Beekeeping Experience Day
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Enjoy a full days’ activities with beekeepers Ronald & Mary Hunter, when you can learn all about honeybees and the production of honey.
– Andrew Beale, Managing Director
Sorry, this event is sold out.
The programme for the day includes:
|10.00am||Tea / coffee / biscuits on arrival|
|10.15am||Introduction to bees, pollination, bee dance, beeswax and honey. Equipment required for beekeeping, demo and hands on.|
|12.30pm||3 course lunch in the Mary Beale Restaurant as follows:
|2.00pm||Demo and hands on practical at the West Lodge Park beehives.
Self-guided tour of grounds to see trees visited by bees for nectar and pollen (map provided)
How to help honey bees
|3.00pm||Tea / Coffee / Biscuits|
We will provide you with an information pack, and a jar of West Lodge Park Honey.
Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm. £82 per person (limited to 12 spaces, payable on booking)
We recommend that participants wear closed footwear – e.g. wellies or boots – and ladies wear trousers. Other protective clothing will be provided for your use during the day.
Please advise any dietary requests when booking.