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How Many Beekeepers

In the UK there are approximately 44,000 beekeepers looking after around 240,000 hives.
They produce 6000 tones of honey per year.
Each hive is worth about £400 to the agricultural economy.
We produce only 20% of the honey we consume - the rest is imported.

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Canterbury Beekeepers Introductory Beekeeping Course

Published 22.Jan.2016, 6:12pm


Starts: Tuesday  8th March 2016 - 7.00pm at Barham Village Hall, CT4 6NX nr Canterbury.

The course has 8 sessions both in class and an apiary.

Cost: £80 including a course book, hand-outs and membership as a Friend of the Kent Beekeepers Association for the current year.
This course now in its 6th year is aimed at potential beekeepers. It covers all the needs of those thinking about keeping bees or who have just started. The course has 7 sessions both in

There is plenty of opportunity to handle equipment, assemble frames and ask questions.

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2 comment(s) on this page. Add your own comment below.

Dan File
1.Feb.2013 7:53pm [ 1 ]

Have you any places on your next course please? Dan

Beryl Harrison
2.Feb.2013 2:15pm [ 2 ]

I have a piece of land in Cliffsend Ramsgate. is rhere anyone that would like to use it to keep bees.

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