Introduction to Beekeeping Course 2022
The Honey Bee Colony, Lifecycle, Occupants of the Hive, Roles within the hive, What bees collect and why. Plus siting an Apiary the Hive parts, How many hives do you want/need, what equipment you need, protective clothing, the beekeepers year. If you would like to attend, please complete our membership Application form which is available under the Membership tab on the website or email Anne Marie.
Apiary Demonstration Notice
Apiary Demonstrations are solely for EWBA members and are not public demonstrations.
Apiary rules must be followed for all Apiary visits.
Demonstration Dates will be posted as soon as we can continue our Education Programme
Gormanston Summer School for Beekeepers 12 – 16 Aug incl.
FIBKA Gormanston Beekeepers’ Summer School runs Monday 12th August until Friday 16th August .
It is for Beginner, Intermediate and Senior Beekeepers or anyone wanting to learn more about beekeeping and to improve their knowledge of beekeeping.
It is a brilliant week with an array of speakers and demonstrations and there are lots of social events also. You will get talking to beekeepers from Ireland, England and further afield and everyone is willing to share their information There are plenty field demonstrations planned where you will need your beesuit.
You will find several suppliers of equipment there also.
You don’t have to go for the week. You can go for a day or two. The food is also good!
The draft programme is now on the FIBKA website at https://irishbeekeeping.ie/
beekeeping-summer-school- gormanston-2019/#drafts . Have a look at the programme to see what is on offer. You don’t have to stay within any one category. You can pop into any lecture Room or Demonstration that suits you. You may have to register for some limited ones beforehand.
You could also enter the honey show and the draft guideline are there also. A visit to the Honey Show is interesting to see all the exhibits
It really is a great week and I strongly encourage you, if you can at all, to take at least one day there.
If interested contact Michael Gleeson at email@example.com