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    Candle Making Workshops for Beginners

    Start your candle making journey here, in the rural SA37 postcode area of Pembrokeshire - nearest villages are Boncath and Crymych and the coastal towns of Newport and Cardigan in West Wales. Make your own beautiful Container Candles with this half-day candle making workshop!

    What to Expect

    This candle making workshop is suitable for complete beginners (Adults 16+) or those just starting out. This is a practical, hands-on workshop and you will hand pour your own candles. The workshop will give you the knowledge and skills needed to create your own candles at home.

    Workshop Tuition

    • Three hours of guided tuition with an experienced candle Chandler (a professional candle maker).
    • Workshops held in a professional, purpose designed Candle Studio.
    • One Tutor and a max of four persons.
    • A comprehensive printed reference file of the step-by-step guide to making candles at home. 

    This candle making workshop will cover:

    • The equipment you will need to make candles at home. This will include equipment you will almost certainly have already and some which you can choose to buy.
    • An overview of the candle making ingredients, the different types of wax, wicks and fragrances available and where to buy these ingredients.
    • A demonstration of how to make a candle
      • calculating the amount of wax and fragrance oil required.
      • wicking a candle.
      • melting the wax to the correct temperature
      • mixing the wax and the fragrance oil at the correct temperature.
      • pouring the wax by hand.
      • the UK government candle labelling requirements
    • With the guidance of the Tutor, you will make three candles.

    Hands-On Candle Making

    • All materials are provided.
    • Using you own dedicated Workstation, you will make three of your own beautiful FelinFach style container candles using eco-friendly plant-based wax (Soy Wax), a choice of natural fragrances with both wood wicks and eco-friendly cotton wicks.
    • Our candles are a renewable, sustainable and eco-friendly product. There are no dyes or additives in the wax.
    • Replicating the demonstration, you will prepare the candle wax, fragrance and wicks and will then hand pour one 30cl glass candle, one 20cl candle in a tin and one 10cl travel tin candle to take home with you.

    Questions, Answers and Feedback

    Whilst the candles are hardening, there will be plenty of opportunity to discuss your candle making experience, raise questions and provide feedback.


    The FelinFach Candle Studio

    The workshops are held in a purpose designed Candle Studio with individual workstations in the rural SA37 postcode area of Pembrokeshire - nearest villages are Boncath and Crymych and the coastal towns of Newport and Cardigan in West Wales.

    These candle making workshops are a hands-on learning experience using eco-friendly waxes, fragrances and wicks. You will leave with the knowledge to successfully make candles at home. 

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    About FelinFach

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