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Christmas Beginners candle making workshop - Marlow, Buckinghamshire (evening workshops)

Candle making workshop in Marlow
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About the Course

Come along to one of our workshops to 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.

Workshop run by a “Chandler” (a professional candle-maker), this course will cover:
- Introduction to candlemaking through the ages
- Overview of the different types of wax, wicks, dyes, fragrances and candles
- Demonstration of 4 different candlemaking 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.
- CLP legislation

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We offer you lots of options, so you can experience any or all of our workshops and never make the same candle twice! Please see our other course listings or contact us for more details.

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COVID-19 HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY

- Everybody will sit 1.5 metres apart from one another. If you are in a personal bubble we can sit you closer together
- Our studio can hold up to 14 people but with the safety measures in place the maximum group size will be 5 people plus your tutor. This may change as and when Government guidelines change
- To limit walking around the studio everybody will sit at their own workstation and all the materials and equipment will be ready and waiting for you
- Hand sanitiser will be at every workstation
- Course tutor will wear a face visor
- You will be provided with a face shield to wear during the workshop, if you prefer to wear a face mask please bring one with you
- Beverages will be served and brought to you
- Toilet facilities: besides a basin with hot water, soap and paper towels, there will also be sanitiser and wipes - and the facilities will be cleaned regularly throughout the workshop
- If the weather is good we shall open up doors and windows in the studio to let in fresh air
- After each workshop everything will be cleaned including pans, chairs, tables and all aprons will be washed
- On arrival we shall take your temperature and ask you if you have been in contact with anybody recently who has displayed symptoms of Covid 19

For our other venues we will put the above measures in place plus any requirements from the venue.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the 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:

- Layered toned pillar
- Wax melts
- Fragrance rose gold tin
- Christmas pudding pillar
- Several tealights

After the workshop we will also email to you our candle-making guide.

Contact

Sarah Ditchfield at Candle by Events
12 Gossmore Walk
Marlow
Buckinghamshire
SL7 1QZ
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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel

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Price:

£55

Duration:

3 hours (6:30pm to 9:30pm)


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