Beekeeping workshop - Saturday, 3 February

Sat, 03/02/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

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Honeybee on dandelion by Brad SmithHoneybee on dandelion by Brad Smith

Event details

Sat, 03/02/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Discover the wonder of beekeeping with the beauty of Redgrave & Lopham Fen as a backdrop.

If you have ever thought about beekeeping and wondered exactly what is involved, then this is your chance to find out. With Michael Doy, experienced local beekeeper.

The course will involve all aspects of beekeeping including:

• How a hive works

• How bees organise themselves
• Their breeding cycle
• Navigational skills
• Hive products
• Equipment needed to start up including a demonstration of a British National hive.
• The cost of setting up/buying bees and beehives
• Beekeeping management
• Pollination by bees
• Maintaining honeybee health
• Honeybee plant resources
• Law in relation to bees and beekeeping

By the end of the day you should have a better understanding of what is involved in beekeeping and how to keep healthy, productive bees.

Please bring:

A packed lunch
Notepad and pen

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided throughout the day and are included in the price of the course.

When booking please ensure your email/contact address is correct as it will be used to send event joining instructions. If you do not receive these instructions after booking, please contact: wildlearning@suffolkwildlifetrust.org

Venue location

Redgrave & Lopham Fen, Low Common Rd, South Lopham,
Diss,
Suffolk,
IP22 2HX

Event information

Date
Saturday 3rd February 2018
Time
10:00am - 4:00pm
Price / Donation
£25
Audience
Adults
Beginners
Suitable for 18+ years
Category
Adult course
Trust
Suffolk Wildlife Trust
Venue location
Redgrave & Lopham Fen, Low Common Rd, South Lopham,
Diss,
Suffolk,
IP22 2HX
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Wheelchair Access
no
Mobility
no
Dogs
no dogs please
Contact details
Tel: 01473 890089