Members and people interested in becoming members are encouraged to attend the Association's
apiary on Sunday mornings for a practical session on Sundays from May to September,
including Bank Holiday weekends, from 10.30 - 12.00.
For those attending the apiary for the first time we would request that you come
suitably dressed, jeans, jumper, sturdy footwear (preferably wellingtons) please
refrain from wearing hair lacquer, scent, aftershave or spray as this can distract
the bees from their labours.
You may have the opportunity to don a bee suit and get
a close up of colonies in action, we have experienced beekeepers on hand to explain
the finer points and responsibilities that go with the art.If after a few visits
you still feel that beekeeping is for you then you can put your name down with the
training officer for inclusion in the 2018 beginner's course.
If you have a known
allergy to bee stings (anaphylactic shock or similar) then sadly beekeeping is not