Building a Bee Hive with Ian Wilson




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As a precautionary measure, all education and public programs scheduled until the end of April 2020 have been postponed. As more information becomes available, we will do our best to keep you updated.

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**If you have already booked into the workshop on Saturday 18 April, we will be in touch with your options and next steps.



Saturday 18 April - POSTPONED

Time: 1:30pm-3:00pm

Where: Kiosk Lawn, Adelaide Botanic Garden (near the Mike Bianco's Monster Theatres installation, Anthrocomb)

Tickets: $35. 


Join Ian Wilson, Little Sprouts Kitchen Garden educator, as he takes you on a journey through the inner workings of the honey bee hive.

Learn how a honey bee hive works, how it's put together, and how to create your very own welcoming home for honey bees.

Over 1.5 hours, this course will cover:

  • The structure of a honey bee hive
  • Bee space
  • Wiring frames
  • Use of foundations
  • Locating your hive and bee place

Whilst you're there, take a peek at Anthrocomb, Mike Bianco's installation as part of the 2020 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Monster Theatres.