Improvers' Courses

In addition to the annual beginners courses, Harrogate & Ripon Beekeepers Association runs a number of other courses on a more infrequent basis. These courses are primarily for existing members of HRBKA, but any vacancies can be filled by members of other associations.

Candle making

This course runs over a period of alternate weeks and covers all aspects of wax handling and cleaning, the casting of wax, the manufacture of wax blocks and the production of top class candles. The course can accommodate approximately ten students and is run by qualified members of the Association. Members have priority for places on this course.

Skep Making

This is a one day course where participants learn how to make a straw skep and start work on making their own under the expert guidance of the course teacher.

Forthcoming Courses