A Refresher Beekeeping Course - Evening

A Refresher Beekeeping Course - Evening




An Evening Course

  Beekeeping Refresher Course  

For those who wish to refresh their knowledge of beekeeping.  Tailored especially for 'fairly new beekeepers' keen to do the best for their bees at the start of the new beekeeping season.



Course Programme: 
2 hours: 7.00pm - 9.00pm with Q & A


What To Expect:



1. Preparation for the new season

Have you been keeping bees for a year or so and having seen your bees flying on recent warm days, taken a sigh of relief that they have made it through the winter?  Now all you need to do is remember all the knowledge gained on your beginners course!  Well this evening will cover the important steps to prepare for the new season...

2. Swarm control

Having settled your colony into a new hive in the last year or so it is now important to be aware of swarm control.  Mike will discuss the key things to look out for and demonstrate methods to control swarming.

3. Tea and Cake

Refreshments will be served during a Q & A session

4. Questions and Answers

A general discussion session with beekeepers at a similar stage to yourself.  If you have any key questions please let us know in advance


An informal evening spent with others who have just started out in beekeeping. A wealth of information from a highly experienced beekeeper and a chance to discuss your new beekeeping experiences with others at a similar stage to yourself.

Light refreshments will be provided, including tea, coffee, water, and a 'honey-themed' cake.

Parking is available at the entrance to our farm and our training room is just short walk down our track.

Please arrive at 6.45pm for a prompt 7.00pm start

What To Bring:

Just bring yourself, confirmation of your booking, a notebook and any questions you may have.

If you have any dietary requirements please let us know in advance.


Course Tutor:
Mike Cullen


Mike Cullen

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Mike has been a Beekeeper since 1972 and has attained many BBKA modules. He is an examiner for the BBKA Basic and General Examinations.