Beekeeper Taster Day
September 11, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Commencing at 12.30pm and going through to 4.30pm, the events will be held at the Coventry Branch Training Apiary in Coventry.
Our team of experienced beekeepers will provide participants with a great taste of what is involved in being a beekeeper.
The programme for the afternoon will be:
Two group sessions which will cover the many different aspects of beekeeping, including:
- the beekeeping year
- setting up an apiary
- Bee Behaviour and the role of the Beekeeper.
- the equipment required
- How honey is extracted and then processed ready for sale.
The afternoon will culminate in a hands-on experience of opening up Beehives and looking inside at what the bees are doing.
At the end of the afternoon participants will be given a ‘Goody Bag’ of honey, wax and items of Beekeeping things. A Certificate of Attendance will also be given to participants.
full length protective bee suits will be provided.
we request that you bring along your wellies or boots that protect the ankles.
you should wear a long-sleeved top and stout trousers
The attendance fee for the Taster Session is £45 and places are limited to 20 people. Please use the Contact Us form to register interest
Any person under the age of 18 on the day must be accompanied by an Adult for the whole afternoon.