Course 2017/18

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

Beekeeping Course 2017-2018

The course has been designed for complete novices. The course will be conducted by experienced beekeepers.

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

Various rooms will be used, generally Rooms 9 and 10.

All evenings beginning at 7.30pm. All evenings finish at 10pm.



Bee Biology with Peter Stromberg

5th October

26th October (this particular talk will be given on both Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th. Due to a scheduling problem, a singe room large enough is not available so Peter will give this talk twice. Please let Peter know which night you intent to attend.)


Practical Beekeeping with Peter Stromberg/Ian Craig

2nd November

23rd November

7th December

18th January

Bee Diseases with Peter Stromberg

2nd February

Plants and Beekeeping with Colin Garrow

22nd February

Honey Extraction and Products of the Hive with Charlie Irwin

15th March

Films and props will be used when appropriate.

The cost for the 9 evenings is £50 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