Evening Winter Workshops

We run several evening workshops during the winter months. These are usually held at Worplesdon Golf Club, Surrey and we thank them for providing us with a superb facility and parking.

If you’d like to sign up for one or all of the workshops please complete the form below or email: surreybees@outlook.com – places on appointment only and full payment in advance. Costs include all materials and handouts so that after the demo you can work in groups making the product yourself to take home after the workshop. The next workshops are:

BeesWax Wraps Tips and Trade Secrets & Lip Balm and Lip Gloss  Workshop – Wednesday 11th Dec From 7pm to 9pm at Byfleet Village Hall – WORKSHOP FULL
  • Cost £20 pp
  • All invited including partners
  • Learn how to make beeswax wraps
  • Where to buy the products – cheapest product providers
  • Tips and trade Secrets
  • Come home with a set of 3 Beeswax Wraps – Ditch the plastic cling film!
  • Learn how to make lip balms and lip gloss
  • Gain tips on products and different recipes
  • Come home with 2 Lip Balms and 1 Lip Gloss
  • You are welcome to bring your own beeswax and your own cloth (must be 100% cotton) to use in your end product.
  • You are welcome to bring your own beeswax to use in your product.

Body Butter and Moisturising Cream AND Furniture Polish and Leather Cleaner Tuesday 11th February From 7pm to 9pm at Worplesdon GC Cabin

  • Cost £20 pp
  • All invited including partners
  • Learn how to make a rich body butter which can also be a hand/foot butter or salve and a moisturising cream which can be adapted to be used for a body cream or face cream.
  • Where to buy the products – cheapest product providers
  • Come home with a tub of body butter and a pot of moisturising cream
  • Learn how to make furniture polish (scented) and also a leather cleaner
  • No turpentine involved – so good for the environment
  • Go home with a tin of leather cleaner for your shoes and handbag and a tin of furniture polish
  • You are welcome to bring your own beeswax to use in your product.

Swarm Management Demo– Tuesday 10th March 7pm to 9pm at Worplesdon GC Cabin

  • Demonstrating both Pagden and Snelgrove Methods of Artificial Swarm Management
  • There will be ample equipment available for you to practise in small groups
  • Cost £15 pp
  • Handout provided

Swarm Management Live – Monday 18th May 6pm to 8pm at Pyrford Apiary

  • Apiary Session demonstrating the Snelgrove Method Live
  • Cost £15pp
  • Handout provided

Bee Disease Workshop – Saturday 10 to 12 Date to be confirmed at Worplesdon GC Cabin

Pollen Identification and Mounting – date to be confirmed – eve course at Worplesdon GC Cabin

Identifying and mounting pollen grains. Analysing your honey – where have your bees been foraging/what’s in your honey?

Evening Winter Workshop

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