Beekeeping Courses

Introduction to Beekeeping for Beginners


Venue: Lyndhurst Community Centre. SO43 7NY

Duration: 8 evenings; 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Dates: 7th March - 25th April 2018

Intended for anybody who is thinking of starting beekeeping, our "Introduction to Beekeeping for Beginners" course comprises eight evening classes and a hands-on ‘Meet the Bees’ visit to an apiary.

This course and subsequent membership support, should you decide to join, will get you started in your new life as a Beekeeper

The evening classes run from 7th March to 25th April 2018; 7:30-9:30pm; at Lyndhurst Community Centre SO43 7NY.

Topics covered will include:-

  • Bee Biology and Lifecycle
  • Beekeeping best practice, including hygiene, swarm management, and disease recognition
  • Beekeeping history, including the development of the modern hive and other hardware
  • Equipment needed for both bees and beekeeper
  • Honey extraction, jarring, and labelling, plus honey regulations (law)

Each beginner beekeeper who joins our association will be offered practical training and support.

The course fee includes a copy of the Haynes Bee Manual.

N.B. The hands-on ‘Meet the Bees’ apiary session is weather dependent, so will be arranged accordingly.

Cost : £98.00

For queries, or to book, please contact Graham Collins using the form below or phone 02380 862544.

If you book a place on the course it is essential you mention that in the Notes section of the form, so we can link your payment to your form.

  • Bank Transfer:-
  • Ac Name:- NFDBKA
  • Sort Code:- 09-01-51
  • Acc No:- 20543508
  • Ref:- "C18" "Your Name"

Interested? Of course you are. Submit the form below to book in.

Please mention if you have paid by bank transfer and the Ref you gave the bank

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