If you want to learn more generally about bees, especially stingless bees and beekeeping, come along to half and full day workshops held in various venues in Qld and NSW. The workshops are a mix of photographic slideshows and practical sessions. You will learn how to divide hives and extract honey, and use the bees for pollinating your garden. Attendance price varies. Contact the organisers directly for details and to register. For images of workshops visit the Sugarbag Bees Facebook Page If you wish to know when the workshops details have been finalised and you are able to register, then like this page and receive posts. Please contact us if you would like us to give you a workshop, seminar, author talk, etc...

Seminars & Events

  • 21 May, 2023Native bees at the Ipswich Show + -

    Native bees for the environment and community.

    Presentation on our Lifestyle Stage for the 150th Ipswich Show.

    Sunday 21st May – 10:15AM – 10:45AM

  • 10 Jun, 2023​Debate “Pollinating Ideas – Birds Vs Bats Vs Bees and Bugs” Ipswich, Qld + -

    Debate “Pollinating Ideas – Birds Vs Bats Vs Bees and Bugs” Tim will of course be speaking for the bees.

    Hardings Paddock, Purga, QLD

    More information coming later.

  • 17 Jun, 2023Native bee display as part of the ​Naturally Gold Coast Festival + -

    Sugarbag Bees is holding an interactive native bee display as part of the Naturally Gold Coast Festival on Saturday 17 June 9.30am-12.30pm at Robina Community Centre. Free, but must register here:

  • 8 Jul, 2023Native Bee workshops at Queensland Garden Expo, 8-9 July, Nambour + -

    Queensland Garden Expo 2023 on Sunshine Coast hinterland town of Nambour from 8th to 10th July, Queensland’s premier gardening event,

    Tim Heard presentations:

    • Sat, Attracting native solitary bees with a bee hotel.
    • Sun, Keeping native social bees,

    He will also be atending a infomation stand run by the Australian Native Bee Associaton.

Native bee workshops (including a mix of slideshows and practical sessions)

  • 20 May, 2023Celebrate World Bee day with Tim, Eatons Hill, Qld + -

    Tim presents a 90-minute workshop on keeping native stingless bees. $5. Saturday, 20 May 2023, 09:30 - 11 AM.

    Book here:

  • 18 Jun, 2023Native Bee workshop, Darwin NT + -

    Do not miss Tim's first Native bee workshop in Darwin. With assistance from Barry Conde.

    Details here: https://australiannativebee.or...