Ryedale Beekeepers – RBKA

TURKEY-FREE FESTIVE LUNCH  Saturday 9th December 2017!!

After last year’s evening dinner at Hutton in the Hole, with the ice and the dark…we though we’d try a Saturday lunch time instead. We have arranged a Turkey-free Festive Lunch at the Plough Inn in Wombleton. The date is Saturday 9th December at 1230. We hope you would like to join us there. You can choose 2 or 3 courses, and coffee is included… A TURKEY FREE FESTIVE MENU

A Turkey Free Festive Menu

2 Courses £21.50 – 3 Courses £25.00

Cauliflower And Parsley Soup

Salad Of Black Pudding, Poached Egg, Hollandaise

Ham Hock Terrine, Pineapple Pickle,Scotch Egg

Warm Goats Cheese Tart, Beetroot Pesto (V)

Grilled Whitby Mackerel, Rhubarb Chutney, Basil Pesto


The Plough Inn Game Pie

Roast Chicken, Chicken Liver And Red Onion Tart, Red Wine Jus

Chargrilled 8oz Flat Iron Steak, Creamy Spinach And Mushrooms, Fries

Cauliflower And Date Tagine (V)

Fillet Of Seabass, Brazil Nuts, Greens, Pomegranate


Orange Panna Cotta


Traditional English Trifle

Yorkshire Cheese Plate

The Plough need numbers and menu  choices, so please select your choices and send to Rhona Sutherland at Orchard House, The Terrace, Oswaldkirk, YO62 5XZ by Friday December 1st at the latest.

Please include a cheque payable to Rhona Sutherland 

Look forward to seeing you there.

The Committee

About us…

RyedaleP1020982 Beekeepers Association [RBKA] members live between Sutton Bank, Thornton le Dale,  Swinton and the southern dales of the North York Moors. Indoor meetings are held in Wombleton Village Hall and in nearby villages with other local societies. Full and Partner Members benefit from its affiliation to the Yorkshire and British Beekeepers Associations. It is governed by a concise Constitution.

 Activities currently include:


Membership usually runs annually from the AGM in November. If you wish to join at other times of the year, it can be arranged. Subscriptions are currently:

  • Full member £26.00 – registered members with complete access to British Beekeeping Association [BBKA] and Yorkshire Beekeeping Association [YBKA] resources and DSC_0114public liability insurance
  • Partner member £19.50 – living at the same address as a Full Member with the same benefits but no BBKA Newsletter
  • Associate Member £4.00 – for people who do not keep bees, who are already a member of another Beekeeping Association or who do not wish for YBKA or BBKA affiliation and benefits

Details of the rights and benefits of the different classes of membership may be found in the  Constitution as an Annex or are also availble as a separate table [Membership Classes].


The Association has a full programme of indoor and outdoor activities, which include guest speakers, joint meetings with other groups and societies and apiary visits. The 2017 Programme includes technical and general topics and the apiary visits include a trip to the Moors – weather permitting!

For further information, please contact: ryedalebees@btinternet.com



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