The Royal County of Berkshire Show
21st and 22nd September
We're looking forward to the Royal Country of Berkshire Show. Find us in the Honey Marquee.
Beekeeping Experience Days
If you are thinking of keeping bees or would just like to learn more about honey bees, our informal Beekeeping Experience Days are for you. These experience days also make an ideal gift. Further information attached. Please contact us to be put on the waiting list.
Beeswax Workshop – Candles and Polish
Course Summary: This practical workshop provides an introduction to beeswax and its many uses. We will start with a block of raw beeswax and take it through the various preparation stages to produce bright, clean beeswax. From there we will make moulded, rolled and dipped candles. You will also learn how to make traditional beeswax furniture polish.
Skills/Techniques Covered: the properties of beeswax, preparation, cleaning and filtering beeswax, melting beeswax safely, the production of rolled, moulded and traditional dipped candles, getting a professional finish on your candles, making cream and paste furniture polishes.
Please contact us to be put on the waiting list.