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The specialist international beekeeping organisation

Making a difference worldwide

Straw skep making Course July 2017

United Kingdom

22 July 2017 Ragman's Lane Farm, Forest of Dean GL17 9PA

A Bees for development event

Saturday 22 July 9.30am to 4.00pm

Making straw skeps with Chris Park at Ragman’s Lane Farm GL17 9PA

This one day Course will provide you with expert instruction in making a classic straw skep.  During the day all aspects of beekeeping in skeps, ancient and modern will be discussed, as you make about one third of your straw skep.  You will take away the lipwork skills, materials and tools needed to finish your skep at home.

Please bring a waterproof apron and scissors.

The Course cost of £95.00 includes all materials and tools needed to weave your straw skep.

Included also are refreshments, lunch, and VAT.  You can read reviews of this Course here  Review

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