SOCIAL EVENTS & LECTURES 2017
Further events will be added when details are available
| Date || Time || Event |
Sun 29 Jan 2017
AGM, Tea & Cakes, followed by talk by Andrew Willis on “A Bee's Eye View of Beekeeping". Looking at bees and beekeeping practices from a bee's perspective. Andy lives in Southampton and has been a beekeeper since the age of 8. He has won numerous prizes in Honey Shows and was chosen to make some very special candles for the BBKA to give to the Queen on the occasion of her Jubilee.
Sat 25 Feb 2017
Middlesex Federation Beekeepers Day. This is a good opportunity to meet beekeepers from other local associations whilst enjoying high quality lectures.
Sun 11 June
NLB Summer Social - details to be emailed to members.
A talk and demonstration on cleaning wax and making candles. Details later by newsletter.
Tue 26 Sep
Pot Luck Supper (after NLB Honey Show). Details by newsletter.
Wed 11 Oct
Talk by Peter Higgs from Beegone on his work with honey bees. His company has facinating case studies of removing bees from very difficult situations, incldung swarms ad feral bees. Peter will also advise us on current legislation relating to honey bees.
Thurs 16 Nov
Talk on Queen Rearing by Ged Marshall. Ged, his wife Sheila & daughter Rebecca run British Honey Producers which offers high quality honey bee queens, pollination services & honey products. He has served on the Bee Health Advisory Panel and has been a member of the Healthy Bees Plan.
Wed 6 Dec
Christmas Party. Details by newsletter. Members & their partners are welcome. Please bring contributions to the food & drink for this festive evening.
Sun 28 Jan 2018
AGM, Tea & Cakes
, followed by talk by Peter Aldridge
on the work of “Bees Abroad
", the charity which aims to reduce poverty through beekeeping (see Bees Abroad
). Peter is an experienced Essex beekeeper and a long time trustee of “Bees Abroad".
Sat 24 Feb 2018
Middlesex Federation Beekeepers Day. This is a good opportunity to meet beekeepers from other local associations whilst enjoying high quality lectures. Details by newsletter.
Talks and NLB AGM are at The Highgate Society, 10a South Grove, Highgate N6 6BS, Maplink
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