Candle Making

CANDLE MAKING COURSES in the heart of Ashdown Forest, East Sussex

Would you like to learn to make CANDLES? For fun or for profit...

Our courses will offer a brief introduction to the history of candle-making, an understanding of the types of waxes available and their advantages and disadvantages, how size and types of candle wick are also important, burn times and so on.

We will then move on to the equipment necessary for both the hobbyist and those who are interested in a business opportunity.

Candle-making is a craft as old as civilisation itself. You will have an opportunity to make your own candles - from simple tea lights to pillar candles and scented jar candles - that you can take home with you.

All the techniques will be explained and demonstrated, and common mistakes ironed out. Our advanced course also covers in detail a range of ideas on building your own candle range for profit - covering labelling, branding and selling ideas.

INTRODUCTORY COURSE - £85

Our introductory candle making courses run from 9.30am to 1.30pm (Approx.) and aim to give the hobbyist a greater understanding of candle making. We offer small classes; a maximum of 7 people. The course covers a wide range of candle making methods, including the tools required and waxes available, and allows the tutee to take their own candles home with them. Our hands-on course is designed with fun in mind for the whole family to enjoy.

ADVANCED COURSE - £220

Our advanced one-to-one candle making courses are specifically designed for those interested in starting a candle making business. We cover a wide range of candle making methods to include an introduction into the legal requirements, along with the tools required and waxes available. Also, covered in detail are labelling, branding and selling ideas for your range of candles.