Kent Bee-keepers' Association

Beekeeping Beginners Courses 2014

Two beginners beekeeping courses for March/April and August 2014 in East Kent, Bridge nr. Canterbury.


Patrick Murfet's teaching apiary in orchard.
Our teaching Apiary has a range of hives at different level of maturity.

Two beginners beekeeping courses for March/April and August  2014.

Venue: Bridge, Nr. Canterbury.

Course: The course combines practical beekeeping with relevant theory. We avoid lengthy ‘classroom’ sessions. You will spend several hours at our dedicated teaching apiary working with the bees. We will work through the following subjects:

At each session we will have a theory session followed by a practical session; we will open a hive in our dedicated training apiary. We will inspect bees; you will get to handle live bees on a frame taken from one of our hives, we will inspect frames and bees.

All protective clothing will be supplied for use on the course, you will need high pair of boots i.e. wellingtons or ankle length boots.

Course Dates:

Starting March 22nd, 30th, April 12th, 27th.
Starting August 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd.

Presented by: Patrick K Murfet (Holder of General certificate in Beekeeping Husbandry).

Further details: Patrick Murfet. 01304 374 824 or download registration forms now (send with payment).

March/April 2014 Registration Form (43 KB)
Download March/April 2014 registration form in PDF format.
August 2014 Registration Form (43 KB)
Download August 2014 registration form in PDF format.

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