Peeblesshire Beekeepers Association

Upcoming Events

Graeme Sharpe SRUC: Swarming and swarm control – January 30

Graeme Sharpe, SRUC: Swarming and swarm control

Graeme is the Bee Advisory Officer at SRUC campus, Auchencruive: his post is funded by the Scottish Government, at the campus he runs about 70 colonies, as well as courses in many aspects of beekeeping.

All meetings start at 7.30pm, in the Community Centre (Drill Hall), Walkershaugh, Peebles, followed by a question and answer session. Then there’s time to chat and catch up afterwards, over refreshments.

Everyone’s welcome at our meetings – you don’t need to be a member. Further details on the website (http://www.peeblesbeekeepers.org.uk/) or contact the Secretary: 01721 720 563 / 07563 185 993.

PBKA Pub Meeting February 7th

Its a new year and spring is approaching. Time to think about plans for this years beekeeping.

If you are an old hand, a beginner or just thinking about starting you can swap plans or get advice from the local beekeepers in the comfort of the local pub.

This years first meeting will be on Wednesday 7th Feb at 7.30pm in the back bar of the Neidpath Inn in Peebles.

All welcome.

Professor David Evans Virus diseases of Honeybees: recent research – February 27

Professor David Evans, St Andrews University

Virus diseases of Honeybees: recent research

Professor Evans is known to many beekeepers through his blog (theapiarist), and in the academic world for (among other topics) research into the Deformed Wing Virus (DWV) in honeybees. His talk will explore the problems, and the latest thinking on combating this.

All meetings start at 7.30pm, in the Community Centre (Drill Hall), Walkershaugh, Peebles, followed by a question and answer session. Then there’s time to chat and catch up afterwards, over refreshments.

Everyone’s welcome at our meetings – you don’t need to be a member. Further details on the website (http://www.peeblesbeekeepers.org.uk/) or contact the Secretary: 01721 720 563 / 07563 185 993.

PBKA AGM – 27 March

PBKA AGM

Details to follow

All meetings start at 7.30pm, in the Community Centre (Drill Hall), Walkershaugh, Peebles, followed by a question and answer session. Then there’s time to chat and catch up afterwards, over refreshments.

Everyone’s welcome at our meetings – you don’t need to be a member. Further details on the website (http://www.peeblesbeekeepers.org.uk/) or contact the Secretary: 01721 720 563 / 07563 185 993.