Practical Course

WYE VALLEY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION

PRACTICAL BEEKEEPING COURSE – May 2021

Ideal for Beginners or Potential Beekeepers

practical-course

Two weekend sessions in May:

The next course will hopefully be in May 2021 subject to the Covid-19 restrictions in place at the time.

  • Provisional dates are:
    Saturday/Sunday 8th & 9th May (Class 1 & 2)
    Saturday/Sunday 15th & 16th May(Class 3 & 4)
    2.00pm to 4.00pm each day
  • 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.

The course is at present fully subscribed but if you want to be on a waiting list or to be informed of the course in 2022 then do contact us.

Further details please ring Mrs June Williams 01981 550320 or email djr.gva@gmail.com

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