Newbattle Beekeepers Association

Book the Bee Academy for your next Event

Venue information:

Newbattle Bee Academy is situated in the grounds of beautiful and historic Newbattle Abbey College on the outskirts of Dalkeith in the heart of central Scotland.

It could well be the perfect setting for your next event.

To arrange a viewing or to find out more please contact us.

Request Information


Planning an Event and looking for a venue? 

Please Note:

A session is considered to be a half (1/2) day (4 hours maximum ) use (morning, afternoon or evening). The minimum hire period is one session.

The room hire charge is £50 per session. 

Length (metres)

Width

Maximum Capacity

50 - 60 standing (chairs can be arranged along a side wall if required)

40 seated (theatre style) comfortable 

50 seated (theatre style) tight

50 is the maximum number of seats available

12 seated (boardroom style)

24 seated (cabaret style)

36 seated (at individual tables of 6)

12 seated (horseshoe style)

15 seated (open space style)

Read & Download the Documents Below

Room Layout Configerations

Catering Options

General Conditions of Letting

Booking Form (Pdf) 

Booking Form (Word Download)

Privacy Policy (Download)

Privacy Policy (Read only) 

The best way to layout a room is dependant on a number of factors including:

  • The size of the audience
  • The level of activity and interaction required


Make Your Booking Request

  • Check the calendar below to make sure the Bee Academy is available on the date(s) you require. Click on the event to find out if it is being held at the Bee Academy. 'For Information Only' means that the event is being held at another venue. 
  • To proceed with a booking request download the booking form here.
  • Complete the form in BLOCK CAPITALS
  • Confirm that you have read the Conditions of Let and agree your responsibility for ensuring compliance with these conditions
  • Make a copy of the Booking Request Form, keeping a copy for yourself and attach it to the Booking Request Email  

Year: 2022

1January, 2022
Jan 10 Library Open for Business - Bee Academy
Jan 15 Facilitating Click & Collect - Library & Garden Duties
Jan 22 Collect Your Candipolline from the Bee Academy on Saturday
Jan 27 Library - Open
February
Feb 05 Bee Academy Library - Open for Borrowing & Return of Books
Feb 12 BIG - Microscopy Workshop - First Date - 12 February 2022
Feb 13 Bee Academy Library - Open for Borrowing & Return of Books
Feb 19 BIG - Microscopy Workshop - Second Date - 19 February 2022
Feb 20 Hive & Frame Making Workshop - First Session
Feb 26 BIG - Microscopy Workshop - Third Date - 26 February 2022
Feb 27 Hive & Frame Making Workshop - Second Date
Feb 27 Bee Academy Library - Open for Borrowing & Return of Books
March
Mar 04 Community Outreach Presentation - Junior Ranges (Family included)
Mar 06 March Monthly Meeting - Social ( with a Bite to Eat)
Mar 06 Bee Academy Library - Open for Borrowing & Return of Books
Mar 11 JBC - Start of Year Question & Answer Session
Mar 12 BIG - Equipment Building Workshop
Mar 19 Bee Academy Library - Open for Borrowing & Return of Books
2April
Apr 02 2 April - Join the Work Party & Help Get Ready for the New Season
Apr 10 Bee Academy Library - Open for Borrowing & Return of Books
Apr 10 2022 Annual General Meeting - Sunday 10 April, 2022
Apr 23 Bee Academy Library - Open for Borrowing & Return of Books
Apr 29 JBC - Marker
May
May 01 Bee Academy Library - Open for Borrowing & Return of Books
May 01 May Monthly Meeting - Social ( with a Bite to Eat)
May 06 Junior Bee Club
May 13 Bee Academy & Apiary Visit by Edinburgh University Students
May 13 Set Up - Pop Up Shop - Friday 13 May - Afternoon
May 13 Junior Bee Club
May 14 Pop Up Shop - Saturday 14 May - Morning
May 14 Pop-Up Shop - Honey & Beeswax Products for Sale
May 14 Pop Up Shop - Saturday 14 May - Afternoon
May 20 Junior Bee Club
May 22 Bee Academy Library - Open for Borrowing & Return of Books
June
Jun 05 Bee Academy Library - Open for Borrowing & Return of Books
Jun 05 Our Tree for Bees June Social Gathering (Family & Friends Welcome)
Jun 18 1st Alert - SBA - Basic Beekeeping Examination - 2022 - Newbattle Teaching Apiary
Jun 18 Support Team - SBA - Basic Beekeeping Examination - 2022 - Newbattle Teaching Apiary
3JulyAugustSeptember
4OctoberNovemberDecember


Newbattle Abbey College is on Newbattle Road, Dalkeith

The Postcode is EH22 3LL

Enter the college grounds through the main gate and proceed towards the main college building directly ahead. At the end of the main drive bear to the left towards the boundary fence between the College grounds and the Business Park. Do not enter the Business Park. At the boundary fence bear to the right and proceed ahead with the fence now on your left. The Bee Academy building is straight ahead and to the right.

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