North Bucks Beekeepers' Association -

Education in beekeeping

NBBKA runs beginner's courses, so-called bee safari days, and lends to members from its extensive library.

Some photos from the apiary sessions of the 2009 beginner's course:

Photos of 2010's hive-building lesson

Below are some photos from the practical session about hive building on the 2010 course, and on the following page are some photos of the 2010 beginners collecting a swarm at Willen.

Beginners learning how to make frames:

Discussion with an alumnus of the beginner's course, now a commerical bee farmer, Sue Bird:

Learning how to build a super:

Finishing touches on a 14x12" brood frame: