13th April 2011: Keeping Urban Bees by Chris Guthrie


On Wednesday 13th April 2011 – 7.30pm at TV21, Chris Guthrie gave a talk on Urban Beekeeping…


Name of speaker and subject:

Chris Guthrie – Bees

Title of talk:

Keeping Urban Bees

Bullet points of what you would like to cover:

  • Why we should do it
  • How difficult is it
  • What are the rewards
  • What did I learn


Suggested you-tube links, websites and/or texts where further information may be found:


A few words about you and your passion:

I keep Bees in a hive at a University. Been keeping them for nearly a year and find it fascinating, thought it was worth sharing with people. Currently Bees are under threat and modern life may have a lot to do with this.

A few lines about the history of your subject:

People have kept Bees since forever and they and honey have always had a special significance and symbolism. However, it may be that the whole area is ripe for innovation and different ways of thinking.