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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 morning Hive Inspections at the Club Apiary will be at 10.30am on Saturday 9th February and 10.00am on Thursday 21st of February for more information ring Viki Cuthbertson on 01772 - 717001..

Programme for 2019

February:

Friday 15th February - What Type of Hive Shall I buy?, Speaker Viki Cuthbertson 7.30@ The Intact Centre, 49 Whitby Ave, Ingol, Preston PR2 3YP. Followed by Beekeepers Question Time. A chance to ask a Master Beekeeper for their expert opinion, Speaker Viki Cuthbertson, Paul Noblett & Kath Kindred

March:

Saturday 2nd March - L&NWBKA Spring Convention, 09.00am to 4.00 pm at Arch Bishop Temple School, St Vincents Rd, Preston. Tickets cost £16 Early Bird, £21 Full, £11 for under 18s. For details select Lancs and NW BKA

Friday 15th March - The Hive as an Information Centre, Presentation by Professor Tom Seeley 7.30@ The Intact Centre, 49 Whitby Ave, Ingol, Preston PR2 3YP

April:

Friday 5th April - Shook Swarm, Speaker Kath Kindred 7.30@ The Intact Centre, 49 Whitby Ave, Ingol, Preston PR2 3YP.

Saturday 6th April - Practical Sessions at Out Apiary including Comb Sterilisation, Speaker Viki Cuthbertson, 11.30@ Club Apiary Myerscough College.

12th to 14th April - Spring Convention@ Harper Adams.

Saturday 20th & 27th April - Practical Sessions at Out Apiary including Preparation for Queen Rearing, Patch Methad, Making up a Nucleus, Speaker Paul Noblett, 11.30@ Club Apiary Myerscough College.

May:

Saturday 4th & 11th May Practical Sessions at Out Apiary including Swarm Control, Marking and Clipping Queens, Speaker TBC, 11.30@ Club Apiary Myerscough College.

Friday 17th May - Beekeeping In Different Parts of The World, Speaker Sheila Birkby 7.30@ The Intact Centre, 49 Whitby Ave, Ingol, Preston PR2 3YP.

Saturday 18th & 25th May 11.30@ Club Apiary Myerscough College.Detail to Follow

June:

Saturday 1st & 8th June 11.30@ Club Apiary Myerscough College.Detail to Follow

Saturday 15th, 22nd & 29th June 11.30@ Club Apiary Myerscough College.Detail to Follow

Friday 21st June - Make Your Own Asian Hornet Trap Speakers Kath Cordingley and Andrew Fowler 7.30@ The Intact Centre, 49 Whitby Ave, Ingol, Preston PR2 3YP.

Sunday 30th June, 2-4pm, Hive Opening, Great Nelson Farm, Ulness Walton PR26 8LT. To Confirm Attendance Call Bill helm 01772 733928

July:

Friday 19th July - Provisional Microscopy, Speaker Janet Priest 7.30@ The Intact Centre, 49 Whitby Ave, Ingol, Preston PR2 3YP.

Sunday 28th July, 2-4pm, Hive Opening, Great Nelson Farm, Ulness Walton PR26 8LT. To Confirm Attendance Call Bill helm 01772 733928

August:

Sunday 25th August, 2-4pm, Hive Opening, Great Nelson Farm, Ulness Walton PR26 8LT. To Confirm Attendance Call Bill helm 01772 733928

September:

Friday 20th September - Immunology/ Feedback Apimondia, Rome, Speaker Kath Cordingley 7.30@ The Intact Centre, 49 Whitby Ave, Ingol, Preston PR2 3YP.

Saturday 21st September - PBKA Honey Show, Guest Speaker and Show Judge Terry Ashley, 9am-4pm. Please see - Honey Show Rules, Schedule & Entry form.

Saturday 28th September Penwortham Autumn Fair 12-4pm at Penwortham United Reformed Church Hall. Admission, Adults £1, Children 50p. Family £2. Free door admission to Exhibitors.

October:

Sunday 13th October Lancashire Honey Show 10.00am to 4.30pm at Brockholes Nature Reserve Centre, New Road, Salmesbury, Preston PR5 0AG. - Dates and times TBC

November

Friday 8th November - Branch AGM and Guest Speaker TBC, 7.00@ The Intact Centre, 49 Whitby Ave, Ingol, Preston PR2 3YP

December

Saturday 7th December 19- 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. - Details TBC

 

 

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