Beekeeping - Beginners' Course

Our 2018 Beginners' Course will again be led by David Packham, Regional Bee Inspector, and held in The Green Room, Broadclyst Village Hall, Broadclyst.

The course dates are:

  • 24th January 2018
  • 31st January 2018
  • 7th February 2018
  • Half Term Break
  • 21st February 2018
  • 28th February 2018
  • 7th March 2018

The sessions will run from 7pm - 9pm.

Two practical sessions on Saturdays (approximately 14th April and 5th May) will be arranged depending on the weather bringing the 2018 course to a close.

As members, all new budding beekeepers are invited to come along to any of our apiary meetings throughout the summer to continue learning and get hands-on beekeeping experience throughout the year.


£110 per person (includes BBKA membership worth £37).
(At present we believe the cost of membership will not increase in 2018, we will notify you if this is not the case.)

If you are a couple doing the course, the second person will pay £90 and you will have joint membership.

£55 per child (include BBKA membership).

Payment due by 1 December 2017.


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