A unique experience to be enjoyed

Beekeeping Experience Day - May

Saturday, May 19, 2018

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

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:
  • Dingley Dell pork
    Slow cooked belly fritters, apple sauce, crackling
  • Corn-fed chicken
    Roast breast, celeriac purée, spinach, baby carrots
  • West Lodge Park honey parfait
    Almond tuile & crème Anglaise
  • Café du Monde coffee or Newby loose-leaf teas and petits fours
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
4.00pm Finish

We will provide you with an information pack, and a jar of West Lodge Park Honey.

Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm. £84 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.



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