Meetings

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Summer Meetings are held at our Apiary in Highbury Park.  Association and members' hives undergo inspection by that well known pest of the bee, the beekeeper.

2.00pm every Saturday between June and August.
See the Highbury Apiary page for further information.

Apiary meetings will end in September 2018


Winter meetings are lively and educational with a mixture of lectures and talks covering the basics for new beekeepers.  Tea and bisbuits are available.

September 2018

Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 September 10-4
Birmingham Honey Show
at Martineau Gardens, Edgbaston

Saturday 15 September
Fircroft College Heritage Open Day
1018 Bristol Road, Selly Oak, B29 6LH
Beekeeping Stall and table

Sunday 16 September
Highbury Heritage Open Day
at Highbury Hall, 4 Yew Tree Road, Moseley, B13 8QG
Beekeeping Stall and table

Friday 28 September
7.30pm at Dame Elizabeth Hall,
Speaker:  Julian Routh
Understanding Swarming and Swarm Control

Saturday 29 September
Warwickshire Honey Show at Stoneleigh
NB: This is a closed show for members only.  Not open to the public.

October 2018

Friday 26 October
7.30pm at Dame Elizabeth Hall,
Speaker:  Scott Dwyer.  Phd Research Student, Warwick University.
Investigating Biological Controls of the Varroa Mite.

Introduction to Beekeeping - Six week course
at Fircroft College
commencing Wednesday 3 October,  7.30pm - 9.00pm
Contact Ian Edwards ian.edwards@fircroft.ac.uk

Introduction to Beekeeping - Six week course
at Winterbourne House & Garden
commencing Tuesday 23 October,  7.30pm - 9.00pm
See event listings at Winterbourne House & Garden

For more information on the above course go to our Learn page

November 2018

Friday 30 November
7.30pm at Dame Elizabeth Hall,
Speaker:  Ron Rock, Bumblebee Consercation Trust Volunteer
Solitaries, Bumbles and Honeys

December 2018

Saturday 8 December
Festive Christmas Lunch at Westmead Hotel Bar & Brasserie
Redditch Road, Hopwood, Birmingham B48 7AL
Gather at 12 noon for 1.00pm meal
Email: bdbka.socsec@aol.com to book your place.
Bookings close at the end of October

 

NB: there is no meeting on the last Friday of December.

 

January 2019

February 2019
BDBKA AGM

March 2019

 

 

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Meetings take place at 7.30pm on the last Friday of the month from September through to April at

Dame Elizabeth Hall.
Firbank Close (off Oak Tree Lane)
Bournville
Birmingham
B30 1UA