Swansea & District Beekeepers Social Evening & Talk – Tuesday 10th May

Swansea & District Beekeepers’ Society have kindly invited PBKA members to an evening talk and discussion ‘hosted’ by Robert Jones and entitled  “Locally adapted bees, Native bees or Gower bees” on Tuesday 10th May.

If you don’t know Rob he has been beekeeping ‘for a hundred years’ and is a very experienced beekeeper. Rob is passionate about bees and beekeeping and always has something interesting to say.

The venue will be the Main Bar of the Gowerton Con Club – this is the room immediately in front of you as you come through the main door. The talk will start at 7.30 pm and you are therefore asked to arrive 15 -20 minutes before to ensure that any bar orders are satisfied before the talk starts. For those of you that have not been to the Gowerton Con Club before it is located on the corner of  Sterry Road and Church Street, Gowerton with the entrance to the building being in Church Street.

Everyone is very welcome.

For further details please contact: Julian Caruana, Hon. Secretary, Swansea & District Beekeepers’ Society

sdbks.secretary@gmail.com

Reminder – Beekeeping Auction – Saturday 30th April

Just a reminder that the famous PBKA Auction this year is on Saturday 30th April at the Brithdir Building, Withybush Showground, Haverfordwest.

Viewing commences at 11am and the auction starts at 1pm. If you have any beekeeping items or bees to sell, please contact the PBKA Treasurer, Barbara Pegg on 01437 563392 as soon as possible.

Auction - Word and Gavel for Final Bid

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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Annual Presentation Lunch

Please note that the Annual Presentation Lunch will once again be at the Beggar’s Reach Hotel on Sunday 16th November, 2014 at 1:00 pm, following our very successful Honey Show and Bee Exhibition earlier this month.

The lunch is open to all PBKA members, but spaces are limited, so if you would like to attend, please contact the Chairman, Tom Pegg to secure your seats as soon as possible.

We hope to see you there!

Beggars Reach