Wimbledon Beekeepers' Association

A Division of the Surrey Beekeepers' Association

Presented by an Experienced Team from Wimbledon Beekeepers

'The course was excellent value for money. I really appreciate the time and effort put in by the trainers. I cannot praise them too highly.'

 'The course was well structured, well delivered and well humoured all in all and I really enjoyed it.' 

 'An excellent course, provide by experienced, knowledgeable and friendly teachers. Thank you so much.'

        Courses                     

Over the last 15 years a number of new members have taken up the craft after attending our very popular courses.

They are designed for both those who are interested in starting beekeeping and those who just wish to know more about bees 

              Introduction to Beekeeping

A weekend, two-day course offering a basic insight into Honey bees and beekeeping, their lifecycle and their place in the environment.

 


This course will be run on Saturday 20th July 2019 and Sunday 21st July 2019 in 

the classroom of The Snuff Mill, Morden Hall Park

in the mornings and then in the Association's apiary in Morden Hall Park in the afternoons.

We will provide you with course notes and a textbook but bring a notepad to take down your own notes.

     Subjects covered will include:


Saturday Morning
10:00 Introduction
Bee Colony & the beekeeping year (overview)

Tea break
Equipment, tools, suits & stings

***LUNCH***

Afternoon
14:00 Apiary visit


Sunday Morning
10:00 Honey bee biology & stages of development & labour
Tea break
Honey, swarming, disease
Conclusion

***LUNCH*** 

Afternoon
14:00 Apiary visit 

Cost: £100.00

Please note: Confirmation of a place on this course will be sent once payment has been received. 

Information

All courses will be held at:

The Snuff Mill & Our Teaching Apiary

in 

Morden Hall Park

Morden Hall Road
Morden
London SM4 5JD

from 7:30pm - 9:30pm 

Map

 near Morden Station on the Northern Line Underground

 

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