Beginners Course

Beginners Course: Theory but mainly Practical Beekeeping


High Mead Farm, 88 Ham Lane, Ferndown BH22 9DP

Course 1


  • 14th April
  • 21st April
  • 28th April
  • 5th May

The course above is now FULL!

Course 2


  • 13th May
  • 19th May
  • 26th May
  • 2nd June

Slots still available for the dates above.


2pm to 4pm


  • Members £40
  • Non-Members £50


  • Equipment needed and Apiary siting
  • How to get Bees
  • Apiary Hygiene
  • Handling of Bees
  • Recognition of different Brood Stages
  • The importance of feeding

Numbers will be limited to 12 people and therefore enrollment is necessary.


A course for children aged between 10 to 16 is planned for next year, June into July. If you think your child might be interested than please let me know and perhaps this can be taken further.

If you are interested in attending or wish further information please contact our Education co-ordinator Helga Aldersey at