This course is now fully booked!
Julia Pigott & Martin Hoggard will run the Introducing Beekeeping on behalf of PBKA. It will be of interest to anyone who would like to become a beekeeper as well as those who have started beekeeping, but consider themselves to be beginners.
Introducing Beekeeping is a two day course.
Day one will commence at 9.00. (registration) and finish at 5.45.p.m.
Day two will commence at 9.00. and finish at 4.00.
Concessions: £65 PBKA Members £60 *students in full time education.
Directions: Drive towards the centre of Greystoke . Look for the village car park – on the left before the village hall – where the recycling area is also situated. Park there.
Diagonally opposite the Boot and Shoe Pub there is a stone arch entrance to the Greystoke Castle Estates.
Walk through the arch and look for a gravel path on the right. The beehives are on the grass beside the gravel pathway.
There is a green wooden bee shed under the trees on the left with a paved path around it. Please wait in this area. The family dogs may come to greet you. There are five of them. They are all curious but friendly!!
Directions: Sally’s house is located down a narrow lane, just off A6 . It is the first turning on the left
after Scalesceugh Hall if you are traveling north towards Carlisle. Parking and turning space is
PBKA has permission to use the car park at Court Thorn Surgery , Low Hesket, CA4 OHP :
To minimise the number of cars driving to the house, we will meet in the Court Thorn Surgery car
park at 1.30. where we will arrange to share cars and travel together to Sally’s house.
Go to the patient’s car park at the rear of the surgery buildings i.e. do not park in the staff car park
which is just inside the entrance.
To make sure that no-one is left behind, please contact Sally beforehand to let her know that you
intend to come to this meeting.