British Beekeepers Association


British Beekeepers Association
16th September 2017

Beekeeping Taster Day - Countryside Education Trust and New Forest and District Beekeepers Association

Date: Saturday 16th September 2017 - Venue: Countryside Education Trust. Beaulieu, Hants, SO42 7YG - Duration: 1 Day

An introduction to the life of the honey bee and how beekeepers manage an apiary.

The morning's topics will include the honey bee life-cycle, how colonies are managed to keep bees happy and healthy, how the art of beekeeping has developed over millennia, and the range of equipment needed in an active apiary.

There will be time for informal discussion whilst enjoying a Ploughman's Lunch.

In the afternoon you will visit a nearby apiary to see some working hives.

Full-length protective clothing will be provided for the apiary visit, but you should wear trousers or jeans and a long sleeved tee-shirt or jumper. You need to bring your own wellies.

Under-18s should to be accompanied by a fee-paying adult.

Date: Saturday 16th September 2017
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Suitable for: For ages 12 and over
Event Capacity: 16

Tickets: Friends of CET - £40; Standard - £50

For more information contact: E: or T: 01590 612 401