Courses and Talks

Introduction to Beekeeping


White Notley Village Hall, CM8 1RH


Saturday 11th February 2023 & Saturday 4th March 2023 10 – 4pm


Adults: £125 (which includes membership of the British Beekeepers’ Association)

Under 18s: £65 (which includes Associate membership of Braintree Beekeepers’ Association)


Day one

  • Introduction to beekeeping and the honeybee
  • Equipment and frame making
  • The beekeeping year

Day two

  • Hive products (honey, cut comb, beeswax, propolis, mead etc)
  • Bee pests and diseases
  • What next? Braintree Beekeepers’ Association, British Beekeepers’ Association, Mentors

Practical sessions:

Sunday 23rd April 1pm & Saturday 13th May 2pm

If you would like further information, contact Jan French: 07725166609