Peeblesshire Beekeepers Association

Monthly Archive: November 2017

Honey Show – Judge Alan Riach – November 28

Honey Show – Judge Alan Riach

 

Alan is well known in Peebles, and highly respected as a honey judge, so we’re delighted to welcome him back as our judge. Many of our beeekeepers will know Alan as the examiner for SBA Beemaster certification.

Show Schedule:-

2017 Schedule & Rules
Please get your entries to the Drill Hall by 7pm: volunteers to help with setting out the show and with marking will be very welcome!
And if you can bring something towards the refreshments – even better.
If you have any queries about the Show, please contact the Secretary.
PBKA has a display case for a frame of honey (Class 6): this can be borrowed by members, but please book it in advance.

Guides to preparing items for showing can be found here:

http://www.warleambees.org.uk/honey-show-guide/
http://www.conwybeekeepers.org.uk/honey-shows/how-to-win-prizes-at-the-honey-show/

 

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 Market Stall 25th Nov 2017

Saturday 25th November: Peeblesshire Beekeepers Honey Stall, Eastgate, High Street.
Bring along your honey and hive produce to sell at the PBKA stall on the High Street.
NB ALL items must have been produced conformation with Food Hygiene requirements, and must be correctly labelled and priced. Please provide a taster pot if possible, and a stock list with prices; there will be a small charge to cover the cost of hiring the stall. Volunteers to help man the stall will also be needed, between 10am and 3pm

Please contact Mandy or Peter.

Honey Show Reminder

Don’t forget our Honey Show on  the last Tuesday of the month – judged by Alan Riach.

Schedule and Rules:-

2017 Schedule & Rules

Please get your entries to the Drill Hall by 7pm: volunteers to help with setting out the show and with marking will be very welcome!

And if you can bring something towards the refreshments – even better.

If you have any queries about the Show, please contact the Secretary.

PBKA has a display case for a frame of honey (Class 6): this can be borrowed by members, but please book it in advance.

Also – Saturday 25th the Association has a stall at the High Street food market: if you have any hive products to sell, please contact Mandy or Peter Stevenson.

Guides to preparing items for showing can be found here:

http://www.warleambees.org.uk/honey-show-guide/

http://www.conwybeekeepers.org.uk/honey-shows/how-to-win-prizes-at-the-honey-show/

 

PBKA Pub Meeting 8th November

Only a few apiary jobs to do at this time of year – making hives weather and mouse proof, checking stores and planning varroa treatment.

If you want advice about planning for next season, or to get some exhibits ready for this month’s honey show, or if you are a novice and just want to find out more, then come along and chat to the local beekeepers.

This months meeting will be on Wednesday 8th Nov at 7.30pm in the back bar of the Neidpath Inn in Peebles.