West Parley Memorial Hall
Stocks Lane, off Christchurch Road
West Parley, BH22 8SQ
Time: All meetings start at 7.30pm
17th Jan: AGM
21st Feb: – In house speakers – Bob Menz – Simple Queen Rearing – Using the Horsey Board.
25th Feb: BADS BKA Convention, open to all, with speakers:
Roger Patterson – Honey Bees in the Wild – What can we Learn from them?
John Hendrie – The Senses
Norman Carreck – What Future for Local Bees in Britain?
Ron Hoskins – 21 Year Chemical-Free Beekeeping
0900 – 1630, West Parley Memorial Hall
£24 per person, including lunch, tea and coffee
Booking information here
21st Mar: Anaphylaxis – Dr Chin
18th Apr: Swarms, swarms, swarms: the how and why – Pam Hunter
19th Sept: Andy Wills – How to win prizes at honey shows, an exhibitors perspective.
17th Oct: The New Role with APHA, Covering Asian Hornet & Small Hive Beetle – Nigel Semmence
18th Nov: BADS BKA Honey Show. St Catherine’s Hill Community Hall, 17 Marlow Dr, Christchurch BH23 2RR Time: 2pm – 4pm
21st Nov: Swarm Control Without The Nine Day Checks – Ged Marshall
05th Dec: Beekeeping Then (1959) and Now – Ruth Homer + Plate Supper
16th Jan: AGM
20th Feb: In-House Speaker – Topic TBC
20th Mar: TBC
7th April: Wannabee Day
17th Apr: Pollen in Forensic Science – Dr Michael Keith-Lucas
Social Events & Trips
Trips – be sure to book early as most have limited space.
7th July: – LASI Workshop
23rd June: – Lavender Fields Visit
11th June: – Trip to Kew Gardens to see THE HIVE and have a lecture on the Flow Hive by the man himself
Local and National Calendar – Dates of Interest
7th – 9th April: BBKA Spring Convention – Harper Adams University
25th – 27th July: New Forest Show
2rd – 3th Sept: Dorset County Show
26th – 28th Oct: National Honey Show – Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher. KT10 9AJ