Willow skep hive making – with Chris Park and Bees for Development

21 February 2021 The Yew Tree Inn, Peterstow, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JZ

A Bees for development event

9.30am to 4.00pm

Learn how to make one of Britain’s most ancient beehives, weaving rods of willow into a charming alveary. Course tutor and master skep maker and beekeeper, Chris Park will demonstrate how to work the willow, and make sure you leave with a good grip on the key tips and techniques.

 

Please bring a waterproof apron and secateurs, and a bucket if you prefer to take home cloom to plaister your new skep at home.

Price £144 includes materials, refreshments, lunch and VAT

Date

21 Feb 2021

Time

All Day

Cost

£144.00

Location

Herefordshire (Eng)
Herefordshire
Category

Organiser

Bees for Development
Website
https://beesfordevelopment.org

Speaker

  • Chris Park
    Chris Park
    Skeppist

    Chris Park has become a familiar figure at UK beekeeping gatherings in recent years, his lectures on historical beekeeping and his skep-making workshops proving ever popular. Bee Craft visited Chris at home to find out more about his skep-making and skep beekeeping.

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