Anyone wishing to become a beekeeper or those just wanting to learn more about bees, there are several options. All possible options are listed below including information on taking a short course
1. Contact your local branch of the British Beekeepers Association.
Kath Kindred (master beekeeper) will run an improvers course starting on
Tuesday the 18th of April. This course will be once a fortnight and Kath
will cover, bailey comb change, shook swarm, queen marking and handling a
queen, drone marking in different colours to see if they end up in different hives
First one will be on the 18th April starting at 14:15 hours
Blackpool & Fylde Beekeepers will be holding an Introduction to Beekeeping course in Late May - early June at the club's out-apiary.
This is a one daycourse designed for those interested in becoming a beekeeper or for those who wish to know more about beekeeping and honey bees in general.
The course is quite comprehensive and covers many aspects and equipment used by beekeepers.
It is an ideal start for beginners and novices to beekeeping.