Candle Making Course

Tue 12 Dec 2023 10am - 2pm BOOK HERE

Everyone loves candles, whether decorative or functional. Why not join our resident beekeeper Martin to learn more about beeswax candles and the different methods using to produce them?

Learn how to make simple rolled candles, moulded candles and hand-made dipped candles in the comfort of science lab workshop.

This half day course  provides all the materials required, including a range of moulds and beeswax from our own bees. Learn about the history of beeswax candles and their benefits compared to more commercial paraffin or soya wax alternatives.

This will be a half day course from 10am -2pm and will take place in the Botanic Garden’s Science Centre.

The course is £45 which incudes all course materials and entry to the Botanic Garden, please feel free to explore after the session!

This course is available to book every Tuesday in November (7th through to 28th),  December 5th  12th and 16th and 13th January.


Spaces are limited and must be booked in advance.


If you require any further information, please contact:


Upcoming Dates

  1. Tue 12 Dec 2023
    10am - 2pm
  2. Sat 16 Dec 2023
    10am - 2pm
  3. Sat 13 Jan 2024
    10am - 2pm