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Beginners’ Taster Course – 1

March 14, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

(1) Saturday 14th March 2015 at 2.30 pm Tutors; KO, MW, BH

What is beekeeping all about? (indoors; JB main hall)

Welcome. Introductions. Admin. (register, name tags, fire procedure, etc.)
Why and where to keep bees, where to purchase, construction of hive, etc.
Concept of bee space.
Impact on hive design & use. One example of a basic moveable frame hive.
Basic bee equipment, personal protective equipment, tools, record keeping. Hive products. Recommended books. Joining the Association. Costs & returns
Bee stings. Allergy, precautions & first aid.
DVD, “The Honeybee” (45 min.)


March 14, 2015
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Keith Obbard


Jarvis Brook Memorial Hall
Crowborough, East Sussex TN6 2HU United Kingdom + Google Map
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