Courses

Would you like to become a beekeeper or just know more about honeybees?

We offer a number of different training sessions from a half day insight into honeybees to a full beekeeping course, see further details below:

Prices listed are for the 2019 season

 

Part-day “Understanding Honeybees”

You will see working hives opened and explained (3 hours)
Cost £25
Dates by mutual agreed


1-day “Introduction to Beekeeping”

A much more detailed insight about honeybees, covering most aspects (6 hours)
Cost £35
Dates by mutual agreed


4-day
 “Beekeeping Course”.

This is the full-course with theoretical and  hands-on training in every aspect of beekeeping leading to the participant being competent enough to have their own bees.
Cost £60 (£100 per couple)
Dates for 2019 April 13th &, 27th and May 4th & 11th (all 10 till 2) 
Contact Ron for fuller details 07737 400 515

A Queen-Rearing Day (No course planned for 2019)

All courses to be held at SWINDON HONEYBEE CONSERVATION GROUP Apiary
(Coffee will be provided. Please bring a packed lunch)

Some course dates to be agreed

 

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Contact Ron Hoskins on 01793 525364 or 07737400515 or email swindonbeeman@gmail.com for forthcoming courses