Geelong Beekeepers Club Field Day

The Geelong Beekeepers Club is pleased to announce its 2018 Field Day to be held at Eastern Hub Geelong on Sunday 18th March 2018. All welcome!

Young Beekeeper
Young Beekeeper

Some of the activities include:

  • How to light and use a smoker

    Hive Inspection
  • Hive opening, inspecting brood and frames, identifying disease, routine maintenance NOTE: Hive opening requires participants to
    wear protective clothing and gloves
  • Ask a Beekeeper
  • Presentations on hive health, disease identification and bee-friendly plants
  • Honey extraction and filtering
  • Assemble frames and embed wax
  • Local flora identification walk, weather permitting
  • Honey tastings
  • Children’s activities
  • Sales of beekeeping-related goods

Venue: Eastern Hub Geelong, 285a McKillop Street (corner of Humble Street), East Geelong.  Melways reference: Page 452 G 7

Date/Time: Sunday 18 March 2018 from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm. There will be a draw of lucky entry tickets at 3.00 pm.

Catering:  Refreshments available throughout the day including Barbecue lunch or BYO picnic

Cost: $10.00 per person, children under 18 free

Booking can be made through TryBooking: https://www.trybooking.com/TRTD

To find out more, please email:    info@geelongbeekeepersclub.org or phone:  03 52645210

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