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Wax Workshops

For details of our 2023 course click here

We run occational workshops on using beeswax. You can learn about beeswax as a product of the hive and how to produce items such as candles, soap, polish, wax wraps and cosmetics. There will 4 groups of people each taking turns in learning a number of techniques and producing wax products.
Teas and coffees will be available. Bring your own lunch. There won’t be a set lunch break – the workshops will vary slightly in length so you’ll have an opportunity to eat and to have a short break as we go.

Read about a previous workshop including blogs by two attendees Emily from Ealing andd Helen from Epsom

Wax Workshop Success

We all had a fantastic time at the Wax Workshop. Even the snow did not stop the course from going ahead. We all managed to walk away with our own fantastic examples of rolled candles, dipped candles and mold candles as well as beeswax polish, hand cream and soap.

Thanks to Bill, Judy, Moira and Doreen for running this event. Everybody walked away with a fantastic array of wax based products: clearly enthused to go away and create their own.

Here are just some of the comments received about the course:

Read blogs by Emily from Ealing and Helen from Epsom

“Thank you for organising a very successful wax workshop today – I thought it all went very smoothly due to the preparations you  made beforehand and there was just the right amount of information and practical work.  It was great to go home with our own wax efforts and I sure we will all look at the show schedule with new eyes !”

“Just like to say thank you to all of you for such a great day, & thank you for  making us all so welcome.”

“Bill, Jude, Moira, Doreen and all who helped in making today such a wonderful day. All of you have put a lot effort in planning and organising it all, thank you so much.”

“Thanks for organising such a practical and fun day. I hope that I can harvest enough wax to make a contribution…”

“Thank you Bill, Jude, Moria and Doreen, It was a well run event and enjoyable. It was nice to meet members of other associations. “

“We really enjoyed the workshop and were inspired to try making some of the products. I might even be tempted to enter some for the show depending on how successful I am in making them!! Thank you for organising the day, it was very good we had fun.”

“Many thanks Bill for organising an interesting , informative and interactive day. It was lovely to make so much , with all of the ingredients and good company provided.”