Bespoke candle making workshop - Edinburgh



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. - You will learn about the different fragrance options (essential oils v fragrance oils) you will be able to choose your own scent from our fragrance library. - You will make your own bespoke fragrance oil blend - You will learn the step by step process of making a container candle. - You will assemble and hand pour your own container candle. - How to burn a candle correctly. - You will learn how to measure the correct amount of wax and fragrance to use in candles. - We will cover the equipment needed for candle making. By the end of the workshop you will be able to make a soy wax container candle. There will also be time to ask questions. What you will take away - A scented container candle that you have hand poured yourself. - Your own bespoke 10ml fragrance oil blend - Workshop notes We also sell starter candle making kits so you can continue with your new hobby at home.

What's included in the price?

All equipment, materials, and hearty mid morning refreshment break of tea, coffee and home made crumble are all included in the workshop cost.


2 hours

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Suitable for

  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Weekends
  • Hen dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Accommodation offered
  • Stag dos
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The Old School House, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH23 4SQ