Soap Making Workshop

21st September - 24th October 1:30pm - 4:30pm


*BOTH DATES FULLY BOOKED - contact the Palace to join the waiting list* 

Learn the traditional art of soap making with Boo Cottage Botanicals.

If you have ever wondered how natural soap is made, then this introductory workshop is for you! Soap making is both a science and an art, so unleash your creativity and feed your curiosity.  A short course to give you an introduction to soap making; the ingredients and the process involved.

On the day you will: • Learn a brief history of soap making• Learn about the different soap making techniques available to the DIY soaper • Get to know the characteristics and skin benefits of various botanical oils and butters • Learn the basics of blending essential oils and blend your own unique scent • Make a batch of your own natural soap using the traditional ‘cold process’ method.

All ingredients, equipment and moulds are provided. You will take your soap home with instructions to cut and cure until it is ready to use.

Course Tutor: Nichola Penn and Ben Bryant of Boo Cottage Botanicals. Boo Cottage Botanicals was founded in 2014 at the foot of the Quantock Hills in rural Somerset. Nic and Ben make products using only natural ingredients with known benefits for the skin, and are experienced workshop leaders.

1/2 day course, choice of two dates:
21st September 1:30pm - 4:30pm - BOOK ONLINE HERE.
24th October 1:30pm - 4:30pm - BOOK ONLINE HERE. The October workshop will feature Christmas-themed oils

£48 including materials

Stable Yard Room at The Bishop’s Palace. Includes a 10% discount voucher for The Bishop’s Table cafe.

Book online, via phone (01749 988111) or at the Palace Shop. Please make clear which date you would prefer when booking.