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Introduction to Beekeeping (Weekend Course)

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.

Dates, Time & Location

 

Two two-day events on Saturday 15th - Sunday 16th August, and Saturday 19th - Sunday 20th September 2020

FarmED, Station Road, Shipton-under-Wychwood, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 6BJ, United Kingdom

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.

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

Cotswold Seeds Ltd

FarmED: Farm & Food Education

Cotswold Seeds Ltd has been supported by the Cotswolds LEADER Programme towards the construction of the education building. It is part funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.

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