Talks at the Barn
£6 (£4 Friends)
The talk will be perfect for those looking to start, have been beekeeping for years or are just interested in the hobby. The talk will cover the colony itself, who they are and what they do. The composition of the hive. What the beekeeping year looks like and honey.
They will be bringing a hive and some honey to taste and buy.
Join Dave, as he recounts stories about being a Chatsworth guide for 10 years. There will be plenty of humorous anecdotes, name-dropping, and history involved in this wonderful talk.
Find out about the three terminal basins in Chesterfield, the fight to rescue the canal from dereliction, the amazing work of volunteers, the ambitious restoration plans, the current opportunities on the water and the wonderful wildlife.
She will discuss how successive generations have developed the sites to reflect the changing fashions and include photographs of the gardens today.
It was during the mid-Victorian period that a revolution of juggling, courtesy of a visitor from the east 20th century enabled the developments in European juggling, that was know and love today. And yes, there will be plenty of live demonstrations!
All are community projects – but many concentrate on the youth in poorer areas – giving skills training in things like sewing, carpentry, welding etc – but also by the giving of livestock and training in bee-keeping.
Find out what makes a garden bird and some interesting facts about them, and birds that you might see on a walk in your local woodland. Helen is the group Leader of the RSPB Sheffield Local Group and this year they are celebrating 40 years.
Alan has written two books on the subject and this fascinating history is a glimpse into a dark past.
This photographic talk will focus on his first trip to America where he visits Utah, Grand Teton and Yellowstone national park.
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