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Get a free Day ticket for the Bath & West Show 2014

Free day tickets (save £22) are given each day, from 28th May to 31st May, to anyone helping to man ABKA’s stand in the Bees and Honey Marquee, either morning or aftennoon, with the rest of the day free.

Contact Phil Clemente,; phones 01275879697 or 0795785841 to arrange for tickets or find out more..


More Than Honey – Sunday 23 March

The wonderful Curzon Cinema in Clevedon is showing More Than Honey on Sunday 23 March at 7.30pm.

It’s a great film, and has won loads of awards, bring your friends and family and watch it on the big screen!

NBU Starvation Warning

Please see below warning notice circulated by the National Bee Unit…

With the continued mild weather persisting past winter, it is possible that some colonies may be getting low on food reserves. This will be particularly true in warmer areas of the UK where brood may have been reared throughout the winter. If you have […]

Bee Safari – 7th May 2016

Bee Safari led by Meg Seymour 7th May 2016 A bee safari is taking place for the North Somerset Beekeeping Club, lead by our seasonal bee inspector Meg Seymour. This is a fantastic opportunity to see how Meg inspects a hive for health, development and what actions to take next, along with seeing where some […]

The Winter Cluster – Tuesday 18 March ***Change of venue***

Keeping the bee wisdom warm

The next rendezvous will take place at:

The Plough Inn, High Street, Congresbury Bristol BS49 5JA

12noon Tuesday 18th March

Everyone welcome.

Come and have a chat, a drink, refreshment.

Varroa & Research Special Interest Day on 8th March

The fight against varroa is ongoing, the BBKA is holding a Special Interest Day on 8th March at Stoneleigh Park between 10.30 and 4.30pm at the NBC.


Presentations will be made by

Professor Ratneiks from LASI about the latest developments on varroa management

Wally Thrale, Bedford Beekeepers – the developments and outcomes of the […]

Beekeeping Year – March

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

Ensure beekeeping clothing is clean and ready for use Go to Branch apiary practice meetings Take Modules Go to Avon AGM Plan shopping list for the year and consider visiting Stoneleigh First quick inspection Prepare to wash/replace gloves if diseased/ dead hive found Have a bucket of […]