2024 Programme

The 2024 Ryedale Beekeepers Programme  is available to download as a Word file.


Tuesday, 13th February, 7pm in Wombleton Village HallPreparing for the Asian Hornet by Kay Stevens and Tim Phillips

Tuesday 20th February, 7.30pm in Kirbymoorside Methodist SchoolroomPlanting for Pollinators and Wildlife by June Tainsh [Joint Meeting with Ryedale Natural History Society]

Wednesday 6th March, 7pm Old Malton Memorial HallSwarm Control using the Demeree Method by Sally Fairweather [Joint Meeting with Malton Beekeepers]

Tuesday 9th April, 7pm in Wombleton Village HallFirst Inspections, Problems and Solutions by Phillip Closier


BBKA Spring Convention – 12-14th April

Apiary Visit – Sunday 19th May, Checkerboarding by Stephen Hudson

Apiary Visit – Sunday 16th June, The Season So Far

Tuesday 9th July, 7pm Wombleton Village Hall – The Hive Harvest, Honey Products

Great Yorkshire Show,  9-12th July

Apiary Visit – Sunday 21st July, Honey

Ryedale Show, Tuesday 30th July

Tuesday 13th August, 7pm Wombleton Village HallGet Set for the Winter by Philip Closier

Apiary Visit – Sunday 18th August, The Wind-down by John and Rhona Sutherland, 2pm at Orchard House, YO62 5XZ

Farndale Show, Monday 26th August


Tuesday 10th September, 7pm Wombleton Village Hall – Bee Health by a Surprise Guest Speaker

Stokesley Show, 21st September

Tuesday 15th October, 7pm Wombleton Village Hall – Topic to be confirmed by Professor David Evans, The Apiarist – meeting by Zoom

Tuesday 12 November, 7pm Wombleton Village Hall – Annual General Meeting

December  Christmas Meal details TBC