A Tasty Buzz at Acorn Bank an enjoyable  summer afternoon for all the family ! Bees of all types play a vital part in the survival of tree and plants and agricultural  production. There are over 20,000 know species of bees globally. Around 270 species of bee have been recorded in the UK. One of […]

Summer Programme Amended 12th July 2019

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Award of the Crosby Ravensworth Cup

Sally’s achievements Assisted with Schools Programme and with the promotion of beekeeping at local Events Makes presentations to community groups Member of the Apiary Management Team Supported several beekeepers with advice and encouragement Recently visited Africa to support  communities to develop their beekeeping skills through ‘Bees Abroad.’ Print Friendly

PDBKA AGM 24th March

Sunday 24th March at Great Selkeld Village Hall. 2pm to 4pm. followed by –‘Informal Opinions Survey : What would you like PBKA to do differently?’ -Honey Treats Competition: Can you make a honey flavoured treat for others to taste?     E.g.  cake/biscuits/chocolates/ ‘smoothies’. Please contact Margaret by 17th March if you would like to enter this […]

Excursion to Slovenia 2020

Apicultural excursion to Slovenia September 2020. Beekeeping is part of the fabric of Slovenian culture, being one of the oldest and most traditional rural activities. It is therefore no surprise that many internationally renowned beekeepers were born on Slovenian soil. Slovenia offers and examines some of the extensive beekeeping heritage enriched by beekeepers´ activities today. […]

PDBKA 2019 Calendar available now!

The 2019 PDBKA Calendar is avilable to order now! You can find an order form Here You may preview the calendar here Print Friendly

Learn more about Beekeeping

Taking a Closer Look at the Opportunities to Learn More about Beekeeping through the British Beekeeping Association (BBKA) Assessments. Click here to learn more or go to the Education – learn more tab. Print Friendly

Updated Winter Programme

The winter programme starts on 14th October 2018 and runs through until 5th May 2019. You can download the winter programme here Print Friendly

Arnia Monitoring Installed

Thanks to the generous grants received from Penrith Town Council, the Penrith Lions Club and Cumbria Beekeepers Association PDBKA has been able to install a Remote Hive Monitoring System which will provide information about two colonies. It consists of a battery powered system of sensors which are placed on the frames inside the hives and […]

2019 Introduction to Beekeeping

You can book your place now! See the link under Education/Training/Courses in the top menu. Print Friendly

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