Apple day @ Acorn Bank cancelled

Sunday14th October 10.00.-4.00. Apple Day is cancelled due to extensive roadworks on the A66 during October. Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, CA10 1SP Print Friendly

Penrith on a Plate

Penrith on a Plate Saturday 21st July. PBKA has not previously been involved with this event, but Penrith Building Society would like to run a cake and refreshments stall to raise money for PBKA. They have contacted Chris West and invited her to have a table of information about bees and beekeeping alongside their fund […]

PDBKA at Eden Food and Farming Festival 2019

Bees of all types play an important part in food production, agricultural production, forestry and climate. There are over 20,000 known species of bee globally. Around 270 species of bee have been recorded in the UK. Only one of these is the famous Honeybee who you can meet at Acorn Bank. A friendly insect, vital for the production […]

2019 Introduction to Beekeeping

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

PDBKA thanks Penrith town council and Penrith Lions

PDBKA thanks Penrith Lions for their £150 donation and Penrith Town Council for £990 grant, this will enable PDBKA to purchase the Remote Hive Monitoring System. This will be installed towards the end of July and will be used to collect the data on the health and activities of two colonies of bees . One […]

2018 Summer Programme

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The renewal of membership fees is due now, to renew/Join you can apply online here. Print Friendly

2018 Calendar available

Bees are in decline. Think globally … act locally! By purchasing a copy of the PDBKA calendar you will be helping the survival of the honey bee! Click here to preview the PDBKA 2018 calendar. To order your copy/copies click here. Print Friendly

Poems by Doreen Edmondson

Three poems about beekeeping are displayed by kind permission of Doreen Edmondson’s daughter. To download poems in pdf format please click here. Print Friendly

Penrith Lions Thank PDBKA

Thank you from Penrith Lions Club. What a great Day! Further individual comments included: ‘Fantastic’; Very Interesting; Brill; Great Day out!  Very informative.’ All who attended learnt more about Bees in one session at Greystoke than in all previous years. A big thank you from Penrith Lions to Dominic and Margaret. Also to Maire for providing  refreshments […]

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