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Nov
19
Sun
2017
Beekeeping in South Africa @ Abbott Lodge Jersey Ice Cream Tea Room
Nov 19 @ 14:00 – 16:00

Beekeeping in South Africa: led by Tony Lindsey

Tony Lindsey: Before returning to live in the UK this year, when Tony joined PBKA, Tony lived in
South Africa. He will tell us about his experience as a Bee Farmer and the challenges of working with
the ‘not so friendly’ African Bees.

Also including :
Informal reports about the Beekeeping Convention

Cumbria Beekeepers Association : Stephen Barnes

Raising Funds through Give as You Live : Terry Phillips

Buzz Square Lottery;  Learning Exchange

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Dec
3
Sun
2017
Frame Assembly Party Workshop @ Greystoke Village Hall CA11 OTP
Dec 3 @ 14:00 – 16:00

Led by PBKA Apiary Managers.
Accompanied by seasonal refreshments and festive music….

Learn how to assemble frames

Practise by assembling frames for future use at Acorn Bank

Bring your own frames to assemble with your bee keeper friends.

Please bring a small hammer with you and framing nails if you have them.

Also including: Buzz Square Lottery; Learning Exchange

Sunday lunch option : Boot and Shoe Inn 017684 83343

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Jan
14
Sun
2018
New Year Lunch @ Black Swan
Jan 14 @ 12:30

New Year Lunch : members, family and friends

Menus and cost to be circulated nearer the time.

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Feb
25
Sun
2018
Preparing for the new season @ Victory Hall Temple Sowerby
Feb 25 @ 14:00 – 16:00

Preparing for the new season will be led by the Apiary Managers Rob Mc Garvie
and Dominic Rhodes.

A demonstration and practical workshop focusing on strategies to reduce
the risk of disease in your hives this season.

Also featuring:
Buzz Square Lottery;
Learning Exchange

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Mar
4
Sun
2018
Ambrosia and Royal Jelly @ Langwathby Village Hall
Mar 4 @ 14:00 – 16:00

How bees meet their nutritional needs.
Prof. Geraldine Wright

Also featuring:
*Buzz Square Lottery;
# Learning Exchange

Sunday lunch option : Shepherds Inn 01768 881463

 

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Mar
17
Sat
2018
Improver course @ Brigsteer Village Hall
Mar 17 all-day

Suitable for beekeepers with at least one season’s experience.

Lled by Julia Pigott

£50 (£45 PBKA Members)

Brigsteer Village Hall, Kendal

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Mar
25
Sun
2018
The Asian Hornet @ North Lakes Hotel
Mar 25 @ 14:00 – 16:00

It’s arrived in the U! Now what?

Graham Royle NDB

Followed by a practical workshop to make a live hornet trap.

N.B. ‘Pre-booking is essential for this session to ensure that we have sufficient materials available for the practical workshop.

Also featuring:
*Buzz Square Lottery;
# Learning Exchange

Sunday lunch option: North Lakes Hotel
Please contact Margaret to make your table reservation : 01768 894404

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Apr
8
Sun
2018
PDBKA Annual General Meeting @ Stoneybeck Inn
Apr 8 @ 14:00 – 16:00

The AGM will be followed by a presentation, ‘How well do you know your bees?’

Led by Dominic Rhodes.

Sunday lunch option: Stoneybeck Inn
Please contact Margaret to make your table reservation

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Apr
13
Fri
2018
BBKA Spring Convention @ Harper Adams University
Apr 13 – Apr 15 all-day

BBKA Spring Convention

Group transport will not be arranged for this event as some members now prefer to attend for the weekend. However, if you would like to go and would prefer to share the transport with someone else, please let me know and I will try to co-ordinate it for you.

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