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GBKA-CG - Gloucestershire Beekeepers Association
Cheltenham and Gloucester Branch - 2017 Events Calendar

Date

Time

Event

Location

13th January

7.30pm

Talk - A Year in Beekeeping by members

Uckington Village Hall

10th Feb

7.30pm

Talk - Maisemore Apiaries with Eric Ham

Uckington Village Hall

25th Feb

10am-4pm

County AGM & Honey Show

Highnam Communitiy Centre

4th March

9.00am-4.30pm

Bee Trade Exhibition

Stoneleigh Park

10th March

7.30pm

Talk - First Inspection with Jim Vivien-Griffiths.

Uckington Village Hall

7th-9th April

BBKA Spring Convention

Harper Adams Uni

14thth April

7.30pm

Talk - Developing a Bee-friendly Garden with John Coates and Malcolm Allison

Uckington Village Hall

12th May

7.30pm

Talk - Bee Health with vita

Uckington Village Hall

13th May

12.00noon - 4.00pm

GBKA Auction

Cheltenham Race Course

9th July

10am - 4pm

Apiary Workshop - bring a Picnic lunch

Crippits Apiary

8th September

7.30pm

Talk - Hive Selection by members

Uckington Village Hall

15th - 17th Sep

Midlands & Southwest Counties Convention

Cirencester Agri Uni

13th 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 Bottle of Sweet Mead

9

1 x Bottle of Dry Mead

10

1 Decorative Candle
(to be it by judge)

11

2 Beekeeping Photos (6 x 4)

12

Project on beekeeping (juniors only)

13

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

20th October

7.30pm

Skittles - playing against North Cotswold Branch

Farmers Arms
Guiting Power

10th November

7.00pm

Bee keeping Buddies with Richard and Debbie

Uckington Village Hall

8th December

7.30pm

Christmas social with Bring-and-Share supper

Uckington Village Hall


 
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