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You can hand your completed forms and cheques in at the AGM this Saturday, online banking payment also available.

Richard Ellis – Treasurer

Branch Success at Flower Show

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The Branch enjoyed a successful weekend at the Portishead Flower Show recently.

Highlight of the weekend was walking away with the Western Daily Press Challenge Cup for the best non-horticultural trade stand.

Our newly acquired posters added greatly to the overall effect, and with our virtual hive, observation hive, candle rolling and […]

Club merchandise for sale

You may have noticed branch members helping at the North Somerset show wearing some bright yellow T-shirts with the branch logo embroidered on the breast. These were done by a local company, Monsoon, in Clevedon.

If you would like to order a T shirt, Polo shirt or sweatshirt with the branch logo please let me […]

Club honey extractor for hire

The club has an extractor for hire to its members.

£5 for a two day loan.

Book it by clicking this link

Membership renewal 2014-2015

It’s that time of the year again.

Please find the membership forms and costs for this year here

Success at Bristol Honey Festival

Blagdon and Clevedon member David Capon enjoyed a successful weekend at the Bristol Honey Festival, held at The University of Bristol Botanic Garden this weekend.

David won four first prizes; in classes for soft set honey, frame for extraction, blocks of beeswax and honey fudge, and third prize for his honey cake.

In addition David’s […]

North Somerset Times Piece – 27 July

Your Local Shows Need You!

We have recently had a very successful couple of days at the Portishead Show.

We met lots of people, made lots of friends and sold lots of honey.

The only disappointment was the low number of entries in the honey classes. It is entry into these classes that the shows depend on for their […]

Essential Item Purchasing Scheme Goes Live!

John Banks (our programme manager) has set up a scheme were we can use our collective buying power as a branch to get the items we all use at a better price. The items can be collected from John locally – so no more hanging around waiting for deliveries when you need items in a […]

Want bees? Waiting list for nucs now open

Two of our members are offering nucleus for club members again.

Priced at £160, waiting list now open – hopefully ready June-ish.

Available on National/14×12 frames from Stephen Brain ( ) or on Commercial frames from Phil Clemente ( ).

The supplied nucleus will comply with BBKA guidelines, if you’re not sure what […]