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You will learn from experienced beekeepers, videos, written material, hands-on demonstrations and hands-on practical beekeeping. You’ll receive full instructions on the kinds of equipment you need, where to get it and where to get your bees. Staff and students will be invited to join University Bee Group for continuing education and mentoring.

Members of the public can join Bradford Beekeepers Association for continued mentoring, help and support.

The classes will cover the following topics:

Honeybee Biology
Basics of the Hive
Basic Beekeeping Equipment
Purchasing and Assembling Hive Equipment
Obtaining and Installing Honeybees
Inspecting and Managing the Hives
Solving Common Beekeeping Problems
Preparing Your Hives for Honey Collection

Where & When

Bradford University Campus

10:00 – 16:00

Dates

Saturday 29th April 2017

Sunday 30th April 2017

Costs

Course Cost £90.00

Bradford Beekeepers

Association Membership £30,00

How to get a place on the course

University staff and students – email bees@bradford.ac.uk

Everybody / Anybody – email bill.cadmore@ntlworld.com

phone/text 07847476927

Well sort out your application and make sure you have all the info you need to get started beekeeping.