GWEITHDY CANHWYLLAU / CANDLE MAKING WORKSHOP
Workshops – learn how to make your own candles, have fun and relax the same time !
Please contact me to arrange workshop date. Pre-booking & payment in full necessary
SUMMARY OF WORKSHOP CHOICES for individuals or groups
Workshop Option 1 – £95 per person (£90 if you book for two or more participants)
You can visit my workshop in Pembrokeshire West Wales and learn how to make candles? Spend some time in a beautiful rural and peaceful setting. If you are interested please scroll down to find out more.
Option 2 – Group workshops – prices range from £12 – £25 per person depending on size of group, materials used, venue hire, travel, etc. Workshops are tailored to be suitable for schools, colleges, corporate team building, community groups, membership groups such as W.I. wedding hen days & more and I come to you………
So in summary here’s what’s involved – how candles are made !
A double boiler system is used to melt the wax. Choosing the correct wick and centering it correctly is crucial. Once ready, the melted wax is poured into a pillar candle mould, votive or container.
MORE DETAIL FOR WORKSHOPS OFFERED:
workshop 1 – for individuals (4 – 5 hours)
£95 (£5p.p. discount for bookings of 2 or more)
You will make and take at least 8 candles. They will be made using different techniques and using different materials. You will work mainly with soy, rapeseed, beeswax and paraffin gel wax. You will learn to make free standing pillar, chunk, container and rolled taper candles. We will use dyes, essential oils and candle perfumes. This workshop is suitable for a maximum of 4 students at a time and there is a £5 discount available per person for bookings of 2 persons or more . Dates available on request or by prior arrangement. Complimentary refreshments & a light lunch is offered on the day. Any dietary requirements need to be notified beforehand. Payment in full is required when booking. Larger class sizes can be organised at a different venue.
If you are interested, accommodation can now be offered in a holiday cottage which is 25 minutes away
Please visit www.cosycottageholidays.co.uk or telephone 07875 853136
workshop 2 options:
for community groups (2 hours)
minimum number required – 10 (and I can come to you)
£16p.p within a 5 mile radius (45p per mile for further afield)
This workshop could be an ideal opportunity for community groups to try out a craft evening within their monthly meeting e.g. W.I. Or if you are celebrating a special birthday why not learn a new craft. Perhaps you or a friend are getting married and would like a craft orientated hen party where you can make your own candles for your wedding. Usually, you make and take 4 candles.
£10 – £12 per pupil depending on age & duration of workshop – the price per person is for classes within a 5 mile radius (45p per mile for further afield) minimum number required – 10
This workshop can be tailored to fit in with the schools requirements. Usually students under 10 years of age are put into groups of 6-10 and the workshop lasts up to an hour/hour & a half per group. They make and take 3 to 4 small candles. Up to 60 children possible in a day with an assistant supplied by the school. For students over 10 years of age, the workshop price is more and lasts for up to two hours. Class sizes vary from a minimum of 10 to a maximum of 25.
For course reviews from past students, please see CRAFTCOURSES.COM
If you are interested in a workshop then please contact me by phone or e-mail to discuss further and I shall look forward to meeting you to make some candles….