18 Jan : Talks on New Apiary progress by New Apiary Working group. 7.30pm in SCC
11 Feb: Microscopy session, with Liz Rescorla and Tim Robinson 2pm in SCC
21 Mar: Talk - "Bees in bad places" by Gordon Grant and Ron Brigg. 7.30pm in SCC

25 Mar: Apiary tidy up 2pm
1 Apr: Introduction Day 10am - 4pm in SCC and Apiary
10 Jun: Visit to Sue Billington's apiary in Motcombe
24 Jun: Visit to Geoff Buckland's apiary in Weymouth
8 Jul: Visit to Ron Biggs apiary
22 Jul: Visit from West Dorset BKA. 2pm in our apiary
16 Aug: Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show

26 Aug: Apiary tidy up
12 Sep: Making Wax Flowers by Liz Duffen. 7pm in SCC
1 Oct: Subscriptions due
10 Oct: Ron Briggs - cleaning and using wax - SCC - 7.30pm
17 Nov: AGM and supper. 7pm in SCC
17 Dec: Photographs and videos of the year's events by Ian Condon and James Nalty. 730pm in SCC


25 Jan: How to make mead by Lesley Gasson
8 Feb: Honey, how its made and what its made of, by Martin Anastarsov
15 Mar: Honey Adulteration by Mark White
26 Mar: Apiary Tidy
2 Apr: Introduction to Beekeeping Day 10-4pm
28 May: Apiary Visit to Tim Harman and Lynne Ritchley's apiaries
18 Jun: Visit to Gordon Grant's apiary
24 Jun: BBQ at the White House 6pm
16 Jul: Visit to West Dorset apiary at Netherbury
20 Jul : How to show Honey and Wax, SCC 7.30
17 Aug : Shaftesbury and Gillingham Show
27 Aug : Apiary Tidy
3 Sep : Bees a -Swarmen : Folksong concert
13 Sep : Beekeepers' questions
1 Oct : Subscriptions due
10 Oct : Kevin Pope - a round up of the year's diseases
27-29 Oct : National Honey Show
18 Nov : AGM and supper


2 Jan : Oxalic Acid sublimation - demonstration in the Apiary
26 Mar : (2020) Zoom AGM
27 Mar : Apiary tidy / Frame making
12 Apr : Asian Hornet Monitoring Week
Apr/May : Beginners visit Apiary
July     : Queen Rearing Course
31 July : Beginners Theory Study Day
18/19  : Aug Gillingham & Shaftesbury show 
21 Aug : Apiary Tidy 2pm
6-13 Sep : Asian Hornet week
7 Sep : Pam Payne making wax food wraps, 7.30pm, SCC
18 Sep : Honey Sale Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show Ground
12 Oct  : Kevin Pope, Bee Inspector - talk on bee diseases 7.30pm in the SCC.
21-23 Oct : National Honey Show - book in advance
19 Nov  : AGM and Supper, 7pm, SCC

2020 (Planned Pre-Covid)

15 January : Beekeepers Question Time, Skep Making Day
February : Talk - Showing Hone
March : Apiary tidy day
April : [usually] Beginners introductory Day
May : Beekeeping

July [usually] Apiary Visit
June: [usually] Apiary Visit & Social

August : [usually] Apiary Tidy Apiary Visit, S & G Show

September : [usually] Talk / demonstration

November : [usually] AGM


15 Jan: society activity - making an asian hornet Trap (video  here)
12 Feb: Talk on Commercial Beekeeping
10 Mar: DBKA AGM
30 Mar: Frame making and Apiary Tidy
6 Apr: Beekeeping Introduction Day
25 May: Apiary visit (Sarah Watts & Steve Toop)
22 Jun: BBQ at the White House
13 Jul: Visit to Vita's apiary and research labs
20 Jul: Bee Health Day
17 Aug: Apiary Visit (Chris Harwood)
31 Aug: Apiary Tidy
10 Sep: Talk - Bees and the Law
15 Oct: Talk - Bees and water
15 Nov: AGM & Supper


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