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.

Wednesday 8th May at 6pm – Joint Meeting hosted by Malton BKA.  The venue is the apple tree orchards and cider making plant at Ampleforth College in Ampleforth. Heading from Oswaldkirk, turn left into the College, at the top of a small hill after the large cross on the right. The car park is adjacent to the St Alban’s Sports Centre. There will be a talk about the work there and the cider and apple juice production. PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE AND TIME

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