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

  • 17 Feb, 2019Tim Heard in-conversation at GOMA Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

    Tim Heard in-conversation with a a specialist in human political structures, to discuss how the European bee hive and native bee hive emulate facets of human political and social interaction – from monarchy to popular democracy. An event The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

    QUEENSLAND ART GALLERY | GALLERY OF MODERN ART
    Sunday 17 February 2019, 2:30PM

    More details coming.

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

  • 8 Dec, 2018​Native bees and how to keep them, New Farm Library, Brisbane

    Native bees and how to keep them

    Saturday 8 December 2018, 9am – 3pm

    New Farm Library, 135 Sydney Street, New Farm

    Free but bookings essential. Phone New Farm Library on 07 3403 1062 to reserve your place.

    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.

    More info: https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.a...

  • 8 Feb, 2019Stingless Bee workshop at Sydney City

    Stingless Bee workshop at Sydney City (hosted by Sydney City Council)

    Presenter: Tim Heard

    More info coming soon

  • 9 Feb, 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.

    9 February 2019 Upper Coomera 9am – 12pm, book here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/naturallygc-native-stingless-bees-tickets-46096781715.

    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.

  • 9 Feb, 2019Stingless Bee workshop at Waverton Sydney

    Stingless Bee workshop at Waverton Sydney (hosted by North Sydney City Council)

    Presenter: Tim Heard

    More info coming soon

  • 12 Feb, 2019A day of Native Bees at Missabotti, NSW Mid North Coast

    A day of Native Bees

    Little Star Bee Sanctuary, Missabotti NSW 2449 (40 minutes inland from Nambucca Heads)

    Tuesday, 12th February 2019, 9am to 5pm

    Presenter: Dr Tim Heard

    Cost: $150, inlcudes "Bee" inspired nutritious lunch, Tea & coffee and a copy of The Australian Native Bee Book

    More info and how to buy tickets here: https://littlestar.net.au/upco...

  • 14 Feb, 2019Stingless Bee workshop at ​Kempsey NSW

    Stingless Bee workshop at Kempsey NSW (hosted Macleay Landcare)

    Presenter: Tim Heard

    More info coming soon

  • 9 Mar, 2019​Native bees and how to keep them, BCC Library, Brisbane

    Native bees and how to keep them

    Saturday 9th March 2019 • 9am - 3pm

    More information coming soon.

    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.