Events for 2019

Winter meetings will be held at 19:30 at Holy Rood Church Hall, Stubbington unless otherwise indicated.

Committee Sponsored Events

January 25th             Beekeepers Question Time - Ask the Expert

February 22nd          Talk: Asian Hornet

March 22nd              Talk: Trials & Tribulations of a Beekeeper - 

                                  Andy Willis                                   


May 25th                  Apiary Visit/Bee Safari (with the SBI) - Weather                                           permitting

June 15th                  Apiary Visit - cancelled due to clash

July 13th - 14th         Bees & Honey W/E with a centenary theme– 

                                  Manor Farm (Greg Young)

August 10th              Apiary Visit (Weather permitting) **Cancelled**

September 1st           Opening of the Powell  Centenary Apiary followed 

                                   by centenary garden party

September 21st          FDBKA Centenary Honey Show – St. John’s 

                                   Church Fareham (Jan Lethbridge)

October 12th              Pumpkin Festival – RVCP Netley (Zehra Demirel)

October 18th              Talk: Wax Cleaning & Candle Making - David                                             Rudland (East Surrey Bees)

November 22nd         Centenary AGM with centenary display

Member Sponsored Events

June (TBC)                 Open Farm Sunday – Westlands (Phil Argyle)

June 23rd                    Country Fair – Bursledon Brickworks Museum (Greg Young)

September 28th          Michaelmass Fayre – Alverstoke (David Thomas)

Other Events

March 9th                    Bee Trade Exhibition (Beetradex) – Stoneleigh Park

April 12th – 14th          BBKA Spring Convention – Harper Adams University

May 4th                       MVBKA Auction – Greatham Village Hall

October 19th & 20th   Hampshire Honey Show - Sir Harold Hillier Gardens nr Romsey

October 24th – 26th    National Honey Show - Sandown Park Racecourse

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.