NLB Honey Show 2019

NLB Honey Show 2019

Well that rounds up another successful year for members of the NLB Honey Show 2019.

Those in attendance were treated to drinks and canapés were served throughout the evening this years honey show judge, Sue Lang began the proceedings in awarding trophies for Best honey in show, beeswax, honey frame for extraction alongside cakes and candles.

Apimondia 2019

The 46th Apimondia International Apicultural Congress will be held in Montreal 8-12 September 2019.

APIMONDIA is the International Federation of Beekeepers’ Associations. Its major objective is to facilitate the exchange of information and discussions by organizing Congresses and Symposia where beekeepers, scientists, honey-traders, agents for development, technicians and legislators meet to listen, discuss and learn from one another.

Beekeeping Taster Sessions

Date: Saturday 15th September 2018
Venue: North London Beekeepers' Training Apiary 

Session 1 - 10:30am - 12:30pm
Session 2 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

For anyone thinking about keeping bees, one of these two hour ‘taster’ sessions will provide a short overview of beekeeping, bees and hive management. These sessions are for adults and young people over 18 years.

They will give you the opportunity to find out if beekeeping as a hobby is for you. Each session
will be led by experienced members of North London Beekeepers and include a ‘hands on’ session with bees and hives at our teaching apiary near Kenwood House and Highgate Village.

Protective beekeepers suits will be provided. Please wear long trousers, long sleeved tops, wellies
or trainers.

Price including refreshments: £45 + £2.75 booking fee

Tickets available here:

Beekeeping equipment for sale

Vaughan Thomas has the following surplus equipment for sale. All in good condition and scrubbed clean with washing soda. Marks and normal wear from use. All available to view and collect in Highgate.

1 Thorne cedar Varroa floor National hive, £10
1 Thorne cedar landing board National Hive, £10
1 Thorne cedar WBC sloping splayed legs National hive stand, £15

Please email Vaughan at or call on 07710 308 123

Free varroa strips

Andrew Sabin has bought a box of 20 varroa strips and has used 7. He has enough left to treat 6 more hives and a nuc. The expiry date is May 2019 so he won’t be able to use them next year. If anyone hasn’t bought theirs yet they are welcome to these ones. Please contact Andrew:

020 7267 1196 / 0777 585 1180