Introduction to candlemaking course - Minehead, Somerset



Suitable for the complete beginner and for those who have already tried making candles. We will guide you through making a selection of candles that you will be able to take home. We have regular courses running on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. However, please contact us if you are interested in coming on other days. Our courses are limited to a maximum of 6 people. Spend an enjoyable couple of hours making candles from different waxes, including beeswax, choosing your own fragrances, colours and shapes. You will make a beeswax moulded candle, a container candle, a Pillar candle and a rolled beeswax candle and also have a go at making a dipped candle. Select from a range of colours and fragrances for you container candle. We make and sell our own candles and will go through the equipment and method of making candles, the different waxes and the different types and size of wicks.

What's included in the price?

Our courses are approximately 2 hours long. Everything you need is supplied, including tea, coffee and biscuits. You will make a few different candles that you can take home. And hopefully have an enjoyable couple of hours.


2 hours

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts



Twisted Flax Candles

with Craft Courses since 2021

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  • Suitable for beginners
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Unit 2D Brunel Way, Minehead Enterprise Park, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5BY