Beginners Beekeeping Course – 2022


Reigate Beekeepers are running an

‘Introduction to Beekeeping Course’

On-Line via Zoom this winter

♦ We will kick off the course with an introductory ‘in-person’ meeting

in our training apiary near Dorking on Saturday 15th January 2022.

♦ The Zoom sessions will start at 7:30pm on Monday 17th January

and continue each week until 14th March 2022.

The course fee of £175 includes:

Training meeting at Henfold apiary

 Practical training meeting at the apiary

  • Introductory session on Saturday 15th January, from10:00am – 12:00 noon
  • Nine Theory Sessions on Monday Evenings, 7:30 to 9:30pm via Zoom Conferencing January – March.
    • Course Tutor – David Rudland.
    • Course Notes provided.
    • A copy of the Haynes Beekeeping Manual provided.
    • Certificate presented upon completion.
  • Four Weekly Practical Training Sessions – in small groups on Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm, commencing early April.
    • Supervised at all times by qualified and experienced beekeepers.
    • Full length Bee Suit loaned for hive inspections.
    • A gift of a Jar of our Honey upon your first visit to the apiary.
  • The number of attendees is limited to 25 and this course is always oversubscribed; so early booking is advised.
  • No prior experience of Beekeeping is required.
  • Upon completion of the Practical Sessions you will be able to continue gaining practical experience with us by becoming a Member of the Reigate Beekeepers Division of the Surrey Beekeepers Association

To book a place please contact our Secretary – Secretary@ReigateBeekeepers.org.uk

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To read about Reigate Beekeepers members and their experiences, click here

To hear Radio Redhill interviewing a member of Reigate Beekeepers about their experiences, click here