Oct
14
Sun
2018
Branch Meeting @ Acorn Bank
Oct 14 @ 13:30 – 15:30

Branch Meeting :  to tidy the bee shed and apiary area.

Also an opportunity for you to network with other beekeepers and compare notes about the summer season.

Nov
10
Sat
2018
Cumbria BKA Honey Show @ Braithwaite Institute
Nov 10 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Nov
25
Sun
2018
Mapping Honey Bee Health @ Langwathby Village Hall
Nov 25 @ 14:00 – 16:00
‘Mapping Honey Bee Health and Genetic Diversity in the UK’

Presented by Dr Mark Barnett and Dr. Tim Regan from the Roslin Institute, University of  Edinburgh

Sunday Lunch option: Shepherds Inn 017688814463

Dec
9
Sun
2018
Frame assembly workshop @ Greystoke Village Hall
Dec 9 @ 14:00 – 16:00

Frame Assembly Party Workshop : 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.

Demonstration of varroa treatment with oxalyic acid : vapourisation method.

Also including: *Buzz Square Lottery;   #Learning Exchange

Sunday lunch option : Boot and Shoe Inn 017684 83343

Jan
13
Sun
2019
New Year Lunch @ TBC
Jan 13 @ 12:30 – 00:00
Feb
9
Sat
2019
Taking a look at the opportunities to learn about Beekeeping @ Newbiggin Village Hall.
Feb 9 @ 00:00 – 00:00

‘Taking a Closer Look at the opportunities to Learn More about Beekeeping through the BBKA Assessments’

Led by Margaret Murdin (BBKA President.)   

Please complete an expression of interest form which you can find under Education in the main menu.

Feb
10
Sun
2019
How Bees can change aa child’s world @ Abbott Lodge Tea Room
Feb 10 @ 14:00 – 16:00

An amusing, anecdotal account of the bee projects that have been developed with young children in the Kendal area.  The information that Jacqui will share with us, will help PBKA develop its learning programmes with schools in the Eden district.

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

There are no lifts available.

Also :  *Buzz Square Lottery;   # Learning Exchange

Mar
3
Sun
2019
Preparing for the new season @ Toppin Memorial Hall
Mar 3 @ 14:00 – 16:00

Preparing for the New Season’

Led by Dominic Rhodes and Rob McGarvie (Apiary Managers)

Also :  *Buzz Square Lottery;   # Learning Exchange 

Mar
16
Sat
2019
Intermediate Course @ Brigsteer, Kendal
Mar 16 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
24
Sun
2019
PDBKA Annual General Meeting @ Great Salkeld Village Hall
Mar 24 @ 14:00 – 16:00

PBKA AGM followed by ‘Opinions Survey’

Honey Treats Competition: Can you make a honey flavoured treat for others to taste?     E.g.  cake/biscuits/chocolates/ ‘smoothies’.

Contact Margaret by 17th March if you would like to enter this competition with an indication of what you might bring.

Sunday lunch option:

Kyloes: Highlan Drove Inn, Great Salkeld   Tel: 01768 898349