Winter Meeting

A History of Beekeeping at Buckfast Abbey – Why was Brother Adam a celebrity beekeeper? His work is put into a historical context and reassessed in the light of contemporary scientific research. A contemplative journey into the roots of beekeeping at … Read More

*CANCELLED* Winter Meeting AGM

Annual general meeting.  This will be followed by Norman Carreck speaking on “Science for the thinking beekeeper”. Norman is based at the University of Sussex, and has been keeping bees since the age of 15.

Winter meeting

A talk on Microscopy by John Charlton, and a chance to meet up with fellow members and beekeepers. All welcome.

Winter Meeting

Pam Hunter will talk on “the evolution of insects and plants”. Pam is a Master Beekeeper. All members welcome, non-members welcome too. Refreshments available.

Winter Meeting

Celia Davis will speak on ‘honey bee nutrition’.  The talk will include how bees use the products they get from plants and the interactions between plants and bees. Celia has written many books on different aspects of bees and beekeeping. … Read More

December Winter Meeting

Round off the year with the “Bring and Share” buffet, join in the quiz, and enter the competitions – details to be announced, may include Honey Show, Mead, Baking, Photography and Miscellaneous. Church Lane is at the end of Brinsmead … Read More