Meetings

Meetings

Members of the public are welcome to come along to any of our Branch meetings though we advise you to check with the Branch Secretary that the venues, dates and times have not changed before attending.

Branch meetings (View these in Google Calendar also at the bottom of this page)

Summer Meetings
at the
Out Apiary

12th September at 2pm -

Winter Meetings
at New Church House, Ormskirk

12th October at 7.30pm - Karl Colyer from BIBBA talking about Bee Resilience

9th November

14th December - AGM

2022

11th January 2022 at 7:30pm - Join us online via Zoom, Vikki Cuthbertson Bee products & lotions.

15th February 2022 at 7:30pm - Elaine Hargreaves How to present your Bee products at a Honey Show

15th March 2022 at 7:30pm - Pete Sutcliffe 'The Hive as a processing unit'

1st May 2022 at 10:30am - Healthy Bees Day, Demonstrations from Caroline Coughlin(Seasonal Bee Inspector), Tony Lee, David Riley, Phil O’Shea, Robina Johnstone, Ian Hind. Talk from Paul Roberts

22nd May 2022 at 12:00pm - Swarm Prevention & Control Demonstrating, Demonstrations from Robina Johnstone, Ian Hinde, Graham Curwen. Talk from guest speaker.

8th June 2022 18:00pm - Making Increase demonstrations:-

Splits/Demaree David Farmer/Phil O’Shea

Nuc for a queen cell or mated queen Graham Hull/Ian Hinde

Apidea and use of Ray Dowson

10th July 2022 12:00pm - Honey Processing @ Fir Tree Farm

When should the crop be removed
Testing for moisture content
Extracting
Filtering and bottling
Labelling requirements if the honey is to be sold
How to make creamed honey

14th August 2022 12:00pm - Winter preparation & Autumn management @ Fir Tree Farm


Saturday 8th October 2022 Lancashire Honey Show

Valley Church, Fourfields, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR5 6GS

Sunday 4th September 2022 - TBA - Fir Tree Farm

Tuesday 4th October 2022 - TBA - Ormskirk Parish Church Hall 19:30

Tuesday 1st November 2022 - TBA - Ormskirk Parish Church Hall 19:30

Tuesday 6th December 2022 - TBA - Ormskirk Parish Church Hall 19:30

Tuesday 10th January 2023 - TBA - Ormskirk Parish Church Hall 19:30

Tuesday 7th February 2023 - TBA - Ormskirk Parish Church Hall 19:30

Tuesday 7th March 2023 - TBA - Ormskirk Parish Church Hall 19:30