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Our Beekeeping workshop is a one day workshop for adults, it will include a mix of discussion in the classroom and demonstration in the apiary.

The workshop 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.

Workshop Info

Price: £60
Duration: 1 day (7 hours)
Date: Sunday 10 May 2020 
10:00 - 17:00

*Free workshops are available for London Borough of Southwark Residents over the age of 19 only. Each resident is entitled to ONE free workshop per academic year (September 2019 - July 2020). We only have a certain quota of free spaces per academic year and once they’re gone you will have to pay full price so make sure to book as soon as possible! 

If you’re still unsure about your eligibility, use our checker below.

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