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Urban beekeeping course— 10am -4 pm cost £30 for the day

Urban beekeeping course— 10am -4 pm cost £30 for the day

16 September 2012 - 10:00am at The Coach House


URBAN BEE KEEPING WORKSHOP  in Brighton

AT THE COACH HOUSE 22 Walpole road, Kemptown BN2 OEA.www.atthecoachhouse.co.ukatthecoachhouse@googlemail.com -07796054442

Dates for workshops —

26th August—2nd September —16th September

Topics covered

  • History of  Beekeeping
  • The bees cycle
  • Supporting the hive and hive maintenance
  • How to get set up as a Bee keeper.
  • Gathering honey and giving back to the bees.
  • Techniques and strategies in beekeeping.

 

With expert Denis Stidder and Martin (from the Sussex Natural Beekeepers forum).  This is a unique course supporting natural Urban beekeeping. Maximum 10 persons.  Cost is £30 for the day 10am-4pm

one of our participants wrote up the following

 

“The beekeeping course was excellent and at £30 a total bargain. The
first half of the day was guided by Dennis Stidder, who has been
teaching bee keeping for over 30 years. He went through many of the
basics and explained about the more traditional Langstroth hives. He
had many stories and experiences to share and half way through the day
he opened up and showed us an active Langstroth hive. In the afternoon
we had Martin giving us an overview of more natural beekeeping
methods, including the Warre hive and the Top-bar hive. We finished by
discussing the pros and cons of each technique and tying it all
together to the broader political context of the UK beekeeping scene
and the problems faced with the future of British bees. This was an
excellent introduction for any aspiring beekeeper. When starting to
learn about beekeeping it can be very difficult to decide what kind of
beekeeping you should practice. There is an overwhelming amount of
information on the internet and in books. The combination of a
traditional and natural beekeeper on this course gave us different
sides of the story and an opportunity for us to have our many
questions answered. After going on this course I am in the process of
building my first top-bar hive and hope to start keeping bees soon!”

 

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22 Walpole Road,
Brighton,
BN2 0EA

Telephone: 0779 605 4442
Email: atthecoachhouse@googlemail.com