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 2019

Winter meetings (September to March) are lively and educational with a mixture of lectures and talks covering the basics for new beekeepers and other topics.  Non-members and visitors are very welcome to attend.  I promise we are a very friendly and welcoming bunch.  Tea and biscuits to follow, sometimes there may be cake.

Note:  From September 2019 we will be meeting at a new venue, NOT at DEH, Bournville.

Winter Meetings - New Venue
Birmingham Association of Youth Clubs,  BAYC
581 Pershore Road, B29 7EL
On the corner of Oakfield Road and Pershore
Road.

There is limited parking at BAYC.  We are advised to use the Pay & Display car park next to the Nature Centre, a short walk along Pershore Road. Or, to park on street nearby.



September 2019

Friday 27 September
7.30pm at BAYC
Speaker:  Hugh Humphries, Lapal Canal Trust
Dudley No.2 Canal

October 2019

Friday 25 October
Note New Venue - see above for details
7.30pm at BAYC, Pershore Road

Speaker:  Noel Parker, Seasonal Bee Inspector
Asian Hornet Update

November 2019

Friday 19 November
Beer & Skittles
7.0pm at Selly Park Tavern

592 Pershore Road, B29 7HQ
Limited places. Contact Nathaniel Hateley
bdbka.socsec@aol.co.uk

Friday 29 November
7.30pm at BAYC, Pershore Road
Speaker:  Matthias Soller, School of Biosciences
University of Birmingham
Bee encounters in a Drosophila Neurogenetics Laboratory
Recent research on bees from joint projectiles between the Universities of Birmingham, Nottingham, Toulouse-France, and Rio Claro-Brazil

December 2019

Saturday 7 December
Members’ Festive Christmas Lunch
Westmead Hotel
12.30pm for 1.00pm sitting
To book contact Nathaniel Hateley bdbka.socsec@aol.com

January 2020

Friday 31 January
7.30 at BAYC, Pershore Road
Speaker:  Ron Rock
Bumble Bee Conservation Trust
Solitary Bees

February 2020

Friday 28 February 
7.30 at BAYC, Pershore Road
BDBKA Annual General Meeting

March 2020

Saturday 14 March
Beetradex 2020
9.00am - 16.30pm
If you are an experienced or novice beekeeper there will be plenty to interest you and encourage you in your hobby or livelihood.
NAEC Stoneleigh, Hall H2, CV8 2LG

Friday 27 March
7.30 at BAYC, Pershore Road
Speaker:  tbc

April 2020

Friday 3/Saturday 4/Sunday 5 April
Spring Convention 2020
Harper Adams University, Newport, TF10 8NB
Lectures, Workshops, Seminars, Trade Show

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

BAYC (Birmingham Association of Youth Clubs)
581 Pershore Road
B29 7EL

On the corner of Oakfield Road and Pershore Road near The Selly Park Tavern.

November 2019