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Meetings

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 21st August 2017 at 7.30 pm
    • Preparing Exhibits for Honey Show 
  • Saturday 9th September 2017 
    • West Wiltshire Beekeepers Association Honey Show 
  • Monday 6th November 2017 at 7.30 pm
    • West Wiltshire Beekeepers Association Annual General Meeting 

Methodist Church Hall

 APIARY MEETINGS SUMMER 2017

       Sunday 23nd July      

       Saturday 5th August    

       Saturday 19th August

       All starting at 2.30pm

 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