Basic Beekeeping Six Week Course 2019
course for 2020 available later in year
Thank you for showing an interest in our Beginners’ Course which will be held on consecutive Saturday mornings (apart from Easter Weekend)
DATES April 6th, 13th, 27th, May 4th and 18th in classroom and proposed practical apiary visit May11th 2019
VENUE Central Community Centre, 26, Lindum Street, Scunthorpe. DN15 6QU. From 10am to 12.00.
COST is £70.00. which includes refreshments.
The course is intended to equip you with enough information and skills to enable you to feel confident in entering the fascinating world of beekeeping and will be limited to twelve students. It will follow the programme produced by the BBKA (British Beekeepers Association) and will be supplemented with practical tasks, visiting speakers and an apiary visit in the session on May 11th (weather permitting).
Roger Britt and myself will lead the course. We have been keeping bees for about eight years so are relatively new beekeepers who both remember clearly what it was like to start beekeeping.
Our District has members with a variety of experience and knowledge and we will be drawing on other members’ specialist experience as relevant to the programme.
You will be introduced to our District and the different support mechanisms and associations that will support you along the way. We are a District within the Lincolnshire Beekeepers Association and in turn affiliated to the national British Beekeepers Association.We also have a District website: http://www.northlincsbeekeepers.org.uk/ and a group Facebook page: www.facebook.com/groups/northlincsbeekeepers. You will also be welcome to attend our District meetings which are held monthly at Broughton Village Hall.
All materials will be provided.
There is some parking at the centre or the multi storey car park is adjacent to the centre.
Tea and coffee will be provided. The centre runs a café and you can purchase additional meals outside the course time.
I’ll gladly forward you an application form should you want to take up a place. A £20 non-refundable deposit will be required to reserve your place.
This deposit includes 2019 Associate Membership of our District.
If you wish to contact me please e mail firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 07888 828187