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West Sussex BKA Auction

The West Sussex Beekeepers’ Association is again organising a Bee Market and Auction for the benefit of its members and non members with beekeepers attending to buy and sell from a very wide area. auction

Cambridge Courses 2014

Plants, Insects and Bees are the subject of 2014 spring weekend courses priced at £240 by the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) at Madingley Hall, an elegant 16th century mansion on the outskirts of Cambridge.

Plants and their uses 16 to 18 May. Plants for making beer, wine, paper and cancer cures taught by naturalist and author, Dr Patrick Harding. www.ice.cam.ac.uk/plants.

National Honey Show Lectures


Several of the last NHS show talks are available on Youtube to view at home. A chance to catch up for anyone who couldn't get to the show in person.

July 2014 Wax Workshop

moulds

Doreen, Moira, Judy and Bill will be running another Wax Workshop on Saturday 12th July. If you'd like to learn to make soap, polish and hand cream and dipped, rolled and moulded candles, and to take the produce away with you, drop Bill an e-mail to book a place - only £25 for HBKA members.

BBKA Spring 2014 Convention Schedule

The BBKA Spring 2014 Convention  now has a published schedule on line. It is at at Harper Adams near Telford on 4-5 April. Overnight accomodation is available on site, but booking fast.

National Honey Show Dates and Venue 2014

Honey Show

Dates and Venue for the 2014 National Honey Show have been announced on their website. It starts Thursday October 30th and runs to Saturday 1st November.  The venue remains at St George's School, Weybridge, Surrey KT15 2QS (just off the M25) after some doubt that the site would be available.

Alan's final SE Region Annual Report

Alan Byham The SE Region Inspector's Annual Report has been released, the last by Alan Byham who retires at the end of the year. The good news is that EFB outbreaks have fallen in all regions, in the SE from 72 last year to 32 this, and only one small outbreak of AFB in Surrey that affected 6 colonies.

2014 Middlesex Federation Day

The Middlesex Federation Day 2014 will be at the Harrow Arts Centre and hosted by HBKA.
Saturday 22nd Feb starting at 10:00, admission £10
Harrow Arts

Highlights are talks by Ged Marshall, Terry Clare and David Aston

January 2014 Wax Workshop

moulds

Doreen, Moira, Judy and Bill will be running another Wax Workshop on Saturday 25th January. If you'd like to learn to make soap, polish and hand cream and dipped, rolled and moulded candles, and to take the produce away with you, drop Bill an e-mail to book a place - only £20 for HBKA members.

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