Would you like to learn about keeping bees?

East Lothian Beekeepers association  run annual beginners classes in East Lothain. The classes cover the theoretical and practical basics of beekeeping and give a sound grounding for the new beekeeper. The classes are also a good place to meet other beginners.

The course consists of 2 components: the theory sessions and the practical sessions, on weekends. It's important to check you can make all the dates.

Session 1: Haddington Town House 7 - 9 pm from Monday 18th Feb to Monday 25th March

Session 2: Gilmerton Walled Garden 2 - 4 pm from Sunday 28th April to Sunday 2nd June.

The course fee is £60 which includes;

One year membership of East Lothian Beekeepers’ Association - value £5
One year membership of the Scottish Beekeepers' Association for one year. - value £30 - see membership details here
6 week course
Mentoring
Limited to 20 places per session

Places now available for our beekeeping courses in 2019

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