Introduction to Bee Keeping

Forest Garden Shovelstrode
In East Grinstead

£75
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Important information

Typology Workshop
Level Beginner
Location East grinstead
Class hours 5h
Duration 1 Day
  • Workshop
  • Beginner
  • East grinstead
  • 5h
  • Duration:
    1 Day
Description

A one day course as an introduction to Bee keeping. During the day, you will learn about the management of the honey bee and different types of hives and equipment required for beekeeping.

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
East Grinstead
Dormers, Shovelstrode Lane,, RH19 3PH, East Sussex, England
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Starts On request
Location
East Grinstead
Dormers, Shovelstrode Lane,, RH19 3PH, East Sussex, England
See map

Frequent Asked Questions

· Who is it intended for?

Beginners

· Requirements

Sturdy boots, trousers [not black] and covered arms. Gloves are useful but we do provide gloves and suits.

· What happens after requesting information?

There is an option to book on our website

What you'll learn on the course

Beekeeping
Bee husbandry
Apiculture
How to make products with beeswax
Plants
Bee friendly plants
Craft
Bee hives
Frame making
Wax products

Teachers and trainers (1)

Justin Cleveland Peck
Justin Cleveland Peck
teacher

Course programme

Course review:

A one day course as an introduction to Bee keeping. During the day, you will learn about the management of the honey bee and different types of hives and equipment required for beekeeping. An observation hive will allow close examination of the bees and their queen. After lunch there will be an opportunity to look inside a working hive. This course will be run by Justin Cleveland-Peck and Lisa Aitken. This course is open to a maximum of 12 people

The course will run from 10.00 prompt until 1600 with tea/coffee break and lunch provided.

Special Requirements:- A pair of gloves either rubber or leather garden gloves, long enough to tuck into a sleeve and boots, preferably Wellingtons and socks. Protective clothing will be provided. Please wear trousers.

Additional information

Students per class: 12

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