Nov
3
Sun
2019
CBKA Autumn Honey Show @ Braithwaite Insitute
Nov 3 @ 10:30 – 16:00

A great opportunity for you to listen to experienced beekeepers who will make presentations on a range of topics and to enter your honey/ other bee products in the ‘Honey Show’.

A more detailed programme to follow.

Nov
16
Sat
2019
‘First Aid for Beekeepers’ @ Village Hall
Nov 16 @ 09:30 – 03:30

Led by Matt Gray from Lakes Medics UK.

The course will include advice on how to respond to incidents which can occur during beekeeping activities such as slips, trips, burns, and allergic reactions (including the sue of epi pens.  Tea/ coffee will be provided but you are invited to bring a pack lunch or go to the Shepherds Inn which is nearby.  To reserve a table between 12.00.-1.00. Tel: 01768 881463 There is no fee for PBKA Members.

Maximum 10 people.

To book a place E mail Margaret :   or Tel : Roz Exton 01768 840480

N.B. Early booking is advisable to avoid disappointment.

Nov
24
Sun
2019
Encaustic Art @ Heather Glen Hotel
Nov 24 @ 14:00 – 16:00

A practical workshop led by Lorraine Priestley. An opportunity for you to create pictures and other designs from wax. Essentially a simple technique and great fun to do!  Non beekeepers will also enjoy this, so why not invite your partner or another member of the family to come along!

Maximum 15 people.

To book a place E mail Margaret :   or Roz Exton 01768 840480

N.B. Early booking is advisable to avoid disappointment.

Sunday lunch option: Heather Glen Hotel from 12.00. To reserve a place Tel: 01768 896219

 

Dec
8
Sun
2019
‘WAX WORKS! ‘ @ Village Hall
Dec 8 @ 14:00 – 16:00

a)Frame Assembly Workshop : led by Dominic Rhodes .

  • 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.
  • Learn how to wire your own frames for assembling

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

 

b)Demonstration of varroa treatment with oxalyic acid : vapourisation method.

Also including: *Buzz Square Lottery;   #Learning Exchange (see information below.)

 

 

Sunday lunch option:  Boot and Shoe Inn   From 12.00.   017684 83343

Jan
12
Sun
2020
New Year Lunch @ Heather Glen Hotel
Jan 12 @ 12:30 – 00:00

An opportunity for you to enjoy a delicious meal with your family and beekeeper friends in relaxing surroundings.

2 courses : £20    3 courses : £22  (incl. tea/ coffee)   Menus will be circulated nearer the time.

Feb
9
Sun
2020
‘An Alternative Approach to Beekeeping’ @ Abbott Lodge Ice Cream Tea Room
Feb 9 @ 14:00 – 16:00

An Alternative Approach to Beekeeping’ : Fred Ayres  (Chair,  Lune Valley Beekeepers)

Please note that this session will take place in the upstairs training room.

There are no lifts available.

Also :  *Buzz Square Lottery;   # Learning Exchange (See information below)  

Mar
14
Sat
2020
INTERMEDIATE COURSE @ Brigsteer
Mar 14 all-day
Intermediate Course: suitable for beekeepers of at least one year’s beekeeping experience wishing to improve their skills.

Led by Julia Piggot.  £50 including all refreshments.

Contact Julia for application form and further details:

E mail:   Tel: 07917175477

Mar
29
Sun
2020
PDBKA AGM @ Village Hall
Mar 29 @ 14:00 – 16:00
 PDBKA AGM   and Members’ Feedback: ‘What would you like PBKA to do differently?

followed by ‘ Beekeeping Ugandan Style’  a presentation by Sally Buckley,  who has  been to Uganda to support a ‘Bees Abroad’ community development project.

Apr
3
Fri
2020
BBKA Annual Convention @ Harper Adams University
Apr 3 – Apr 5 all-day
BBKA Annual Convention : Harper Adams University.

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.

 

Apr
19
Sun
2020
Preparing for the New Season @ To Be Arranged
Apr 19 @ 14:00 – 16:00

Preparing for the New Season’  :  led by Stewart Beattie

An opportunity for you to also meet beekeepers in your local network, the bee wizards of the season and plan your beekeeping programme.

Also :  *Buzz Square Lottery;   # Learning Exchange (See information below)

Information Exchange: Bring and Buy: Journals and Beekeeping.

Books that you no longer require for sale to other members. 50p  per journal; £2.50 per book. Money raised from sales to PDBKA funds . Please take home any books/ journals not sold during the afternoon.