best workshops I have been to in the last year, really enjoyed it.


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


I went on a candle-making course ran by Sarah on 24 February. It was my first experience with candle-making but really interesting and fun. First we learnt about all about the different sorts of waxes before trying our hand at making different types of candles. Sarah's clear instructions and waxes readily to hand made the whole process really easy. The group was small enough to ensure everyone could follow what happening and we all enjoyed comparing our results! Thanks Sarah for a great morning.


I went on the candle making course on 4 February and was delighted in the way in which Sarah who took the class made you feel at ease and also made you feel that you were able to get great results in making the candles. It was a completely relaxed atmosphere with an intimate class which is ideal if you feel self conscious. I will certainly start making my own candles from now on as it has given me the confidence I needed.

What was also great was that you were able to take home your creations and I would certainly highly recommend taking the course. Thank you Sarah


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