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The specialist international beekeeping organisation

An Introduction to Skep Beekeeping - how best to keep bees in baskets

United Kingdom

18 June 2018 Ragmans Lane Farm, Drybrook. GL17 9PA

A Bees for development event

Learn why, where and how it might be done. A concise, one day course on the art of skep beekeeping. Participants will learn about the history of skeps, referencing some of the old master skeppists, their varying styles of skeps and systems of management. The course will include hands on sessions with artefacts and tools and techniques. Mysteries will be be revealed concerning different shelters, floors and stands; spleets, snecks and garts; bennets, laps and litches and more. We will discuss best practice, harvest and health, enjoying indoor theory and outdoor practical sessions within the beautiful setting of Ragmans Lane Farm.

The Course fee of £95.00 includes materials, refreshments, lunch and VAT.
Venue: for more information about the venue and directions please visit www.ragmans.co.uk
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