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Bee Advised – January 2014 edition

The latest edition of the Avon Beekeepers newsletter can be found here

Contains details of the Spring Day School, and the General Husbandry Assessment.

The Winter Cluster – Monday 17 February

Keeping the bee wisdom warm

The next rendezvous will take place at:

The Battle Axes, Bristol Road, Wraxall, North Somerset, BS48 1LQ

12noon Monday 17th February

Everyone welcome.

Come and have a chat, a drink, refreshment.

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The Winter Cluster – Tuesday 21 January

Keeping bee wisdom warm

The next rendezvous will take place at:

The Star, Congresbury (Rhodyate Hill, Congresbury, Bristol, Avon BS49 5AJ)

12 noon Tuesday 21st January

Everyone welcome.

Come and have a chat, a drink, refreshment.

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New Swarm Pages live

Adrian Wells has re-written the swarm pages, with a special page for swarm collectors – take a look!

BBKA Spring Convention – 4/5/6 April 2014

The BBKA Spring Convention is the major event in the beekeeping calendar and probably Europe’s biggest national beekeeping event. With more than 30 lectures from international and leading UK speakers and nearly 40 workshops and courses during the 3 day event, there is something for everyone, expert, improver, beginner and non-beekeeper.

Full details are here

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AGM Awards 2013

Here are some of our members receiving awards from Norman Carrick (Science Director of The International Bee Research Association (IBRA), Senior Editor of the Journal of Apicultural Research) at our AGM on 23 November.

Thanks go to David Welham for the photographs, well done everybody!!!

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Wassail with Bristol Beekeepers

Bristol Beekeepers are having a Wassail at their apiary: Honeycombe Farm 328 Passage Road, Brentry, BS10 7TE on Sunday 26 January 2014 at 11:30hours. Please park on the road, NOT on the site.

Arrive 11.30 for ‘the Toast’. The Bonfire will be lit at noon. Ashley’s Rise Morris will be singing and dancing. Please bring […]

Beekeeping Year – January

Here’s what you should be doing this month:-

Clean and prepare spare equipment (Supers, Nuc boxes, Replacement brood frames, Spare brood boxes, Queen excluders) Plan your activities for the year (Increase, maximise honey crop, queen replacement, queen rearing, new techniques) Attend all branch meetings Read some beekeeping books Consider taking some assessments (Basic, Husbandry, Modules […]