Calendar

Posted on: April 21st, 2014 by

  2017
Friday, Saturday and Sunday

 

7th, 8th 9th April BBKA Spring Convention, Harper Adams University, Newport, TF10 8NB
Tuesday

 

11th April Better Beekeeping, Goldsithney, 7:30pm
Friday

 

21st April WCBKA Committee Meeting
Sunday

 

21st May Bee Safari, Godolphin House
Thursday, Friday and Saturday

 

8th, 9th, 10th Royal Cornwall Show
Sunday

 

30th July Summer BBQ, Chy Vellan Apiary,
Saturday

 

9th September Bit Of A Do – Bee Convention, Truro
Saturday

 

14th October Kehelland Apple Day

 

Tuesday 17th October – First autumn meeting at Passmore Edward’s Institute, Hayle, 7:30pm.
Saturday 14th October – Kehelland Apple Day
26th – 28th October – National Honey Show, Sandown Racecourse, Esher, Surrey.
Meetings at Passmore Edward’s Institute, Hayle will be held as follows :
7th NovemberAGM (followed by a talk on the Farms for AONBees Project), Passmore Edwards Institute, Hayle. 7:30pm.
5th DecemberHoney Show, Passmore Edwards Institute, Hayle. 7:30pm.
16th January2018 – Rodger Dewhurst on Hygienic Bees, Passmore Edwards Institute, Hayle. 7:30pm.
20th February – Member’s Shorts, Passmore Edwards Institute, Hayle. 7:30pm.
20th March – TBA.
Better Beekeeping meetings will be held at St. Piran’s Hall, Golsithney at 7:30pm on :
31st October – basic biology and behaviour. Life cycle. How the colony passes the winter.
28th November – Forage, local flora. Nectar,pollen, propolis, water, their collection and uses. Conversion of nectar into honey. Feeding, robbing.
9th January 2018 – Carpentry – assembling your Christmas presents/purchases from Thorne’s sale.
6th February – Pests and diseases. Varroa, IPM. Apiary hygiene, importance of changing frames.
6th March – Bee improvement, queen selection, basic queen rearing. Where to source bees.

3rd April – Swarming, its prevention and management. Collecting a swarm. Supercedure. Queenlessness, DLQs, laying workers.