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British Beekeepers Association
21st May 2017

Beginners Topbar Hive Workshop

Date: Saturday 20th May 2017 - Venue: The Bee Centre, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0UP - Duration: 1 Day

Introduction to Top-Bar hives (1 Day)
Saturday 20th May 2017
Cost: £80

Keeping bees is an increasingly popular pastime which helps you to connect with nature and make a meaningful contribution to a healthy environment.

This practical, 1 day workshop provides an introduction to top-bar beekeeping. Participants will gain a good understanding of how to keep bees enjoyably and successfully using top-bar hives.

Topics covered will include:

The benefits of top-bar beekeeping
Types of top-bar hive and how to build your own
How to properly run a top-bar hive
The value of top-bar beekeeping for those with a disabilities
Practical experience of manipulating top-bar hives

Delegates will leave the course with the confidence and skills to start running their own top-bar hives.

Who is it for?

This course is for people who are already beekeepers and who are considering adding top-bars to their apiary.

For more information contact: Kath Cordingley - Email: kath@thebeecentre.org