Become a beekeeper – taster session Sunday 9th September 2018 at 1:30pm


Have you ever thought of taking up beekeeping? Romford Beekeepers is running a session in September for those interested in learning more about bees and beekeeping.

Our taster session will introduce you to:

• how bees work;
• what beekeeping entails;
• the fun and benefits.

• What is a honey bee? Topics include honey bees, bumble bees, solitary bees, wasps.

• The honey bee home – types of beehives, hive components.

• Managing the bees – essentials: basic tools, protective clothing

• The beekeeping year

• Getting started in beekeeping
• Apiary set up, starter kit, ongoing costs and much more.

The experience includes a LIVE HIVE DEMONSTRATION, giving you the opportunity to get close up and acquainted with the bees (protective jacket & veil provided).

All this for just £10 per adult (children 13-16 free but every child must be accompanied by a paying adult). CLICK HERE for a copy fo the flyer.

Venue: Thames Chase Forest Centre Pike Lane, Upminster, RM14 3NS


To book your place on the Taster Session, contact:

Pat Allen 01708 220897