Introducing Beekeeping PDBKA Course.

At Greystoke Village Hall, near Penrith CA11 0TW

The next course will be on 9th and 10th June 2018

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.

Julia is a highly experienced beekeeper and trainer. She and Martin run the Brigsteer Bee Reserve,
just outside Kendal. More information about Julia, the Bee Reserve and her training programmes,
along with course feedback, can be found at

Day one will commence at 9.00. (registration) and finish at 5.45.p.m. (Includes colony inspection)
Day two will commence at 9.00. and finish at 4.00. with an optional additional session to inspect a
colony if required.

The course will combine theory with practise and will involve an introduction to all the basic skills
needed to become a competent, confident beekeeper

Fee: £70 This includes: tuition; loan of kit; information to take home; light refreshments,
EXCLUDING lunch. Participants may bring their own packed lunch or a lunch can be pre-ordered
from the Boot and Shoe Inn which is opposite the Village Hall. The lunch menu and prices will be
available during course registration so that pre-orders and payments can be made on arrival.

Concessions: £65 PBKA Members £60 *students in full time education.
*Minimum age 12 years. Students U.18 must be accompanied by an adult who is parent/guardian or officially acting in
‘loco parentis’ and is also attending the course.Closing date for applications: Fri 25th May 2018.

Contact Margaret Riches (PBKA Contact Margaret Riches (PBKA Treasurer)
TEL: 01768 384404 or E mail:
Or visit PBKA website: www.penrithbeekeepers .org

Places are limited. To reserve a place please contact PBKA  asap: see below.

Closing date for applications: Fri 25th May 2018.

You can download the the application form here.

Or you can apply online here


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