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Beginners Beekeeping Course 2020 - 3 day course, Dumfries and Galloway

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BeeSpace Training Apiary

Killylung

Holywood

Dumfries

DG2 0RL

United Kingdom

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SSBKA Beginners Beekeeping Course 2020

This three day course is designed for anyone who would like to learn how to keep honey bees and will cover the following aspects of beekeeping:

  • equipment required
  • where to site your hive
  • honey bee lifecycle
  • how to inspect your hives
  • honey harvesting and extraction
  • honey bee diseases
  • preparing your bees for the winter

The course takes place over three seperate days:

Saturday 23rd May - Getting into the hive: introduction to beekeeping and the honey bees.

Saturday 27th June - Hive inspections and manipulations and honey bee diseases

Saturday 22nd August - Honey harvest and preparing for winter

Please ensure that you are able to attend all three days before you book as we are unable to repeat any of these sessions at a different time.

The days start at 9:30am with a morning of theory before getting into the hives at the associations training apiary in the afternoon, finishing about 3-4pm.

We will provide bee suits, equipment and refreshments. All you need to bring is wellies, marigold gloves, a packed lunch and your reading glasses if required. All course details will be provided prior to the start of the course.

£100 adults (includes one years membership to the SSBKA)

£50 children - please contact us directly. Due to the nature of this course it is only suitable for children over 12 years old.


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How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email us on d.parke@outlook.com if you require any further information before booking.

What's the refund policy?

Please inform us at least 1 week prior to the first event to qualify for a full refund. A full refund will not be possible after Friday 15th May. Please contact us as soon as possible if you are no longer able to attend the course so we can offer your place to another person.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

It is not necessary to bring your ticket to the event but you must have booked a place.

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BeeSpace Training Apiary

Killylung

Holywood

Dumfries

DG2 0RL

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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