Practical Course

WYE VALLEY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION

PRACTICAL BEEKEEPING COURSE – May 2022

Ideal for Beginners or Potential Beekeepers

practical-course

Two weekend sessions in May:

The next course will be in May 2022 held over two weekends of 14th/15th May and 21st/22nd May

  • Course will be held at Shenmore Lodge, Shenmore, Hereford, HR2 9PA

Subjects covered include:

  •  Bee Life Cycle
  •  Basic Handling & Management
  •  Equipment
  •  Feeding
  •  Wintering
  •  Disease Detection & Control

Cost (Approx.): Adults - £70 including membership of WVBKA and BBKA for 1 year. Juniors under 16 £25, but must be accompanied by an adult.
Membership of WVBKA entitles you to attend any of the association events, make use of the association apiary, be supported through a mentoring scheme and receive a monthly newsletter. In addition you will automatically become a member of the British Beekeepers Association (BBKA)which looks after the interests of beekeepers at a national level and provides a monthly magazine covering many topics of interest, and disease risk insurance.

For further details please call Bob North on 07715 483862 or e-mail bzn20@aol.com

Protective clothing is available for adults and juniors, but please bring your own wellingtons.