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Apr
28
Sun
Apiary Visit – Group B @ Netherbury Apiary
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

This will be the final visit for Group B … completing the Beginners’ Course for 2019.

Please remember that you are very welcome to attend further apiary meetings as the season progresses – it’s a brilliant way to develop and extend the knowledge you have gained during the theory part of the course.

Please remember to bring clean gloves and wellies – suits available to loan.

May
4
Sat
Apiary Meeting for WDBKA Members @ Netherbury Apiary
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

As the season progresses it will be interesting to see how the four colonies are progressing.

Come along to compare the success of the different configurations the AMC have planned this year.

Please bring clean boots and gloves. Suits are available for loan.

May
12
Sun
WDBKA Apiary Visit @ Netherbury Apiary
May 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The season will be well underway by now … come along to gain experience and chat to members of the AMC who will be leading the session.

Clean boots and gloves please!

May
19
Sun
WDBKA Apiary Visit @ Netherbury Apiary
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

There are likely to be splits and new queens coming into lay as the month progresses.

Come and see how the different hive configurations compare.

Clean boots and gloves please!

May
25
Sat
Apiary meeting @ WDBKA Netherbury Apiary
May 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Come along to help check the colonies and share some bee chat …. catch up with the latest swarm stories and adventures!

Clean boots and gloves please …. suits available to wear.

Jun
1
Sat
Apiary Meeting for WDBKA Members @ Netherbury Apiary
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Hopefully the summer weather will be well established by now and the colonies will be thriving.

Come and check on their progress and catch up with friends for some bee-related chat.

 

Please remember clean boots and gloves. Suits are available for loan.

Jun
8
Sat
WDBKA Apiary Meeting @ WDBKA Apiary, Netherbury
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The colonies have been doing well and the several supers of honey removed for extraction … all help welcome!

Clean gloves and boots please … beesuits available to borrow.

See you there!

Jun
9
Sun
Bee stand at Symondsbury Estate for Open Farm Sunday @ Symondsbury Estate, DT6 6HG
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

WDBKA have been invited to attend the Open Farm Sunday event on the Symondsbury Estate.

A team of members  … with an observation hive … will be on hand to talk about bees and beekeeping.

See you there!

Jun
16
Sun
WDBKA Apiary Meeting @ WDBKA Apiary, Netherbury
Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Open meeting for all members – come and assess how the new queens are performing – all help gratefully received!

There are always plenty of jobs on the list …

Clean gloves and boots please … suits available to borrow.

Jun
23
Sun
WDBKA Apiary Meeting @ WDBKA Apiary, Netherbury
Jun 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

All the colonies are in full swing – come along to assess the progress and enjoy catching up with friends for some bee-chat!

Clean goves and boots please – suits available to borrow.