2 day Courses are for total beginners who are looking for a “Hands On” Course which will give you the confidence to get your first colony of honey bees.
The courses take place at East Farm, Nordelph, Downham Market, Norfolk.
Gift Vouchers Available – Please See Below
Refreshments of tea/coffee/squash and biscuits available throughout the day.
A Homemade lunch is served daily. If you are a vegetarian just let us know in advance.
General theory on Honey Bees and their life cycle using a virtual hive
Hands on experience of opening hives and carrying out inspections
Equipment needed and its uses
Sourcing your first bees and where to locate your apiary
Spring cleaning – Feeding – Deceases and Treatment – Honey extraction – Swarm control and collecting – Over wintering
The Course will give you the confidence to get your first colony of honey bees.
SOME OF YOU WILL MAY HAVE ALREADY PURCHASED SOME EQUIPMENT ( BEE SUIT ETC. )
FOR THOSE WHO DO NOT HAVE ANY EQUIPMENT, ALL WILL BE SUPPLIED ON THE COURSE.
2 day Course £195 per person
To Book your place, please click on BOOK YOUR COURSE.
Please complete all the boxes and submit.
You will then be directed to Paypal to make your deposit payment.
If you would prefer to pay by Internet banking, please call me 01366 324346
On receipt of Deposit Payment / Booking form I will email you your confirmation
Should you require Bed and Breakfast at the farm house with your course, details and photos are on the B&B web page. B&B reservations can only be made on the Course Booking Page.
Places are confirmed on receipt of a £50 deposit per person and the completed booking form. The balance of course payment is due 4 weeks prior to start of the course. I will email you approx. 5 weeks prior to the course starting with your balance invoice and directions/map to the farm.
Deposits are non-refundable – if final payment not received within 25 days of the course commencing, your place will be cancelled enabling me to fill your place as each course has a maximum of 6 people on it.
Your balance Payment can be made by Internet Banking, Cheque or by Paypal. Full details will be on your invoice.
If you have chosen the B&B option, payment for this is due when you stay not before.
My hives are placed on a working farm. If you have any disability which might make it difficult for you to reach hive locations, please call to discuss in advance. Every effort will be made to accommodate you.