Events

January 2018

Wednesday 10th 7:30pm Dean Forest. Staunton Village Hall.
  • Observation Hives by Jim Vivian-Griffiths,
  • Dealing with Defensive Colonies by Adam Parker
  • Processing Wax by Bob Snowdon. 
Friday 12th 7:30pm Cheltenham and Gloucester. Uckington village Hall.
  • Bees abroad by Brian Durk.

February 2018

Thursday 1st 7:30pm Dean Forest. Staunton Village Hall.
  • Pollen & Pollinators by Ann Rowberry. 
Friday 9th 7:30pm Cheltenham and Gloucester. Uckington village Hall.
  • Mating biology of honeybees by Jim Vivian Griffiths.
Saturday 17th 2:30pm St Dominic’s School Hall. St Mary’s Hill, Inchbrook, Stroud, GL5 5HP.
  • A discussion about beekeeping with minimal intervention. The importance of the bee, not the honey crop by Gareth John.
Thursday 22nd 7:30pm RIC Harnhill, Cirencester
  • Hygienic Bees by Ron Hoskins
Saturday 24th 10:00am Methodist Hall and Church, Alveston, South Gloucestershire.

March 2018

Saturday 3rd  9:00 – 4:30 Stoneleigh.
  • Bee Tradex.
Friday 9th 7:30pm Cheltenham and Gloucester. Uckington village Hall.
  • Swarming – opportunity or problem by Jim Vivian Griffiths.
Friday 16th 7:30pm Dean Forest. Staunton Village Hall.
  • Spring Management by Jim Vivian-Griffiths.
Saturday 17th 9:00 – 4:30 St Dominic’s School Hall. St Mary’s Hill, Inchbrook, Stroud, GL5 5HP
  • Build your own top bar hive (£225 – pre booking essential). 
Saturday 24th  Day event Builth Wells.
  • WBKA Convention.

April 2018

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th  Daily Harper Adams University.
  • BBKA Spring Convention.
Friday 13th  7:30pm Cheltenham and Gloucester. Uckington village Hall.
  • Dealing with rape seed by Mike Hunt.
Saturday 28th 9.00 – 4.30 St Dominic’s School Hall. St Mary’s Hill, Inchbrook, Stroud, GL5 5HP
  • Build your own top bar hive (£225 – pre booking essential). Second workshop.

May 2018

Friday 11th 7:30pm Cheltenham and Gloucester. Uckington village Hall.
  • Hive manipulations by Nick Lambert.
Saturday 19th Cheltenham Racecourse.

June 2018

Friday 15th to Sunday 17th Three Counties Showground, Malvern.

July 2018

Sunday 15th Cheltenham and Gloucester.
  • Apiary Workshop & Bee Inspector by with Liz Gardner
Friday 13th to Sunday 15th  Daily Aberystwyth University
  • WBKA 75th Anniversary

September 2018

Thursday 6th 7:30pm Dean Forest. Staunton Village Hall.
  • Revive project update by Jessica Kevill, Salford University
Friday 7th to Sunday 9th  Daily Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, Gloucestershire
  • BIBBA Conference 2018
Friday 14th  7:30pm Cheltenham and Gloucester. Uckington village Hall.
  • Queen rearing/double brood by Marin Anastasov.

October 2018

Thursday 25th to Saturday 27th  Daily  Sandown Racecourse.
  • National Honey Show.

 November 2018

Friday 9th  7:00pm Cheltenham and Gloucester. Uckington village Hall.
  • The black bee and bee improvement by Jo Widdicombe.
Thursday 22nd  7:30pm Stroud
The wonders of wax – Talk and demonstration on uses of wax

2019

 February 2019

Saturday 23rd Stroud
  • GBKA Annual General Meeting

 May 2019

Saturday 18th Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester
  • GBKA Auction

 September 2019

Monday 9th to Thursday 12th Montreal