North Devon course and open day for budding beekeepers

PUBLISHED: 12:39 15 March 2017 | UPDATED: 12:39 15 March 2017

Become competent in keeping bees with the 12 week North Devon School of Country Beekeeping  course, taking place on Sunday.

Become competent in keeping bees with the 12 week North Devon School of Country Beekeeping course, taking place on Sunday.

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Ever considered keeping bees and producing your own honey? An open day on Sunday (March 19) will help you to do just that

Find out about the North Devon School of Country Beekeeping with an Open Day on Sunday (March 19). Find out about the North Devon School of Country Beekeeping with an Open Day on Sunday (March 19).

Anyone who wants to try beekeeping is invited to an Open Day hosted by the North Devon School of Country Beekeeping on Sunday at Harracott Village Hall near Barnstaple.

From 2-4pm, just drop in and chat to beekeepers and - weather permitting – you can meet some bees too. Protective clothing will be provided.

Anyone who wants to take it further can sign up for the group’s 12-week course from April 2 and every Sunday.

The course covers all aspects of keeping bees and is a hands-on experience and will enable participants to be competent to keep bees.

Become competent in keeping bees with the 12 week North Devon School of Country Beekeeping  course. Become competent in keeping bees with the 12 week North Devon School of Country Beekeeping course.

It is usually possible to source a colony of bees for students after the course, though it can’t be guaranteed

The group also runs social activities throughout the year.

For details about the open day or the course, email Tony Wright at wright1939@btinternet.com or John Surman at bestridge@hotmail.com

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