Have A Go at Candle Making

£35 per person

Join a member of our staff at Pockerley Old Hall and make candles and rush lights in an 1820s home. Learn who had what lighting and why (and why you might be breaking the law!)

Spend time at Pockerley Old Hall in this unique experience making real period candles and rush lights!  Learn how important they were to the people of the time and afterwards take them home as a special souvenir of your experience.

Course dates

  • Saturday, 16th March 2019 (10.30am – 11.30am)
  • Saturday, 16th March 2019 (2.00pm – 3.00pm)
  • Sunday, 7th April 2019 (10.30am – 11:30am)
  • Sunday, 7th April 2019 (2.00pm – 3.00pm)
  • Sunday, 28th April 2019 (10.30am – 11.30am)
  • Sunday, 28th April 2019 (2.00pm – 3.00pm)
  • Saturday, 18th May 2019 (10.30am – 11.30am)
  • Saturday, 18th May 2019 (2.00pm – 3.00pm)
  • Sunday, 2nd June 2019 (10.30am – 11.30am)
  • Sunday, 2nd June 2019 (2.00pm – 3.00pm)
  • Sunday, 9th June 2019 (10.30am – 11.30am)
  • Sunday 9th June 2019 (2.00pm – 3.00pm)
  • Saturday, 29th June 2019 (10.30am – 11.30am)
  • Saturday, 29th June 2019 (2.00pm – 3.00pm)
  • Saturday, 7th September 2019 (10.30am – 11.30am)
  • Saturday, 7th September 2019 (2.00pm – 3.00pm)
  • Sunday, 29th September 2019 (10.30am – 11.30am)
  • Sunday, 29th September 2019 (2.00pm – 3.00pm)
  • Sunday, 20th October 2019 (10.30am – 11.30am)
  • Sunday, 20th October 2019 (2.00pm – 3.00pm)
  • Saturday, 9th November 2019 (10.30am – 11.30am)
  • Saturday, 9th November 2019 (2.00pm – 3.00pm)

Cost: £35 per person.

To book please contact Group and Venue Sales – groupandvenuesales@beamish.org.uk or 0191 370 4026.

Please note: Courses are only available for those aged 18 and over unless otherwise stated.

Please click here to view Booking Terms & Conditions for Traditional Experiences at Beamish Museum.


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