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Jun
29
Sat
WDBKA Apiary Meeting @ WDBKA Apiary, Netherbury
Jun 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Come and enjoy some time with the bees … all the colonies should be ticking over nicely … hopefully enjoying some lovely weather!

Clean suits and gloves please – suits available to borrow.

Jul
6
Sat
Apiary visit for WDBKA members @ Netherbury Apiary
Jul 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

All the colonies should be in full flow – come along to see how they have progressed as the summer races along.

Please remember to bring clean gloves and boots. Suits are available to loan.

Jul
15
Mon
WDBKA Apiary Visit @ WDBKA Netherbury Apiary
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

If you’re always too busy to come along to the Apiary on a weekend … then this is a perfect opportunity to join us on a week day…

What a lovely way to start a week!

Please note the time …. 12 noon … and remember to wear clean boots and gloves. Suits available to wear.

Jul
20
Sat
County Bee Health Day🐝🐝🐝 @ Shillingstone Village Hall
Jul 20 all-day

Dorset BKA is planning a Bee Health Day in association with the Bee inspectorate. This will be a very interesting occasion … a brilliant opportunity to review and refresh your knowledge regarding bee diseases, threats, and effective ways to manage and maintain a healthy colony.

Change of venue from Blandford School to –  Shillingstone Village hall which is the Portman Hall on the A357 diagonally opposite the filling station. The postcode is DT11 0SF.

It has enough space for about 150 people,  a good kitchen and car parking is in the field beside the hall. .

Please come to the event if you can. A selection of titles from Northern bee books and Lin from Stockbridge Bee supplies will also be there to sell small equipment.

Dont miss it!

Jul
22
Mon
WDBKA Apiary Visit @ WDBKA Netherbury Apiary
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

A further Monday morning session which we hope will be well supported.

We will be monitoring the colonies and the honey supers … hoping  to remove a crop in time to process for Melplash.

Please bring clean boots and gloves.

Jul
28
Sun
WDBKA Apiary Meeting @ WDBKA Netherbury Apiary
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The season will be slipping by all too fast … come and enjoy the bees while the summer lasts!

Clean boots and gloves please.

Suits available to wear.

Aug
3
Sat
WDBKA Members Meeting @ WDBKA Netherbury Apiary
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The first meeting in the month for members … with a close look at the bees to inspect for disease and assess their state of health. We hope all the colonies will be queenright and laden with surplus stores!

See you there … with clean gloves and boots please.

Oct
8
Tue
WDBKA Lecture Programme @ Bridport Christian Fellowship Hall, East St carpark,
Oct 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

We look forward to welcoming Dan Basterfield to our programme of winter lectures.

Dan will enthrall us with his fascinating presentation –

‘Dissecting Bees Explained’

Come and find out what’s going on inside our bees and how we can help them to stay healthy.