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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      
  • Friday 8th December 2017
    • Skittles Evening and Fish and Chip Supper                       at The Organ, 49 High St, Warminster BA12 9AQ
  • 5th February 2018 at 7.30
    • Plants for Bees - Matt Simpson 

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