Gloucestershire Beekeepers Association
A warm welcome to Gloucestershire Beekeepers Association (GBKA). New members of all ages and experience are welcome to join us.
GBKA is a registered charity with the principal objective of promoting and furthering the craft of beekeeping. GBKA has been doing this for over 100 years and has members from all over Gloucestershire and its neighbouring counties.
GBKA is a member organisation of the British Beekeepers Association (BBKA), the national organisation that provides a wide range of services to beekeepers including insurance, information, newsletters, examination programmes and legal advice.
The seven Branches of GBKA support beekeepers in their area and run their own programmes of meetings, talks, and training sessions. GBKA members can attend the meetings of any Branch.
Saturday 18th BBKA Module Exams Thursday 30th
Reading the bees by Lynfa Davies Newent Community Centre, GL18 1BD
Detecting Varroa Mite Vibrations by Dr Harriet Hall Zoom – contact Dean Forest BKA for link Thursday 25th
A brief history of beekeeping by Stephen & Isabelle Green Newent Community Centre, GL18 1BD
Which apiary is best – out, home or multiple? by Adam Parker Zoom – Dean Forest BKA Saturday 17th
10:00 – 16:00
Spring Lecture Day, County AGM and Honey Show Maisemore Village Hall, Church Rd, Maisemore, Gloucestershire, GL2 8JE
Himalayan Balsam by Nicky Moore Dean Forest BKA
The Main Place, Old Station Way, Coleford GL16 8RH
Varroa control by ‘The Apiarist’ Zoom broadcast to Newent Community Centre, GL18 1BD
This year’s AGM will be hosted by Newent Beekeepers on February 17th at the Maisemore Village Hall, Church Rd., Maisemore, Gloucestershire, GL2 8JE. Three exiting speakers are lined up to discuss Honeybee communication, the latest knowledge on the potential threat of the Tropilaelaps mite and an intriguing insight into the secret world of wasps. For…
Links for more info on Asian Hornets in the UK https://www.bbka.org.uk/asian-hornet-resources https://www.nationalbeeunit.com
Do you have land suitable for bees or an apiary?
If so please contact your local GBKA association secretary here.