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BEEKEEPING TASTER SESSIONS

Saturday 15th September 2018 - North London

VENUE: NORTH LONDON BEEKEEPERS' TRAINING APIARY

Session 1 - 10.30am -12.30pm
Session 2 - 2.30pm – 4.30pm

These sessions are for adults and young people over 18 years.

For anyone thinking about keeping bees, one of these two hour ‘taster’ sessions will provide a short overview of beekeeping, bees and hive management.   They will give you the opportunity to find out if beekeeping as a hobby is for you.   Each session will be led by experienced members of North London Beekeepers and include a ‘hands on’ session with bees and hives at our teaching apiary in North London, near Kenwood House and Highgate Village.

Protective beekeepers suits will be provided.   Please wear long trousers, long sleeved tops, wellies or trainers.

Price including refreshments: £45 + £2.75 booking fee.

To Book - visit North London Beekeepers Eventbrite site by clicking here.

NB: At the end of each session participants will be able to book onto our comprehensive 2019 Beginners Beekeeping Course.   We advise attending a beginner beekeeping course before buying bees or equipment.

For further information please email Julie Parker, North London Beekeepers Education Officer at: education@beekeeping.org.uk or call 07771 787 292.

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NLB BEGINNERS' BEEKEEPING COURSE 2019

This course covers the main aspects of keeping bees and the beekeeping year.   It combines theory with practical beekeeping and is for people considering keeping bees in an urban location.   It is led and taught by a team of our experienced beekeepers.

Details to follow.

For further information please contact North London Beekeepers Education Officer: Julie Parker at education@beekeeping.org.uk

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THE BASIC ASSESSMENT IN BEEKEEPING

Following on from our Beginner’s Beekeeping course, the BBKA “Basic Assessment in Beekeeping” provides a way of confirming your knowledge and skill in handling bees.   You need to have kept bees for a year and know about bee diseases in order to take the assessment.   More details will appear in a newsletter.

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THE MODULES

Once you have passed the Basic Assessment, there are seven modules of study (there is no Module 4).   We recommend that you form a group to study one of these modules or work towards them on an individual basis.

Information on the “Basic Assessment” & “Modules” including the course syllabuses can be downloaded from the BBKA website BBKA Education Information.   Contact our Education Officer at education@beekeeping.org.uk for more details.


ONGOING LEARNING

For those with some beekeeping experience, should you have any requests for further practical or theoretical studies, please contact the Education Officer at education@beekeeping.org.uk.


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