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Cold Process Soap Making

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About the event

Learn the art of cold process soap making in the heart of Kilkenny’s medieval city.

During this 2.5 hours workshop, you will learn how to work safely to make cold process soap from scratch. You will be introduced to beneficial oils, butters, essential oils and clays to make a beautiful, moisturising batch of soap. (Please note this soap will need a month to cure before it’s ready for use).

If you would like to learn a time honoured skill, which you can replicate safely at home, please get in touch. Limited to 12 places.


Where is it taking place?

The Orangery
Butler House and Gardens

Who is it suitable for?

Adults and 15+


Toilets available and light lunch available in the hotel

When is it taking place?

Tuesday August 8th, 10am to 12:30pm

Price & do you need to book?

€70. Yes, for bookings Telephone +353 87 1315947 or by email to

Contact details


+353 87 1315947

Additional information 

“After twenty years, working with cancer patients through the medium of touch and aromatics, Denise now formulates beautiful handcrafted soap and nourishing skincare products which support the skin. She likes to support female run co ops in The Amazon region and Ghana, through buying babassu oil, cocoa butter and Shea butter directly”


Design & Crafts Council Ireland
DCCI Made Local


All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding this event please contact the event organiser directly.

Event Details

Maker: Denise O’Connell My Skin Integrity Ltd

Starts: Tue 8 Aug at 10:00 am

Ends: Tue 8 Aug at 12:30 pm

Craft Type: Soap Making

Event Location: Kilkenny

Event Type: Workshop

Price: €70