Meetings and Events 2020

Meetings and Events 2020

Tuesday 7th January 2020 – Annual General Meeting was held at 7:30 pm at Tynedale Cricket Club, Hexham. Twenty-five members were present. The draft minutes of the meeting are available here.

Saturday 11th January 2020 – The 60th BBKA Annual Delegates Meeting took place at Myton School, Warwick. Paul Mingard attended representing Hexham & District Beekeepers’ Association.

Wednesday 5th February 2020 – Open Meeting was held at Tynedale Cricket Club, Hexham. Luke and Suzie Hutchinson from The Northumberland Honey Co. explained how to turn honey into sparkling mead in “From Bees to Bottle – Mead in the Making”. Around 25 members enjoyed an informative presentation and sampled some delicious sparkling mead.

Tuesday 3rd March 2020 – Open Meeting was held at Tynedale Cricket Club, Hexham. Nick Athey recounted his experience using the Flow Hive and his solution for making his own Bee Vac. About 20 members turned up to hear about Nick’s setbacks and successes over his last five years of bee-keeping.

Tuesday 7th April 2020 – Open Meeting was scheduled at which George Eames was to give a presentation on “An overview of the BBKA Examination system”. This meeting has now been cancelled due to the restrictions imposed in response to COVID-19.

Future Meetings and Apiary Visits – Our usual group-based activities planned for 2020 have been suspended until further notice in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Future Meetings and Apiary Visits – Our usual group-based activities planned for 2020 have been suspended until further notice in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.