The London Refinery Blog

  • New products coming soon

    New products coming soon

    We are shooting today with Yeshen Venema in Hackney. Watch this space for new products and product photography.   Yeshen Venema is one of leading product photographers in the UK. Specialising in the design and craft sector, he works on location and from his own studio in Islington, London. He works with a regular stylist, Mugdha Sapte. and @mugdhasapte#shoot #newproducts #excited #interiorstyling

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  • The London Refinery Candle Making Kit

    The London Refinery Candle Making Kit

    We are excited to now have the candle making kit available on The London Refinery website. The kit is designed by myself, the founder of The London Refinery. This ultimate kit will guide you in detail how to make two individual natural soy wax candles at home in the same way we blend and hand pour and our candles here at the London Refinery. Key making steps, safety information, and a photographic guide and film (all filmed here in Ealing) are included in this set, making it the perfect gift for a beginner candle maker or someone who wants to start making candles...

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  • Make a Soane's Kitchen Garden Inspired Candle

    Make a Soane's Kitchen Garden Inspired Candle

    Make a Soane's Kitchen Garden Inspired Candle and enjoy some delicious canapés from Soane's Kitchen whilst sipping on a refreshing welcome cocktail. We are looking forward to The Soane's Kitchen Candle Making event in at the Soane's Kitchen Ealing on Friday. We will be making blends inspired by the Soane's Kitchen Garden. The garden even in the winter is full of herbs, thyme, sage, and rosemary and in the summer the garden is full of flowers and vegetables which complement each other, which helps to prevent and bugs and disease. Copy taken from information in the Soane's Kitchen Garden. 'The Soane's were...

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  • The London Refinery Online Candle Making Class is live

    The London Refinery Online Candle Making Class is live

    Can't make a candle class at one of our London locations? Well, learn how to make a candle online with The London Refinery. This informative film comes with all our candle making kits.  The London Refinery Candle Masterclass - The Film The 10-minute online workshop is hosted by Lucy Heale, Founder of The London Refinery. You will start by learning how to heat the wax, blending the oils, and finish with pouring your own 180ml candle. Email us for the download link with your candle kit purchase. The trailer... Candle Making Equipment for the online class You will need a wax thermometer, metal...

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  • Bang & Olufsen Candle Making Event at Bourne & Hollingsworth

    Bang & Olufsen Candle Making Event at Bourne & Hollingsworth

    We partnered with Bang & Olufsen for a private press candle workshop. We hosted a candle-making class on the 21st March for 15 top-tier lifestyle and tech journalists from titles such as Vogue, GQ, Stylist, Grazia, WIRED, Wallpaper* at Bourne & Hollingsworth in Clerkenwell. Scandinavian Fragrance Blends At the tailored candle workshop, guests could pick from three different blends for participants to make. Each blend was inspired by a Scandinavian summer.   PINE CANDLE - Norwegian Forest WalkEssential Oil Notes:  Pine Needle, Fir Tree, Cedarwood These wood-derived essential oils are distilled from the heartwood, balsam and resins of the tree. The...

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  • H&M Conscious Exclusive Press Day

    H&M Conscious Exclusive Press Day

    We had the privilege of holding a candle making event for a range of press and influencers for the H&M Conscious Exclusive Press Day at the beautiful location of Heckfield Place in Hampshire. H&M launched their most sustainable Conscious collection yet. The 48-piece line is made from super innovative plant-based fabrics, from a silver jacket made from Piñatex (a.k.a. pineapple leather) to an off-shoulder blouse fashioned from orange peels'. - Glamour Magazine We took over the Heckfield Place greenhouse for the day with a candle making masterclass inspired by the new collection. The London Refinery created an orange peel inspired...

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