Workshops & courses

We offer small group tutorials during Spring and Summer on beekeeping basics, ranging from how to light a smoker (and keep it lit) to how to perform a biosecurity inspections. All workshops are held at Ballarat Beekeeping Supplies in Central Ballarat and may include hive openings where relevant. Bookings may be made through Trybookings.


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April 2019

Honey Tasting and Appreciation

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Backyard Beekeeping Supplies, 306 Errard Street South
Ballarat Central, Victoria 3350 Australia
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$42

Join us for a for a session on honey tasting and appreciation. You will learn how to taste honey to maximise your enjoyment focusing on texture and sensation, colour and flavour using the honey aroma and tasting wheel. We will taste and discuss up to eight different honey varieties during the session including some that are considered rare and unusual. Includes a 350g jar of your favourite honey from one of our on-tap honey tanks. Bookings Essential

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May 2019

How to assemble honey supers and wire and wax embed frames

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Backyard Beekeeping Supplies, 306 Errard Street South
Ballarat Central, Victoria 3350 Australia
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$25

Join us for this two our session and learn how to assemble, wire and wax embed frames. Become familiar with the tools and hardware needed to put together your frames and supers ready for spring. Take home your very own assembled and beeswax embedded frame. Bookings Essential

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