All FDBKA talks are held at Holy Rood Church Hall, Stubbington starting at 19:30 on the date stated unless otherwise indicated.
Committee Sponsored Events
January 28th Talk: Spring Feeding by Claire and Martin from Buckfast. The talk will be screened over Zoom on a large screen in the Hall.
February 25th Talk and demonstrations; Making wax foundation, lip balm and mead.
This year's class of new beekeepers are being invited evening.
March 25th Talk: Insecticides and Oilseed Rape: The case for updating the monitoring of pesticide usage. John Hoar
April Apiary Visit (Weather & COVID restrictions permitting) TBC
May 22 Apiary Visit (Weather restrictions permitting) Location Titchfield (Greg Young)
June 19 Apiary Visit (Weather restrictions permitting) Location TBC
July 9th & 10th Bees & Honey W/E - Manor Farm
July 17 Bee Safari TBC
August TBC End of season/Jubilee garden party. TBC
September 17 FDBKA Honey Show - with the Horticultural Association
(Show secretary Jan Lethbridge )
September 23rd Bob Smith Varroa
October Pumpkin Festival - RVCP Netley (Zehra Demirel)
October 28th Talk: TBC
November 25th AGM
January 28th Barbara Dalby. Hive Produce
February 25th TBC
March 25th TBC
Member Sponsored Events
June TBC Country Fair – Bursledon Brickworks Museum (Greg Young)
September 24th Michaelmas Fayre – Alverstoke (Sam Summersgill)
January 29th HBA Talk: Small Hive Beetle & Tropilaelaps, John Geden, RBI
February 10th 5:30pm HBA zoom lecture Queen Raising
March 12th Bee Trade Exhibition (Beetradex) – Stoneleigh Park (Beetradex)
March 20th Meridian . Talk at Botley Market Hall 2-4pm Andy Durham on Asian Hornet
April 9th Portsmouth Spring convention
April 8th to 10th BBKA Spring Convention – Harper Adams University (BBKA Spring Convention)
May 7th MVBKA Auction –10:00 to 17:00 - Greatham Village Hall
October TBC Hampshire Honey Show - Location TBC
October 27-29 National Honey Show - Sandown Racecourse (National Honey Show)
November TBC HBA Autumn Convention
To make both the member and committee sponsored events in the summer and autumn successful we do need volunteers to help on the day. If you are interested then please click here to register your interest.