Sat, Sep 19 | FarmED

Introduction to Beekeeping (Weekend Course) *FULLY BOOKED*

This two day ‘Introduction to Beekeeping’ course run by FarmED beekeeper, Chris Wells of Cotswold Bees Ltd. takes you from complete beginner to someone who has the knowledge to enjoy this wonderful and rewarding hobby.
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Introduction to Beekeeping (Weekend Course) *FULLY BOOKED*

Time & Location

Sep 19, 2020, 9:30 AM – Sep 20, 2020, 4:30 PM
FarmED, Station Rd, Shipton-under-Wychwood, Chipping Norton OX7 6BJ, UK

About the Event

This one day ‘Introduction to Beekeeping’ course run by FarmED beekeeper, Chris Wells of Cotswold Bees Ltd. takes you from complete beginner to someone who has the knowledge to enjoy this wonderful and rewarding hobby.

Time & Location

Date: See below - put on each day

9.30 AM – 4:30 PM

FarmED, Station Rd, Shipton-under-Wychwood, Chipping Norton OX7 6BJ, UK

About the Event

Based in the North Cotswolds, Cotswold Bees Ltd provides beekeeping training, services and equipment to the small scale and hobby beekeeper.

Suitable for novices and those who have had bees for a short time and wish to gain more experience. The course covers:

  • Farming with nature at FarmED
  • The life of the honeybee
  • How to set up an apiary
  • The beekeeping year
  • Equipment
  • Working with bees
  • Products of the hive
  • A visit to the apiary at FarmED to enable you to handle bees under supervision

The second (optional) day of the weekend course goes into more detail, with practical sessions on frame-making and a discussion on honey extraction techniques and other hive products. Make a weekend of it in the glorious Cotswolds!

Light refreshments will be provided. Bring your own picnic lunch. Social distancing good practice will be followed.

This event is run by Cotswold Bees Ltd - for all enquiries and booking information please contact them directly.

Registration is Closed

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