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Top bar beekeeping workshop Sat Sept 21 from 9 to 11am

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Top bar beekeeping workshop Sat Sept 21 from 9 to 11am

Time: September 21, 2013 from 9am to 11am
Location: Brisbane, Northside
Street: Royal Parade
City/Town: Alderley
Website or Map: http://brisbanebackyardbees.c…
Phone: 0414333069
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Paul Wood
Latest Activity: Sep 16, 2013

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This is a beginners workshop for those that would like to get some up-close experience with honeybees in a top bar hive. You may be interested in keeping a hive and want to gain confidence and basic knowledge or just to find out if beekeeping is for you.

We will safely explore the basic activities of beekeeping including initial setup, hive inspection and honey extraction.

Veils will be supplied (unless you have your own protective gear – please advise).

Please wear light coloured, long sleeved shirts, trousers and closed shoes, socks and gloves.

Cost is $30, $50 for couples

Numbers are limited. Please register via email to paul@brisbanebackyardbees.com.au or phone 0414333069 by Sept 6.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

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Comment by Lissa on August 24, 2013 at 5:52

Hope you get a good response Paul :) You certainly had lots of interested people the other weekend.

Comment by Paul Wood on August 23, 2013 at 21:15

no worries Lissa, yep so much to do and so few weekends!

Comment by Lissa on August 23, 2013 at 19:36

Same day as the next GV unfortunately. I'll attend one down the track a bit when I'm closer to owning my own bees :)

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