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Beginners’ & Improvers’ Beekeeping Course

25th March 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until 25th March 2019


Course Details:

This is a course for people beginning beekeeping or improving their existing skills. There will be six theory sessions:

  1. Basic beekeeping
  2. Natural history of bees
  3. Honeybee health
  4. Forage
  5. Honey and beeswax
  6. Management

The cost (£150 for full 6 part course) includes:

  • Six theory Sessions
  • Association Membership
  • March Association Meeting
  • Access to our members-only equipment shop
  • Practical sessions at the Association Apiary
  • A copy of the BBKA Guide to Beekeeping Book by Ivor Davis & Roger Cullum-Kenyon
  • The loan of a Bee Suit for the course
  • Equipment Day Event
    There will be talks and displays of essential beekeeping equipment such as protective clothing, gloves, basic tool kit, hive tools, smoker, etc. These will all be available to purchase from the Association Trading Hut.
    You’ll also learn how make hive frames and supers.

Course Dates and Venue:

The six part course will be held from 7.30pm to 9.30pm on the following evenings

  1. February 11
  2. February 18
  3. February 25
  4. March 11
  5. March 18
  6. March 25

The event will be held at Myddelton House, there is car parking available on site.

To book a place:



25th March 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Category:


Mary Hunter