Events for 2020

Winter meetings (Talks and AGM) will be held at 19:30 at Holy Rood Church Hall, Stubbington unless otherwise indicated.


Committee Sponsored Events

January 31st             Talk: Zest Hive by Bill Summers; A talk on the ZEST hive mission                                        for better bee health and beekeeper wealth

February 28th           Talk: Dr Tak Yan on Honeybee Stings (Consultant Allergy Specialist                                    at University Hospital Southampton who treats bee venom                                                  allergies)

March 20th                Talk:  Successful Comb Changes.  Thomas Moore will be speaking                                    on the methods of comb changes he uses and their relevant                                              successes.  **Cancelled**
                     
May 24th                   Apiary Visit (Weather permitting)  **Cancelled**


June 13th                  Bee Safari with Dan Etheridge our Seasonal Bee Inspector                                                **Cancelled**

July 18/19                  Bees & Honey W/E - Manor Farm (Greg Young)  **Cancelled**

August 22nd              Apiary Visit (Weather Permitting)

September 19th         FDBKA Honey Show - St. John's Church Hall Fareham (Jan                                              Lethbridge)

Ocober 10th               Pumpkin Festival - RCVP Netley (Zehra Demirel)


October 30th              Talk: Peter Davies, Regional Bee Inspector.  TBC

November 20th          Talk:  Successful Comb Changes.  Thomas Moore will be                                                   speaking on the methods of comb changes he uses and their                                             relevant successes.

November 27th          AGM (Please note change of date - Again!)




Member Sponsored Events

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


June 28th                    Country Fair – Bursledon Brickworks Museum **Cancelled**


September 26th          Michaelmass Fayre – Alverstoke (David Thomas) 


Other Events

March 14th                    Bee Trade Exhibition (Beetradex) – Stoneleigh Park (Beetradex                                        2020)


April 3rd - 5th                BBKA Spring Convention – Harper Adams University (BBKA                                             Spring Convention 2020) **Cancelled**


May 16th                       MVBKA Auction – Greatham Village Hall  **Cancelled**


October (TBC)               Hampshire Honey Show - TBC


October 24th - 26th        National Honey Show - Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher


November 14th              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.