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Beekeeping Talk on Fri 20th Sept 2024

Learn about the fascinating life of a honey bee.

  • Starts 20 Sept
  • 5 British pounds
  • Westbury Arts Centre Foxcovert Road, Shenley Wood, Milton Keynes, MK5 6AA

Available spots


WHO IS THIS WORKSHOP SUITABLE FOR? Suitable for everyone interested in nature, beekeeping and those who are thinking of joining the Beekeeping Course at Westbury Arts Centre in 2023. ABOUT THE WORKSHOP: Beekeeping expert Mike Bensley and Westbury Bee Group will provide a fascinating insight into the life of a honey bee. You will be provided with information about the life of a honey bee, as well as what happens within a hive and the division of labour. Learn just how important our bees are and how modern technology has played an important understanding of the roles of different bees. If you feel inspired to take up beekeeping or sign up to the Beekeeping Course at Westbury, Mike will be on hand to offer advice. ABOUT THE TUTOR: Mike Bensley has been keeping bees at Westbury for over 20 years, and for the last few years he has been running intensive Beekeeping Courses at Westbury Arts Centre. ​ These practical courses have provided an in-depth look at bees and how to keep them.  Many of Mikes students have gone on to set up there own apiaries and regularly come back to help out. ​ Mike is passionate about bees and is only to pleased to be able to pass on his knowledge to the next generation of beekeepers. To find out more about the Bee Group at Westbury, visit the following link: LOCATION: This course could take place in either the Drawing Room, Legge Room, Studio 15 or the Barn. All workshops take place in rooms situated on the ground floor. Accessible parking spaces are available to anyone who requires them.

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

  • Westbury Arts Centre, Foxcovert Road, Shenley Wood, Milton Keynes, UK

    01908 501214

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