Sun 3 Feb 2013
AGM, Tea & Cakes and Lecture by Nicola Bradbear, who established the independent organisation Bees for Development, on "Bees for Development; working worldwide".
Mon 18 Feb
"Queen Rearing" talk by Ged Marshall. Ged has been invited back after his very successful talk on Swarm Control in December.
Sat 23 Feb
Middlesex Federation Beekeepers Day: Lectures & AGM. Hosted by North London Beekeepers at the Royal British Legion, Muswell Hill Rd, N10 3NG.
Sun 7 Apr
noon - 2
Start the beekeeping year by bringing contributions of nibbles & drink with a glass or mug to our Annual Shed Party. New members especially welcome.
Sat 6 Jul
Summer Tea Party - time & venue to be emailed to members.
Wed 11 Sep
Pot Luck Supper (after NLB Honey Show). We repeat the success we had last year at the YWCA venue giving us a separate room for the show from the dining room. Details will be issued later by newsletter.
Thur 10 Oct
Talk by Ged Marshall “Year in the Life of a Bee Farmer”. Ged, a bee farmer from Buckinghamshire, is now a familiar popular speaker having given us two talks within the last 12 months. This one will undoubtedly be as informative and interesting as his previous ones.
Wed 6 Nov
Talk by Dr Mark Brown “Saving the Bees”. Mark’s research is on host-parasite interactions in bees at the School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London. A focus of his current work is on emergent pathogens in both species, and in this talk he will discuss current research on Deformed Wing Virus and Nosema ceranae in bumblebees and honeybees.
Wed 4 Dec
Christmas Party. Details to follow by email. Members & their partners are welcome. Please bring contributions to the food & drink for this festive evening.
Sun 2 Feb 2014
AGM, Tea & Cakes, followed by talk by Celia Davis “Beekeeper vs Bee”.
Celia has a degree in Agriculture, has kept bees for over 30 years, obtained her National Diploma in Beekeeping in 1994, is an examiner for the BBKA and tutor for the BBKA Correspondence Course. She is best known as authoress of “The Honey Bee Inside Out” and “The Honey Bee Around and About”. She now lectures widely.
? Feb 2014
Middlesex Federation Beekeepers Day: Lectures & AGM. Hosted by Harrow BKs.
Talks and AGM are at The Highgate Society, 10a South Grove, Highgate N6 6BS, Maplink
NLB Honey Show & Pot Luck Supper are at the Danish YWCA, 43 Maresfield Gardens, Hampstead, NW3 5TF. Maplink
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