History - A littlle of what I've been doing



22 JULY 2017

Introduction to keeping bees in a top-bar hive at The Bee Centre. Very well attended and an enthusiastic group.

8th July 2017


Natural Beekeeping workshops as a part of the "Meadow Connections" event. Lively discussion and a lovely lunch

20th May 2017

A training day at The Bee Centre aimed at established beekeepers. An Introduction to Top-bar Hives also had quite a few beginners attending.

11th Apr 2017

Another challenge. This time with Lancaster BKA and a talk about the benefits of allowing bees to swarm naturally.

20th Feb 2017

More challenging than usual! Talk for Lyh Valley Farmers about pollinators and modern farming practices. Some interesting discussions!

25th Jan 2017

A talk for Sedbergh Wildlife Trust talk on the History of Beekeeping and the need for Natural Beekeeping.

28th - 30th October

Great to return to Brinscall Hall for another weekend of talking with those about to set out on their beekeeping adventure.

1st - 2nd Oct 2016

Yet another fun weekend with enthusiastic beginners at The Middlewood Trust. The bees on site in both the top-bar hive and Warre were well behaved and seem to be doing well.

5th - 7th Aug 2016

The 2016 Friends of the Bees Northern Gathering proved another success. Diverse talks on many be related subjects and a talk on commercial mead production and sampling! Many thanks to all who attended and especially to those involved in the organization.