Introduction to beekeeping course run by Shipston Beekeepers
Led by a qualified Master Beekeeper our weekend course will give you an insight into and hands on experience of, the world of the honey bee and the role of the beekeeper.
We will cover:-
How a honey bee colony works
The beekeeping year
The essential equipment
Harvesting your honey & wax
How to get started with your own bees
There will be an opportunity to chat with other local beekeepers too.
Weather permitting there will be the chance to examine a colony bees in our nearby training apiary with an experienced beekeeper. Bee suits will be provided.
Date: 22nd & 23rd April 2017
Time: 09:30 – 16:00hrs
Venue: Village Hall, Brailes, OX15 5AS
Cost:- £50 (Couples £80). Light lunch and refreshments included.
Shipston Beekeepers, a branch of Warwickshire Beekeepers Association
(Reg Charity 500276)