2019 Programme

Hiving the swarm2019 Programme of Events

Watch the website for updates!!

 [View and print here: 2019 Programme draft ]


Indoor Meetings…

There will no longer be a regular raffle, however small prizes would be welcome for the Joint Meetings [see below]…

Tuesday 19 February at 7.30pm in the Methodist Schoolroom, Kirbymoorside – Joint Meeting hosted by Ryenats, talk titled Gardening with  Nature, For Nature by Alistair Taylor

Tuesday 12 March at 7pm in Wombleton Village Hall – Integrated Control of Varroa Mite by Adrian Wilford

 Tuesday 9 April at 7pm in Wombleton Village Hall – Novice Notes 1New Beekeepers Talks on experiences of the last year’s early Hive Management with thoughts and stories from Kay Stevens, Claire Doughney and Jeanette Hurd

12th– 14th April 2019 – BBKA Annual Spring Convention – Harper Adams University, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 8NB. See Spring Convention for more details.

Tuesday 14 May – Joint Meeting hosted by Malton BKA Details to be confirmed

Outdoor Meetings – Apiary Visits

Sunday 19 May Apiary Visit  – Rachel and Ian Jones to host at Caydale, Old Byland, starting at 2pm – details to follow

Sunday 16 June Apiary Visit – Johnathon Easton to host.  Bilsdale, starting at 2pm – details to follow

9th– 11th July 2019 – Yorkshire Show – Showground, Harrogate. See Great Yorkshire Show for more details

Sunday July 21 Apiary Visit  – Philip Closier to host. Thornton Le Dale, starting at 2pm – details to follow

Tuesday 30th July 2019 – Ryedale Show – Wellburn Park, Kirkbymoorside. See  Ryedale Show for more details

Sunday August  18 Apiary Visit – Rick Colman to host.  Cowl House Bransdale, starting at  2pm – details to follow

Indoor Meetings

Tuesday 10 September at 7pm  in Wombleton Village Hall  – In house Honey Show – Members honey samples, problems, processing and tasting – Guides and judges David med and Stuart Davison

Tuesday 8 October 7pm in Wombleton Village Hall  – A Day in the life of a Regional Bee Inspector with topical updates. Talk by Dhain Atkinson. Joint meeting with Malton BKA

Tuesday 12 November 7pm in Wombleton Village Hall – RBKA AGM

Sometime in December the Christmas Meal – details to be confirmed