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Mendip Beekeepers Association

Mendip Beekeepers Association

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Events for 2019

Beginners' Beekeeping Course
Sat 26th Jan, 23rd February, 2nd March, 16th March and 23rd March 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Chilcompton Church Hall, Church Lane, Chilcompton, Radstock BA3, UK

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED.

The course will run on 26th January and 2nd February, then 23rd February and 2nd March, then 16th March and 23rd March.
Each session will last for approximately 2 hours with a break for refreshments half way through.
A practical session with bees will follow on Saturday 13th April.
The cost of the course is £60 and includes associate membership of Mendip division for the year and course members are encouraged to attend club apiary meetings through the season.

Winter Lecture - Asian Hornets
Fri 15th Mar 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Chilcompton Church Hall, Church Lane, Chilcompton, Radstock BA3, UK
Lynne Ingram will talk on the subject of Asian Hornets at Chilcompton Church Hall, BA3 4HP.

Apiary Meeting - Chewton Mendip
Sat 27th Apr 2:30pm - 4:30pm
David Maslen will inspect colonies and demonstrate early spring management at Jeremy White's Chewton Mendip Apiary.
Directions will follow by email to Mendip members or contact Mark Hitchen

Apiary Meeting - Paulton
Sat 11th May 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Anne Rowberry will discuss methods of Queen Rearing at Alan Weaver’s Goosard Apiary. Meet at the public car-park opposite the Red Lion Pub, Paulton, BS39 7NW.

Quiz Evening

Fri 7th Jun 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Chilcompton Church Hall, Church Lane, Chilcompton, Radstock BA3, UK
A Quiz evening with Alan Weaver as our Quiz Master followed by a fish supper. Chilcompton Church Hall, BA3 4HP. For details phone Alan Weaver or Mark Hitchens. All Welcome.

Apiary Meeting - Carlingcott
Sat 15th Jun 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Dr Richard Bache will demonstrate methods of swarm control at Ross Thompson’s Laurel Farm Apiary, Carlingcott.
Please check directions if visiting for the first time; see: www.laurelfarm.org.uk or on the day call Mark Hitchens.

Apiary Meeting - East Harptree

Sat 6th Jul 2:30pm - 4:30pm
John Smyth will assess colony progress and discuss the management of nucleus colonies at Liz Currell’s Old Stables Apiary, East Harptree.

Mendip Division Stall - Midsomer Norton

Sat 13th Jul 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Mendip will run a display at the Midsomer Norton Fayre Day.
The Fayre runs from noon until about 4pm and volunteers to help staff the stall and help with put-up and take-down will be most welcome.

Apiary Meeting - Green Ore
Sat 3rd Aug 2:30pm - 4:30pm
David Maslen will discuss late season management and consider the management of pests and diseases at Rob Cooke’s Mendip apiary.
Directions will follow by email for Mendip members, non-members please contact Mark Hitchens.

Mendip Division Stall - Writhlington
2019 Sat 17th Aug 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Mendip will run a display at the Writhlington Flower show.
The Fayre runs from 2.30pm until 5pm and volunteers to help staff the stall will be most welcome.

Apiary Meeting - Clutton

2019 Sat 7th Sep 2:30pm - 4:30pm
The preparation of hives for winter will be demonstrated at Geoff Rowen’s Station House apiary, Clutton, BS39 5PF. Speaker TBC

Mendip Division AGM and Honey Show
2019 Sat 19th Oct 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Chilcompton Church Hall, Church Lane, Chilcompton, Radstock BA3, UK
Talk (Speaker and subject TBC) followed by Mendip Beekeepers’ Association Annual General Meeting.
Preceeded by Mendip Honey Show (entries close at 2.10pm contact Mark Hitchens for details) which will be judged during the talk.

Please Note
At most outdoor meetings food and drink will be available.
In the event of rain please ring Mark Hitchens (01761 453496) for information of alternative arrangements.
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9/2/19 14:00-16:00 Tickenham
UWE student presentation
19/2/19 19:30-21:00 Tickenham
A Lifetime of Beekeeping Rob Francis
23/2/19 14:00-16:00 Flax Bourton
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