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Wiltshire - Introduction to Beekeeping 2019

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Date: Feb 20, 2019

Venue: Bishops Cannings , Wiltshire

Contact: Dick Church

Telephone: 01380 828597

Time: 7:30 pm


Event Details:

Introduction to Beekeeping 2019

Kennet Beekeepers Association are running a 14 hour  theory and practical course, taught by some of the county’s leading beekeepers

– including a bee farmer, a bee inspector and both Wiltshire Beekeepers County President and Chairman. It aims to help those wanting to:-

- Discover more about beekeeping - giving a greater understanding of our intricate system of plants and insects.

- Decide whether beekeeping is a suitable hobby. It is peaceful, requires planning, patience and attention to detail.

- Start beekeeping: the necessary equipment, time, money and skills are all covered in some depth.

It will be at Bishops Cannings, Devizes – Five theory meetings in the village hall on  Wednesdays 7.30 – 9.30pm –mostly on alternate weeks: February 20th, March 6th, March 20st, March 27th, April 10th.

The Two practicals are at the Club apiary nearby on Saturdays 12 noon until 2pm or 2pm until 4pm on May 4th. and May 11th.( with May 18th. as a  reserve  in case of inclement weather). 

The cost is £36.00 for existing Full or Country members OR £72.50 for the course with Country membership OR £84 for the Course with Full Club membership, giving a variety of benefits locally and nationally.

For details please: Visit our website  or contact Dick Church: 01380 828597 or  email  . Early application is advised since numbers are strictly limited.

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