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Rooftop Beekeeping Experience at the East London Mosque

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East London Mosque

92 Whitechapel Road

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E1 1JQ

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Beekeeping Experience on the roof of the East London Mosque. Learn about the honeybee colony and how these pollinators naturally make honey

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Would you or someone you know, love to know a little more about the wonderful world of honeybees? Perhaps you are looking for an original gift idea, or you'd just like to treat yourself to a beekeeping experience.

Set on an iconic rooftop in the heart of East London, this is an experience you are likely to remember for a long time to come. You will be able to get up close and personal with our lovely honeybees and see the inner working of a beehive first hand.

Your session will be 3 hours and will include

- Examine the bees working away in their many roles within their society

- Handling frames of honeybees

-Learn how bees forage for nectar and the importance of pollination.

-Find out why we have different types of honey

-An opportunity to extract honey or to have a tasting session, depending on the time of year.

This is a great opportunity for those who would like to get a little closer to nature and find out why these little friends are so important to our environment. We look forward to introducing you to this fascinating world of honey bees.

Free refreshments will be provided.

Please note the following -

- Do NOT wear perfume or any other scented products, honeybees are very sensitive to smells. For the same reason please ensure you have not consumed alcohol before visiting our bees.

-We will provide a protective beekeeping jackets however you should wear long sleeved tops and full length trousers. Shorts, skirts and skin tight clothing is NOT suitable when working around bees.

-Please wear sensible closed top shoes and socks, hiking or Wellington boots are best. Sandals or open top footwear is unsuitable.

-There are two small flights of stairs that lead to the rooftop where the bees are located.

-Remember we have no control over the weather! The rooftop has very little shade so please bring along a bottle of water and sunscreen if needed. Honeybees cannot be examined during very cold/wet/windy weather, in this scenario we may need to reschedule the session.

This is a beekeeping experience where you will be in direct contact with honey bees.

This event is not suitable for those with a known allergy to honeybee stings. Children to be accompanied by an Adult.

For any questions or queries please email us at info@bushwoodbees.co.uk

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East London Mosque

92 Whitechapel Road

London

E1 1JQ

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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