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23 beekeeping workshops found

Beekeeping courses, classes and workshops taught across the UK. A healthy bee population is essential to human survival - we totally rely on them to pollinate our crops and keep the cycle of life going. Learn from an apiarist or beekeeper how to maintain bees to promote productive hives and plenty of honey and how to set up an apiary and keep beehives in farmed countryside, woodlands and urban back gardens or rooftops!
Beginning Your Beekeeping - Two Day Beginners Course
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Beginning Your Beekeeping - Two Day Beginners Course
East Sussex - Next course on 14th September 2019
£198
An intensive course to get you started, explaining all about the honey bee, helping you choose your hive and equipment, how and where to set up your apiary, the bees management and pests and diseases. Not forgetting when and how to extract that lovely honey. An informal couple of days spent with others interested in beekeeping. A wealth of information from a highly experienced beekeeper and a chance to see the different equipment available, along with a useful pack of course notes to take away. Where the bees and weather...
Sustainable Beekeeping Weekend Course - with Bees for Development
Gold AWARD
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Sustainable Beekeeping Weekend Course - with Bees for Development
Gloucestershire - Next course on 12th October 2019
£195
How can we ensure the survival of honey bees? This weekend course on sustainable beekeeping is run by Bees for Development at Ragman's Lane Permaculture Farm, in the Wye Valley.  The course covers the management of bees, and natural ways to take care of them. course content: Meet the bees - a hands-on look at honey bee colonies housed in different hives The natural life-cycle of honey bees - bee biology and ecology Being a beekeeper - what does 'keeping bees' really mean? The relationship between bees and flowers -...
Beekeeping Weekend
Beekeeping Weekend
Cardiganshire
£150
Explore an ever-growing and immensely popular pursuit. Bee populations across the world are collapsing catastrophically and we may lose one in three of every bite we eat. Keeping bees on a domestic level can be a vital way of supporting the bio-diversity that bees foster. We offer courses in beekeeping in association with New Quay Honey Farm. The Beekeeping Weekend offers and introduction to the principles of beekeeping over the course of a weekend. The course focuses on beekeeping the natural way and will cover: the colony and how it...
Beekeeping for Beginners Workshop
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Beekeeping for Beginners Workshop
Lincolnshire - Next course on 26th August 2019
£149
If you've ever wanted to keep bees, there's no better time to begin! Whether you're keen to learn everything you need to know to get you started in hobby beekeeping, or simply extremely interested in the idea of keeping bees, this 1-day fun and interactive workshop will teach you the fascinating secrets of the honeybee and how to care for and keep bees in an environmentally friendly and sustainable way. Our Bee Keeping for Beginners workshop is lots of fun and packed full of all the essential information to leave...
Introduction to Beekeeping - One Day
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Introduction to Beekeeping - One Day
Gloucestershire
£145
Introduction to Beekeeping - One Day Course This is a one day Introduction to Beekeeping course, which takes you from complete novice to someone who has the knowledge to begin this wonderful and rewarding hobby. It is also suitable for those who have had bees for a short time and want to gain some more experience. On this course we cover: The life of the honeybee How to set up an apiary The beekeeping year Equipment you will need Working with the bees Products of the hive The course includes...
'Beekeeper for a Day'
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'Beekeeper for a Day'
Lincolnshire
£125
Awarded the Green Tourism gold award, join us on our organic farm, for a unique, up-close and personal tour of our honeybees and a day in the life of a beekeeper... Our experience days begin at 10am and run to approximately 2.30pm, here on our organic farm just 4 minutes from Market Deeping and 18 minutes from Peterborough train station in Lincolnshire. It's a fun-filled, hands-on, day: *a short guided tour of the gardens and the planting schemes we have created for an almost entirely pollinator-friendly site; why considering pollinators...
Strengthening livelihoods course - with Bees for Development
Gold AWARD
Strengthening livelihoods course - with Bees for Development
Monmouthshire - Next course on 6th December 2019
£120
This one-day training course is designed for people or organisations with an interest in using beekeeping and honey and beeswax trade to alleviate poverty. This is not a hands-on course about bees. We cover the different species of bees that are utilised world-wide, and introduce a range of topics concerning beekeeping in developing countries. Training day topics include: Apiculture in developing countries and how it supports livelihoods Problems faced by beekeepers in financially poor countries Appropriate and sustainable - issues of technology choice An introduction to honey marketing and trade...
Beginners introduction to beekeeping
Beginners introduction to beekeeping
Kirkcudbrightshire
£100
Our one-day beginners beekeeping course covers everything you need to get you going. The Beginners Beekeeping Course runs from 10am until around 5pm with breaks for lunch and tea breaks. Please note that our days fill very quickly so book early to avoid disappointment. Payment in cash on the day (Please note no credit cards or cheques). You will only be charged £10 deposit when booking. Programme: 9:45 a.m. Registration + Tea or Coffee 10.00 a.m. Introduction . History of beekeeping . Honey bee lifecycle . The bee colony ....
A Beekeeping Experience Day Course
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A Beekeeping Experience Day Course
East Sussex
£98
A One Day Beekeeping Experience A great experience for anyone interested in Bees, or considering taking up Beekeeping. You will learn in a small group all about this cherished insect, getting the opportunity to see inside a working Beehive. Taking home; a certificate, a pound of honey, a bee related gift and notes about the honey bee. Course Programme: Saturday 9.30am - 4.30pm 1. Introduction to Bees Learn all about these incredible creatures; the different types, how they live and how to identify them 2. The Honey Bee Learn a...
Straw skep hive making course - with Bees for Development
Gold AWARD
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Straw skep hive making course - with Bees for Development
Herefordshire - Next course on 21st September 2019
£95
Learn how to make a lip-work straw skep.  You will make your skep from a long straw wheat with cane lapping.  The course tutor, Chris Park, will explain how to split bramble and willow as needed. You will be able to make about one third of your skep during the day, and take home the skills, tools, and materials to finish off at home.

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