Soy Candle Making Workshop

Learn how to make scented soy candles in three different style containers

2.5 hours Class size 1 to 8 (public classes), 12 to 16 label £45

If you've ever wanted to make your own candles, this workshop will give you the basic skills to create three scented candles in different styled containers.
Held in the lovely market town of Thornbury, just 12 miles north of Bristol, during this two and a half-hour candle making class you will make a unique candle made from 100 percent natural soy wax. Be as creative as you like! Your teacher will show you step by step the process of making a container candle using a microwave.
All equipment and materials will be provided, as well as complimentary refreshments like tea, coffee and biscuits. You will also have access to a fragrance library, giving you a wide selection of fragrance oils to choose your own favourite scent from.
You will learn:
  • An overview of the different types of wax in candle making
  • About the different fragrance options (essential oils v fragrance oils)
  • How to assemble and hand pour your own container candle
  • About wick types and how to burn a candle correctly
  • How to measure the correct amount of wax, fragrance and dye to use in candles
  • The equipment needed for candle making
You will leave the workshop with an array of personalised handcrafted candles to proudly display in your home or give away as unique gifts! Not only this but you'll gain the confidence and skills to create many more homemade candle masterpieces for your home.
If you don't know what to do in Bristol this weekend, get crafty with this DIY soy candle making workshop!
Knowledge required
What you'll get
  • Three scented container candles, that you have hand poured yourself
  • Workshop notes
  • The option to purchase a soy candle making kit so you can continue with your new hobby at home
What to bring
Nothing! Just yourself. Please feel free to bring your own refreshments if you have alternative requirements.
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday or hen do.

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 7 years old).

An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a unique gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift, Father's Day gift or birthday gift.


The Chantry, 52 Castle Street Thornbury, Bristol, BS35 1HB

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Mount Cottage Crafts
Mount Cottage Crafts

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Hello my name is Lindsey Benson founder of Mount Cottage Crafts, I organise and run craft workshops in the lovely market town of Thornbury, South Gloucestershire near Bristol.
The workshops are held in 'The Chantry', in the centre of Thornbury, a great practical setting to discover and develop your crafting skills.
Launched in 2018 we plan to offer a wide range of affordable craft workshops.
I hold a long-held passion for crafting, with a background in art & design and architecture.

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