march, 2022

05mar11:00 am1:00 pmAn Introduction to Beekeeping with a Honey Tasting Experience (part of World Wildlife Day)

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Event Details

Saturday 5 March: 11.00 am – 1.00 pm

Enniskillen Castle, Barrack Store

Adults £3

Suitability: Adults (Aged 16+)

Booking essential via www.cuilcaghlakelands.org

Join Geopark Guide, Kevin Baker for a fascinating introduction to the world of bee keeping.

This two-hour introduction is aimed at those who are interested in taking up the wonderful hobby of bee keeping and includes: 

-Where you should site your hive and why. 

-Some of the different hives available and the contents of a hive, along with the equipment you will need to take up the hobby. 

-What the lifecycle is of the honeybee and the different jobs within the hive they perform. 

-How Bees turn Nectar into Honey and an outline on the regulations of selling honey.  

-And finally, a honey tasting experience of different local honeys and how honey can be presented. 

A packed couple of hours with opportunity to ask those questions you always wondered.

No protective clothing is required as this is an indoor event.

If you notice you or anyone in your group experiencing any potential Covid-19 symptoms as per the Public Health Agency Guidelines, then please do not attend.

Time

(Saturday) 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location

Enniskillen Castle

Organizer

Cuilcagh Lakelands Geopark

Recent Tweets

Join us tomorrow 2pm and have a go in a traditional cot hand built by 2 local community groups. The project was initiated by the late Fred Ternan & tomorrow we will launch the cots in his memory. @HeritageFundNI @fermanaghomagh https://lelp.org.uk/events/traditional-cot-launch-in-memory-of-the-late-fred-ternan/

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