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90th National Honey Show 2021- See You There

International Classes and Autumn Beekeepers Convention Thursday 21- Saturday 23 October 2021 Fantastic Programme of Lectures by Kirsten Traynor, Jo Widdicombe, Paul Hurd, Mike Edwards, Lynfa Davies, Vince Gallo, Torban Schiffer Live Streaming For 2021 Special 2021 Show Schedule of classes Last date for early class entries 6 September All others 4th October. No late entries 2021 Show Admission pre-booking essential Book at the NHS website shop 1st Sept - 11 Oct. Spectacular … [Read More...]

APIARY TASKS

October in Your Apiary

Remaining ivy (Hedera Helix) nectar flow will be the final crop for topping up winter stores. Despite spells of sometimes heavy showers and dropping temperatures, as long as the weather permits foraging, the bees will collect both pollen & nectar from ivy. The honey produced is high in glucose and will rapidly crystallize in the comb ... and it has a very bitter taste for human consumption! The first half of October is probably the last chance to combine a small colony with a larger colony. Small colonies are vulnerable to cold winters since, they have problems maintaining an adequate … [Read More...]

Next Big Events

Winter Talks Programme 2021/22 Schedule

Our RBKA On-Line Winter Talks Programme commenced in October ... with monthly Evening Wednesday meetings either via online Zoom or in the pavilion at Henfold Apiary ... every first Wednesday of the month through to and including March 2022 The log on information is the same for all of the Zoom sessions … [Read More...]

BBKA Module 2 – Study Group

Ever thought about how to produce better quality honeybee products & what our bees forage on? Then join a Joint Surrey BKA Division Study Group. 16 brave souls from both Croydon and Reigate BKAs have already teamed up to study for the BBKA Module 2 - Honeybee Products & Forage.  Keith Mackie writes ... The intention is … [Read More...]

Reigate Beekeepers AGM – AGENDA – 7:30pm 3rd Nov 2021

A Division of the Surrey Beekeepers Association Founded 1879 Charity No 1026386 www.reigatebeekeepers.org.uk NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 7:30pm  Wednesday  3rd November 2021 at Henfold Copse Pavilion.        AGENDA  (click here for all available documentation)   Welcome and address Apologies … [Read More...]