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Scented soy candlemaking includes custom fragrance mixing

Making soy wax candles for gifts

About the Course

Please note I’ll only be doing workshops for one week, every 3-4 months as I’m living abroad. See dates listed above.

Bring a friend and get £5 off one admission (or if paying together £5 off the total). Learn how to make scented candles (or tea lights) in a relaxed, informal setting in ‘The Wicked Wick’ home kitchen In Stamford or alternately at a nearby local venue, where you can learn how to make a scented, natural soy wax candle in your own kitchen.

This workshop can also be combined with my soap making workshop. Please email for special price/discount.

During the workshop we will discuss candle making science, equipment, different types of material plus quality and proper handling, including smelling and discussing lots of fragrances (so you can mix your own special combination), what a good candle should look like and how it should burn, and easy step-by-step how to.

Courses are held in the morning or afternoon 11am or 3pm - on weekends, however dates can be flexible - just ask!

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Materials are included. Plus plenty of information and easy step-by step guide you can take home, and you'll get a great candle (or tealights) you made yourself!

Soy wax
Scented oil

Course handbook with detailed instructions/recipe, recommendations, where-to-buy- info, and safety information.
Option to buy a take-home candle kit to get you fast-tracked to making your own! It includes enough wax for 5 candles, and 5 already wicked tins (for £16.50).
Plenty of tea to drink along with biscuits or cake!


Dianne Drew at The Wicked Wick
6 Tennyson Way
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Suitable for

  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

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One-day (approx 3 hours) starting at 11:30 or 1:30

Available dates:


In-person course
- - #27311

What a fab course. A chilled out relaxed morning learning the science behind candle making, all about scents and then making my own candle. I’ve since burnt it and the scent throw was amazing especially as I have a poor sense of smell. The candle also burnt evenly all the way to the last. Very reasonable kits on offer to allow you to experiment at home and ongoing info via email. I can’t recommend this course highly enough and I challenge you not to come away a little in love with her dogs!

In-person course
- - #9185

Really enjoyable intro to candle making, clear and informative instruction in a friendly relaxed environment, thoroughly enjoyable session would thoroughly recommend

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