First 'winter' apiary meeting - postponed from Sat 6th - removal of dry supers and 'under-supering' where necessary; final checks on colony weights; tidying up of kit; mouseguards+wire etc. Perhaps also some early leaf raking and consideration of general site jobs needing doing with some tea and chat.
FBKA AGM and Honey Show.- timings to be confirmed
Speaker David Kemp on 'Living with the Asian Hornet'
Honey show - delivery of exhibits, 10.30-12:00
Viewing of exhibits, 3:00-3:30
Talk by David Kemp, 3.30pm
AGM & awards, 4.45pm
Collection of exhibits 5.30pm
Please note, the hall will be closed from 12:00-3:00 for judging
Refreshments will be served between activities.
Three short in-house talks:
David Rudland will be giving advice about nucleus colonies.
Speaker Dale Gibson - Bermondsey Street Bees