Meetings and Events 2021

Meetings and Events 2021

Tuesday 5 January 2021 – The Annual General Meeting was held at 7:30pm via Zoom. The meeting was followed by a presentation by Dr Helen Hill on “Winter Sun for Bees”. Thirty members attended and the draft Minutes of the AGM are available here.

Saturday 16 January 2021 – The BBKA Annual Delegates Meeting (ADM) was held via Zoom. Paul Mingard repesented Hexham BKA as our nominated Delegate.

Tuesday 2 February 2021 – A virtual “Ask the Panel” session was held at 7:30pm via Zoom. The panel comprised – Ian Robinson, Judith Stewart, Martyn Farrer and Bill Hunter with Jane Hughes and Neill Wylie asking the questions. Thirty-three beekeepers participated and a recording is available here.

Tuesday 2 March 2021 – An Open Meeting was held at 7:30pm via Zoom to provide an insight into “Different types of Bee Hive”. Over 40 beekeepers from local Associations tuned in ‘live’ and a recording of the presentation is available here.

Tuesday 6 April 2021 – An Open Meeting was held at 7:30pm via Zoom on the topic of “Swarm Management”. Over 60 beekeepers from local Associations tuned in ‘live’ and a recording of the presentation is available here.

Wednesday 28 April 2021An Introductory Session for Beginners was held via Zoom. Sue Robinson described the arrangements for the Beginners Sessions to be held over the summer months. Judith Stewart explained the working of the Bee Mart as an ideal place to source your first colony of local bees. A recording of the session is available here.

Tuesday 4 May 2021 – An Open Meeting was held at 7:30pm via Zoom where Ian Robinson presented on the “Challenges in living with varroa”. Over 40 beekeepers from local Associations tuned in ‘live’ and a recording of the presentation is available here.