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Beekeeping


Friday 18:00 - 21:00 & Saturday 10:00 - 17:00

The Beekeeping workshop is a 10 hour course spread over two days for adults over 19 years old and will include a mix of discussion in the classroom and demonstration in the apiary.

The course aims to introduce participants to the way beekeeping involves working with the bees’ natural instincts and how bees provide humans with a useful indicator as to the health of our environment.

Participants (properly suited!) will spend time examining bees close-up and identifying some of the aspects of bee behavior we will have discussed in class including:

  • Lifecycle of the individual bee
  • Lifecycle of the honeybee colony
  • Bee cooperation and communication
  • Requirements of the honeybee colony
  • Beekeeping as a collaboration
  • Examples of beekeeping methods, techniques and equipment.
  • Neither previous experience nor special equipment is necessary although it would be a good idea to bring footwear / and socks that cover feet and ankles as the bee-suits wont.

Did You Know

If you're a resident of the EEA (The European Economic Area) for 3 years or more and are over 19 years old you can attend one free workshop per academic year!*

We have a limited number of free places, so make sure you book early to avoid disappointment!

See our terms and conditions for more information.

To find out if you're eligible for a free workshop or to book a place please answer the questions below.


Is This Your First Workshop With Us Between August 2018 - July 2019?

 

Are you over 19 and a resident of the EEA (The European Economic Area)?

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