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Artisan Candle Making Workshop

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Experience hosted by Kathy

3 hours
Includes food, tickets, equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

NOTE: VARIOUS VENUES ARE USED. PLEASE CHECK VIA OUR WEBSITE BEFORE BOOKING.

We introduce what we will be doing & how the workshop will be structured. The style is relaxed and informal, & pace flexible - led by our guests' needs. We include an intro to safety, PPE, equipment & materials with some background and performance differentiation, hints and tips.

Then we guide all participants through 4 activities, making 7 candles and some wax melts:

1) Container candle - soy wax, choice of containers, wicks, dyes & fragrances. Container preparation. Heat, melt, blend, pour and cure. Tea lights and melts too.

2) Silicone moulded candle - a choice of silicone moulded shapes, using beeswax and dyes. Cotton wick preparation. Heat, blend and pour; two moulds each.

3) Tapered candle - using long cotton wick and dipping into deep Bain Marie heated wax containers, of assorted colours. Using beeswax or paraffin wax. Dipping and cooling repeatedly so that layers build up.

4) Rolled candle - using a beeswax sheet, learning to attach and roll a candle by hand; decorative materials also provided.

Candle after-care and use is given during the activities and safety reinforced throughout.

Participants take all 7 of their candles and wax melts home with them, wrapped in tissue paper in a box with some ChilliWinter merchandise.
NOTE: VARIOUS VENUES ARE USED. PLEASE CHECK VIA OUR WEBSITE BEFORE BOOKING.

We introduce what we will be doing & how the workshop will be structured. The style is relaxed and informal, & pace flexible - led by our guests' needs. We include an intro to safety, PPE, equipment & materials with some background and performance differentiation, hints and tips.

Then we guide all participants through 4 activities, making 7 candles…

Kathy's commitment to safety

This host has committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines – including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practising good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Food
    Most of our venues provide wonderful food and drinks at exceptional value....
  • Tickets
    Ticketed with clear T&Cs highlighting safety aspects, age restriction (ages...
  • Equipment
    All protective equipment is provided eg gloves, goggles and aprons. All ma...
From ₹4,700
/ person
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Meet your host, Kathy

Host on Airbnb since 2014
  • 2 Reviews
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Hello!
We are Kathy & Dave, the founders of 'ChilliWinter, Isle of Wight Ltd'.
We have been making beautiful soy wax candles from our home workshop since 2016. With over 25 years' training experience, our 3 hour artisan workshop will introduce you to four different candle-making techniques, which you will be guided through. Choosing from a variety of materials, you'll customise 7 of your own candles to take home. Small groups means plenty interaction and coaching time, enabling everyone to enjoy their experience! As a fast growing enterprise, our website shows off our 40+ fragrance range, the community events we support, the locations of our stockists as well as further info about our workshops. Making candles is creative, fun, interesting and so very, very relaxing... We look forward to meeting you, and sharing our chandlery expertise
Hello!
We are Kathy & Dave, the founders of 'ChilliWinter, Isle of Wight Ltd'.
We have been making beautiful soy wax candles from our home workshop since 2016. With over 25 years' training experience, our 3 hour artisan workshop will introduce you to four different candle-making techniques, which you will be guided through. Choosing from a variety of materials, you'll customise 7 of your own candles to take home. Small groups means plenty interaction and coaching time, enabling every…
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Where you'll be

The experience workshops will take place at a VARIETY of well known Island locations, each offering calm, very relaxing atmospheres, and easy access to refreshments.

***IMPORTANT**
contact us / look on our website for venue listings. The Airbnb app here is limited in its intuition so us listing the location as Newport is probably incorrect as we have 6 different venues. PLEASE CHECK WITH US BEFORE YOU BOOK

2 reviews

Oliver
December 2019
Kathys candle making experience is great. Its a fun relaxed atmosphere and Kathy is such a knowledgeable host. You finish the experience with a box of goodies as you make about 4 different types of candles within the session.
Bhavini
August 2019
We met Kathy for the first time in our candle making workshop, that we did last weekend, and she was a lovely bubbly lady and a pleasure to work with. She provided great informative information on the different types of candles, and fragrances and how to use them. This was a first time experience for my husband and I celebrating our wedding anniversary, and we thoroughly enjoyed it to the max, a very relaxing activity to do in your spare time. If you have never done candle making, we would definitely recommend taking this class. Kathy thank you for teaching us, we loved our pretty candles that we got to take home with us. Best wishes Bhavini & Hiten (From London) x
We met Kathy for the first time in our candle making workshop, that we did last weekend, and she was a lovely bubbly lady and a pleasure to work with. She provided great informativ…

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

More tips

We offer 6 different venues for our workshops on a variety of dates. Please ensure you have checked out each venue’s accessibility before you book by checking detail on our own website. If you have any questions, please ask and we will be glad to help :-)

What to bring

Glasses if usually worn for close work

Comfortable clothing suitable for a workshop environment