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East Devon Beekeepers – Summer Programme 2018

Events Colour Code:
Green = external site of beekeeping or general interest
Red = Beginners Event, Things you Must Know in Year 1 and beyond
Black = Things you Should Know and Practice

 

DATE VENUE SUBJECT INFORMATION
Saturday 12th May 1430 hrs Hunthay Apiary Inspecting for Diseases David Packham, SBI. Committee – Alasdair Bruce
Thurs – Sat 17-19th May Westpoint Devon County Show Stewards needed. Contact: Barry Neal, tupnce@aol.com, 01805 601715
Sat / Sun, 26 / 27th May Park Farm, Raymonds Hill R’d Nr Axminster EX13 8TB River Cottage Food Fair Branch Marquee. Stewards contact: Mary Boulton, mary.boulton@btinternet.com
Saturday 2nd June 1430 hrs Hunthay Apiary Simple Queen Rearing Use of Jenter and Cell Punch Methods David Shale, Colin Sherwood. Committee – Hilary Kirkcaldie
Sunday 10th June 1200 for 1330 hrs Hunthay Apiary (bring your own lunch) Hunting for a Drone Congregation Area DARG. Devon Apicultural Research Group
Saturday 16th June 1430 hrs Hunthay Apiary Making up Nucs. Introducing Queen Cells and Virgin Queens into Mating Nucs John Badley, David Shale. Committee Ralph Cox
Saturday 23rd, Sunday 24th June, 1000-1800 Axminster Show Ground Axevale Garden Festival Branch Marquee. Stewards needed: Free admission. Contact: Rosemary Maggs rosemary.maggs@hotmail.com
Saturday 30th June 1430 hrs Hunthay Apiary Assessing, cleaning and restoring used equipment, including sale David Pratley. Committee – Val Bone
Saturday 7th July 1630 – 1900 hrs Hunthay Apiary Eat, Drink and be Merry – Social Committee
Saturday 14th July 1430 hrs Hunthay Apiary Beginners Course: Varroa control. ALL Members: Asian Hornet update John Badley. Committee – Sue Babey
Thursday 2nd August Honiton Show Ground Honiton Show Bees & Honey Marquee. Stewards needed: Contact: Keith Bone treasurer@edbk.co.uk
Saturday 11th August 1430 hrs Hunthay Apiary Beginners Course: Extracting and Preparing Honey Colin Sherwood. Committee – Richard Simpson
Saturday 1st September 1430 hrs Hunthay Apiary Beginners Course: Preparing for winter. Checking stores, feeding, queen assessment and combining colonies David Pratley. Committee – Colin Osborne
Saturday 22nd September 1430 hrs Hunthay Apiary. All members Cleaning and Storing Equipment David Shale. Committee – Andy Legg

 

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