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Straw skep making - with Chris Park and Bees for Development at The Shire Hall Monmouth
Straw skep making - with Chris Park and Bees for Development at The Shire Hall Monmouth
Straw skep making - with Chris Park and Bees for Development at The Shire Hall Monmouth
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Straw skep making - with Chris Park and Bees for Development at The Shire Hall Monmouth

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Next Date: 9 March 2024

Learn to craft a lip-work straw skep - the most iconic of beehives. Course tutor and master skep maker and beekeeper, Chris Park will guide you through the process and answer all your questions about making and using skeps. You will leave with about half of your skep done, and with all the tools, materials and skills to finish it. Bees for Development staff will also be happy to answer questions about their work and about other woven beehives used around the world. 

The course runs from 10am to 4pm in the Community Room, The Shire Hall, Agincourt Square, Monmouth NP25 3DY. All day parking is available at the Cattle Market carpark Blestium Street, Monmouth NP25 5EE.

A delicious vegetarian lunch included in the course price, as well as hot drinks and biscuits to get us started. Our offices and Bee Shop are just across the road so come and meet us!

Long straw, cane lapping, a feeder and fid will be provided to all participants on the day.

You should receive a Booking Confirmation email with further details about the Course within 1-2 working days of placing your booking. Please get in touch with bfdoffice@beesfordevelopment.org if you don't. You may also want to check your spam/junk folder.