PBKA membership reminder!

Will PBKA members please note that if you haven’t already renewed your membership for 2015 it is now overdue. This is particularly important if you wish to have BDI (Bee Disease Insurance), quite apart from the additional benefits available to members.

If you haven’t renewed yet, can you please complete the 2015 PBKA Membership Form and send it to our Membership Secretary, together with the correct remittance, as soon as possible.

Note that the form can also be used by anyone who would like to join the association.

Many thanks.

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‘The Challenges of Beekeeping’

The Tivyside Beekeepers Association is very pleased to have Celia Davis presenting:

‘The Challenges of Beekeeping – Overcoming the problems facing beekeepers’

For 11 years Celia was Secretary to the Warwickshire Beekeepers’ Association and then took over as President. In 1997 the editor of Bee Craft asked her to write articles for the magazine, a job that lasted for 10 years. She now spends a great deal of time talking to various groups as well as many beekeeping organisations and conventions all over the country.

This will take place on Sunday 29 March at 2 p.m. in Coed y Bryn Village Hall (SA44 5LQ)

Admission: £4 TBKA members; £6 non-TBKA members

Refreshments provided

To book your place please contact Marion Dunn at 07939 536 356 or mariondunn100@hotmail.com

‘What Future for Local Bees in Britain’

Our neighbouring beekeeping association, the Tivyside Beekeepers Association (TBKA) is very pleased to host a talk by Norman Carreck, who will be presenting ‘What Future for Local Bees in Britain’ and on his research work at Sussex University.

Norman has lectured about bees on all continents where bees are kept and has written many scientific papers, contributed to books, conferences and articles. He has edited several books and regularly appears in the media providing comment on honey bees.

As well as carrying out bee research at the University of Sussex, Norman is the Science Director of the International Bee Research Association and Senior Editor of the Journal of Apicultural Research.

This will take place on Sunday 1 March at 2 p.m. in Coed y Bryn Village Hall (SA44 5LQ)

Admission: TBKA members £4; non-members £6

Refreshments provided

To book your place please contact Marion Dunn at 07939 536 356 or mariondunn100@hotmail.com

 

 

Beekeeping Talk at the Small World Theatre, Cardigan on Sunday 22nd February

Paul Eades, Apiary Manager for Pembrokeshire Beekeepers’ Association, will be giving a talk about the ‘Pembrokeshire Beekeeping Centre’ on Sunday 22nd February, at the Small World Theatre in Cardigan.

The talk will then be followed by a ‘Beekeepers Question Time’ featuring Ceri Morgan, former Bee Inspector and proprietor of Mel Bae Ceredigion, Irma Richardson of the Teifiside Beekeepers Association and Robert Jones a local beekeeper with 30 years‘ experience of breeding native bees.  

Tickets are £3.00 and the event starts at 10.30am.

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