Copyright: Halifax and District Beekeepers Association.                        Rules of the Association                             Last updated: 23rd October 2017

Halifax and District Beekeepers Association
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Wednesday 10th January

Three short talks by Committee Members

Pollen in Honey - Roger Pool

Planting for Bees - Elaine Robinson

Bee Law - John Williams (May include a quiz.)


Wednesday 14th February

The History of Bees

A talk by John Varker, Leeds Geology Society


Saturday 3rd March

Bee Trade Exhibition

Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire


Wednesday 14th March

Varroa Treatment Throughout the Year

A talk by Ivor Flatman, National Bee Unit


Saturday 24th March

YBKA Conference

Manor C of E Academy, York


Wed 4th April to Wed 16th May

Beginners’ Course – 7 weeks 7.30 - 9.30 at Hebden Bridge Methodist Church

Phil Gee –  01422 886114


Wednesday 11th Aprilil

Bumblebee Surveying in Peak District and South Pennines

A talk by Thomas Aspinall, Moors for the Future Partnership


13th / 15th April

BBKA Spring Convention

Harper Adams University College, Telford, TF10 8NB.


Saturday 12th May - 2.00 to 4.00pm

Nosema Screening session

St Paul’sMethodist Church, Sowerby Bridge


Saturday 16th June - 1.00 to 4.00pm

Social Event and BBQ Lunch

Also “Bee Health and Forage”  - A talk by Bill Cadmore, Leeds BKA

Brickhill Farm, Scholes Lane, Scholes, BD19 6LY - 01274 869644


10/11/12th July

Great Yorkshire Show


Saturday 14th July - 2.00pm

Apiary Visit  to Southowram

Will include a talk  - Details to be confirmed.


Saturday 11th August

Halifax Show - to include Honey Show


Saturday 18th August - 2.00pm

Apiary Visit to Wadsworth Apiary

Also “Preeparation for Winter at 1000ft Above Sea Level”

A talk by David Holmes  –  01422 843486


Saturday 15th September - 2.00pm

Honey Extraction

Dianne & Jeff Gill -  01422 367003


Wednesday 10th October

HBKA Annual General Meeting


Saturday 27th October - 10.00 to 12.00am

Beginner’s and Mentor’s Review Review

Woodland View, Cragg Vale, Halifax HX7 5TB -  01422 886114


Wednesday 14th November

Preparation, Production, and Showing of Mead

A Talk by John Haigh


HBKA Winter meetings all start at 7.30pm at St Paul's Methodist Church,

Sowerby Bridge, Halifax. HX6 2EQ


HBKA Summer meetings have directions or a telephone number.

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