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Beekeeping Experience Day - May

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Enjoy a full days’ activities with beekeepers Ronald & Mary Hunter, when you can learn all about honeybees and the production of honey.

– Andrew Beale, Managing Director

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The programme for the day includes:


10.00am Tea / coffee / biscuits on arrival
10.15am Introduction to bees, pollination, bee dance, beeswax and honey. Equipment required for beekeeping, demo and hands on.
12.30pm Three course lunch in the Mary Beale Restaurant as follows:
  • Chicken and morel mushroom terrine
    Mushroom and tarragon cream, crispy skin
  • Shetland salmon tornedo 
    Du Puy lentils, smoked salmon crème fraiche
  • West Lodge Park honey parfait
    Almond tuile & crème Anglaise
  • Café du Monde coffee or Newby loose-leaf teas 
    Homemade petits fours
2.00pm Demo and hands on practical at the West Lodge Park beehives.
Self-guided tour of grounds to see trees visited by bees for nectar and pollen (map provided)
How to help honey bees
3.00pm Tea / Coffee / Biscuits
4.30pm Finish

We will provide you with an information pack, and a jar of West Lodge Park Honey.

Time: 10.00am to 4.30pm. £86.00 per person
(limited to 12 spaces, payable on booking)

We recommend that participants wear closed footwear – e.g. wellies or boots – and ladies wear trousers. Other protective clothing will be provided for your use during the day.

Please advise any dietary requests when booking.

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