This series of talks is aimed at new or would be beekeepers and will cover the basics of the craft in 6 theory sessions. These evening meetings will usually be a talk supported by a presentation, demonstrations of equipment or examples of colony manipulations. These sessions will be lead by an experienced beekeeper.
Meetings will be on the first Wednesday of the month from October to April with no meeting in January.
Meetings will be at The Woodmansey Village Hall, Long Lane, Woodmansey. HU17 0RN 7.30 to 9.30pm
Dates: October 3rd, November 7th, December 5th, February 6th, March 6th and April 3rd.
The topics covered will include:
Starting out in beekeeping, basic equipment, the natural history of the honey bee and record keeping, bee health and common diseases, swarm management and tasks through the year.
Refreshments will be available and there will be plenty of opportunity to talk to other beekeepers.
£45 for members of Beverley Beekeepers, £50 for non members
To book a place please contact Stewart Beckett firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition Beverley Beekeepers has a full programme of Winter Meetings on various topics related to beekeeping to which all members are invited. These are held in Cottingham. Details will be available on the website.