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Beekeeping Demonstrations

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  • Entry to this event is included with a Grounds & Below Stairs ticket and is free for members.

Saturday 13 June – Saturday 29 August 2015
2pm – 3pm
Weather permitting

Saturdays throughout the Summer

Find out more about bees and beekeeping through an informative demonstration by members of the Harrogate & Ripon Beekeepers’ Association. A free event to all visitors accessible with a Grounds & Below Stairs ticket, just turn up on the day.

The Harrogate and Ripon Beekeepers’ Association have a working apiary here in the Walled Garden at Harewood where they run Beekeeping Taster Days and demonstrations throughout the summer, helping people to find out more about bees and get some hands-on experience if they are thinking about keeping their own.

Every Saturday throughout Summer you can join them in the Walled Garden, to learn about the bees, see beekeeping skills in action, ask questions and find out about planting for bees, honey and more…

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These demonstrations will run every Saturday from 13th June to 29th August 2015, excluding the three dates detailed below.

Please be aware that our weekly demonstrations are all weather permitting! Please do call ahead if you are travelling here specifically for these demos.

On arrival, please park in main car park and make your way down to the Walled Garden, for 2pm.

Veils are provided, but it is essential that arms and legs are covered.

Please note that these free demonstration days are not running on the following dates: 1st, 8th and 15th August , due to the Beekeeping Taster Days and the CLA Game Fair and VW Festival taking place.