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Taster Sessions


Not sure if beekeeping is for you or you just want to find out a little more about beekeeping and actually try inspecting a colony of bees? If so, our taster sessions are what you need!

Taster Sessions consist of 2 hours of hands-on beekeeping and a theory chat.  On arrival, you will be given a talk from an experienced beekeeper about keeping bees, then you will join a group inspection of a bee hive, where you will be able to gain an understanding of the inner working of a hive.

After a Taster Session you might even be interested in attending one of our extensive, informative and practical beekeeping courses. 


Our Taster Sessions also make an ideal gift for someone in your life who has expressed an interest in honeybees!


Leeds Beekeepers provide bee suits/ veils and gloves for your experience.

See below for availability!

New to beekeeping?


Whatever the level of your interest, we can help you gain access to the fascinating world of keeping bees.

Taster Sessions 2024 - Various Dates Available


Want to find out more about keeping bees? If so, then a taster session might be for you.

Spend a couple of hours with our beekeepers at our Temple Newsam Apiary having fun and finding out about honey bees and what its like to be a beekeeper.


Weekend - How To Be A Beekeeper Course 8th/9thJune 2024

£150/£150 (Adult/Child)

An exciting and intense weekend course where you will be introduced to the world of beekeeping.


Winter - How To Be A Beekeeper Course Starting 4th September 2024

£150/£150 (Adult/Child)

An all encompassing beekeeping course of theory and practical sessions finishing in May 2024.  A fantastic introduction into the world of beekeeping and an extremely popular course!


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