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.

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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: 2021

1January, 2021February
Feb 04 Dry Run - 2021 Annual General Meeting
Feb 07 2021 Annual General Meeting
March
Mar 24 Newbattle Apiary Visit
2AprilMay
May 25 Bee Academy - Spring Clean and Garden Tidy Up
May 27 Bee Academy - Spring Clean and Garden Tidy Up
May 28 Bee Academy - Spring Clean and Garden Tidy Up
June
Jun 12 SBA - Basic Beekeeping Examination - 2021 - Newbattle & Home Aparies
Jun 16 Bee Academy - Clean & Prepare for Honey Extraction & Wax W/Shop and Garden Tidy Up
Jun 18 Association (Gasworks OSR) - Honey Extraction - at the Bee Academy
Jun 18 Member (EM) - Honey Extraction - at the Bee Academy
Jun 21 Member (GA-J) - Honey Extraction - at the Bee Academy
Jun 23 Member (HN) - Honey Extraction - at the Bee Academy
Jun 25 Member (HN) - Honey Extraction - at the Bee Academy
Jun 25 Bee Academy - Event Preparation - Prepare for Wax Workshop
Jun 26 Bee Academy - Event Preparation - Prepare for Wax Workshop
Jun 26 Bee Academy - Post Event Activity - Wax Workshop Clear up & Prepare for Honey Extraction
Jun 27 Member (M & MW) - Honey Extraction - at the Bee Academy
3July
Jul 02 Junior Rangers visit the Beekeepers
Jul 03 SBA - Basic Beekeeping Examination - 2021 - Newbattle & Home Aparies
Jul 15 Honey Extraction - at the Bee Academy - Newbattle Apiary
Jul 17 Honey Extraction - at the Bee Academy - Newbattle Apiary
Jul 31 Intermediate Practical Exam - Ewan Mealyou
August
Aug 01 Beginner Beekeepers Course 2021-22 (Members Helping During the Day)
Aug 01 Beginner Beekeepers' Course 2021-22
Aug 01 Beginner Beekeepers' Course 2021-22 (Induction & Meet Your Mentor)
Aug 09 Meeting to Discuss Apiary Spending Proposal
Aug 11 12+ Youth Group Visit the Bee Academy
Aug 13 Junior Ranges Visit the Bee Academy
Aug 17 Board of Trustees Meeting - 17 August 2021
Aug 21 Honey Processing - Saturday AM Session - Bottling NBA Honey
Aug 21 Honey Processing - Saturday PM Session - Bottling NBA Honey
Aug 22 Honey Processing - Sunday AM Session - Bottling NBA Honey
Aug 22 Honey Processing - Sunday PM Session - Bottling NBA Honey
September
Sep 03 Junior Bee Club
Sep 05 September Monthly Meeting - Presentation by Alan Riach followed by Social
Sep 10 Junior Bee Club
Sep 11 Trustee Management Board - Forward Planning
Sep 12 Member (M & MW) - Honey Extraction - at the Bee Academy
Sep 12 Member (HN) - Honey Extraction - at the Bee Academy
Sep 16 Member (EM) - Honey Extraction - at the Bee Academy
Sep 17 Member (G A-J) - Honey Extraction - at the Bee Academy
Sep 18 Honey Extraction (BBC) - at the Bee Academy
Sep 19 Member, EB & GC - Honey Extraction - at the Bee Academy
Sep 24 Junior Bee Club (Honey Extraction)
Sep 28 Community Outreach - Newbattle Outdoor Group - Cancelled
4October
Oct 01 Junior Bee Club (Honey Processing - Filling Jars)
Oct 03 Mentor Round Table Meeting -
Oct 03 October Monthly Meeting - Social ( with a Bite to Eat)
Oct 06 Community Outreach - Newbattle Outdoor Group
Oct 06 NAC - Introduction to Beekeeping - Evening Class
Oct 07 NAC - Introduction to Beekeeping - Evening Class
Oct 08 Preparation for BIG Honey Extraction on Sat/Sun
Oct 09 BIG Workgroup - Honey Processing - Saturday 9 October - Honey Extraction
Oct 10 BIG Workgroup - Honey Processing - Sunday 10 October - Honey Extraction
Oct 15 Junior Bee Club (Guest speaker - Ann Chilcott)
Oct 23 Private Booking - Scott's 6th Birthday Party
Oct 29 JBC - Wax Workshop
Oct 30 BIG Workgroup - Honey Processing - Bottling NBA Honey
Oct 31 BIG - Wax Workshop
November
Nov 07 November Monthly Meeting Join the Work Party & Stay on for a Bite to Eat
Nov 09 Board of Trustees Meeting - 9 November 2021
Nov 12 JBC - Frame Making Workshop
Nov 12 Set Up - Scottish Beekeepers Association Module Exams
Nov 13 Scottish Beekeepers Association Modules - Written Examination
Nov 20 Pop Up Shop - Saturday 20 November - Morning
Nov 20 Pop Up Shop - Saturday 20 November - Afternoon
Nov 21 Pop Up Shop - Sunday 21 November - Morning
Nov 21 Pop Up Shop - Sunday 21 November - Afternoon
December
Dec 02 Forth Rivers Trust's Citizen Esk Community Group
Dec 03 Preparation for 2021 Honey and Craft Show
Dec 04 Members' Honey and Craft Show 2021 (Admin Entry)
Dec 05 Members & Guests View Honey & Craft Show Exhibits
Dec 05 Members' Honey and Craft Show 2021 (Admin Entry)


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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