Basic Assessment training Thursday 14th July

A reminder to all of the candidates for the WBKA Basic Assessment, that there will be a training session at ‘The Georges’, 24 Market St, Haverfordwest, SA61 1NH, at 7pm this Thursday 14th July.

Please ensure that you arrive in good time in order that we can start promptly and make the best use of the session and also bring any notes or questions you may have, plus a notebook and pen.

If you have any queries, please contact Paul Eades.

WBKA Basic Assessment

The PBKA is very keen to improve its education and training programme, which includes encouraging members to take the WBKA Basic Assessment in order to promote high standards of beekeeping. We would like to hold an assessment here in Pembrokeshire if we can get enough participants, so if you would like to enrol please contact Lynfa Davies, WBKA Exam Secretary, at as soon as possible please.

Alternatively, PBKA members who attend the ‘Improvers’ apiary meetings at Scolton Manor can enrol at this Sunday’s (15th May) meeting at 2pm. Note that the fee for taking the exam is £15.00, payable by cheque made out to the WBKA, together with completion of an WBKA Basic Assessment Entry Form, copies of which will be available on Sunday.

Inspecting a hive at Scolton Manor 3

Stewards Wanted

Stewards are wanted for the WBKA Stand at the RWAS Spring Festival. Do you think you could do a 4 hour stint on the stand in return for free entry into the show?

If so, please contact Jill Wheeler via email: and state which day Saturday 21st May or Sunday 22nd May, you can do, and if you would prefer an am or pm slot.

WBKA Spring Convention 2014

The Welsh Beekeepers Spring Convention is a high point in the beekeeping calendar in Wales.

 This year it is being held on Saturday 22nd March 2014

Hafod a Hendre Hall
Royal Welsh Agricultural Showground
Builth Wells, Powys LD2 3SY

Great Talks, Trade Stands and Exhibitions, Bargain Beekeeping Supplies.

Tea and Coffee is available from 8.00 am and the convention opens at 8.30 am. Free parking on site.

Entrance is £8.00 or £6.00 if booked in advance.

To download the advance booking form click here.

PBKA Members –  Shared Transport

If sufficient members are interested we will arrange for a minibus for the day to share costs and provide company on the journey.  If you would like to put your name on a list please provide the details below and submit the form.