Events

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

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

  • 6 Apr, 2019​Native bees and how to keep them, BCC Grange Library, Brisbane

    Native bees and how to keep them

    Saturday 6th April 2019 • 9am - 3pm

    Are you interested in keeping native stingless bees for fun, honey production, conservation or pollination? During this full day workshop, experience Dr Tobias Smith (ecologist and professional educator) teach you the basics of how to become a stingless beekeeper.

    Grange Library, 79 Evelyn Street, Grange

    Free but bookings required. Phone Grange Library on 07 3407 2523 to reserve your place.

  • 8 May, 2019​Native bees and how to keep them, BCC Mt Coot-tha Library, Brisbane

    Native bees and how to keep them

    Wednesday 8th May 2019 • 9am - 3pm

    Are you interested in keeping native stingless bees for fun, honey production, conservation or pollination? During this full day workshop, experience Dr Tobias Smith (ecologist and professional educator) teach you the basics of how to become a stingless beekeeper.

    Mt Coot-tha Library, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, 152 Mt Coot-tha Road, Mt Coot-tha

    Free but bookings required. Phone Mt Coot-tha Library on 07 3403 2550 to reserve your place.

  • 11 May, 2019Free native stingless bees workshops, Gold Coast, QLD

    Free native stingless bees workshops, Gold Coast. Learn about the stunning diversity of Australia’s native bees and their role in the environment. Learn how to keep stingless bees in a hive, propagate them and extract honey. You will come away equipped to keep your own hive of stingless bees in your part of the world. Presenter Dr Tobias Smith, Sugarbag Bees. Ages 15 and over. Bookings required.

    11 May 2019 Mudgeeraba 9am – 12pm, book here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/naturallygc-native-stingless-bees-tickets-46096792748.

    22 June 2019 Burleigh 9am – 12pm, book here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/naturallygc-native-stingless-bees-tickets-46096803781.

  • 17 May, 2019​Native bees and how to keep them, BCC Ashgrove Library, Brisbane

    Native bees and how to keep them

    Friday 17th March 2019 • 9am - 3pm

    Are you interested in keeping native stingless bees for fun, honey production, conservation or pollination? During this full day workshop, experience Dr Tobias Smith (ecologist and professional educator) teach you the basics of how to become a stingless beekeeper.

    Ashgrove Library, 87 Amarina Avenue, Ashgrove

    Free but bookings required. Phone Ashgrove Library on 07 3407 1940 to reserve your place.

  • 25 May, 2019NATIVE BEEHIVE WORKSHOP, West End, Brisbane

    NATIVE BEEHIVE WORKSHOP with TIM HEARD

    JANE STREET COMMUNITY GARDEN, 103 Jane St, West End QLD 4101

    3.30PM – 5.30PM SATURDAY 25TH MAY 2019

    $30 OR $25 FOR GARDEN MEMBERS AND STUDENTS

    Purchase your tickets here: more details coming.