JANUARY Thursday 31st 7.30pm Newent School
Beekeepers’ Question Time. Thank you to those who have sent questions in for our version Question Time. There is an excellent variety to keep the panel on their toes. We have Marin Anastassov, Norman Roper and Colin Pavey, with the Chairman as referee!
FEBRUARY Thursday 28th 7.30pm Newent School
John Whitaker, Master Beekeeper, on the uses of nucleus hives.
MARCH Thursday 28th 7.30pm Newent School
The Honey Monitoring Project – a talk through the project by Prof. Richard Pywell, Science Area Head: Biodiversity, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
APRIL Thursday 25th 7.30pm Newent School
Sally Wadsworth (Bee Inspector) – microscopy (tbc)
Midlands and South West Convention Conference (MSWCC): 15, 16, 17 September: Advance notice that this 3 day event will be held at Cirencester in September, further details about the programme will follow soon. Accommodation is available for those that wish to attend all 3 days.
ROYAL THREE COUNTIES SHOW
The Heart of England’s premiere celebration of the countryside and rural life
Join us this year at the Royal Three Counties Show and help us celebrate 60 years of calling the Three Counties Showground our home. It’s set to be a hearty feast of farming, food and family entertainment, with new features including our Gardening Hub and Ask the Groom plus we’ll be welcoming many of the much loved actors from The Archers.
New venue at Cirencester, details to be confirmed.
These are the 2018 rules, which will probably apply in 2019
Equipment entry 8:00 till 11:00,
Auction starts at 12:00
Live bees entry 8:00 till 10:00,
Auction starts at 15:00
Live bees must be inspected and certified free from notifiable pests and disease by a Seasonal Bee Inspector within 14 days of the sale. Each lot of live bees must be accompanied by completed Live bees Entry form Entry forms are available from GBKA website. No drawn comb.
All lots must be removed by 18:00
General and Lot enquiries: Bernie Danvers (01594) 835063
Please let Bernie know two weeks before the auction that you will be bringing live bees
Please see GBKA website for further details http://www.gbka.org.uk
Sellers forms can be downloaded from the GBKA website
12, 13, 14 April 2019
Harper Adams University
Newport Shropshire TF10 8NB
The national beekeeping event of the year – open to all
Lectures, Workshops & Seminars, Trade Show
Tickets on-sale January 2019
Click here for more information
Old Food Hall, Royal Welsh Agricultural Showground
Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3SY