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GBKA-CG - Gloucestershire Beekeepers Association
Cheltenham and Gloucester Branch - 2019 Events Calendar

Date

Time

Event

Location

11th January

7.30pm

Talk - Asian Hornets my experiences in finding nests
Jessica Blakeman

Uckington Village Hall

8th Feb

7.30pm

Talk - Spring Management
Jim Vivian-Griffiths

Uckington Village Hall

23rd Feb

10am-4pm

County AGM & Honey Show

Stroud Beekeepers

8th March

7.30pm

Talk - Mead and Honey Drinks
Chris Park.

Uckington Village Hall

9th March

9.00am-4.30pm

Bee Trade Exhibition

Stoneleigh Park

12th-14th April

BBKA Spring Convention

Harper Adams Uni

12th April

7.30pm

Talk - Bee Stings and their effect on the Body
Dr Copp

Uckington Village Hall

28th April

10.30pm - 4pm

Bee Health Day

Uckington Village Hall

10th May

7.30pm

Talk - Beekeeping manipulations with honey bee queens
Nick Lambert

Uckington Village Hall

18th May

12.00noon - 4.00pm

GBKA Auction

Royal Agriculture University Cirencester

14th July

Apiary Workshop and bee inspector - bring a Picnic lunch

TBC

13th September

7.30pm

Talk - TBA

Uckington Village Hall

11th 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

18th October

7.30pm

Skittles - playing against North Cotswold Branch

Farmers Arms
Guiting Power

8th November

7.00pm

Q & A

Uckington Village Hall

13th December

7.30pm

Christmas social with Bring-and-Share supper

Uckington Village Hall


 
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