Event Details

This event finished on 31 July 2013


Local Beekeeping Course

A local beekeeper, Margaret Cowley, runs a regular beekeeping course for beginners.

Course Details

The course includes both theory and practical work and follows the syllabus for the BBKA Basic Assessment in Apiculture. It will suit people who are thinking of taking up beekeeping or have already started. A set of course notes is provided and students will receive follow-up practical and email support. Protective suits and veils will be provided.

Course Tutor: Margaret Cowley

Margaret has been a beekeeper for nearly 30 years. She has a Master of Science in entomology, is a qualified teacher and holds the British Beekeepers’ Association (BBKA) Advanced Theory Certificate in Apiculture and the General Certificate in Beekeeping Husbandry. Margaret is also a BBKA examiner and Deputy Editor of Bee Craft journal.

More details and Booking

For more information and a booking form, go to honeybee.org.uk or email bees@honeybee.org.uk