Hampshire Beekeepers’ Local Associations
All associations are happy for non-members to attend a meeting occasionally but please check with the Secretary, or a member of the committee, that it is convenient for you to attend. A few associations have provided their programme which are shown here, for the others please check their website.
APRIL Tues 21st Picket Piece V. Hall Beginners 8
Tues 28th Picket Piece V. Hall Beginners 9
Sat 25th Sparsholt College Bee Health Day Nigel Semmence and Team Full day on bee health, for all beekeepers in N. Hampshire
May Sat 2nd Chilbolton Apiary Meeting Jolyon & John Apiary Inspection and Tea
June Sat 20th Shipton Bellinger Apiary Meeting Alan Telfer Apiary Inspection and Tea
July Sat 25th Upper Clatford Apiary Meeting Jim and Charles Apiary Inspection and Tea
August Sat 8th Anna Valley Apiary Meeting Rob and Alex Apiary Inspection and Tea
Sept Sat 19th St. Mary Bourne Apiary Meeting Mike Barrie Apiary inspection and pub lunch
October Tues 6th Picket Piece V. Hall Lecture Norman Carreck Latest developments in scientific studies of bees and pollinators
November Tues 3rd Picket Piece V. Hall Lecture Terry Cooke “The Antiques Road Show”!
December Tues 8th Picket Piece V. Hall Lecture and AGM Bill Summers Demonstration of the Zest Hive following the AGM
January Tues 5th Picket Piece V. Hall Lecture and Honey Show Chris Park Mead, Medicine and Magic
February Tues 2nd Picket Piece V. Hall Lecture Luzia Barclay Propolis and other healing substances
March Tues 1st Picket Piece V. Hall Lecture Gareth John Honeybees natural defences against Varroa
April Tues 5th Picket Piece V. Hall Lecture TO BE CONFIRMED
March 17th: Bat Conservation – Nick Tomlinson
At present our talks are held at the Gold Academy, Eastleigh, but we may have to move in the New Year (they are hoping to redevelop the site)
We also have an annual frame/equipment making day, usually in March, and social events, BBQ and Christmas lunch.