Course Start Dates
Saturday 21st October 2017
Saturday 25th November 2017
Saturday 2nd December 2017
Saturday 16th December 2017
Do you want to learn a new skill?
Stuck for a fun Christmas Gift?
Then join us for a fun and friendly workshop in Container Candle Making
Learn how to make exquisite gifts for family & friends, brides & bridesmaids learn how to make your own wedding decorations & favours. or maybe you would like to start your own artisan business, whatever the reason you are very welcome to join us for an informative and fun workshop in the heart of the Summer Wine Country take home all the items you have made and finish off with a fabulous inclusive afternoon tea.
Introduction to candle-making
Overview of the different types of wax, wicks, dyes, fragrances and candles
Demonstration of 3 different types of container candle-making techniques
Using individual melters, melt wax, add dyes, fragrance oils and wicks to make 3 types of candle Candle in a tin, Candle in a jar, tea lights and wax tarts/melters
Also learn the technique of printing your own images onto pillar candles to make bespoke gifts.
Learn how to create and print your own bespoke labels
Finish your candles off with beautiful packaging and decorations
Health & Safety and legislation on labelling
Students take home their own candle creations (Candle in a jar, Candle in a tin, tea lights a bag of wax melts) and a printed pillar candle.Plus user guide to enable them to recreate other candles at home
To check availability and book a place please visit our website via the link above.
What's included in the price?
All equipment and materials are included, Students will be able to take home the 4 items they have made.
We also include a Hearty Afternoon Tea/Coffee which will be served vintage style and includes, various sandwiches, and a selection of cakes.
NB: For group bookings (Over 5 students) please call direct for extra dates.
Really enjoyed this class. Julie is great fun and really informative. As complete novices we got some great tips and are looking forward to making lots more candles. The afternoon tea was lovely and the atmosphere was very relaxed and friendly. Would recommend anyone to give it a go
Had such a lovely day and learnt so much, feel ready to start my micro business now. Julie is very informative has lots of tips and tricks and is a very welcoming host. The Afternoon tea is fab. A fun informative day that I am certain will be of great benefit to my future plans.
Many thanks Julie
This candle making course instructed by Julie was a fantastic, friendly and knowledgeable course. Julie is so easy to talk and so informative to your needs. This course is great if you want to start your own business or even if you just want to do it personally. The afternoon tea was delicious.
Thanks for making us welcome.
This course was exactly what I was looking for. Julie is brilliant and knowledgeable. I would recommend this to anyone wanting to make professional looking candles. Materials supplied and Julie's tips were great. Afternoon tea was lovely too!
Excellent course run by Julie, an incredibly friendly, helpful guide to candle making. The things covered on this course would be enough to put a person well on their way to candle making. Nice tea too!
Had a lovely afternoon and learnt an awful lot in the space of a couple of hours.
Julie made it easy to follow. Lunch was lovely in a nice relaxed atmosphere. I would definitely recommend it to others who are thinking of learning a new hobby .
What a lovely day. Julie gave us a warm welcome and then taught us different types of container candles followed by an amazing afternoon tea! Everyone got on well and chatted away.
Really lovely course would thoroughly recommend.
Container Candlemaking Course with Afternoon Tea -
Informal, informative fun day. Relaxed atmosphere. I went on my own but felt very much part of the overall group. Julie was a great trainer answered questions and gave recommendation, she ensured everyone was a having good time.
Thoroughly enjoyed the candle making workshop & afternoon tea that was bought for me by a friend for my birthday. What a fab outing , really friendly and informative. We designed some lovely creations to take home all hand crafted and decorated. Would highly recommend the course for a different day out or for a new career adventure.
Well done Julie.
Booked the course to indulge in something creative - love candles and this course seemed like the perfect option to try something new. The course was fun, and gives an excellent overview to candle making. The course was very inspiring and has made me want to make candles, feeling I can now experiment with some expert knowledge. - The course comes with a lovley afternoon tea which adds to the overall experience! - would happily recommend to anyone considering a new hobby or wanting to starting up an Artisan Business.
Given this course as a birthday present. Not sure what to expect, but pleasantly surprised. Received a warm welcome from Julie, Ian and the rest of the course members. The day was very informative and fun with an afternoon tea that was second to none! Well done, highly recommended!
Me and my friend came over from Blackpool to Huddersfield to attend the Candle Making Course. We found it really informative and very enjoyable. We couldn't quite believe what we actually made ourselves and gave us lots of food for thought. It was a lovely group and the Afternoon Tea was excellent. Thoroughly enjoyed our day out!! And the melts that we made smell wonderful!!
This candle making course was brilliant. I enjoyed every minute.
Julie and Kay are absolutely lovely and taught me exactly what I wanted to know. They also provided lots of helpful tips and hints.
I've not stopped making candles since!
Fantastic course. I learnt so much and took away 2 lovely candles and a bag of melts!! Julie and Kay were great, very knowledgeable and wonderful hosts. The afternoon tea was great too. I can't praise this course highly enough. It ticked every box for me. Thank you
Absolutely loved this candle making course!Wanted to do something a little different to what I have done before and I couldn't of made a better choice! Julie and Kay are lovely and made the course fun and welcoming!
An excellent day highly recommended. I booked this for my partner who is obsessed with candles, we both loved it. Julie and Kay are fantastic, very knowledgable and friendly. The structure of the course is really good with enough time for everyone to ask questions and get 1:1 support. Afternoon tea was also lovely.
If you are reading this to consider booking, trust me and book it
I booked this course for my daughters family hen party and it was a fantastic choice! Julie and Kay were really welcoming and warm as well as being great teachers with lots of patience !! Our ages ranged from twenty something to seventy something yet it proved to be a brilliant experience and a lot of fun for everyone! We were taught how to make a range of different candles and were able to bring our own finished products home with us. Julie and Kay were very accommodating with our different dietary needs for the afternoon tea too. A great day had by all, my daughter the bride to be said her day was 'perfect'- thank you!xxxx
Took my mum and sister on this course and we absolutely loved it! It was really informative and enjoyable. Learnt lots and can now start making at home for friends and family! Lovely tutors, lovely candles and a lovely afternoon tea to finish on! Perfect Saturday morning!
This was a really informative and fun course. Julie was an excellent and knowledgeable tutor. I can now make beautiful candles for friends and family. Lovely afternoon tea in a great location in the centre of Holmfirth......what more can a girl ask for? xxxx
I would definitely recommend this course! Had a lovely day making candles and meeting new people, both Julie and Kay were very friendly and welcoming, and they certainly do know their stuff. Took a lot away from the day in terms of information and ideas - Thank you both for a great experience! :)
Really enjoyed this workshop.....lovely friendly people, relaxed atmosphere... Very informative and had loads of fun whilst learning the art of candle making...super afternoon tea too....thoroughly recommend......
Absolutely loved it. Great informal atmosphere and made to feel totally at ease. The tutors were extremely knowledgeable and answered all the questions thrown at them. I learnt a lot of how it should be done and also the things Not to do.
The whole day was very informative and I would definitely recommend this course for anyone wanting to learn about Candle making
If you ever want to spend a day of fun and learning this is it,4 hours flew by and the course and trainers are brilliant,if you are serious or just want to have fun could not think of a better place to be,and the lunch is really good to,eugene
Thank you so much for a great day. Myself and my mum really enjoyed your course, such a lovely, relaxed introduction to candle making. Very informative and fun. Thank you so much for your help since the course as well. Thanks Anne
Really enjoyed this candle making class, I learnt a lot, the teacher was really informative, gave loads of tips, I even rang her after to ask questions and she was happy to answer. The afternoon tea was the bees knees
I can highly recommend this course, very friendly teachers, in a relaxed, informal setting - no pressure! Great day learning a new skill, now need to put what I learnt into practice. Thanks Julie and Kay.