Introduction To Beekeeping
Start: 14th July 2013 at 9:30am
End: 14th July 2013 at 4:30pm
Tutor: Chris Wells
A one-day course for those who are new to beekeeping, thinking of starting or simply interested in the subject. The day covers:
The Life Of The Honeybee, How To Set Up An Apiary, The Beekeeping Year, Working With Bees, Products Of The Hive
You will actually get to open a hive and handle bees on the day, at the end of which, you should feel ready to start keeping bees and enjoying your own honey! Bee suits are provided for all participants as part of the course.
Tutor Profile: Chris Wells
Chris Wells is a very experienced beekeeper with around 30 hives in the North Cotswolds. He has kept bees for many years and three years ago set up Cotswold Bees Ltd. A professional lecturer, Chris runs courses in beekeeping and is a popular speaker at clubs and societies. He is also the author of the popular “101 Questions A New Beekeeper Should Ask.” His presentation style is relaxed but very informative and entertaining.