April 20, 2021

Thinking of becoming a Beekeeper?

We are delighted to offer a beginner beekeeping training course in 2021. We have modified our normal beginner training programme to an online course to ensure that it can go ahead whatever Covid-19 pandemic related restrictions may be in place at the time.

This course is aimed at those who are interested in taking up the wonderful hobby of beekeeping as well as those who just would like to learn more about beekeeping. It includes 8 weekly online sessions covering basic theory and handling of bees starting on Tuesday 9th February 2021. Experienced beekeepers will deliver sessions online each Tuesday evening.

The course fee includes all online sessions, as well as full membership of Bedfordshire Beekeepers Association until 31st December 2021 so that you will be able to join in other events put on by the Association and benefit from contact with more experienced members.

We believe it is important for new beekeepers to get experience working with live bees under the guidance of an experienced beekeeper. Thus, in addition to the thoery course, we very much hope to offer course members a taste of practical hands-on beekeeping either at the Association teaching apiaries or with individual beekeepers. This is not part of the course and depends on what is permitted and possible under Covid-19.

You can subscribe to the course via our “Introduction to Beekeeping” event here.

If you are interested in our 2021 beginner training but require more information please contact-us.