Oliver St.John

Tutor

Oliver has been keeping bees for many years and was one of the first beekeepers in Sussex to pass the BBKA’s Honeybee Health assessment and is working his way through the other assessments and exams to hopefully one day become a Master Beekeeper.   An Army Instructor during his time in the British Army – he now teaches various beekeeping courses across the County as well as being the Education Coordinator for East Grinstead Beekeepers Association.

Courses with Oliver St.John

A Beekeeping taster day

A Beekeeping taster day

A great day if you are thinking about keeping bees, we will discuss beekeeping today, the apiary set up, why bees and other pollinators are so important, look at different types of hives and take a look inside a working beehive.

£98.00

Build a beehive day

Build a beehive day

A fun practical day spent learning how to assemble a beehive from a flatpack kit.  All tools, fixings, and flatpack hive parts are provided.  You will take home a fully assembled British-cedar national beehive and frames worth around £200!

£268.00

Begin your Beekeeping and build a beehive: A 2-day course

Begin your Beekeeping and build a beehive: A 2-day course

A 2-day course to introduce beekeeping today, the apiary setup, and what is involved in the beekeeping year. This course includes a look inside a beehive and a practical day learning how to build your own National Beehive (worth over £200!) to take home ready for your bees.

£358.00