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 Course***

Last 2 places available!

Cost £230.00

Includes full membership of Wimbledon Beekeepers Association

This very popular 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. You will be provided with course notes, a textbook and a notepad/pen to take down your own notes.

For the practical sessions we will lend you a protective beesuit, but please supply your own stout shoes or wellington boots and a pair of rubber gloves (Marigolds are good).

The course comprises:

Classroom sessions on Monday evenings starting at 19:30 - 21:30, in the Snuff Mill, Morden Hall Park.

Monday 24th Feb                       Introduction & Biology

Monday 9th March                     Equipment & Tools

Monday 16th March                   Disease & Hygiene

Monday 23rd March                   Colony Management

Monday 30th March                   Swarm Prevention

Monday 13th April                      Planning Apiary Visit

Practical sessions start at 10:00 in the teaching apiary, Morden Hall Park

Sunday 19th April                     Apiary practical

Sunday 26th April                     Apiary practical

Sunday 3rd May                        Apiary practical

Sunday 10th May                      Apiary practical

Please use the Application Form link below to book onto the course. 

We will send confirmation once your payment has cleared our bank. 
Please note, we don't take credit cards.

All courses will be held at:

The Snuff Mill & Our Teaching Apiary


Morden Hall Park

Morden Hall Road
London SM4 5JD


 near Morden Station on the Northern Line Underground


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