Personalize and decorate your own festive scented candle with Earl of East.
During this workshop one of Earl of East's expert candle makers will take you through the candle making process. You will have the opportunity to smell and test a selection of about 20 different oils to create your own scent profile. You will decorate your candle vessel with dried and pressed botanicals to create your own 200ml scented soy wax candle to take home.
Open to Barbican Members + 1 guest
No experience is required
Classes are open to anyone over the age of 18
All materials are provided
Tea, coffee and pastries will be provided
Workshop duration: 2 hours
The candle you make will need to cure overnight before you can start burning
The Barbican Conservatory is located on Level 3, if you’re coming from inside the main Barbican building.
From the Barbican highwalks, follow signs to the ‘Barbican Centre’. Walking from Barbican tube station, you’ll see a steps with ‘Art Gallery’ above them, these will lead you up to the Sculpture Court where you'll see a sign for the Conservatory.
Silk Street, London
The Barbican is widely accessible by bus, tube, train and by foot or bicycle. Plan your journey and find more route information in ‘Your Visit’ or book your car parking space in advance.
We’ve plenty of places for you to relax and replenish, from coffee and cake to wood-fired pizzas and full pre-theatre menus
The Conservatory is on the gallery floor (level 3), reached via the main lifts. Access Automatic glass doors (120cm wide) lead outside from the gallery floor and continue down a ramp (1:12). The Conservatory is on your right, entered through double doors (135cm wide). The Sculpture Court is on your left, up three steps or via a ramp.
Limited access for wheelchair users and people with restricted mobility due to steps in some areas.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
For more access information, please visit our Accessibility section.