The Rugby Beekeeper's Association will be attending the following events in 2019:

 

For a review of past events in 2018, please click here.

January 16th 2019 - 'Nuc It'
Celia will be discussing how to get the most from your nucleus box.
By Celia Davis
Friends Meeting House, 7.30pm

February 16th 2019 - Beginner's Course - Day 1
The course fee is £75 and includes lunch, refreshments and a comprehensive beekeeping manual.
Sacred Heart R C Church, Rugby 9am till 4pm

February 20th 2019 - AGM + Chair's Choice......
We will be running a Door Prize to members this year.
Please attend for entry!
Friends Meeting House, 7.30pm

February 23rd 2019 - Beginner's Course - Day 2
The course fee is £75 and includes lunch, refreshments and a comprehensive beekeeping manual.
Sacred Heart R C Church, Rugby 9am till 4pm

March 9th 2019 - Bee Tradex
A great trade show to top up your equipment, right on our doorstep.
Stoneleigh Park, CVCV82LG, 9am till 4:30pm

March 20th 2019 - 'Silent Messengers- Pheromones in the honey bee colony'
Effective wireless communications done properly.
By Bob Gilbert
Friends Meeting House, 7.30pm

April 6th 2019 - Bee Health Day
Brinklow Community Hall, 43 Broad Street, Brinklow CV23 0LS

April 17th 2019 - 'Queen Rearing'
By David Blower

Friends Meeting House, 7.30pm

April 27th 2019 - Apiary meeting for new beekeepers
Branch Apiary

May 6th 2019 - Rugby Spring Fair
Branch Marquee and information stand
Whitehall Recreation Ground 11am - 5pm

May 11th 2019 - Apiary Meeting - swarm control
Branch Apiary 2pm - 4pm

May 15th 2019 - Branch Meeting
Friends Meeting House, 7.30pm

June 8th - Apiary Meeting - Disease Inspection
Branch Apiary 2pm - 4pm

June 15th 2019 - Dunchurch Fete
Branch Marquee and information stand
Dunchurch Sports Field, Rugby Road 1pm - 5pm

June 19th 2019 - Branch Meeting
Video : "Swarms"

Friends Meeting House, 7.30pm

July 6th 2019 - Thurlaston Fete
Branch Marquee and information stand
Thurlaston village

July 7th 2019 - Wolston & Brandon Garden Walkabout
Branch Marquee and information stand
Wolston & Brandon village

July 13th - Apiary Meeting - Preparing for extraction
Branch Apiary 2pm - 4pm

July 18th - Pub Social
The Bell Inn, High Street, Rugby, CV21 4HD 7:30pm

August 17th - Apiary Meeting - Assessing Varroa Load and treatments
Branch Apiary 2pm - 4pm

August 18th - Summer Social - Bring and Share Lunch
Canceled

September 7th - Apiary Meeting - Preparing for Winter
Branch Apiary 2pm - 4pm

September 17th 2019 - 'Preparing For Winter'
By Graham Royle

Friends Meeting House, 7.30pm

November 20th 2019 - 'Gifts For Christmas using bee products'
By Mandy Cadge

Friends Meeting House, 7.30pm

December 4th 2019 - 'Bring & Share'
Sacred Heart Church Hall, Alwyn Road, Bilton, 7.30pm

December 11th 2019 - 'Crackerteria'
Crackerteria Cafe, Rugby Clock Towers

December 2019 - 'St. Andrew's Christmas Tree Festival'
St Andrew's Parish Church, Rugby Town Centre

Other events of note for our members:

Warwickshire Beekeepers Association Event Calendar

If you are aware of additional events that may interest our members, or are interested in the Rugby Beekeepers Association attending your event, please contact us.

 

 


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