Beekeeping for Beginners Theory Course
With beekeeping becoming ever more popular we are offering courses for those wishing to learn more about keeping bees. The world of bees and beekeeping is an exciting and confusing one. This course is aimed at giving those that want to get into beekeeping the basic knowledge to start their journey. It is also suited to those who have recently started and wish to develop their knowledge.
Over this three hour course you will learn about the basic dynamics of a honeybee colony, beekeeping equipment and the principles of beekeeping. This course will provide you with a sound knowledge base to help you become a successful beekeeper. If you wish to progress your learning further, then you can sign-up for our more advanced course Exploring the Hive. We will be running both courses on the same days. This means you can always book to do one after the other.
With a bespoke observation hive, you will benefit from a beekeepers view of a hive. There will be many opportunities to ask questions to greater understand the subject of beekeeping. We will also explore how hives are set-up. you will learn how to carry out inspections and what to look for within a hive. With many subjects covered, this is a beneficial and rewarding course.
Held on-site at Quince Honey Farm in South Molton, Devon. Quince Honey Farm is a family run commercial honey farm and is one of the leading honey farms in the UK. With great facilities on site, there will be the opportunity to pre-order lunch from the Nectary Restaurant.
This course will be delivered by Bishops Bees, a UK queen breeder which offer the sale of queens and bees. Booking will be done through Bishopsbees.co.uk.
Available Dates: 26/09/2020 & 31/10/2020
Time: 9:00 – 12:00
Location: Quince Honey Farm, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3RD
You will be met at the main entrance before being shown the way to the bee shed where the course will be held. You are more than welcome to bring note making equipment and you will be provided a copy of the talk for your own reference. Please note that video recording equipment is not permitted.