Make Your Own Jesmonite Soap Dish

Looking for ways to get creative and learn new things? Are you also a fan of beautiful homeware? Then join Hairy Jayne for a fun crafting workshop, where you will learn how to make your own Jesmonite soap dish from scratch!

In this workshop, you will learn how to make your own soap dish using Jesmonite, an eco-friendly and strong material that is made using mineral powder and resin.

Your host for this creative workshop is Hairy Jayne, a zero-waste and eco-friendly hair and homeware expert, based in Totterdown. Under their experienced eye, you will have fun designing and building your bespoke soap dish to take home and enjoy.

What to expect:

  • A fun and creative workshop
  • Learn the basics involved in Jesmonite-eco resin
  • Learn how to create your own custom colours
  • Make a terrazzo effect using colourful chips
  • Be guided in how to make your soap dish using moulds
  • Learn how to sand down your dishes and add a waterproof sealant
  • Leave with a beautiful soap dish plus a toothbrush or razor holder, handmade by you

At the end of the session, you'll take home your own handmade soap dish and toothbrush or razor holder, plus a complimentary handmade soap or shampoo bar from Hairy Jayne. Keep them for yourself or gift them to a lucky loved one!

Age restrictions: 16+

Adult (people aged 16 and over) £28
Student (please bring student ID with you) £25
Group Ticket (group of up to 4 adults) £96

What people are saying

Kathryn Ayres
Jan 2023

I thoroughly enjoyed this workshop. The host was welcoming, knowledgeable and good company. The c...

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How to get there

Yuup extras

  • Choose a complimentary handmade soap bar or handmade shampoo bar to use with your soap dish


  • Parking
  • Refreshments available
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible

On the day

  • The workshop will open 15 minutes before the start time, so feel free to arrive a bit earlier and get settled in.
  • There's free on-street parking on the surrounding roads, as well as a Tesco Express car park opposite the venue.
  • The venue is a 10-15 minute walk from Bristol Temple Meads.
  • Please wear clothes you don't mind getting messy.
  • You are welcome to bring along some colour inspiration if you'll find it helpful.

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 5 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 5 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

You'll be hosted by

Hairy Jayne

Hairy Jayne is an eco-friendly and zero-waste independent hair and homeware brand, based in Bristol.

Hairy Jayne was founded by Jayne, an eco-enthusiast with over 20 years of experience as a hairdresser and before that, a graphic designer. With a love of nature, crafts and making beautiful things, Jayne hosts fun and creative craft workshops from her studio in Totterdown.

Jayne Rutland (She/Her)

Jayne is a former graphic-designer-turned-hairdresser who now mixes her hair care potions at her studio space in Totterdown. Her Hairy Jayne handmade hair care is nature inspired with a zero waste focus. She has a curiosity for making things, loves a craft project and has a soft spot for anything that's fragranced with natural essential oils.

Any questions?

Ask your question directly to Hairy Jayne.