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The specialist international beekeeping organisation

Willow skep hive making - with Chris Park and Bees for Development

United Kingdom

3 October 2020 The Yew Tree Inn, Peterstow, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JZ

A Bees for development event

9.30am to 4.00pm

Learn how to make one of Britain's most ancient beehives, weaving rods of willow into a charming alveary. Course tutor and master skep maker and beekeeper, Chris Park will demonstrate how to work the willow, and make sure you leave with a good grip on the key tips and techniques.


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

Price £144 includes materials, refreshments, lunch and VAT

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