Ashford Skep Making Course 2019

Make your own Bee Skep this Spring!

Four Bee Skeps, small domed grass, small domed oaten straw, two swarm skeps

Skep making course with Jane Sellers at Ashford Heritage Centre, Saturday 16th March 2019 from 10.00am – 5.00pm.
Price – around €80 depending on numbers. This includes full instruction and sufficient materials (long stemmed wheat straw and rattan binding) to complete a standard size swarm skep 11”x13″.
Tools will be provided but bring scissors, and a bodkin if you have one.
Tea and Coffee will be available but please bring your own packed lunch.
Please note – skep-making is time consuming. During the course of the day you will learn how to make a skep. You might not complete it, but you will leave with the know-how and materials to finish it at home.
Please also note – there are maximum of 10 places available. Those who expressed an interest at the Honey Festival are being given first refusal so if you are interested please email 
Any available places after that will be offered to the wider ABKA membership.