Beekeeping course for beginners 2012
The course is organized by the National Beekeeping Centre Wales with Conwy Beekeepers’ Association. Please see www.beeswales.co.uk for details.
This very popular and well-established course attracts new beekeepers from all over north Wales. The course is led by Master Beekeeper Geoff Critchley. It consists of eight evening classes, one a month on Tuesdays, and two sessions with the bees at the Conwy BKA apiary near Tal y Cafn, Conwy Valley LL28 5RR. The course should give you the confidence to work safely with bees.
Keeping Bees, Pam Gregory 2011. An easy to read introduction, well-illustrated. Pam Gregory was a previous Regional Bee Inspector for Wales.
Guide to Bees and Honey, Ted Hooper 2010. Very popular textbook.
Both books are available from Amazon.