Update – Scolton meeting for “Improvers” on Sunday 20th June

We will be recommencing beekeeping meetings for Improvers (PBKA members only) at the Pembrokeshire Beekeeping Centre, Scolton Manor, on Sunday 20th June, commencing at 2pm.

(Note that the next meeting for Beginners, (PBKA members only) will be on Sunday 27th June at the Rhos apiary). Contact Jeremy for details.

N.B. In order to maintain social distancing, we will assemble outside the Honey Kitchen. Please ensure you bring a suitable face covering also. For further details on Covid regulations in Wales, please see this link.

So put a note in your diary and be sure to bring a brolly, as the weather looks as though it may be somewhat damp on Sunday!

Postponement of Apiary Training Sessions

In the light of the current Coronavirus issue, the Association has regrettably decided that it is necessary to cancel all apiary training sessions at both The Rhos and Scolton Manor, until further notice.

In the meantime, members both old and new can telephone for ‘virtual’ advice and assistance with regard to any beekeeping problems they may encounter.

Note that a short video clip or photo sent initially via email to pbkaapiarymanager@live.co.uk may assist us when giving advice, on the basis that a picture is worth a thousand words!

We recognise that many new beekeepers in particular will be disappointed at the absence of the ever popular Beginner Sessions and we hope to be able to reinstate them later in the season.

In order to continue to help those new to beekeeping, Jeremy, who organizes these sessions will be producing a series of short videos for the website, based on the ‘Basic Assessment’ curriculum, to guide our newer members along the path to becoming an efficient and effective beekeeper.

If anyone has a particular aspect of beekeeping that they would like to see explained via a video, then please let us know. This service is also intended to deter newer members from seeking advice that is currently to be found on the internet, not least as much of it is of dubious quality and some of it downright misleading.

For advice contact: Alan on 07867 988597, Jeremy on 07799 698568 or Paul on 07988 037571

Honey Kitchen’s ‘5 Star’ rating!

As the highest rating that can be achieved, this demonstrates outstanding food hygiene standards and the determination of the PBKA to maintain the Honey Kitchen as a centre of excellence!

5 Star rating