Beekeeping taster day

12 August 2017, 10.00 AM - 12 August 2017, 4.00 PM

Quentin Alsop

University of Bristol Botanic Garden

Learn about the essentials of beekeeping on this day workshop with experienced beekeeper Quentin Alsop.

Quentin will take you through the basics of this ancient skill with a presentation in the morning, followed by a hands on workshop explaining the beekeepers tools and equipment and how to make them. Then, after lunch (not provided) you will get kitted up, introduced to a live hive and learn about the society of these facinating insects and how to manage them.

Price £50

Minimum age 12 (aged 16 and under accompanied by an adult)

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