Beginners Course 2018 - Stockport Branch

Monday, 06 November 2017
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The Stockport Beekeepers’ Beginners Course for 2018 will be in 3 parts:


1) The Technical part will cover knowledge of bees and beekeeping and provide the basic knowledge needed to start keeping your own bees. It begins on 8th January 2018 for 9 weeks. The venue is Aquinas College, Stockport and runs from 7 - 9pm. Refreshments will be provided. The cost is £75.


2) The practical course, over several weeks in late spring and summer, enables you to handle bees, in the presence of experienced beekeepers, and understand the day to day process of beekeeping. The venue will be at the Woodbank Apiary, Stockport on dates to be decided.


3) Later in the year there will a honey extraction night demonstrating the best way to harvest your honey. Date to be decided . The cost of the practical course and extraction evening is also £75.

Alan Towse is the course co-ordinator and he can be contacted, for more details or an application form, on  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Phone: 0161 439 2937.

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