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

A Day at Hen Corner Hosted by Sara Ward

Price: £90.00

Date: Fri 04 Sep 2015

Time: 10:00 am - 15:30 pm

Come and visit Hen Corner and try the life for yourself, be it keeping chickens, making cider, growing your own food or artisan cooking skills we are enjoying life to the full and invite you to come and try your hand to it!

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From Hatch to Despatch Hosted by Cheryl Arvidson

Price: £46.00

Date: Sat 05 Sep 2015

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 using the 'broomstick method'.

 

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Introduction to Chicken Keeping Hosted by Cheryl Arvidson

Price: £46.00

Date: Sat 12 Sep 2015

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.

A second adult from the same family is £30 and children (5 to 16) are £5, both BY ARRANGEMENT. Payment for these places can be made on the day.

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Starting out in hen keeping Hosted by Heather Butler

Price: £30.00

Date: Sat 12 Sep 2015

Time: 10:00 am - 14:00 pm

We live on a pheasant estate in the North Wales countryside and have bred, reared and cared for our mixed flock of hybrids, ex-battery and now lovely bantam and silkie hens for over three years. During term time I teach adults history and genealogy. We absolutely love our country life and want to share our experience with those who want to have a go chicken keeping!

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Feathers and fun for family Hosted by Marie Doherty

Price: £25.00

Date: Sun 13 Sep 2015

Time: 11:00 am - 13:30 pm

This course gives an introduction to chickens as part of your family  It covers all you need to know and an insight to the delights of these gorgeous creatures and the fun they bring to your family . It is held in my garden, so bring your whole family, grandparents, aunts and uncles and listen to the squeals of delight as you children collect their very own eggs, and maybe cuddle a baby chick. also 1-2-1 sessions available. 

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Hen Party For Beginners Hosted by Lisanne McEvoy

Price: £18.00

Date: Sun 13 Sep 2015

Time: 13:00 pm - 15:00 pm

All you need to know about keeping chickens but were too afraid to ask!  This is a fun, informal 2 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 come and book your place to see how you can make chicken keeping work in your own home.

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Beginners guide to keeping hens in the garden Hosted by Kate Hill

Price: £20.00

Date: Sun 13 Sep 2015

Time: 14:00 pm - 16:00 pm

A short introductory course to give people thinking about keeping hens, and those who have just got their first hens, an opportunity to learn about basic chicken care, health and wellbeing, the pros and cons of having chickens in your garden, and how keeping hens can be fitted in around a busy schedule. During the 2 hour session you will have the opportunity to handle some of our hens, have a look at an Eglu and a Cube and see how they work, and ask lots of questions over tea/coffee and cake. More Info & Booking

Beekeeping Taster Course Hosted by Stephen Brain

Price: £30.00

Date: Sun 13 Sep 2015

Time: 14:00 pm - 17:00 pm

A taster course for those interested in keeping bees.. Sessions available approximately every 6 weeks.

We will give an overview of the essentials of beekeeping and how you get started.

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Hen Party for beginners Hosted by Marie Doherty

Price: £25.00

Date: Tue 15 Sep 2015

Time: 11:00 am - 13:30 pm

The course gives an introduction to keeping chickens and is suitable for beginners . It covers all you need to know to get started with your own chickens and an insight to the delights of these gorgeous creatures and the fun they bring to your family . It is held in my garden, so bring your raincoat and wellies just in case. I also offer exclusive family courses by arrangement. My flock include Sussex, Marans, Orpingtons, legbars and mixed hybrids.

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Pick and Pickle Hosted by Sara Ward

Price: £70.00

Date: Wed 16 Sep 2015

Time: 10:00 am - 15:30 pm

[b]A course introducing Preserving Home Produce[/b]

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