February 2018 – January 2019

Queen Rearing @ Waunfawr Hall
February 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
A talk by Lynfa Davies
The Shook Swarm @ Waunfawr Hall
March 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
How to do, and the pros and cons of, a shook swarm. A talk by Phil Springham.
WBKA Convention @ Llanelwedd Showground
March 24, 2018 all-day
WBKA convention.  An excellent opportunity to meet other beekeepers in Wales, buy equipment, books, hear lectures on beekeeping.  Sharing cars will be arranged in March. [...]
BBKA Convention @ Harper Adams University
April 13, 2018 – April 15, 2018 all-day
BBKA convention. https://www.bbka.org.uk/Event/spring-convention-2018
Swarm control without making increase @ Waunfawr Hall
April 17, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Swarming control without making increase.  A talk by Ann and Helen Ovens.
Bluebell Walk @ Nanteos
April 29, 2018 all-day
Bluebell walk at Nanteos, led by Richard. Details to follow –depends when the bluebells are out! DATE TBC
Beekeeping Taster Weekend @ Tan y Cae
May 5, 2018 – May 6, 2018 all-day
Taster weekend for beginners.  Please do pass on names of anyone interested to Ann or Helen.
Tan y Cae Apiary Visit @ Tan y Cae
May 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Visit to Ann’s apiary Possibly queen marking and making up nuc boxes for IBERS clover pollination.
IBERS Apiary Safari @ Pwll Crwn Car Park
June 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Apiary Safari at IBERS, to see Helen’s, Ann’s, Richard’s & Kath’s bees. Meet at Pwll Crwn Car Park
WBKA 75th Anniversary Summer School @ Aberystwyth University
July 13, 2018 – July 15, 2018 all-day
WBKA 75th anniversary summer school. http://www.wbka.com/wbka-home-page/75th-aniversary-summer-school-2018/
Summer Trip @ TBC
August 1, 2018 all-day
Summer Trip. Date and Location TBC
Talybont Show @ Black Lion Show Field
August 25, 2018 all-day
ABKA stand at the Talybont Country Show. Opportunity to sell any bee related produce, contact Ann if interested.
Using Polyhives @ Waunfawr Hall
September 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Using polyhives.  A talk by Tracy Harper
ABKA Honey Show @ Waunfawr Hall
October 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
ABKA Annual Honey Show; all encouraged to enter and attend. To include a photo category. Food included, bring a contribution and a plate plus cutlery. [...]
The importance of Drones @ Waunfawr Hall
November 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
The importance of drones. A talk by Rob Davies.
ABKA Christmas Social and Quiz @ Waunfawr Hall
December 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Christmas Social and Quiz. Bring a contribution of food, plate, cutlery, and a Christmas decoration!
ABKA AGM @ Waunfawr Hall
January 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm