July, 2022

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sat23jul9:30 AM4:00 PMStraw Skep Making Course9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Yew Tree Inn, Peterstow, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 6JZ, UK

Straw Skep Weaving Course

Event Details

Straw Skep Making Course

This one day course will provide you with expert instruction in making a classic straw skep. During the day all aspects of beekeeping in skeps, ancient and modern will be discussed, as you make about one third of your straw skep. You will take away the lipwork skills, materials and tools needed to finish your skep at home. Please bring a waterproof apron and scissors.

The course cost of £150.00 includes all materials and tools needed to weave your straw skep. Included also are refreshments, a delicious and abundant vegetarian lunch, and VAT.

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Ross-on-Wye is regarded as being the ideal holiday centre to explore the Wye ValleyHerefordshireGloucestershire and as far as Monmouthshire in Wales. From cider making to arts and crafts, from the industrial legacy of the Forest of Dean and its woods and hills to its towns and villages, all are within striking distance of the town.

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