Events 2021


Recorded Events
Asian Hornet Incursion Gosport 2020 - Peter Davies, Regional Bee Inspector.

Maximising Honey Production - Peter Davies: Talk from 19th February 2021. (Apologies I missed the first 15 minutes but that main points were captured)

Rational Varroa Control - David Evan, Professor of Virology at University of St Andrews

Preparing Your Bees for Winter - Dave Bonner, Master Beekeeper

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Committee Sponsored Events


End of Summer Social

If for some reason your invitation to Buckingham Palace had gone astray, don't despair... You are cordially invited to join fellow beekeepers for a garden party at Paula's on Sunday 29 August starting at 14.30hrs.
If you'd like to attend please let us know and we'll send address if you need it.
we are really looking forward to seeing you all.
January 28th             Talk: (via Zoom) Bees Abroad - Trisha Marlow - Partnership                                                Manager with Bees Abroad  **Note Change of Date**

February 19th           Talk: (via Zoom) Maximising Honey Production - Peter Davies, RBI

March 12th                Talk: (via Zoom) Rational Varroa Control - David Evans, Professor                                      of Virology, University of St Andrews

March 24th                Talk: (via Zoom) Honeybee Democracy - Dave Bonner, Master                                          Beekeeper
May 29th                   Apiary Visit (Weather & COVID restrictions permitting) **Change                                        of Date** due to changing COVID restrictions

June TBC                  Bee Safari **Cancelled**

July 10&11th              Bees & Honey W/E - Manor Farm **Postponed to 2022**

July 18                      Tailgate Party  Jean and Ray Powell Apiary at 14.00hrs
                                  Mill Lane, Titchfield, PO15 5RB
July 21st                    Talk: (via Zoom) Preparing your Bees for Winter - Dave Bonner,                                         Master Beekeeper

August 29th               End of summer social at Paula's garden 14.30hrs
                                All invited

September 25th         FDBKA Honey Show - Holyrood church hall Stubbington village 
                                   (Jan Lethbridge)                                               

October 9th                Pumpkin Festival - RVCP Netley (Zehra Demirel) 

October 29th              Talk: Comb Change with Tom Moore

November 26th           AGM 

Member Sponsored Events

June TBC                   Country Fair – Bursledon Brickworks Museum (Greg Young)                                              

September 25th          Michaelmas Fayre – Alverstoke (Sam Summersgill)   

Other Events

TBC                            Bee Trade Exhibition (Beetradex) – Stoneleigh Park (Beetradex)                                       **POSTPONED**

March 27th                  Portsmouth Spring Convention - Location TBC  **Cancelled**

April 16th to 18th         BBKA Spring Convention – Online Virtual Event 

July 3rd                        MVBKA Auction –10:00 to 17:00 - Greatham Village Hall                                                    Details Here

October TBC                Hampshire Honey Show - Location TBC

October 21,22 & 23     National Honey Show - Sandown Racecourse Details Here

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.