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The specialist international beekeeping organisation

An Introduction to Skep Beekeeping – Keeping Bees in Baskets

UK

11 August 2019 Westmill Farm, Watchfield, SN6 8TH

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 Westmill Farm. 

The course fee of £95.00 includes materials, refreshments, lunch and VAT.
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Time: 9.30am -4pm 
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