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GBKA-CG - Gloucestershire Beekeepers Association
Cheltenham and Gloucester Branch - 2018 Events Calendar

Date

Time

Event

Location

12th January

7.30pm

Talk - Bees Abroad - by Brian Durk

Uckington Village Hall

9th Feb

7.30pm

Talk - Mating Biology of Honey Bees - by Jim Vivian-Griffiths

Uckington Village Hall

24th Feb

10.00am

County AGM & County Honey Show

9th March

7.30pm

Talk - Swarming Opportunity or Problem - by
Jim Vivian-Griffiths

Uckington Village Hall

13th April

7.30pm

Talk - Dealing with Rape Seed - by Mike Hunt

Uckington Village Hall

13th - 15th April

 

Spring Convention

Harper Adams University College, Shropshire

11th May

7.30pm

Talk - Hive Manipulations - by Nick Lambert

Uckington Village Hall

19th May

 

GBKA Auction
Where you can buy second hand bee equipment

See GBKA website

15th July

Apiary Workshop & Bee Inspector - with Liz Gardner

14th September

7.30pm

Talk - Queen rearing/Double Brood - by Martin Anastassov

Uckington Village Hall

12th October

7.30pm

Branch AGM and Club Honey Show

Uckington Village Hall

Honey Show Schedule

1

1 Jar of light honey

2

1 jar of medium or dark honey

3

1 jar of soft set or granulated honey

4

1 jar of heather honey

5

2 cut comb approx. 8oz each

6

Comb ready for extraction

7

Cake of wax 8oz-16oz

8

1 x Honey Cake

9

1 Decorative Candle
(to be it by judge)

10

2 Beekeeping Photos (6 x 4)

11

Project on beekeeping (juniors only)

12

Black jar class
Any Jar of honey judged on taste only. Entries for the Black Jar class will only be accepted from people who have never entered honey for any honey show and not entering honey for any other class at this honey show

19th October

7.30pm

Skittles - playing against North Cotswold Branch

Farmers Arms
Guiting Power

9th November

7.00pm

The Black Bee & Bee Improvement - by Jo Widdicombe

Uckington Village Hall

14th December

7.30pm

Christmas social with Bring-and-Share supper

Uckington Village Hall


 
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