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Winter meetings are usually held on the fourth Thursday of each month between September and April.

The dates of these meetings, as well as social events such as our summer barbeque, winter social and our bee 'safaris', as well as other events that may be of interest, will be listed on the calendar below.  Be sure to check regularly for any updates to the calendar for coming months.

 

The 2017/18 events programme can be downloaded here.

 

 

 

 

September:

 

28/09/17

'Beekeepers' Question Time' - 19:30

Colin Rees and Henry Kendall will answer your beekeeping questions.

 

 

 

 

October:

 

26/10/17

'Winter in the Apiary' - 19:30

Eric James SBI will give a talk on Winter activities to promote successful beekeeping for the coming year.

 

 

 

 

November:

 

23/11/17

'Cornwall B4 Project' - 19:30

Rodger Dewhurst to give a talk on the B4 (Bring Back Black Bees) Project in Cornwall, the current position and plans for dedicated reserves on the Roseland,

 

 

 

 

 

December:

 

02/12/17

'Xmas Get-together' - 19:00 for 19:30

Details will be circulated in November.  RBG is not all about beekeeping!

Bring your partner / friend / family and don't forget a Secret Santa present.  A great start to Yuletide.

 

 

 

 

January:

 

25/01/18

'Annual General Meeting - 19:30

followed by

Simon Kellam giving a talk on Tree Hives, which may soon be seen at Heligan

 

 

 

 

February:

 

22/02/18

'Pheremone Communication' - 19:30

Clare Densley from Buckfast Abbey will talk on Honey bee pheromone communication in the hive

 

 

 

 

March:

 

22/03/18

'Beekeeping as a profitable sideline' - 19:30

Will Steynor to give an insight into profitable beekeeping

 

 

 

 

April:

 

26/04/18

tbc - 19:30

details will be added once a speaker is confirmed

 

 

 

 

May:

 

19/05/18

Beekeeping Safari - 09:00 to 17:00

Led by experienced bee inspectors.

An extremely popular event and a great opportunity to get hands on bee-time, learn from the experts and visit a variety of members apiaries.  Lots of opportunity for discussion with other beekeepers and a chance to get your bees’ health and management techniques expertly assessed.  And a pasty!

 

 

 

 

June:

 

30/06/18

Summer BBQ - 16:00

Hosted at the home of one of our members and always a firm favourite.

Meat, Fish and Vegetarian options.

Bring a bottle and your partner / friend / family, chat, relax and have fun.

 

 

 

 

September:

 

27/09/18

'Beekeepers' Question Time' - 19:30

A chance to meet together and celebrate (or lament) the past season, with experienced members responding to your questions.

 

 

 

 

THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

Regular meetings will take place at the Group Apiary at The Lost Gardens of Heligan.  Details will be posted on the website.

Email notifications can also be arranged if you register your interest.

 

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