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Learn to assemble a beehive on this one day practical course based in our workshops. Each attendee will be given their own cedar National Beehive to assemble under supervision with all tools provided.*

Course Description

Each student will receive a cedar flat-pack beehive* with frames and wax and will be shown how to assemble roof, brood box and supers, floor and frames by our experienced tutor. A comprehensive handout is provided about the hive, it's history and tips for assembling it properly, buying equipment and starting out in beekeeping.

This course combined with the taster day is ideal preparation for beekeeping.

Equipment required: 

  • Outdoor clothing
  • Sturdy footwear suitable for working in a workshop
  • Notebook and pen

Please do not delay your booking – to guarantee your place, please book 2 weeks in advance of course date

*Attendees can bring their own beehive. If not bringing their own, we will provide a flatpack hive at an additional cost. See more on our shop when applying. 

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Dates & Location:

9th July, 2022 (Saturday)

9.00 - 17.00

Lewes Campus - Plumpton College

If you are unable to attend the above date or the date you would like to attend is full please register your interest here.


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*Fee includes materials/hive 

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