Beginners candle making workshop - Marlow, Buckinghamshire



We are the candle making experience company. Our workshops are held in our purpose built studio in Marlow. 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 ********************************************************************* 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. *********************************************************************

What's included in the price?

The price includes all the equipment and materials plus coffee/tea/soft drinks. 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 After the workshop we will also email to you our candle-making guide. For Christmas and Easter we theme the candles you will make.


3 hours

Cancellation policy

Strict - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 8 weeks before the course starts



Candle by Events

with Craft Courses since 2016

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We are the candle-making experience company. The company was started by Sarah Ditchfield, who has a HR & training background. Following a candle-making Christmas present she received one year Sarah discovered a passion for candle-making and later combined this with her experience in training and development to set up Candle by Events. Today the company runs candle-making events, parties and workshops across the UK. Sarah's second book "Making Candles" was published in April 2017 by Search Press.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Vision impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Hen dos
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Weekends
  • Public transport
  • Evenings
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Tutor can travel
  • School holiday workshops & activities
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12 Gossmore Walk, , Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1QZ

Booking options

Beginners candle making
10:00 - 13:00
£69.00 See dates
Afternoon Session
02:30 - 05:30
£69.00 See dates