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Club Meetings

For information/directions or confirmation that a meeting is happening E-Mail Kathryn Wilkinson at info@prestonbka.org.uk or ring Andrew H Fowler on 07914 751020. Please bring protective clothing to Hive Openings

Saturday mornings at 11.00am, Hive Inspections at the Club Apiary. Summer only. Please ring Viki Cuthbertson on 01772 - 717001 for more information.

Programme for 2017

February:

Friday 17th February - End of Winter Management & Planning for Spring, Speaker Mrs Janet Murray, 7.30 at Church of the Latter Day Saints, Longsands Lane Fulwood PR2 9PS.

March:

Saturday 11th March - L&NWBKA Spring Convention, 09.00am to 5.00pm at Arch Bishop Temple School, St Vincents Rd, Preston. Tickets cost £16 Early Bird, £21 Full, £18 for under 18s.Spring Convention Programme and Speakers

Friday 17th March - Making up a Nucleus to make simple increase with the apiary, Speaker Wally Shaw, 7.30 at Church of the Latter Day Saints, Longsands Lane Fulwood PR2 9PS.

April:

Saturday 22nd April - Discussion and Demonstration on Asian Hornets and Traps followed by Practical Swarm Control, Speaker Viki Cuthbertson, 2.30pm at Apiary, Myerscough College.

May:

Saturday 13th May, Practical Testing for Diseases, Speakers Paul Noblett and Viki Cuthbertson at Club Apiary, Myerscough College. 10am to 1pm.

June:

Sunday 4th June Hive Opening at Sheila and Nick Birkbys Goosnargh, 2-4pm,. For directions ring 07939 646561.

Sunday 11th June, Myerscough Open Day & Country Fair. Myerscough College, Complimentary Pitch Booked 7am to 5pm.

Friday 16th JuneThe Secret Life of a Bee Inspector, Speaker Graham Royle, 7.30pm at Church of the Latter Day Saints, Longsands Lane Fulwood PR2 9PS.

Sunday 18th June Hive Opening and demonstration on making up Brood and Super boxes Ulness Walton 2-4pm. Speakers Bill Helm and Dorothy Todd. PLEASE RING 01772 601264 TO CONFIRM ATTENDANCE

July:

Saturday 8th July, Bee Health Day, Myerscough College., Various Bee Inspectors. To book a place send your application and payment to Mr Paul Noblett using the address on the application. Places cost £10 to be paid prior to the event. Tea & Coffee provided but attendees are to bring their own lunches.Bee Health Day Application

Sunday 23rd July Hive Opening and demonstration talk at Ulness Walton 2-4pm. Speakers Bill Helm and Dorothy Todd. PLEASE RING 01772 601264 TO CONFIRM ATTENDANCE

Sunday 23rd July Summer Buffet and Social at Club Apiary, Myerscough College.(PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE) taking place 1pm-4pm, For directions ring 01772 - 717001. Come along and enjoy the sunshine and various activities, meet other beekeepers and talk bees and buy and sell hive products. Sandwiches and soft drinks will be provided but this is a Jacobs Join we ask you to bring a sweet or savoury or something that does not need cutlery. Please attend even if it rains. We will also be carrying out the naming of the Joe Birkby Teaching Apiary and raising a Plaque in his Joes name.

August:

Saturday 5th August Hive Opening and demonstration at The Bee Centre, Salmesbury Hall, Preston PR5 0UP 2-4pm. Speaker Kath Cordingley. For directions ring 07971 956148.

Sunday 13th August Hive Opening and demonstration. Speakers Bill Helm and Dorothy Todd. PLEASE RING 01772 601264 TO CONFIRM ATTENDANCE

Friday 18th August, Practical Demonstration on Extracting Honey using club extractors. 7.30pm at Longsands Lane PR2 9PS. Viki Cuthbertson and various speakers.

September:

Friday 15th September, Getting Ready for Winter, Speaker Janet Murray, 7.30 at Longsands Lane PR2 9PS.

October:

Saturday 7th October - PBKA Honey Show, Guest Speaker and Show Judge Mr John Goodwin, 9am-4pm Longsands Lane PR2 9PS. Please see - Honey Show Schedule and Entry form.

November

Friday 10th November - Branch AGM and Speaker TBC, 7.00@ Longsands Lane Fulwood PR2 9PS.

 

 

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