Course 2016/17

Glasgow & District Beekeepers - Education run courses from October to March.

The 2016-17 course began on the 6th of October and ran over 9 evenings, finishing on the 16th of March.


9 evenings at Partick Burgh Halls -  9 Burgh Hall St, Glasgow G11 5LW

Various rooms will be used: Room 9 (9), Room 10 (10), Large Hall (LH), Mid Hall (MH).

Some evenings beginning at 7pm, some evenings beginning at 7.30pm. All evenings finish at 10pm.

FORMAT: Each evening will consist of a lecture about an hour long often followed by demonstrations of various pieces of beekeeping apparatus. There will then be a tea and biscuit break followed by another short presentation and time for questions.



Bee Biology with Peter Stromberg

6th October (LH) 7pm

20th October (10) 7pm


Practical Beekeeping with Peter Stromberg/Ian Craig

3rd November (MH) 7.30pm

23rd November (9) 7pm

1st December (MH) 7.30pm

26th January (10) 7pm

2nd February (MH) 7.30pm


Honey & Hive Products with Charlie Irwin

23rd February (10) 7pm

16th March (MH) 7.30pm


Films and props will be used when appropriate.


The cost for the 9 evenings is £40 which can be paid either by cheque or electronic bank transfer (bank details can be given on request). 

Cheques should be made payable to Glasgow and District Beekeepers – Education.


Glasgow and District Beekeepers-Education is a not-for-profit organisation.

All money not spent on let fees etc. is fed into beekeeping education. The lecturers receive no fees for their efforts, not even expenses.



To book a place on the course please contact the course organiser, Peter Stromberg at:   or on 01505 613830

Appropriate pre course reading material can be found on the Scottish Beekeepers' Association (SBA) website: