About the Course
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.
Please also see reviews under our listing for our workshops held in Marlow - see "All student reviews..." button below.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
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:
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.
This was a very informative and fun course. Sarah made it all seem very easy. Everything was clearly explained and we each made several different types of candles including coloured and scented candles. The pace was excellent. Thank you Sarah.
Debbie - - #17737
Response from Candle by Events:Thank you Debbie, glad you enjoyed the workshop
Really enjoyed the workshop, I have learnt a lot about different kinds of wax. venue is suitable, sunday is the best day to have it as well. Sara is brilliant tutor...great fun.
Tiani Raveendran - - #17331
Response from Candle by Events:It was a pleasure meeting you, thank you for your lovely comments
It was a very enjoyable course. Sarah explained all aspects of making quality candles and the kind of wax on the market.
Subuola - - #17326
Response from Candle by Events:Thank you, it was a pleasure meeting you
I attended this course last week. It was absolutely fantastic and I would definitely book onto another.
Sarah was so friendly and informative. The environment was relaxed and fun. I learnt about and made a variety of different candles, ones which I will keep and use. I can’t wait to make some more using what I learnt.
Rebecca Bennett - - #12230
This has to be the best course I’ve done this year. Sarah is extremely helpful and clear, she makes it so easy! I came away with a goody bag full of candles, some of which have been given as Xmas presents already.I highly recommend this course to anyone with a wish to make candles. It was only 3 hours long and very informative, the follow up email with tips and source details is also helpful and I’ve already ordered a kit to continue making them at home. Thanks very much Sarah!
Judi Leblanc - - #12229
My daughter and her friends had an amazing time making candles at her 10th birthday party. Sarah was very friendly and the girls felt immediately at ease with her. Sarah explained everything really clearly and made the party fun and informative. All of the girls went home with hand decorated party bags to hold the fabulous scented candles they had made, I would recommended Sarah 100% to anyone looking for a slightly different party. Thank you so much Sarah !
Andrea Harper - - #11497
Thank you Sarah for making my daughter's 11th Birthday party so special. It was such a fantastic party engaging all the girls for the full duration starting nicely by giving insights into different fragrances & some facts about candle making. Very resourceful and well organised we highly recommend this party.
Mythili Krishnaraj - - #8707
My daughter and her friends had a lovely time at the candle-making party and all the parents have been commenting on how nice it was to do something a bit different. It was also good to have a bit of an introduction into candles - I learned a few things myself!
Sarah Ghai - - #8704
Thank you for running such a fantastic party for Molly yesterday; she had a super time, as did her friends. Parents have been commenting how much their children enjoyed the party and how impressed they are with the candles they have brought home.
I have no doubt you will see us again, as our younger daughter is now asking for a candle-making party too!
Caroline - - #8277
Thank you for coming to do Annabel's party. It was really nice to do something different and a bit more ‘grown-up’. All the girls (and the boys) had a lovely time and I wouldn't be surprised if you had some enquiries from mums of the some of the girls. I will certainly recommend you to anyone who is looking for something different from the usual party events.
Megan Johnston - - #8165
“My daughter and her friends had a lovely time making scented candles at her birthday party. Sarah introduced girls to a brief history of candle making. It was interesting and fun for the girls. I can recommend this workshop to every parent who is not quite sure how to organize their child's birthday. It was a very good choice. Emily and her girlfriends enjoyed it entirely and returned home with a selection of colourful and lovely scented candles made by themselves. Thank you very much Sarah for such a wonderful time the girls have had!
Michelle Jones - - #8160
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