Introduction to Beekeeping 24th July


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Taster Day

Discover the buzz of beekeeping with our immersive Beekeeping Taster Day on the 24th of July, 2024. Whether you’re a budding apiarist or simply curious about the world of honeybees, this introductory course offers a perfect blend of education and hands-on experience.

Beekeeping Taster Day – Introduction to Beekeeping 24th July 2024

Included in the ticket price is a delectable lunch, essential materials, and complimentary use of protective equipment.

Location: Cockenzie House, East Lothian, EH32 0HY. The Willow room (under the cafe)
Date: Wednesday 24th July
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Fee: £50
Parking: main street. (internal car park for studio holders)
What to bring: We will provide beekeeping suits and gloves. Bring wellies or high top boots, and long socks!
The course will have a maximum of 14 delegates.

Our Taster Day is tailored for beginners and makes for a unique and memorable gift experience. Our knowledgeable beekeepers will guide you as you explore the intricate world of bees and beekeeping throughout the day.

The session kicks off with a warm coffee/tea meet & greet, followed by a morning introduction covering the fundamentals of beekeeping. After a satisfying lunch break, gear up in the provided bee suits and gloves for an afternoon session in our apiary, where you’ll have the opportunity to observe and interact with our bees first-hand.

From understanding different bee species to setting up your own apiary, handling bees safely, and exploring the nuances of honey production, our comprehensive course covers it all. Cap off the day with a Q&A session and indulge in a honey tasting experience.

In case you need to cancel your booking, we offer flexible refund policies. You can receive a full refund within 14 days of booking (provided you haven’t attended the course). After 14 days and up to 30 days before the Taster Day, a £10 admin fee applies, with a £40 refund. Cancellations within 30 days of the course date are subject to no refund, unless we can fill your spot from our reserve list, in which case a £50 refund will be issued to you.

Join us for a day filled with learning, discovery, and the sweet rewards of beekeeping. Reserve your spot now and embark on your beekeeping journey with us!