Courses

Omlet provides access to training courses all over the country. Run by our customers, you can learn first hand how to keep Chickens, become a Beekeeper or one of many other fantastic skills. Search the map below to find a course near you.

Available Courses

Keeping Chickens For Beginners Hosted by Margaret Manchester

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Date: Sun 29 Apr 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 13:00 pm

Keeping chickens is a very popular and enjoyable hobby, with the added bonus of lovely fresh eggs! This course is designed to teach beginners all they need to know about keeping chickens. There will be hands-on experience of handling and inspecting chickens and plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

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Hen Party For Beginners Hosted by Lisanne McEvoy

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Date: Sun 29 Apr 2018

Time: 13:00 pm - 16:00 pm

All you need to know about keeping chickens but were too afraid to ask!  This is a fun, informal 3 hour course packed with advice aimed at those just starting out, considering taking the plunge or just interested.  You will get to meet our hens, see the Classic Eglu AND Eglu Cube and learn how to care for chickens.  This is all done in a normal garden in a modern estate in north Manchester, so book your place to see how you can make chicken keeping work in your own home.

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Introduction to Chicken Keeping Hosted by Cheryl Arvidson

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Date: Sat 05 May 2018

Time: 09:30 am - 12:30 pm

This is an introductory session for people who are thinking about keeping chickens. It is divided between theoretical and practical learning, including a look at the different breeds and housing we have and the chance to handle our birds. We currently have a pen of Barnevelders, Pekin bantams and Barbu d'Anvers bantams.

A second adult from the same family is £35 and children (5 to 16) are £5, both BY ARRANGEMENT, please. Payment for these places can be made on the day. More Info & Booking


Hen Party for Beginners - Morning Hosted by Annette Adaway

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Date: Sat 05 May 2018

Time: 09:30 am - 11:45 am

This course is suitable for beginners who just want to see a different passionate chicken keeper in action! (I know that chickens are addictive!) Refreshments, and nibbles are supplied. During the workshop you will feel foods, chickens, bedding, see poop, and see what chickens do, smell like (they don't smell, it's a fable they smell horrible!)  So if you know nothing about chickens and want to keep chickens! Pop along and see me! Chickens are a wonderful addition to family life. 

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Introduction to Photography Course-Feathers, Hoofs & Beaks! Hosted by Claire & Steve Peach

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Date: Sun 06 May 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The course will cover the following areas: • The basic settings of digital cameras - which ones to use and which not to! • Photographic composition – the rules to follow and the rules to break! • Shutter Speeds & Exposure. How these influence the results you get. • Controlling ambient light & the use of the flash Suitable for any digital camera, but best suited to a digital SLR. We do have a limited selection of cameras and lenses to try. More Info & Booking

An Introduction to the Joys of Keeping Chickens Hosted by Hilary Gaskin

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Date: Sat 12 May 2018

Time: 14:00 pm - 16:00 pm

The courses take place under cover in a friendly atmosphere that will allow discussion and questions whilst gaining confidence in handling and enjoying Chickens. More Info & Booking

An Introduction to the Joys of Keeping Chickens Hosted by Hilary Gaskin

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Date: Sun 13 May 2018

Time: 14:00 pm - 16:00 pm

The courses take place under cover in a friendly atmosphere that will allow discussion and questions whilst gaining confidence in handling and enjoying Chickens. More Info & Booking

Full Day Bee Keeping Hosted by Sara Ward

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Date: Thu 17 May 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 15:30 pm

Sara, a member of the Ealing & District Bee Keeping Association, the London Bee Keepers Association and the British Bee Keeping Association, invites you to join her on her weekly hive inspection in her urban back garden… More Info & Booking

From Hatch to Despatch Hosted by Cheryl Arvidson

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Date: Sat 19 May 2018

Time: 09:30 am - 12:30 pm

  • Hatching with a broody or an incubator. Selecting parent stock and eggs, humidity, egg-turning and candling.
  • Brooding - Care of chicks. Bedding, heat sources, feed.
  • Bringing 'growers' on. How fast do they grow, when do the pullets start to lay and when are the cockerels ready for despatch?
  • Despatching - How to despatch adolescent fowl using the 'broomstick method' and younger ones using despatching pliers.

 

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Hens For Everyone Hosted by Claire & Steve Peach

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Date: Sun 20 May 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come along and 'Hug a Hen' at our new Hens HQ. Learn everything you need o know to have your hens at home lots of hands on experience with a variety of hens and houses. Followed up with tea and cake! You will also take home a 'Chooky Bag' full of course notes, free samples and vouchers. More Info & Booking

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