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The specialist international beekeeping organisation

Straw skep making - with Chris Park and Bees for Development

United Kingdom

15 November 2020 The Yew Tree Inn, Peterstow, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JZ

A Bees for development event

9.30am to 4.00pm


This 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.


Price £95 includes all materials and tools needed to weave your skep, refreshments, lunch and VAT


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