Beekeeping Day

Posted on July 30, 2010 under Days Gone By | Be the First to Comment


Beekeeper shows dads and children a hiveIt’s not every day you get to visit a Queen, least of all when you’re dressed like a spaceman, but then Days Out With Dad are days to remember. Children joined their dads and braved suicidal workers in order to visit a hive under the expert guidance of volunteers from the Wye Valley Beekeepers Association. To add to the buzz, there were plenty other educational activities, with beeswax candle-making a popular option. Indeed most came away with a new skill: knowing how to roll their own. Our sincere thanks go to Golden Valley Apiaries for hosting us, and to the beekeeping volunteers for helping to open young eyes wide to the world of bees.

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