• Training in Beekeeping
    Training in Beekeeping
  • Beehive Inspection
    Beehive Inspection
  • Practical Beehive Tuition
    Practical Beehive Tuition
  • Making up Beehive Frames
    Making up Beehive Frames
  • Using Beekeeping Equipment
    Using Beekeeping Equipment
  • Understanding the Beehive Colony
    Understanding the Beehive Colony
  • Introduction to Beekeeping
    Introduction to Beekeeping

Courses & Training

Beehive and Smoker Meet the Bees Bookings closed as of 4/9/17. An immersive and exciting day long introduction to beekeeping for those who want know more. An opportunity to ask questions, handle bees and understand the basics.
Beekeeping Course Lancaster Beekeeping for Beginners: Theory / Practical A multi-stage course spanning the whole year covering both theory and practice. Gain a sound understanding of beekeeping and experience putting it into practice.
Bees On Honeycomb BBKA - Basic Exam

This is the official basic beekeeping qualification of the British Beekeepers Association.

Plants For Bees The League of Extraordinary Beekeepers

Throughout the year we also aim to provide additional improver sessions for our club members.

We offer an exciting and engaging training program for potential, new and experienced beekeepers that runs throughout the year. We provide tasters (T) for those considering taking up this fascinating hobby, training for beginners(B) giving you the knowledge and confidence to take on your own bees and improver session (I) designed to help further the beekeepers knowledge and experience.

Lancaster Beekeepers welcomes new beekeepers of all ages and have Club suits to fit most sizes. Trainees under the age of 18 will need parental consent and be accompanied by a responsible adult.

To book a course contact our Training officer Dawn Boswell-Challand at training@lancaster-beekeepers.org.uk.