Starting your Beekeeping. A Beehive Assembly Day

Starting your Beekeeping
A Beehive Assembly Day



A Beehive Assembly Day


A fun practical day spent learning how to assemble a beehive from a flatpack kit.  All tools, fixings, and flatpack hive parts are provided. 


You will take home a fully assembled cedar National Beehive and frames.  This workshop follows on perfectly from our beekeeping taster day to make a full beekeeping weekend. 




Course Programme: 
1 day 9.30am - 4.30pm


What To Expect:


1.  Classroom intro and H&S briefing

2. Hive and Frame assembly: 
Guiding, via demonstration, each student to assemble their own cedar hive and frames which they take home

This course includes the cost of the hive comprising:

  • open mesh floor 
  • standard brood box
  • 11 Brood frames with british standard deep wired foundation
  • Plastic queen excluder
  • two super boxes each with 10 frames with 20 sheets of british standard shallow wired foundation.
  • crownboard with two plastic porter bee escapes
  • 4” roof (or slightly deeper)
  • Entrance block

An informal and practical day learning how to assemble a complete beehive and frames from a flatpack kit.

Each student will take home a good quality, fully assembled hive in which they can use to keep bees along with a comprehensive guide to use for assembling equipment in the future.

What To Bring:

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

Refreshments will be provided, including a honey-themed cake.  Please bring your own packed lunch.

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

Please arrive at 9.15 for a prompt 9.30 start.


Cancellation Policy:

To ensure all attendees get the best experience from their training we only run our courses in small groups. 

We therefore have to operate with a strict cancellation policy:  Refunds or booking transfers are not given for cancellations made within 2 weeks of the course.  If a cancellation is made with more than 2 weeks notice but within 6 weeks of the course date then we will try to re-sell your tickets if we are successful then a refund will be issued for the full amount less a £10 administration fee.  If a cancellation is made with more than 6 weeks notice then a full refund will be issued.


Course Tutors:  

An introduction to each of our tutors


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A Beehive and Assembly Day with Oliver St.John - Sun 18th September 2022

A practical day making a cedar national beehive to take home


£268.00 / ticket(s) *
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