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Essential Item Purchasing Scheme

Ambrosia Syrup and Bakers’ Fondant at great rates for club members – details here

BRISTOL OPEN HONEY SHOW AND FESTIVAL – – Closing date for entries 29th August


Show Entries

How about entering the open Honey Festival and show, in conjunction with the Bee and Pollination event, at University of Bristol Botanic Garden, Stoke Bishop, on the weekend 6 – 7th September?

There will be 18 classes including 13 honey & wax classes and a novice class […]

3rd International Conference of Beekeeping Organizations, organized in Slovenia, 20 and 21 November 2014

Here’s an invitation from Tanja Arih Korošec, Director Aritours, ApiRoutes & Boštjan Noč, President Slovenian Beekeeper ́s Association to the conference.

Commercial Nuc for sale

Commercial nucleus for sale 2014 queen unmarked and unclipped. 2 frames of brood with eggs, larvae, and capped brood. 1 frame of stores, and two frames of drawn or partially drawn foundation. £150

My apiary is in Portishead and I live in Nailsea.

For further information please contact Tim here (QMP Tim)


BBKA Forum

If members have any comments ir views please can they be passed to our president, David Welham here —————- We are now in preparation of the annual BBKA Forum, to which you are cordially invited to send a representative, which will take place at NBC, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire on Saturday 13th September. As you […]

Apiary session cancelled today

Todays session (10 August) is cancelled due to the poor weather.

Winscombe Michaelmas Fair and Show

This years Michaelmas Fair and Show takes place on Saturday 13th September, in it’s 35th year at Winscombe Community Centre, is all set to be another popular day.

David Welham & Adrian Wells are looking for volunteers to man the club stand between 2-5.30pm -if you’re able to help let us […]

Beekeeping Year – August

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

Remove the supers for extraction Ensure the colony is left with space to hold ~35 lbs honey Extract and store honey Check water content and labelling requirements Clean supers (on colony and then using Certan etc.) Render wax cappings etc. Clean or replace dirty super frames Move […]