In-person course
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Soy wax container candle making workshop - afternoon



Candle making workshops held at ‘The Chantry’ in the lovely market town of Thornbury just 12 miles north of Bristol. Enjoy a fun and relaxing 2.5 hour candle making workshop! We will give you the basic skills to create 3 different styled, scented, container candles made from 100% natural soy wax and a selection of fragrance oils. Our groups are kept small (a maximum of 8) to allow for individual attention and social distancing. Coronavirus - We have introduced all the necessary safety measures to ensure everyone stays safe when attending a workshop. Extra space and protection has been implemented to create a safe environment. Sanitzer, gloves, aprons and masks will be provided. Please contact us if you have any concerns. Rule of six - The workshop comes under the exemption for work, education and training set up in a Covid-secure way Workshop Content - Overview of the different types of wax used 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 learn the step by step process of making a container candle using a microwave. - You will assemble and hand pour your own container candles. - You will learn about wick types and how to burn a candle correctly. - You will learn how to measure the correct amount of wax, fragrance and dye to use in candles. - We will cover the equipment needed for candle making. You will leave the workshop with a unique array of handcrafted candles to proudly display or give away as gifts and the confidence to create many more candle making masterpieces in your own home.

What's included in the price?

You will take away 3 scented container candles, that you have hand poured yourself plus your workshop notes. We also sell starter candle making kits so you can continue with your new hobby at home. All tools and equipment All materials Refreshments of tea, coffee and biscuits


2½ hours (1:30pm to 4:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.



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52 Castle Street, Thornbury, Bristol, Gloucestershire, BS35 1HB

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Limited mobility
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Weekends
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Stag dos
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
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