Other Events…

Please find below a list of events, that might be of interest you, that are not run by our association.

BeeTradex 2018
Hall H3,  Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG
3rd March, 9am-4:30pm

Come and join over 2,500 other beekeepers in the biggest beekeeping show. Lectures and all the major suppliers are represented with bargains for you together with new suppliers who have their own beekeeping systems and equipment for you to examine and purchase. If you are an experienced or novice beekeeper there will be plenty to interest you and encourage you in your hobby or livelihood.

Booking for Beetradex open until Friday 2nd March 2018.

Full Details can be found at http://www.beetradex.co.uk/

Lancashire & NW BKA Spring Convention 2018
Archbishop Temple School, St. Vincents Road, Fulwood, PR2 8RA
Saturday 10th March, 9am-5pm

The Convention’s programme is always designed to combine both the practical and the theoretical; and to encourage beekeepers to think about how they keep their bees.

This year a range of beekeeping strategies are dealt with by our speakers. Regional Bee Inspector Ian Molyneux’s lectures will be covering two areas. Firstly ‘Long Range beekeeping – keeping an out apiary at a distance‘ and secondly ‘Development of Manchester BKA’s training apiary ‘.

Sarah Robinson the Bowland Haytime project officer will be discussing ‘Haytime’ –  a field scale meadow restoration project  and a nectar patch projects ‘Nectar and Wildflowers for the Meadows’.

Peter Foley will be talking about ‘ Garden flowers for Bees ‘

Full details and how to book (early bird discount offer available until 6thMarch) can be found on the following link https://www.lancashirebeekeepers.org.uk/spring-convention

The 41st BBKA Spring Convention 
Harper Adams University, Newport, Shropshire
Friday 13th, Saturday 14th, Sunday 15th  April 2018

With 20+ lectures and 50+ workshops, the programme offers topics for beginners through to experienced apiarists and something for non beekeepers too.
The Trade Show will be open on Saturday 14th only this year with all main suppliers and leading companies represented. However leading non-profit organisations will be exhibiting on both Friday and Saturday. Trade Show Only day tickets, are available on Saturday at reception in the Faccenda building for £5.
To book Wristband Tickets, Workshops, Accommodation, Dinners or Shuttle transport, click the BookEventsandServices link and scroll down on the booking page. 

Microscopy Days

John Charlton is running a series of Microscopy Days on Saturdays at Manchester Grammar School to cover the BBKA microscopy and advanced bee husbandry exam requirements and other related topics.
Dates are as follows:-
2018
13 Jan
3 Feb
3 Mar

Places on the course are limited but if you are interested in attending then full details can be sent. You may contact John by phone on 0161 973 8961 or 0161 962 2284 or preferably by email johncharlton.151@gmail.com

Bees Abroad – New Beekeeper courses
Bees Abroad are running some new beekeeper courses.The courses explore beyond traditional beekeeping and are run by our own expert volunteer beekeepers. All fees go to support out work in the relief of poverty through beekeeping in the most disadvantage communities worldwide. Further details can be found in the attached document below.

180117 BA Learning Courses (1)