Meetings and Events

At our regular monthly meetings members have the opportunity to discuss a variety of beekeeping issues and ideas.  We try to include a presentation spot focusing in key topics such as swarm control, queen rearing and varroa, or talks/demonstrations from guest speakers.

Next meeting: Thursday 14th November 7:30pm
Topic: AGM 
Venue: Fleetwood Hesketh Social Club, Fylde Road, Marshside PR9 9XH 

Forthcoming Events

Lancashire & North West Beekeepers Association Members' Annual Show - Sunday 13th October 2019 10am - 4.30pm
Brockholes Nature Reserve  (Just off Junction 31 of the M6)

The L&NWBKA honey show is held to showcase the best examples of products from the beehive.  In addition to the exhibits the event also features demonstrations and stalls from each of the Lancashire branches where displays will include a virtual hive, candle rolling and 'from hive to jar'. There will also be honey and other hive products from local beekeepers for sale.

The honey show will take place in the activity room within the floating visitor village.

PROGRAMME

STAGING OF EXHIBITS - 10.00am to 11.00am


JUDGING - 11.00am to 2.00pm

John Goodwin, Cheshire  

Terry Ashley, Cheshire

Peter Lewis, Yorkshire


THE BARBARA RODERICK MEMORIAL LECTURE 11.15am to 12.15pm (repeated 1.00pm to 2.00pm)

           

SHOW OPENS* - 2.15pm


JUDGES’ REPORT & PRESENTATION OF AWARDS* - 2.30pm to 3.30pm          


REMOVAL OF EXHIBITS* - 4.00pm to 4.30pm


SHOW CLOSES - 4.30pm


(* Approximate times)

THE BARBARA RODERICK MEMORIAL LECTURE 

"Demarree – More Than Swarm Control”

Jim Pearson


Jim is a Master Beekeeper and a member of Wakefield and Pontefract Beekeepers. He is known for his straight talking and down to earth approach to all things beekeeping. His talk promises to be light hearted and full of informed content, with something for both beginners and more experienced beekeepers.


In order to allow more members to attend the lecture, Jim has agreed to deliver his talk twice, at 11.15am and 1.00pm.


Due to venue restrictions, tickets are limited, therefore please sign-up at staging. 


Brockholes Nature Reserve

Preston New Road, Preston, PR5 0AG 

01772 872000



There are also regular events at other branches of Lancashire Beekeepers that are open to us to attend.


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