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Bees & Beekeeping Workshops

23 April - 15 January

Welcome to Bees & Beekeeping

Gain all the necessary information and handling skills to get you started with honeybees from our passionate beekeeping expert, Liam Ferguson.

Liam will guide you through sympathetic bee keeping, working with bees in a more natural and organic way.

Starting with the basics to beekeeping, exploring the biology of honeybees and their environmental value and benefits, progressing to acquire the skills necessary to maintain a healthy and productive apiary.

Our beekeeping workshops will also offer the opportunity for close observation and interaction with the bees.

All workshops include refreshments and a locally sourced light lunch to enjoy in our garden space – weather permitting!

1 Day workshop – April 23 rd – 10.30am – 3.30pm | £55.00 (introduction course – no interaction with our bees)

  • Introduction to the honey bee
  • Honey bee colony
  • Hive parts
  • Hive inspection
  • The next steps in keeping bees

2 Day workshop – May 7th & 8th or May 28 & 29th – 10.30am – 3.00pm | £125.00 (observation & interaction with bees)

Part 1

  • Introduction to the Honey bee
  • Bee behaviour
  • The bee community
Part 2
  • Getting started with keeping bees
  • Hives
  • Equipment
  • The years work
Part 3
  • Handling bees
  • Controlling swarms
  • Making splits
  • Pests and diseases
Part 4
  • Flowers for food
  • Bees role in nature
  • Recognising the flow of nature and the seasons within beekeeping
  • The honey harvest

 

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Bees & Beekeeping Workshops -2 DAYS 28th & 29th May
Gain all the necessary information and handling skills to get you started with honeybees from our passionate beekeeping expert, Liam Ferguson. Liam will guide you through sympathetic bee keeping, working with bees in a more natural and organic way. All workshops include refreshments and a locally sourced light lunch to enjoy in our garden space - weather permitting!
£ 125.00
5 available
Bees and Beekeeping workshops - 2 Days June 25th & 26th
Gain all the necessary information and handling skills to get you started with honeybees from our passionate beekeeping expert, Liam Ferguson. Liam will guide you through sympathetic bee keeping, working with bees in a more natural and organic way. All workshops include refreshments and a locally sourced light lunch to enjoy in our garden space - weather permitting!
£ 125.00
8 available
Bees and Beekeeping workshops - 2 Days July 9th and 10th
Gain all the necessary information and handling skills to get you started with honeybees from our passionate beekeeping expert, Liam Ferguson. Liam will guide you through sympathetic bee keeping, working with bees in a more natural and organic way. All workshops include refreshments and a locally sourced light lunch to enjoy in our garden space - weather permitting!
£ 125.00
8 available
Bees and Beekeeping workshops - 2 Days July 23 and 24th
Gain all the necessary information and handling skills to get you started with honeybees from our passionate beekeeping expert, Liam Ferguson. Liam will guide you through sympathetic bee keeping, working with bees in a more natural and organic way. All workshops include refreshments and a locally sourced light lunch to enjoy in our garden space - weather permitting!
£ 125.00
8 available

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Details

Start:
April 23 @ 00:00
End:
15th January 2023 @ 00:00
Cost:
£55.00 – £125.00

Venue

Rame Innovation Hub
West Antony Barns, Antony
Plymouth, Torpoint PL11 3AB United Kingdom
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Phone:
01752 814400