Subspiecies of Honey Bee. Apis mellifera Carnica

The Latin name of this amazing bee is Apis mellifera carnica. It is a subspecies of the western honey bee, first described by Pollmann in 1879.

May Day Festival Harrow on The Hill

This year the May Day Festival takes on a green theme, celebrating the local environment of the Hill and how to protect it for future generations. Join us for an afternoon of fun, food, music, dancing and activities for kids big and small. HBKA will have there its own stall.

Sunday 30 April 2017, 12.00-17.00

The Green, High Street, Harrow on the Hill, HA1 3LP

For more info please o to the below link:

http://www.harrowhilltrust.org.uk/may-day-festival

Beekeeping Beginners Course 2017

The HBKA Beginners Course starts on 25th of March and runs for two weekends. These are held in our Hatch End Apiary where you will lern about and how to handle bees under guidance of our very experienced tutors.

Art Exhibition "Contested Space"

It is a well-known fact that beekeepers are amongst the most amazing and interesting personalities we are likely to meet during our lifetime. That is probably why we are choosing to keep bees which is already extraordinary and pretty unusual hobby. Outside the beekeeping world many of us have stories to tell, have passions to share, to make our lives more rich and beautiful...

Federation Workshop - Queen Rearing Sunday 12 March 2017. 2pm-6pm

 

 

If you are interested in methods in which queen bees are raised, we would like to reccomend a very useful and fascinating course run by The Federation of Middlesex Beekepers.

 

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