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

Chicken Keeping For Beginners Hosted by Lewis Wescott

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Date: Sun 15 Jul 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Ever thought about keeping a few hens in your back garden? - this course is for you!

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Getting more from keeping chickens Hosted by Lewis Wescott

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Date: Sun 15 Jul 2018

Time: 13:00 pm - 15:30 pm

We will cover common diseases, ailments and parasites, what you can treat at home and more importantly when to go to the vet. This interactive course includes a discussions of anatomy, useful for understanding and performing health checks, as well as wing clipping, nail trimming and syringe feeding. More Info & Booking

Urban Hens - Keeping Chickens in London Hosted by Sara Ward

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Date: Wed 18 Jul 2018

Time: 18:30 pm - 20:30 pm

A summer’s evening in the kitchen garden… You will be welcomed with home made refreshments and introduced to the joys of keeping chickens!

We’ve been keeping hens, pure breeds and hybrids, here in London, since 2007 and currently have big hens in an Eglu Cube,  bantams in an Eglu Classic and an use an Eglu Go for hatching chicks.…

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From Hatch to Despatch Hosted by Cheryl Arvidson

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Date: Sat 21 Jul 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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Hen Party For Beginners Hosted by Lisanne McEvoy

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Date: Sun 22 Jul 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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Bees for Children (and their grown ups!) Hosted by Sara Ward

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Date: Thu 26 Jul 2018

Time: 13:00 pm - 15:00 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 come and meet the honey bees her urban back garden...

Please note that all children need to be accompanied by an adult and a ticket is needed for each individual attending.

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Hen Party for Beginners - Morning Hosted by Annette Adaway

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Date: Sat 04 Aug 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: Sat 11 Aug 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

Hens For Everyone Hosted by Claire & Steve Peach

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Date: Sun 12 Aug 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

Hen Party For Beginners Hosted by Lisanne McEvoy

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Date: Sun 12 Aug 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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