Introduction to Soap Making Workshop with Afternoon Tea, East Yorkshire.



About the course Join us for this Soap Making Workshop on the outskirts of the Historic Market Town of Beverley, in the East Riding of Yorkshire in Anlaby. This Soap Making Workshop uses beautiful essential oils and natural botanicals . A lovely workshop aimed at those new to soap making where you will learn how to make your own natural and handmade artisan soaps using the cold process method. This will be a fun and hands on workshop with lots of opportunities to try different ingredients. You will use natural butters, fats and oils, alongside essential oils, botanicals and natural ingredients to create your individual and personal blend of fragrance, colour and decoration. Overview of the day- Arrival tea/coffee, biscuits & introductions Brief history and basic chemistry of cold process soap making Look at the cold process soap samples The difference between alternative types of soap The benefits of making our own soap Raw ingredients and store cupboard essentials. Equipment for soap making Sodium Hydroxide and Lye safety Natural essential oils and the therapeutic benefits. Botanicals and additives including the use of lavender, flowers like rose petals, herbs, oats and poppy seeds. Colouring your soaps with natural ingredients like spices, clays and oxides Demonstration of soap making, mixing and blending. Soap making practical, everyone will be supported along and receive individual support. Experimenting with ingredients making two batches of soap each Cutting, curing and storing finished soap. Conclusion of the day with questions and answers. This will be a fun and relaxed workshop with the opportunity to experiment with different ingredients. The day is structured to allow you to have a very hands on experience, this ensures that you leave with the skills to make your own soap again at home.

What's included in the price?

A fun and informative workshop Full tuition in soap making Use of tools and appliances Refreshments throughout the workshop Complimentary light lunch in the style of afternoon tea Hand out to take home including a recipe. At least twelve bars of beautiful hand crafted soap to take home. Please note: occasionally we have to change the the venue of workshops. However, a venue on the outskirts of Beverley in The East Riding is always used.


4 hours

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts



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  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Vision impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Christmas
  • Tutor can travel
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  • Pet lovers
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Easter
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  • Weekends
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  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Father's Day
  • Intermediate level
  • Stag dos
  • Parking provided
  • Mother's Day
  • Public transport
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21 Hull Road, Anlaby, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU10 6SP