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Wiltshire County Honey Show 
Saturday 21st October 
10 am - 4 pm
The Town Hall
Trowbridge 
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BEGINNERS BEEKEEPING COURSE
A six session course starting
Tuesday 20th February 2018 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm
Cost £65 this includes
 "The Beginners Guide to Beekeeping Manual"
and membership of
West Wiltshire Beekeepers Association
Wiltshire Beekeepers Association
The British Beekeepers Association
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Summer training sessions are held, fortnightly from the end of April each year at the branch apiary which is located below the White Horse at Town Farm, Bratton Road, Westbury, BA13 4TQ

Branch Apiary


Any queries on meetings or apiary visits email  geraldinelenert@gmail.com


 MEETINGS

We hold meetings monthly during the winter months at the Methodist Church Hall, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3HA
  • Monday 16th October 2017 at 7.30 pm
    • Bee Farming - Terry Cooke
  • Monday 6th November 2017 at 7.30 pm
    • West Wiltshire Beekeepers Association Annual General Meeting 

Methodist Church Hall

During the season a variety of procedures will be carried out  at the apiary.

 These will include:

  • Queen marking/ clipping and keeping hive records
  • Testing for varroa levels
  • Changing brood combs: new for old
  • Changing a brood box
  • Swarm control 
  • Shook swarm/Bailey Comb Change
  • Clearing bees and taking honey
  • Extraction of honey
  • Feeding colonies
There will be opportunity for people to experience manipulating bees and learn from others at the social period after the hives have been attended.
Bee-suits can be supplied contact The Apiary Manager
Geraldine Lenert 01380 870229