Join Chris & Paul at our East London apiary for a perfect introduction to beekeeping.
During the day you'll learn about what's involved in keeping your own bees with loads of fun bee facts, the chance to look into a hive and to build your own honey frame. Lunch will be provided, along with some delicious honeys for you to try.
You'll be given handy reference materials to take home with you, which will give you some guidance on next steps if you decide to continue your beekeeping journey!
The course makes a perfect gift for the nature lover in your life. If you are buying the workshop as a gift let us know, and we can send the recipient a voucher.
What you'll be doing and learning:
A brief history of beekeeping
The pros and cons of keeping bees
What's happening inside a hive
The beekeeping year
Beekeeping equipment guide
Putting on a suit and looking into a real hive!
Learning how to build your own frames
Spaces are very limited so book now to avoid disappointment. 10 people max. per workshop with two experienced instructors. Workshops run from 10am - 3pm, with a break for lunch.
Suits and all equipment are provided. We ask you not to wear open toed sandals or shoes and to bring a pair of socks.
The apiary is located in the walled garden of a park a 10 minute walk from Woodford station on the central line.
Beekeeping is weather dependent. If it's too cold or wet we won't be able to open the hives but don't worry there's plenty of other things we can do.
Cancellations made less than 4 weeks prior to the workshop date will be liable to 50% of the course fee.
Please add attendee names and any dietary requirements in the order note box on the basket page.