Beekeeping training courses...

I run a course at my Yalding Location. The course runs over a seven week duration on Friday nights between the end of February and the start of April. No previous knowledge is required, we cater for complete novices upwards.

My courses include:

1. Introduction – bees, types and life cycle

2. Getting started

3. Bee handling theory

4. Swarm control

5. Practical hive building

6. Honey, extraction, filtering storage and sale

7. Feeding, winter preparation and diseases

8 & 9. Practical bee handling (dates are subject to weather, probably Saturday afternoons)

Classes are generally from 8-10pm and a maximum of 20 per group, so please book early.

For further information please ask for details.

  Chris Morris managing his bees in a Lavendar field in Kent

2020 Course Dates

BEGINNER COURSES: A course designed for absolute beginners who have not kept bees before.

If you would like to book this course, please click on the link to the right and supply your full name and contact details.

2020 course dates are all on Friday evenings


21st February 2020

28th February 2020

6th March 2020

13th March 2020

20th March 2020

27th March 2020

3rd April 2020

This course will be run by a team from the local beekeeping club under my direction, so if you wish to attend, please use the booking link on the right.


Total of 7 weeks and the cost is £75.00 per head.

People who wish to book a place on the Beginners Course need to pay a deposit of £20.00.

Please make payment out to Laddingford and District Beekeepers Association.


The course will take place at Yalding Village Hall, Lyngs Close, Yalding, ME18–6ES – between 8pm–10pm.

**May, Practical bee handling, date to be confirmed.**

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