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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 Hive Inspections at the Club Apiary will be at 11.00am on the 2nd Saturday of the Month until further notice. Please ring Viki Cuthbertson on 01772 - 717001 for more information.

Programme for 2018

Shows and Events 2018 Select LINK

February:

Friday 9th February - Beekeeping in the Philipines, Speaker Viki Cuthbertson,Master Beekeper, 7.30 at The Intact Centre, 49 Whitby Ave, Ingol, Preston PR2 3YP

March:

Saturday 10th March - L&NWBKA Spring Convention, 09.00am to 4.45pm at Arch Bishop Temple School, St Vincents Rd, Preston. Tickets cost £16 Early Bird, £21 Full, £11 for under 18s.Spring Convention Programme and Speakers

Friday 16th March - Bee Identification, Speaker Julia Pigott, 7.30 at The Intact Centre, 49 Whitby Ave, Ingol, Preston PR2 3YP

April:

Friday 20th April - Bees in the Wild, Speakers An Oppurtunity to see a broadcast of the talks given by Tom Sealey and Roger Patterson at a National Convention, 7.30 at The Intact Centre, 49 Whitby Ave, Ingol, Preston PR2 3YP

Saturday 21st & 28th April at 11.30 am, Demonstration of a Shook Swarm at the Club Apiary, Myerscough College.

May:

Saturday 5th & 12th May11.30 am, Demonstration of Disease Inspection at the Club Apiary, Myerscough College.

Friday 11th May,Plants for Bees, Speaker Peter Foley, 7.30 at The Intact Centre, 49 Whitby Ave, Ingol, Preston PR2 3YP. Peter was at the Spring Convention and this offers another chance to hear his presentation. Peter will also have plants for sale if requiried.

Saturday 19th & 26th May 11.30 am, Demonstration of Bailey Comb Exchange at the Club Apiary, Myerscough College.

June:

Saturday 2nd June 11.00 am, Demonstration of Making up a Nucleus at the Club Apiary, Myerscough College.

Saturday 9th June 11.00 am, Demonstration of Patching to Make New Queens at the Club Apiary, Myerscough College.

Sunday 10th June, Myerscough Open Day & Country Fair. Myerscough College, Complimentary Pitch Booked 10am to 5pm.

Friday 15th June Improving Your Honey Crop, Speaker Mr Ian Molyneaux, 7.30pm at The Intact Centre, 49 Whitby Ave, Ingol, Preston PR2 3YP

Saturday 16th, 23rd, 30th June11.00 am, Demonstration of Managing New Queens at the Club Apiary, Myerscough College.

Sunday 24th June, 2-4pm, Hive Opening, Great Nelson Farm, Ulness Walton PR26 8LT. To Confirm Attendance Call Bill helm 01772 733928

July:

Saturday 7th July, Microscopy Disease Inspection at Myerscough College Laboratory. This a joint venture with Blackpool BBKA. This is a chance to bring a sample of your bees to check under the Microscope for disease.

Sunday 29th July, 2-4pm, Hive Opening, Great Nelson Farm, Ulness Walton PR26 8LT. To Confirm Attendance Call Bill helm 01772 733928

August:

Saturday 4th August TBC

Friday 17th August, Details Tha Asian Hornet, Speaker Mr Graham Royle, 7.30pm at The Intact Centre, 49 Whitby Ave, Ingol, Preston PR2 3YP.

Sunday 26th August, 2-4pm, Hive Opening, Great Nelson Farm, Ulness Walton PR26 8LT. To Confirm Attendance Call Bill helm 01772 733928

September:

Friday 7th September, Deformed Wing Virus, Speaker Dr Steve Martin from Sheffield University, 7.30pm at The Intact Centre, 49 Whitby Ave, Ingol, Preston PR2 3YP.

Saturday 29th September Penwortham Autumn Fair 12-4pm at Penwortham United Reformed Church Hall. Admission, Adults £1, Children 50p. Family £2. Free door admission to Exhibitors.

Sunday 30th September Lancashire Honey Show 10.00am to 4.30pm at Brockholes Nature Reserve Centre, New Road, Salmesbury, Preston PR5 0AG

October:

Saturday 6th October - PBKA Honey Show, Guest Speaker and Show Judge Terry Ashley, 9am-4pm. Please see - Honey Show Rules, Schedule & Entry form.

November

Friday 9th November - Branch AGM and Guest Speaker Mrs Janet Murray to talk about Avoiding Winter Losses, 7.00@ The Intact Centre, 49 Whitby Ave, Ingol, Preston PR2 3YP

December

Saturday 8th December 18- Chrismas Buffet 12.30pm at Myerscough College Cafe. Cost per person will be £5 and a subsidy of £2 by the association to make up the overall cost of £7. To confirm attendance contact Viki Cuthbertson on 01772 - 717001.

 

 

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