An Introduction to Beekeeping A short course to familiarise you with the secret world of honeybees 

This one day course is designed as an introduction to beekeeping. In the morning session we learn about: 
History of Honeybees 
Biology of the Honeybee 
Life cycle of the honeybee 
In the afternoon session we put on our beesuits and look into a hive of bees.  
Practical session 
We see, in action, what we learned in the morning. 
Honeybees tend to be more active once the sunshine has warmed them up. 
The course takes place at the newly opened Squirrel at Wellsbough, rural craft centre in north Warwickshire. Click HERE to check out their website. 
Reserve your place on the course HERE 
Don't forget you can purchase a gift certificate whilst booking the course!  
Dates for the course will be circulated by email once the weather shows signs of being warm and stable. I expect this to be after Easter. 
Any questions email 
See what visitors have said about experiences with the Bee Farmer. Click HERE for my Testimonial page 
Beesuits are provided. Lunch is not provided however tea and coffee is. 
Students should wear footwear that covers the ankles (Hiking boots or wellingtons) and bring marigold type gloves. 
Other Services 
Gift Certificates 
Foundation course in Beekeeping 
Supply your first bee hive. 
Supply your first nucleus of bees 
Discounted BJ Sherriff beesuits 
Q. Is there a lower age limit 
A. Yes. Twelve years old.  
Q Do I get to handle bees 
A Yes - at your own speed. 
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