2020 Beekeeping Theory Course

The 2020 Theory course runs for 4 Thursday evenings starting on March 12th. Further details will be published nearer the time. The venue for the course will be Hanley Swan Village Hall. 

Postponed due to CoVid -19  restrictions



2020 Beekeeping Practical Course

The practical Wednesday evening sessions will be held at our training apiary in Twyning .  We will provide bee suits for you to use at these  sessions. Please do not bring your own, but you will need wellies and a pair of beekeeping gloves or good quality ‘Marigold’ gloves.  The exact start date is very much subject to weather and we will communicate the start date when known. It is likely to be around 15th April 2020.

Please note that these sessions are only for current theory course members or for those doing the practicals before the theory part next year

Postponed due to CoVid -19  restrictions



2020 Improver Sessions
(Open to all membership – free of charge)

Postponed due to CoVid -19  restrictions


2020 Bee Ready
(Open to all membership - free of charge)


 An afternoon of helpful tips & guides on preparing your apriary and beekeeping equipment in   readyness for   the coming seaon.  Held at Hanley Swan Village Hall on Feburary 15th. Please see   the event calendar for   details.


2020 Nosema, Disease Recognition & Bio-Security Course
(Open to all membership - free of charge)
This course will not be running in 2020


2020 Bee Safari   
(Open to all membership – free of charge)
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Other Training
(Open to all membership [some topics subject to experience] free of charge)


If you are interested in training for any of the following, please let us know by sending details in an e-mail and we will try to organise appropriate (self-help workshop) sessions.

  • BBKA Basic Beekeeping Assessment
  • BBKA Beekeeping Theory Modules
  • BBKA Microscopy
  • Pollen Identification
  • Queen rearing
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