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The Stockport Beekeepers' Beginners' Course


The 2021 theory course is now fully booked. There will be a Practical Course starting in May. Numbers will be restricted and priority will be given to those on the theory course. Procedures will be in line with Covid guidance and more details will be given nearer to the date. 


Later in the year in September there will a honey extraction night demonstrating the best way to harvest your honey. Joining details will be given to subscribers nearer to the date.

The next beekeeping technical course will be in January 2021. This will provide the basic knowledge of bees and beekeeping needed to start keeping your own bees. The course will be on Monday evenings lasts for 9 weeks. The venue is Aquinas College, Stockport, SK2 6TH and runs from 7pm to 9pm. The cost is £75. ​

Alan Towse is the course co-ordinator and he can be contacted, for more details or an application form, at:

 alantowse@talktalk.net Phone: 0161 439 2937.

The 2017 Branch Show HoneyHoney Judge Gerry Collins gave some good feedback and sent his presentation on preparing for the show.