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AGM 2020

The AGM 2020 was due to be held at the April meeting but was postponed due to the Covid 19 situation. This will now take place as a virtual meeting using Zoom on Monday 6th July at 7.30. The details … Continue reading

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March 2020 Meeting

Our speaker will be Thomas Williamson the Senior Bee Inspector with DAERA. Tom will be talking on bee heath and diseases. This will be a timely talk and a good refresher as we move towards the season.

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Feruary 2020 meeting

The February meeting will be held on Monday 17 February at 7.45pm. Our guest speaker will be Gavin Ramsey who will be talking about “Queens and Queen rearing”. For those of you who don’t know, Gavin is a semi commercial … Continue reading

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December Meeting/ Christmas Quiz

Its that time of year again and time for the BDBKA Christmas Quiz, hosted by our very own Esther Ross. Come along for some festive fun and entertainment. Feel free to bring along snacks, nibbles and a tipple if the … Continue reading

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November Meeting

The next meeting of the association will take place at 8.00pm in Glenburn Church Hall on Monday 11th November, click here for directions. The speaker will be Alan Rea and the topic “Drone Laying Queens and Laying Workers”. This talk … Continue reading

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October Meeting

Our next meeting will be held on Monday 14 October at 8.00pm in Glenburn Hall, Belfast (this is our venue going forward). Directions to the hall on the following link¬†https://belfastbees.wordpress.com/general-information/map-and-directions/ Our speaker will be Paul Moore, who will be talking … Continue reading

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First Meeting Winter Program

The first meeting of the winter program will talk place on Monday 12th August at St. John’s church hall, see website for directions. There will be 2 talks, one on Honey Show preparation and one on winter colony preparation.  

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April Meeting

The April meeting will be on Monday 8th April where the speaker will be Patrick Lundy and his topic will be “Delaying and Managing Swarming”. Also the AGM will be held at this meeting and enrolment for the summer program … Continue reading

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March Meeting

Our next meeting is on 11th March, the speaker will be James McCreight who will be talking about Queen Rearing

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February 2019 meeting

At the February meeting our Chairman, Jonathan Getty, will speak on the work the beekeeper needs to do in spring to ensure a good season. This will cover preparing the bees and the beekeeper for a productive year. Spring Management … Continue reading

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