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Wicker skep weaving Course June 2017

United Kingdom

24 June 2017 The Yew Tree Inn, Peterstow near Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JZ

A Bees for development event

Weaving wicker skeps (alvearies) with Chris Park at The Yew Tree Inn, Peterstow, near Ross-on-Wye.

This is a unique Course, in which expert Chris Park will teach you how to weave a willow skep, and how to cover it with cloom.  During the day all aspects of beekeeping in skeps, ancient and modern will be discussed.  The Course cost includes all materials needed for your skep.  Covering your skep with cloom is optional! 

Please bring a waterproof apron and secateurs, and a bucket if you prefer to plaister your new skep at home.

9.30am to 4.00pm.  The Course fee of £95.00 includes materials, refreshments, lunch, and VAT.

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