Christmas Candles and Craft [SOLD OUT]


This workshop has sold out. However, there are still tickets available for our Christmas Pottery workshop on Saturday 7 December.

Raise a glass with us this festive season. Come along to this fun workshop and discover the art of making your own candles and candle holders.

This is the perfect way to spend an evening - learning a new skill and creating some beautiful candles either for your home or to give as gifts this Christmas. Combining light, heat and fragrance, the humble candle can instantly soften a space and provide a relaxing ambiance to any room.

In this workshop, you will use locally sourced beeswax and natural products to create your candles, and recycled household items for the candle holders. You will consider aspects of candle making such as: different fragrances, wicks, waxes, optimal temperatures, and different vessels.

All materials are provided, however, participants are welcome to bring their preferred essential oils if desired.

Price: $40| $38 Friends of the Gallery (includes materials and a glass of wine)

Where: Rockhampton Art Gallery (entry via the front of the Gallery, directly off Victoria Parade)

Who: Ages 18+ interested in making Christmas gifts, learning homemade crafts, and getting excited for Christmas

Parking: Victoria Parade or Bolsover Car Park behind the Gallery

About the Tutor 

Helen Kavanagh is a Central Queensland artist and a fun, bubbly educator. She is passionate about the environment. Her artistic pursuits are drawing, painting, photography and sculpting objects from recycled materials.

Helen has a Diploma of Visual Arts from CQU, and teaches workshops at Rockhampton Art Gallery and Mount Morgan School of Arts.


  • Wednesday, 04 December 2019 | 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM


Rockhampton Art Gallery, 62 Victoria Parade, Rockhampton City 4700  View Map

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