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Carlisle Beekeepers Association supports members and prospective members who wish to train in all aspects of beekeeping.  The association runs a beginners course each year, with both practical and theory sessions.

Please use the Training Contact Form if you are interested in finding out about training with Carlisle Beekeepers Association. 

2015 ~ Training the Trainers

It is intended to invite members who have successfully completed the Beginners Course to train as future trainers  enabling successful candidates  to run Beginners and Intermediate courses.

2015 ~ Beginners Course

 It is planned to start a new beginners course in April, (excluding Easter weekend).  It will be Saturday mornings 10 -12.30 at Gosling Syke and will comprise 5 theory sessions and, depending upon weather, at least one practical. The cost will be 50.

 The course will be run by Christine Matthews and all are welcome.  There will be a further circulation in March to confirm details and formally book places etc.

Apiary Hives, Walby ~ Walter McPhee Honey Bee on Snowdrop ~ Walter McPhee

Course Dates ~ 2015 TBC


Further Information & Booking

To find out more about the beginners' course please contact:

Christine Matthews
4 Annanhill, Annan, Dumfriesshire, DG12 6TN
Tel: (01461) 205525

Paying for Courses

Please make cheques payable to:

Carlisle Beekeepers Association

Basic Beekeeping Assessment

Carlisle Beepkeeping Association will also arrange for members to be assessed for the BBKA Basic Beekeeping Certificate at the association apiary at Walby.

If you would like to discuss the Basic Beekeeping Assessment please contact Christine or fill in the Training Contact form.

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