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.'


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 

                   Beekeeping for Beginners


A 10 week course offering an insight into Honey bees and beekeeping, their lifecycle and their place in the environment.


This course will be run over 6 Monday evenings in The Snuff Mill, Morden Hall Park

and 4 Sunday mornings in the Association’s apiary in Morden Hall Park.

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


          Monday 11thFeb                               Introduction & Biology

    Monday 18thFeb                               Equipment & Tools

    Monday 25thFeb                               Disease & Hygiene

       Monday 11thMar                               Colony Management 

   Monday 18thMar                               Swarm Prevention

Monday 25thMar                 Recapping – Planning Apiary Visit


  Sunday 7thApril                                Apiary practical 

Sunday 14thApril                             Apiary practical

 Sunday 21stApril                              Apiary practical

  Sunday 28thApril                              Apiary practical 


Cost: £200.00



All courses will be held at:

The Snuff Mill & Our Teaching Apiary


Morden Hall Park

Morden Hall Road
London SM4 5JD

from 7:30pm - 9:30pm 


 near Morden Station on the Northern Line Underground

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